Tag Archives: student

Campus mourns the loss of ‘vibrant’ scholar

Fresno State’s office of student affairs announced last week that third-year business administration student Ana Alcantar died. She was 21. A candlelight vigil will be held to remember Alcantar on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 5 p.m. in the Free Speech ...

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Former Fresno State student lost her parents to homicide, suicide

A former Fresno State student and her siblings are reeling from loss after her parents died – her mother falling victim to homicide along with her mother’s boyfriend and her father ending his own life after. Mai Ker Vue, also ...

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Student invited to dinner after guide dog dispute

A Fresno State student will dine with the president of Table Mountain Casino after being told she couldn’t eat at the Eagle’s Landing restaurant because she had a dog with her. Shaela Warkentin said her dog Lennox is a certified ...

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Fresno State student killed in rainy-day freeway crash

A Fresno State masters student was killed Sunday in a car crash on Highway 99 as rain drenched the Valley. Mireyda “Mia” Barraza Martinez, 29, of Fresno, was killed in the crash, the Fresno Sheriff’s Office said. Martinez was a teaching ...

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University offering counseling services for students struggling with election result

Fresno State is offering counseling services to students struggling with Tuesday’s election result, the university said Thursday. “Fresno State is offering counseling services at its Student Health and Counseling Center on a walk-in basis for students in crisis 8 a.m.-5 ...

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Collegian takes heat for Trump editorial

COLLEGIAN EDITORIAL: On Monday, The Collegian published an editorial about Donald Trump that garnered much attention. The piece, in no uncertain terms, compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. The article was labeled as an editorial, which is an opinion piece ...

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Valley prepared for Zika virus

Move over Ebola, there’s a new virus that’s the talk of the town. Zika virus, spread primarily through Aedes mosquito bites, captured global interest after a major outbreak in Brazil last year. Generally the effects of the virus are mild. ...

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Collegian recognized in statewide competition with 13 nominations

The Collegian is proud to announce it has been nominated for 13 awards by the California College Media Association — an annual competition including schools in the California State University and University of California systems. The award nominations include: Best ...

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We are Fresno State

The Collegian has been Fresno State’s student-run newspaper since 1922.

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Volunteers across campus will ‘Carol For Cans’

More than 20 volunteers will be traveling around campus Thursday singing Christmas carols in exchange for nonperishable food items and hygiene products. Associated Students, Inc. has partnered this year with the Fresno State Student Cupboard to collect donated items that ...

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Getting enough sleep in college

From pulling all-nighters to partying all night, college students are notorious for not getting enough sleep, but, like everything else, there are serious consequences that many are unaware of. Georgianna Negron-Long, a health educator in the Student Health and Counseling ...

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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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Veterans remembered for their sacrifices

Veterans were honored and remembered for their sacrifices with a ceremony on campus a week before Veterans Day. The Fresno State Student Veterans Organization held the celebration Wednesday at the Allen Lew Memorial Garden near the Frank A. Thomas Administration ...

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CSU faculty union overwhelmingly vote to strike

The union representing 23,000 faculty across the 23-campus California State University system announced Wednesday that more than 94 percent of its members voted to strike if ongoing labor negotiations between the two parties fail. At the heart of the labor ...

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Feeding student success by the pallet load

About 35 pallets of free food were delivered to Fresno State students Friday in the parking lot near Barstow and Cedar avenues. The Fresno State Student Cupboard partnered with Open Hands Pantry to organize the event. Jessica Medina, coordinator of ...

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Masters student receives highest recognition of student achievement

At 24 years old, April Booth has already received a number of awards especially as a student at Fresno State. Both recently being named a Trustee Emeritus Peter Mehas Scholar for her outstanding academic achievement and commitment to community service ...

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Arrest comes as shock to those who know Medina

The news of Fresno State student Alberto Hinojosa Medina’s arrest on Sept. 26 came as a complete surprise to those who know the 22-year-old social work/pre-psychology major from McFarland. Medina was charged on Sept. 29 with burglarizing an apartment near the ...

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ASI strikes down KFSR contract proposal

It’s back to the drawing board for Fresno State on-campus radio station KFSR-FM as its contract proposal with Associated Students Inc. was struck down by the student senate during Wednesday’s meeting. A new contract will have to be proposed between ...

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