Tag Archives: Jerry Brown

Transferring from community college is underrated

When I think back to 2011 around this time, I am immediately brought back to overwhelming feelings in regards to where I was applying to college. At the time, my close friends were applying to juggernauts like UC Berkeley and ...

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Speaker: Talk about death for terminally ill

Everybody should talk about dying at one point before actual death, said Matthew Whitaker, a campaign director with Compassion and Choices who spoke at Fresno State recently. Medical options for terminally ill adults who want to end their life was ...

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Undocumented, but not unemployed

For most people, finding a job is as simple as looking in the want ads or walking into a business with a resume in hand. For students who are undocumented, it’s not that easy. For one thing, undocumented residents don’t ...

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3 states, D.C. to vote on cannabis reforms

Three states and the District of Columbia may pass new marijuana laws come Election Day, a potential second wave of cannabis policy reform following legalization in Colorado and Washington state in 2012. Cannabis initiatives are on the Nov. 4 ballot ...

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Community colleges to grant four-year degrees

Select California community colleges will begin offering four-year degrees after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday that seeks to aid the state’s effort to produce one million more college graduates in the next decade.

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Obama offers drought assistance in first trip to Central Valley

President Barack Obama wrapped up his visit to the Fresno area Friday evening after meeting with farmers and local leaders to address California’s historic drought. “Today, we’re here to talk about the resource that’s keeping more and more California’s farmers ...

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Men’s Basketball: ‘Dogs get much needed win against Air Force on senior night

Even before tipoff, emotions ran high for the Fresno State men’s basketball team on Saturday night.

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Brown’s budget bolsters education

Gov. Brown’s proposal for the 2013-2014 budget includes $250 million for higher education. Half of this proposed funding will offset the money dismissed from higher education in last year’s state budget.

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Men’s Hoops: ’Dogs drop close contest in 50-43 loss to Colorado

  After a tough loss to Washington State only three days ago, Fresno State dropped another single-digit game to Colorado, losing 50-43 Wednesday night at the Save Mart Center.

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Fresno State hangs tough, but falls 59-50 to WSU

Playing a tough defensive battle to the end, Fresno State lost on the road to Washington State University 59-50 Sunday afternoon.

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Fresno State rolls Hawks, win 84-49

Following their win on the road with another strong performance, the Bulldogs easily defeated San Diego Christian 84-49 Thursday night.

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The Collegian talks Prop. 30 with Welty

Fresno State president John Welty sat down and talked with The Collegian on Wednesday to discuss Proposition 30 – introduced on the Nov. 6 ballot by Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Welty: ‘The facts behind Proposition 30’

On the ballot this year, voters will decide whether to pass Proposition 30, the initiative that would raise the state sales tax and raise income taxes for the wealthy. If the proposition were rejected, Fresno State would face a series ...

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Gov. Jerry Brown searches for votes in Fresno [gallery]

After traveling to San Diego, Los Angeles and Bakersfield, Gov. Jerry Brown stopped in Fresno to discuss more on Proposition 30. Click here to read the full article.

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California gives LGBT a voice

It will soon be illegal for licensed therapists to try to “cure” minors of their homosexuality in the state of California.

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Brown, Terry ready for ‘Dogfight

For redshirt sophomore Jerry Brown III, it was “a sense of urgency” that triggered his recent surge in production to the Bulldog basketball team.

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‘The Governor’ lays down the law in second half

After going into halftime tied at 26, Fresno State outscored nonconference opponent Cal State San Marcos 40 to 29 to cap a 66-55 victory Wednesday night.

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Gov. Brown signs university disclosure bill

Earlier this month, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 8, a university disclosure bill in an effort to bring transparency and accountability to universities and colleges in California.

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