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Why Fresno State’s first lady believes in giving students a hug

Graduation hugs have become a custom for Fresno State’s first lady Mary Castro. It was a recent topic in an article from local news source, GV Wire. Castro told The Collegian that her embraces are not limited to any time ...

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Combating Senioritis

We have all self-diagnosed ourselves with senioritis one time or another in our lives whether it was our first semester of undergrad between trying to find our niche on campus and writing our easy 1,000 word papers on fracking or ...

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The Senior Slump: “What about after graduation?”

“So what’s your plan?” “Do you have a job lined up?” “How are you going to make a living with that degree?” “What about after graduation?” These haunting phrases seem to be all I’m hearing lately from friends, family and ...

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Just college senior things

Once again it is the time of the year when a swath of Fresno State students will walk across a stage and exit this campus as graduates. Sitting here as a senior myself, I find myself battling a mix of ...

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Initiative launches to help seniors graduate early

One of the most disheartening and frustrating situations for a senior to endure would be being a few units shy of graduating but having to go to school for another whole semester. Senior psychology student Paige Flores said that she ...

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Castro: Looking forward to my third year

Q: You are starting your third year as Fresno State’s president. What are you looking forward to this year and how do you plan to, as you say it, be bolder? A: I am very excited about starting my third ...

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Enough is enough; no more group projects

College is full of challenges meant to test and prepare students for the real world. Some tasks can be intense or overwhelming due to the sheer volume of content that’s due for a class. Other assignments are full of tedious ...

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Fresno State Gradfest

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Racial achievement gap should be a top priority

On Wednesday, The Collegian published a story about the substantial disparity in graduation rates between whites and people of other ethnicities. The statistics should be shocking and a call to action to anyone who knows them: only 27.1 percent of ...

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Summer of 2013: A History

  Fun was in the air this summer with local, statewide and even national events taking place that Fresno State students attended. Locally, there was a multitude of events in the Fresno community, from thousands of people at graduation in ...

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When all is said and done

I wanted to write a story that would leave readers pondering life. I wanted to convey a message that would give you a sense of hope — something you can grasp and hold on to. Something solid and nonmalleable to ...

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In defense of Dog House: A sober ceremony

Graduation is a day of celebration, distinction and honor – a day you will probably remember for the rest of your life. That is, unless you’re completely hammered. For the past few years, Dog House Grill has run a special ...

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Graduating? Consider the following

  Seniors: Is anybody else losing sleep over this whole graduation thing? It seems the closer I get to May 18, the further away my sanity flees. I’m losing sleep and gaining insecurities. The thought of having to get a ...

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Looking for your dream job?

The unemployment rate in Fresno reached 16 percent this May while more than 5,000 students graduated from Fresno State and began looking for jobs.

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Fresno State graduate takes art global

College graduation often symbolizes the end of one’s educational journey, but for artist and 1993 Fresno State graduate Blanka Amezkua, graduation was only the beginning of an adventure that would take her to the other side of the world and back.

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Do something ridiculous

The day I threw my graduation cap into the air — and hoped it wouldn’t stab me in the eye on the way down — I was filled with mixed emotion. On the one hand, I was elated to be done with homework, teachers, with everything my life had thus far been about. On the other hand, I was terrified. What the heck was I supposed to do now?

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Fresno State celebrates 100th commencement

9,347 guests took part in Fresno State’s Centennial Commencement on Saturday morning.

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Fresno proclaims Centennial Commencement Day

California State University, Fresno’s 100th Commencement was recognized by Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin with a proclamation celebrating the Saturday, May 21, ceremony at the Save Mart Center.

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