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ASI President Demi Wack Promises ‘Change’ During Installment Ceremony

Incoming Associated Students, Inc. President Demi Wack and her fellow executive officers were officially sworn into office on Friday. The new members of the ASI senate were also sworn in during the annual ceremony held at the Satellite Student Union. ...

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Battle for Fresno State’s New Student Union building will soon come to head

With the election for the new University Student Union two weeks away, yes and no campaigns are battling for student support. The “yes” side is especially pressed to win, with it being the second attempt at a new student union. ...

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Why don’t more Fresno State students vote in the student elections?

The time for Fresno State students to cast their ballots for the 2018 Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) elections is rapidly approaching. Voting will take place March 20-22. With 43 candidates to choose from and the New USU referendum also on ...

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As ASI tackles $700,000 reserve, senate should reflect on its efficiency

The Associated Students Inc. announced last week that it was finding ways to dip into a $700,000 reserve of unused student fees and put it toward, well, students. It has been a topic of discussion at each ASI meeting since ...

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ASI Notebook: Budgets, mental health and rec center upgrades

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) voted to approve some major action items during a meeting Jan. 31, including a revised ASI budget and funding for an ASI Impact Grant. ASI Impact Grant sparks debate among senators A revised ASI budget ...

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ASI Notebook: Two Senators announce their resignation

The Associated Students Inc. convened last Wednesday evening for the first meeting of the spring 2018 semester. Announcement of resignations The meeting began with the surprise resignation announcements from two senators – Senator of Veteran and Transfer Affairs Cody Sedano ...

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ASI vote was the wrong way to go

Last week, after offering the paper for free to all students for at least 10 years, Associated Students, Inc. ended its contract with The Fresno Bee. Even though negotiations with The Bee came down to the newspaper compromising to lower ...

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ASI moves forward on veteran center, Fresno Bee contract

A new contract between The Fresno Bee daily newspaper and the Fresno State Associated Students, Inc. was discussed last week after the previous newspaper subscription contract ended. It was one of two major topics discussed during the regular student government ...

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Meet ASI’s two newest senators

Amber Malhi and Cody Sedaño are the newest senators at Associated Students, Inc. and they are filling the student government’s two newest positions. They have plans to get their constituents active, involved and ready to share their voices. As a ...

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Both ASI presidential candidates express support for CFA

The election to pick a new student government starts Tuesday, but on Friday, during the ASI Presidential Debate, both candidates came out in support for the faculty in the CFA wage dispute with the CSU system. “I know a lot ...

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New ASI president sets agenda for year ahead at Fresno State

Four years ago as a college freshman Abigail Hudson made it a goal to become president of Associated Students, Inc. at Fresno State. At first, she was like most freshmen – hesitant and overwhelmed by the large campus. During her ...

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Campus Column: ASI Elections 2015

The Collegian reached out to students running for Fresno State’s student government, Associated Students, Inc. The following are submissions sent by candidates on issues important to them and their campaign. Elections take place Tuesday, March 24 at 9 a.m. through ...

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Menchaca wins re-election

Out of 2,260 votes cast – 12.45 percent of the Fresno State student population – Menchaca earned 910, closely followed by Bertoni at 873 and De La Cruz at 754. Menchaca received 35.87 percent of this year’s vote, in comparison ...

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Student sues Fresno State faculty

A current Fresno State student government senator filed a civil lawsuit against seven campus officials and professors last month after he alleged his civil rights were violated following an incident in May of 2011.

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Run for a student government position!

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Plenty of ways to get involved on campus

Hello! My name is Selena Farnesi, and I am your ASI President. You are looking at the very first edition of my biweekly column, designed to keep you informed about your student government!

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2009 ASI election results announced

Next year’s Associated Students Inc. (ASI) senate will be voting on whether or not senators should receive stipends, as the referendum establishing the consideration of senator stipends passed, 704-365.

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Students reject IRA fee referendum

With 65 percent of students voting no on the IRA fee referendum, the issue will be passed along to the campus fee advisory committee for review. They will meet on Monday in a closed meeting to discuss the fee and pass along their recommendation to University President John D. Welty, who will make the final decision. Of the 1,371 students who voted in this year’s election, 1,189 voted on the IRA.

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