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New scholarship honors deceased Fresno State student

A new scholarship for graduate students in public health was created to honor the memory of deceased Fresno State student Ana G. Tapia. The endowment of $100,000 is to fund the memorial scholarship in her name. Tapia was a Fowler ...

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Take Back the Night to spotlight affirmative consent

This year’s Take Back the Night at Fresno State will emphasize sexual consent – a theme that has been recently affected by new state legislation that requires affirmative consent to have sex.

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The California State University: smokers need not apply

As a survivor of childhood cancer, I never thought I would write an article defending smokers, but here I am. Recently it has become in vogue for policymakers — especially of the California and New York varieties — to target ...

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‘Thrills Without Pills’ brings awareness to drug abuse

In an effort to raise awareness about prescription drug abuse, Fresno State professor Gregory Thatcher and his community health class teamed up with campus and community experts Monday morning in the Free Speech Area in an event titled “Thrills without ...

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Wellness fair focused on public health

Public health students provided their peers with various health and safety tips on Wednesday at the annual Wellness fair. The Health Promotion and Wellness Service Department through the Student Health Center and the Public Health Department hosts the event every ...

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Setting it straight: Lecturer accused of showing pornographic film opens up

Peggy Gish, a Fresno State public health and human sexuality lecturer, said the past few days have been very bizarre. Gish, who has been teaching at the university for 25 years, made national and international headlines after a conservative blogger accused her of showing a pornographic, full-length film in her human sexuality class last week.

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Students receive support through early alert program

Angela Salinas / The Collegian Time management is one problem that can infringe on a college student’s academic success, but here are several organizations available on campus that can help students manage their time more wisely. SupportNet is one organization ...

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