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Where are we on women’s rights in the US? Event offers a glimpse

Equality for women was the message, and the ones calling for it were women. Room 118 in Fresno State’s North Gym hosted the “Women’s Rights are Human Rights” event on Saturday in commemoration of Human Rights Day. The event was ...

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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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Fresno State community comes together to ‘Feed the Need’

The “Feed the Need” food drive at Fresno State on Monday raised nearly double the amount of food for the Student Cupboard than in 2016. The third annual food drive, hosted by The Big Fresno Fair brought nearly 35,000 pounds ...

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Campaign seeks to slam dunk food insecurity among students

Throughout the month of March, Fresno State’s Student Cupboard will be campaigning to raise $50,000, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs and, for the second year, the accounting firm Moss Adams LLP. The ...

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Fresno State alum Ryan Stiner completes mega-marathon fundraiser

Ryan Stiner had his first big challenge on the third day of his 10-day run from San Francisco to Fresno. He was slated to run a 24-mile leg through Patterson Pass, mountainous terrain on the northwest corner of the Central ...

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Cesar Chavez celebrated on campus

By Roger Muñoz

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‘First Lady Focus’ hits campus airwaves

When KFSR 90.7 program director Julie Logan pitched the idea of a radio show to Mary Castro months ago, Castro didn’t hesitate to take the opportunity. As the wife of Fresno State President Joseph Castro began attending community events and ...

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Students take hijab challenge

Students, faculty and even Mary Castro, wife of Fresno State President Joseph Castro, wore headscarves for a day last week in an attempt to walk in the shoes of a Muslim-American woman.

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