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Reverend offers immigration reform policy during campus speech

The Rev. Robin Hoover told a Fresno State audience on March 30 that a more humane and economically integrated immigration policy lies in granting visas that would help immigrants move freely in the country. Hoover spoke on the “Report from ...

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Stereotype Perpetuation

    The new administration and its current policies aimed at illegal immigrants hailing from Mexico are perplexing and unwarranted.     Money spent on policing the roundup of so many people and the preposterous building of the border wall could be ...

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Speaker argues the war on drugs is a failure

Students filled the seats in the McLane Hall Room 121 to hear guest speaker Ethan Nadelmann talk about why we need to end the war on drugs. Nadelmann, the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, argues that ...

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New football season brings new tailgate policies

A new tailgate policy took effect at Fresno State before the start of Thursday’s season opener against Abilene Christian. Tailgaters who park in the blue, white or red lots on the west side of Cedar Avenue are now allowed to ...

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Ride share services face legal hurdles local and statewide

Uber, Lyft and other transportation network companies, or “TNCs,” favored by Millennials are currently locked in statewide and local battles the companies say could drastically undermine the way they do business. Uber, a San Francisco-based service that enables its users ...

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Professor says ‘No’ to laptops

Geography professor Michelle Calvarese is trying to give her students the best learning environment possible, using a seating chart and no-laptop policy.

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Capital Fellows internships give inside look

Internships are often seen as the key to job placement after graduation, but for those interested in politics or government, the Capital Fellows Program is much more than that. The Center for California Studies at Sacramento State offers four distinct ...

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A look into Fresno State alcohol policy

With the recent alcohol related death of a student, the question about Fresno State policy arises.

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Change: An Occasional Series – Prof. James Cypher [video]

Professor Emeritus James Cypher explains his decades-long research of Mexico and how he has begun to analyze Brazil as well. In the first half of an hour-long conversation he talks about Mexico’s involvement in international transactions, and what opportunities there are for young Mexican nationals in their country.

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ASI senators violate updated policy

Associated Students, Inc. senators violated an updated Senator Expectations Policy they had passed just minutes prior at Wednesday’s Senate meeting. Noting several senators with cell phones visible, Executive Vice President Craig Parks had to remind senators that devices that allow outside communication are prohibited during Senate meetings.

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Smoking policies becoming more stringent on college campuses

Numerous controversies have surrounded smoking policies on the Fresno State campus.  A group known as Project IMPACT has attempted to make the Fresno State campus smoke-free in the past, as well as attempting to pass legislation to require retailers obtain licensure for tobacco products, similar to the licensing requirements to sell alcohol.

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Committee in charge to enforce smoking policy

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety at Fresno State is working with a group of marketing students to help improve awareness of the smoking policy on campus.

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Let’s get radical

Last night, Republicans, left for dead after the ascendancy of Barack Obama in 2008, reasserted themselves in the U.S. Congress. Republicans have gained more than 45 seats in the House of Representatives, taking back control from the Democrats, and at least five seats in the Senate, giving the Democrats a slim lead.

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“21st Century Library”: New food policy to keep building accessible

The Madden Library which re-opened in early 2009, is adopting new policies this semester regarding food and noise. But for new and returning students, no need to worry. There are no merciless librarians standing at the entrance who put their index finger to their lips and hold trash bins up for people to throw out their barely eaten lunches before entering.

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Honorary decree

On Feb. 19, 1942, Japanese-Americans living on the Pacific coast were cruelly forced from their homes and thrown into internment camps across the country, violating their basic human rights out of paranoid fear of a foreign enemy.

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Medical marijuana policy passes

Fresno recognizes use for medical marijuana. Tuesday Sept. 9, the Fresno County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 to participate in California’s Medical Marijuana Program (MMP).

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