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Secretary of state candidate Pete Peterson shares vision for California’s voting future

  Pete Peterson, the Republican candidate for California secretary of state, doesn’t know if he will win come Election Day but he knows he should, he said in a one-on-one interview Monday with The Collegian. Facing off against state Sen. ...

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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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‘Dog fight for presidency

Highlighting the necessity of accurately representing the student body, the three candidates running for the Associated Students, Inc. presidency voiced similar concerns during a public debate held Tuesday in the University Student Union. Outlining the aims of their campaigns, sophomore ...

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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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Why we still need Black History Month

A viewpoint from someone who once thought we did not Black history is American history. Separating the two doesn’t unite us, it divides us. To truly reach the ideals of equality, we cannot dedicate months of the year to those ...

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Obama: ‘America will not stand still’

President Barack Obama announced he will “not stand still” in combating America’s growing income inequality gap during his State of the Union Address Tuesday night. “Today, after four years of economic growth, corporate profits and stock prices have rarely been ...

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January temperatures break records

Fresno is going through a spell of unprecedented weather as record-breaking heat and a lack of rain threaten to make this the hottest and driest January on record. “This is uncharted territory in more ways than one,” said Gary Sanger, ...

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Castro’s tablet program begins

  Fresno State President Joseph Castro officially kicked off the university’s tablet program Monday by handing out free iPad Airs to the first group of professors who will teach with them. “Today I will invest our first 40 faculty members ...

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Hometown Haunts: A Collegian reporter takes a look at some of the Valley’s spookiest spaces and shares his research

I’ve seen this horror story before. A journalist who doesn’t believe in the supernatural goes hunting for the most haunted places in town. It’s so clichéd it had me a bit spooked as I went out on assignment to catalog ...

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KFSR 90.7: Behind the mic

Perched on top of the Speech Arts building, 90.7 KFSR’s six-story-tall radio tower looks over Fresno State. It broadcasts to three-quarters of a million people, but preoccupied students hustle by it every day. Many know it for its daily jazz ...

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Gov. Brown signs license bill

Gov. Jerry Brown visited Fresno City College Thursday to sign a bill granting undocumented immigrants the right to obtain driver’s licenses in California.

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DVD drive benefits Children’s Hospital

Fresno State students are trying to bring comfort to patients at Children’s Hospital Central California through movies.

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Where to look for fun in Fresno

Being bored in Fresno is more than just a commonality, it’s a pastime. Many Friday and Saturday nights are rendered moot by the inevitable realization that there’s nothing to do. This is true, unless you know where to look. Despite ...

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