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What I have learned over the first two weeks of the 2018 MLB season

We’re two weeks into the 2018 season, and already there have been some quite surprising developments. Firstly, the Dodgers are struggling. A team that came within one game of winning its first World Series championship since 1988 was the overwhelming ...

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Mock Trial nationals team does not neglect young talent

Hand-picked members from the Fresno State Mock Trial team will be heading to Los Angeles for the 33rd annual American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) National Championship Tournament (NCT) with some of the youngest talent on the team. Out of 10 ...

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Vin Scully: A humble ending of an iconic career

Vin Scully, 88, is not worried about the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball franchise suffering without him. “A year or so, however long it takes, you’ll be history, and I know that,” Scully said in an interview with the Los Angeles ...

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Predictions for the Lakers 2016-2017 Season

Last season for the Los Angeles Lakers was a somewhat strange one. Kobe Bryant announced his retirement, D’Angelo Russell had the cell phone incident with Nick Young (aka Swaggy P) and head coach⎻former head coach now⎻Bryon Scott did not seem ...

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Fresno State student suspended after social media threat to shoot female students

Editor’s note: The Collegian does not name the suspect(s) in mass shootings or the threat of one. A Fresno State football player was arrested by the Fresno State Police Department on Monday after admitting to threatening to shoot female students ...

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Arrest comes as shock to those who know Medina

The news of Fresno State student Alberto Hinojosa Medina’s arrest on Sept. 26 came as a complete surprise to those who know the 22-year-old social work/pre-psychology major from McFarland. Medina was charged on Sept. 29 with burglarizing an apartment near the ...

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Fresno State student pleads not guilty to the murder of UCLA student

Fresno State student Alberto Hinojosa Medina pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the murder of a UCLA student, burglary and arson. Medina, who Fresno State confirmed is a double major in pre-psychology and social work, was charged with burglarizing an apartment ...

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Retired Fresno State professor showcases the 70-year struggle for LGBT civil rights in book

Lillian Faderman, a retired Fresno State English professor and author, released her new book “The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle,” Sept. 8, as the story of LGBT civil rights in the United States. Federman, who began to write ...

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Festival brings Armenian culture, food

The Armenian Food Festival held its 9th annual celebration Saturday at the Fresno Armenian Home. The festival, which went from 10 a.m. to midnight, started out as a family gathering among Armenians in the Fresno community but has grown to ...

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Lacrosse: ‘Dogs fall to Trojans in road matchup

The Fresno State women’s lacrosse team (0-2) fell short in a 17-6 loss to the USC Trojans (2-2) at McAllister Field in Los Angeles Tuesday. ‘Dogs’ senior forward Marcy Levatino recorded two goals and one assist in the outing. She ...

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Taking issue with extremism

As a junior majoring in political science and a Christian Armenian born and raised in Armenia, the extremist labeling from all sides and all issues concerns me. In my opinion, the reason the government has shut down is because there ...

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Lessons from Lebowski Fest 2013

It began with one man: Jeff Dowd. Now 63 years old, Dowd (“The Dude”) is a famed American film producer and political activist known for his protests during the Vietnam War. 

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The fallen ‘City of Angels’

Less than 24 hours ago, I was riding shotgun in my friend’s silver Hello Kitty-themed Honda en route to the City of Angels. With our windows down and spirits high, we shamelessly butchered every Bryan McKnight song in her stone-aged ...

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Johnson discusses ‘Diversity’ and hip-hop

Hip-hop is one of the most well known influences in modern popular culture. For the second installment of Fresno State Talks, T. Hassan Johnson, a Africana studies professor, proudly presented the lecture “Hip-Hop… The #%$@ Remix! Re-Evaluating Hip-Hop Culture’s Origins ...

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The last woman glamour created

Rain fell on Los Angeles the day Elizabeth Taylor died. Her heart stopped at 1:28 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She was 79.

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Fresno is the stingiest city, not the drunkest

Remember that “Drunkest City” article? Many people out there pitched-in to poke fun at our city. To set the record straight, Sgt. Eric Hodge from the Fresno Police Department said, “[In 2009], there were 457 reported DUI crashes, of which 79 had an injury. The FPD made 3,268 DUI arrests.”

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Hundreds gather for immigration protest

Fresno State students marched Saturday alongside 3,000 protesters at the May Day rally through the streets of downtown in support of a comprehensive immigration reform.

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In defense of Fresno

Over spring break, I had the opportunity to visit with old high school friends who, unlike myself, went away to college.

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