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Letter to the Editor: What happened to Fresno? The solution to poverty starts locally

By John A. Jensen, founder FixTheNation.com @fixthenation I was born in Fresno, went to California State University, Fresno and moved to New York. And 25 years later, I am writing a book about poverty in America. And stunningly, Fresno is ...

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Letter to the editor: New Student Union – for the students, by the students

By Yadira Valenzuela Last year, the “Bold New U” referendum failed. It did not fail for a “plethora” of reasons as a few voices have implied, it failed for two main reasons: lack of student involvement and misinformation regarding the project. ...

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Letter to the editor: Trump and the NFL

By Alex Vavoulis, Professor Emeritus at CSU Fresno It’s a shame that President Trump missed a good opportunity in the imbroglio that has occurred with the black players in the NFL kneeling on one knee for the playing of the national anthem. Perhaps no ...

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Letter to the editor: Consult checks and balances before assuming the country is crumbling

By Austin La Salle I am certain there are many things Ms. Carpenter and I would agree on in today’s age. I am confident we both did not vote for President Donald Trump in the 2016 election. It is definite ...

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Letter to the editor: Fresno State Twitter page admits to bias in the second “New USU” campaign

By Megan Bronson Does the university stand on the side of student voices? Clearly not. Or maybe, the voices of a select few. After a long and annoying campaign, the “Bold New U” referendum failed last year for a plethora ...

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In praise of The Collegian’s coverage

By Megan Hiett Dear Editor, I appreciate The Collegian’s intentional coverage of sexism and gender bias. I am aware that mainstream media reinforces expectations that we assume are universal expressions of gender and these stereotypes often lead to discrimination. We ...

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‘Don’t tell your parents:’ An account of sexual assault and its lasting effects

By Scared and tainted (Name withheld by request) @thecollegian Locker-room talk is not an excuse to turn a blind eye to or condone sexual harassment or assault. People who shrug off these malicious actions and words do not understand how ...

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My power is power, not intution

In regard to the Op Ed piece that ran last week about the need for Fresno State women to support their fellow women, I have a bone to pick. Primarily with the quote that women “…have a special power, called ...

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Letter to the Editor, 4/13/12

To the editor: Growing up I always found it hilarious that my father was considered an “alien” according to his Green Card. It was just sort of a joke until recently when I started opening my eyes to the reality of labels and their effect on society.

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Letter to the Editor, 11-9-11

Dear editor: This letter is for ASI president Selena Farnesi, but first I must disclose some things. I have never smoked a cigarette and no one on our executive board smokes. Additionally, I have never received any money or gifts from “big tobacco” and for that matter I don’t even know anyone or have met anyone who works in the tobacco industry, big or small.

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Letter to the Editor, 11-7-11

This Tuesday, students, faculty and staff will come together on Nov. 8 to participate in the Defend Quality of Education Rally at the Free Speech Area on Fresno State’s campus.

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Letters to the editor

Have you ever notice that many students do not attend professors’ office hours? As a student, I can understand why many students do not attend office hours because of complicated schedules. But students should start taking advantage of their office hours.

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Letters to the editor

The recent article “Senator resigns” is a malicious misrepresentation of
ASI’s repeated intimidation and belittling of Senator Jamie San Andres.


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Letter to the editor

As a president of APIC I would like to thank The Collegian for covering us on International Culture Night on Sunday, Nov. 15.

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Letters to the editor

Is our community putting forth sufficient efforts to “go green”? I go to the grocery store at least once a week and they always ask whether I want paper or plastic bags, but should we have the choice?

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

How long is the Madden Library supposed to take to complete? I am so inconvenienced by the inaccessibility of books and the wait time to get them that my grade has suffered.

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Letters to the Editor

Last month our daughter Teresa, a junior nutrition major, and her two roommates were forced to use their problem-solving skills when their University Bulldog apartment across the street from the school was gutted by fire.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Preacher an advocate for hate while Gandhi ‘silently waits’

Can we please talk about the bigot in the free speech area, the guy I pass nearly every morning on my way to teach and nearly every evening on my way to further my education at a public state university?

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