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ASI suspends all negotiations with The Fresno Bee

The Associated Students, Inc. student senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to suspend all negotiations with The Fresno Bee. The senate voted against the latest potential deal with The Fresno Bee after reviewing the proposal that would have contracted ASI to ...

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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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Candidates reach the finish line, Zante wins presidency

Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) election results for senators and executive members with Blake Zante elected as next year’s president were announced Thursday at the University Student Union pavilion. Some 3,228 students voted in this year’s ASI elections, according to Destiny ...

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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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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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Voter turnout was bad, again

A huge governmental shift took place on Tuesday, changing the balance of power in Washington, D.C. The Republican Party took control of the U.S. Senate away from the Democratic majority. Now Republicans control both the Senate and U.S. House of ...

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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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Administrator addresses sexual assault programs to ASI senate

As the “yes-means-yes” campus sexual assault bill awaits Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature, Fresno State officials aren’t waiting to take action on the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. Institutional Compliance Administrator Brittany Grice explained the campus’ current measures regarding ...

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Obama, groups call for women’s pay equity

Groups on campus and around the U.S. called on Congress to pass legislation Tuesday geared toward providing women equal compensation as men in the workforce as part of Pay Equity Day. The day signifies the amount of additional time on ...

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Senator visits dairy, talks farm bill’s impact

Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) toured the Fresno State dairy Wednesday and spoke with students and media about the need for a new farm bill.

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Secretary of Agriculture visits campus to speak about farm bill

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the significance of Congress passing a new food, farm and jobs bill and Fresno State’s role in helping rural America Tuesday morning during a public forum in the Satellite Student Union.

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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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Government shutdown may threaten economy

The partial shutdown of the U.S. government may not inflict immediate harm to Fresno State or the rest of the country, but there may be reasons for concern if it drags on.

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ASI: Secretary of defense, other positions filled

Several positions, including a secretary of defense office for the campus, were created and filled Wednesday for the Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. senate.

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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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ASI Senate passes bylaw, fills vacant seat

Six days following an Associated Students, Inc. Senate meeting, a meeting President Selena Farnesi called an “embarrassment,” an updated bylaw that includes the new position of Vice President of External Affairs passed with a 15-1 vote.

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Many campus issues at stake

At ASI Senate meetings every other Wednesday, the Senate hears student concerns in two forums: Public Comment and Campus Issues.  Public Comment is a time when students can share their sentiment about anything happening in ASI or on campus with ASI, and Campus Issues is a time to report physical problems you see around campus,  such as pot holes, lighting issues, etc.

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ASI spending criticized at meeting

Numerous funding applications and a long and detailed budget discussion were just a few of the items on the agenda at Wednesday’s Associated Students, Inc. meeting.

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