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Sigma Nu was hosting a private fundraiser before shots were fired. Police have arrested five people

Police tape and a bullet hole were the evidence Sunday afternoon that a crime had occurred at the Sigma Nu fraternity home within view of the Fresno State campus. Fresno Police Lt. Michael Landon said five people were arrested early ...

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University High students walk out to protest gun violence

With gray clouds over them, about 50 University High School students gathered in the school’s courtyard Wednesday to remember the lives lost to a school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The chilly weather mirrored the mood of the somber memorial on ...

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Two men arrested after last week’s shooting near campus

Fresno police arrested two men connected to a shooting that took place at University Inn across from Fresno State. An officer who also fired his weapon was put on administrative leave, according to Lt. Mark Hudson, which is protocol for ...

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Gun battle erupts across from Fresno State

As The Collegian went to press Tuesday night, one man was fighting for his life in a hospital bed. It was the result of a gun battle that erupted at the University Inn across from the Save Mart Center. Fresno ...

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Fresno reacts to mass shooting at Pulse night club

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Trainings help students prepare for life-or-death situations

“There are three options when being in a crisis situation and those are to run, hide or fight. The best option is always to run,” said Amy Luna, Fresno State’s Emergency Operations Manager. That was the message during emergency training ...

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Forum held to discuss campus safety

Recent events at UC Merced and at Fresno State have called into question the safety of our campuses and the effectiveness of the campus police forces in the event of a possible threat. “Your safety is the very most important ...

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Safety is everyone’s responsibility

This semester, there have been reports of scams on campus, a shooting just off campus and an incident in which a student cut his hand while grabbing for a knife he was being threatened with in the Palazzo Apartments at ...

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The killing of unarmed black men is not a series of isolated incidents

It’s become a common sight on television news that leaves many of us saying, “Not again.” The killing of unarmed black men by white police officers is something that we hear about far too often. The sad question is, would ...

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Violence and rioting weakens the message of peaceful protests

America is drowning under a racial divide. Some people are shouting “racism” while others shout “reverse racism.” Although this is an ongoing ordeal, it has come back to the forefront of the national conversation as a result of the police ...

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The television news media: Helping you racially profile since 1980

In a crisis, is the news media effective at informing the public of what they need to know, or does it actually misinform and even harm the public? Sensationalistic television news isn’t a new phenomenon, but if you are paying ...

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Pastor recounts Ferguson protests

Eleven days after the Aug. 9 death of black teen Michael Brown, protesters marched down one of the streets near the Ferguson, Missouri, apartment complex where he was killed – including several Fresno pastors. Brown’s death at the hands of ...

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Ferguson racial tensions resonate in Fresno

Although Ferguson, Missouri, is nearly 2,000 miles away from the Valley, the Fresno area has ties to the incidents that have unfolded – from people joining in on the protests to a history packed full of similar racial undertones. The ...

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Woman killed in officer-involved shooting ID’d

The woman shot and killed by Fresno police Friday in an apartment complex west of Fresno State after allegedly threatening two officers with a kitchen knife has been identified as Veronica Carter, 49. Police received a call from a man ...

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WBB: Fresno State upset by Wolf Pack

The Fresno State Women’s basketball team lost their second home game of the season on Wednesday. The Nevada Wolf Pack upset the Bulldogs 60-54. Fresno State went 19 for 67 from the floor and made only 4 of 28 from ...

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Did we lose a future president?

  Today my heart, as is the case for many people worldwide, is heavy. The tragedy in Connecticut shows how short life really is. In the fleeting hours since this horrible incident, the social media forums have exploded.

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Shots fired in ‘Sin City’

A man was shot in the head at an apartment complex just a few blocks from campus Sunday at 1:15 a.m. The shooting, which took place near San Bruno Avenue and Fourth Street, is the second shooting in the area in nine days.

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What the Trayvon Martin case teaches us

As a society, we like to think we are above stereotypes and discrimination. We like to think we don’t judge a book by its cover. We did, after all, elect Barack Obama to be president, so we’ve grown as a society, right?

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