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#MeToo: Hollywood controversy highlights sexual assault

Sexual assault and harassment did not start, and likely will not end, in Hollywood. After allegations of decades of sexual assault by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein came to light by a New York Times article on Oct. 5, the hashtag ...

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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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It’s on us to stop campus sexual assault

Vice President Joe Biden Twenty-one years ago, I wrote the Violence Against Women Act to end the scourge of violence against women and hold perpetrators accountable. It’s been a great success, but even one attack is one too many. So ...

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It’s about the players, not the profits

Fresno State announced Jim Bartko as its new athletic director Monday creating an opportunity for some to discuss the future of what they see as the defining characteristic of the university – athletics. However, in these discussions, the reason we ...

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Take Back the Night talks “yes means yes”

Hundreds of students, faculty and community organizations gathered Wednesday evening in the Free Speech Area to share their stories and raise awareness about sexual assault at the Take Back The Night rally. Take Back the Night, which started on campus ...

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Title IX expert discusses campus sexual assault

As the national conversation about campus sexual assault continues, a Title IX expert visited Fresno State on Tuesday to discuss sexual legislation, consent and bystander intervention in university environments. Janet Judge, a lawyer who specializes in Title IX and works ...

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Wrestling poised for a comeback

Plans for reinstatement of the Fresno State wrestling program are moving forward as Fresno State President Joseph Castro continues to pursue the project — a plan he hopes will satisfy those within the Valley who have long supported the idea. ...

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Denim Day kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Sam Desatoff April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and there are a number of activities on campus promoting the prevention of sexual assault. Today from noon to 2 p.m. in the Free Speech Area, the 15th annual Denim Day ...

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Soccer club makes due without playing field

Often wondering where they’ll play next, the men’s soccer club associated with Fresno State continually goes wherever they must to play other teams. Officially recognized as a club soccer team, Fresno State plays in the Division II North League of the West Coast Soccer Association.

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Bulldog LAX by the numbers

While women’s lacrosse is almost literally a brand new sport to Fresno, the city may have the most talked-about lacrosse team in the country.

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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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Lacrosse to go down in flames

The Fresno State Athletic Program has made another questionable decision, but it won’t be settled in a courtroom. In an effort to seek Title IX compliance, the Fresno State Athletic Department started off 2008 by announcing two new women’s sports. ...

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Fresno State adds women’s swimming and lacrosse

In an effort to keep up with Title IX requirements, Fresno State has added a lacrosse and swimming-diving team to its list of women’s sports. The two programs will begin competition in the 2008-09 school year. Both teams are expected ...

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