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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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Title IX expert discusses campus sexual assault

As the national conversation about campus sexual assault continues, a Title IX expert visited Fresno State on Tuesday to discuss sexual legislation, consent and bystander intervention in university environments. Janet Judge, a lawyer who specializes in Title IX and works ...

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Obama to detail ISIS strategy in speech

Don Lee and W.J. Hennigan contributed to this report / Los Angeles Times (MCT) President Barack Obama plans to address the nation today to outline a broader offensive against Sunni militants in the Middle East, a move welcomed by a ...

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Sexual assault legislation enforces affirmative consent

The California Senate took one step closer to transforming the way sexual assault is treated on college campuses Thursday, passing the “yes-means-yes” bill that will require students engaging in sexual activity to give unambiguous, affirmative consent. Amid the current national ...

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Fresno State receives high marks for affordability

A recent TIME Magazine study has ranked Fresno State No. 26 in the nation based on affordability, graduation rates and Pell Grants, the federal financial aid for low-income families. TIME gathered data from 2,500 colleges and universities throughout the country ...

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The real nuclear option

Barack Obama has had a busy couple of days.

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Tuition, grants uneven

The federal government’s efforts to improve access to higher education by increasing Pell Grant funding has fallen short of supplementing the increases in college tuitions.

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One-finger salute

(For the duration of this “thumb,” The Collegian will substitute a rhyming word for each curse word quoted).

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