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Love him, hate him, get to know him: Ben Bergquam

Among a crowd of Fresno State students frequently found near the library, a red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap often peaks out from a distance. Walk a little closer, and more is revealed and chatter begins to be heard. ...

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Support for DACA grows

By Lisa Mascaro and Noah Bierman – Tribune Washington Bureau California State University Chancellor Timothy White released a statement recently encouraging eligible students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, to submit a renewal application before Oct. 5. On Sept. ...

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Trump elected president in shocking sweep of the nation

After a bitter election process, Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States. It was a shock to many, but it wasn’t a shock to Donald Trump, who has been boasting about achieving this since the ...

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Republican Party maintains hold on House and Senate

The Republican Party held on to their party majority in the House of Representatives and the Senate on election night. The GOP will continue their six-year streak under the direction of reelected House Speaker Paul Ryan. “The fact that we ...

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God help us (said the atheist); Trump wins

Well, it’s over. The train wreck of the last two-year presidential race is finally at an end. And in this historic race, we have decided as a nation to support fear and hate, and we elected Donald Trump our president. ...

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Live Election Coverage

11:30 p.m. PST:  (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267) Donald Trump has taken Wisconsin. It’s over. Donald Trump is projected to be the 45th President of the United States.  10:45 p.m. PST: (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267)  Donald Trump ...

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As we walk off into the sunset

Another school year is coming to an end, and with that another batch of students is being sent into the real world. What have they learned? Have we actually trained the students to be competitive in the job market, or ...

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The elephants’ stampede: Republicans take control of Senate

  Republicans now control both houses of Congress as they gained at least 7 seats and control of the Senate and tightened their grasp on the House. While most experts predicted a Republican power swing, few models had such drastic ...

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California 21st Congressional District: Valadao, Renteria debate in Spanish

David Valadao and Amanda Renteria, who are competing for 21st Congressional District seat, took part in a debate Saturday in Fresno State’s North Gym – the first of four debates leading up to the Nov. 4 election. The debate, sponsored ...

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Forget your stress; play a video game

Life is difficult and full of stress. You go to your job, or to school, and work hard for eight, 10 or even 12 hours a day, and after all the hard work you put in, you have the joy ...

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My ups and downs with affordable health care

Many people, mostly Republicans, have been up in arms over the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. The law helps subsidize health care for people who can’t afford it; critics are calling it socialism. As a 30-year-old college ...

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Political stalemate: debt ceiling looms

Fresno State has largely avoided the effects of the government shutdown but concern about the political stalemate has reached the campus.

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Local Republicans take in wins, losses

As news of President Barrack Obama’s re-election was projected there were silence at the Republican watch party. But on a local scale, Republican Jim Patterson was elected to the State Assembly District 23. Click here for the full article.

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Republican Convention Recap: The Hope and Change America Deserves

Tens of millions of people all across this nation tuned in last week to watch Republicans make their case against the failed economic policies of President Obama at the Republican National Convention and they succeeded immensely. This election is not ...

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Letter to the Editor, 2/15/12

To the editor: When I opened The Collegian Monday morning, I was appalled to see some of the comments people said about Republicans (“Notes & Asides,” Feb. 13).

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Notes & Asides, 2/13/12

Is the Republican Party a racist political party? I said no; some of our readers said yes. Here are some of your responses, with some extra commentary by me.

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The GOP is not racist

“The issue of race and American politics,” Glenn Thrush and Donovan Slack wrote in a recent Politico article, “never far beneath the surface during Barack Obama’s historic 2008 campaign, is making a loud, overt and surprisingly early appearance in the 2012 presidential race.” What evidence do Thrush and Slack present to make their case?

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Mitt’s the one

The race for the Republican nomination is now Mitt Romney’s to lose. He has always been the frontrunner, but now, after winning the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary, it would take a gaffe of Cainian proportions to knock Romney off, and that just is not going to happen.

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