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Athletics on right track, but fans must step up

Fresno State athletics is at a turning point. History will praise or curse the current crop of leaders. Even though the football team is 1-2, fans seem happy with new head coach Jeff Tedford and his vision for the program. ...

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Focus back on the game

Fresno State can breathe a sigh of relief as two major civil cases were settled over the summer.

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Summer ’08 at Fresno State

An interactive gallery recap of Fresno State's action-packed summer.

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Finding focus during Johnson-Klein controversy

The Fresno State women’s basketball team dealt with many distractions this season, even with a very public lawsuit overshadowing the program.

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Fresno State to pay legal fees

Fresno State is going to have to pay an additional $2.5 million in the Stacy Johnson-Klein case, a judge ruled Monday. The money pays for Johnson-Klein’s attorney fees, and comes on top of the $6.6 million awarded to Johnson-Klein in ...

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Fresno State to further appeal Stacy Johnson-Klein case

Fresno State filed an appeal with Fresno County Superior Court on Feb. 27, asking the $6.6 million award to former women’s basketball coach, Stacy Johnson-Klein be reduced to $2.9 million. Earlier in the month, Fresno State won an appeal asking ...

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WEB-SPE@K: What do you think of the Johnson-Klein award reduction?

Earlier this week, Stacy Johnson-Klein’s award was reduced to $6.6 million from $19.1 million in the university’s appeal against the original verdict. What do you think of the decision? Be sure to read the print edition of next Friday’s issue ...

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Johnson-Klein award reduced: Fresno State may still appeal

Stacy Johnson-Klein’s $19.1 million award in her lawsuit against Fresno State was reduced to $6.6 million on Friday. However, Fresno State still plans to appeal the rest of the case, according to Dawn Theodora of the university counsel. “We will ...

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Getting controversial: A reporter’s dilemma

Megan Bakker, who wrote The Collegian’s latest Stacy Johnson-Klein article, talks of the difficulties a reporter faces when covering a controversial subject.

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Gender equity fallout continues

In addition to lingering legal battles over former women’s basketball coach Stacy Johnson-Klein’s $19.1 million dollar settlement, new allegations of discrimination have been leveled at the Fresno State athletics department by an administrative assistant, Iris Levesque, and softball coach Margie Wright.

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Basketball players protest verdict


Former Fresno State women’s basketball players speak on behalf of other former and current players in denouncing the $19.1 million verdict awarded to Stacy Johnson-Klein handed down last week.

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VIDEO: Dec. 12, 2007: Johnson-Klein protest rally

Current and former women’s basketball players held a rally protesting the verdict of the Stacy Johnson-Klein trial.

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Ludicrous $19.1 million verdict no reason for Welty to resign

Bill McEwen, a columnist for The Fresno Bee, wrote Saturday that Fresno State President John D. Welty should stay at Fresno State, an odd position for the Welty-hating writer. In typical McEwen fashion, there was a sarcastic catch. Welty must ...

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Welty takes a hit, ponders future

President John D. Welty responds to questions from The Collegian in a one-on-one interview in his office on Friday. The popular expression may be “three’s a charm,” but for Fresno State, three is the multimillion-dollar straw that may break the university president’s back.

But whether that moment is now, the man in question won’t say.

Three lawsuits over gender equity have rocked the campus in recent months, sending shockwaves and a powerful message to college athletic programs both in the California State University system and nationwide.


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Editorial: Johnson-Klein’s celebration in the wake of her victory disrespectful

On Thursday, former Fresno State women’s basketball coach Stacy Johnson-Klein was awarded $19.1 million after a jury, comprised of 11 females and one male, deliberated for only four hours.

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What people are saying about the Johnson-Klein verdict

“President Welty has achieved many positive accomplishments for Fresno State and the community of Fresno. The Board of Trustees and I support him as he continues to move the campus forward through these issues.” — Charles B. Reed CSU Chancellor

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Johnson-Klein wins big

Stacy Johnson-Klein smiles shortly after being fired as the Fresno State women’s basketball coach in March 2005. She is flanked by her husband, Chuck Klein (left) and her attorney, Warren Paboojian.
Former women’s basketball coach Stacy Johnson-Klein was awarded $19.1 million in damages Thursday in the sexual discrimination case she brought against Fresno State.

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