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Across the board the U.S. offers more opportunity for swimmers

Several foreign-born Fresno State swimmers are quick to verify a common assumption in their sport – The United States with its superior coaching and facilities offers uncommon opportunities for international competitors. This truism is a lure with the power of ...

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Fresno State student suspended after social media threat to shoot female students

Editor’s note: The Collegian does not name the suspect(s) in mass shootings or the threat of one. A Fresno State football player was arrested by the Fresno State Police Department on Monday after admitting to threatening to shoot female students ...

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Words from third grade teacher inspires U.S. Poet Laureate

“She invited me to the front of the class and [I] sang ‘Three Blind Mice,’” Juan Felipe Herrera said. “It’s really funny, but to my surprise, now I go, ‘How did I do that?’” That was the moment the current ...

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Retired Fresno State professor showcases the 70-year struggle for LGBT civil rights in book

Lillian Faderman, a retired Fresno State English professor and author, released her new book “The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle,” Sept. 8, as the story of LGBT civil rights in the United States. Federman, who began to write ...

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Palin: ‘Speak American’ The Americas: ‘Which one?’

During an interview with CNN on Sunday, Sarah Palin stuck her foot in her mouth yet again. Palin was asked to comment on Donald Trump’s negative remarks about Jeb Bush regarding his bilingualism and speaking Spanish during his campaign. Palin ...

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Third ever international Smittcamp student shares her story

While most college students move away from home at 18, not many imagine moving to a different country, leaving all their family and friends, struggling with a foreign language and accepting a prestigious yet rigorous academic scholarship. Huyen Nguyen, an ...

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Much more important than a tan suit

Did you know that President Barack Obama gave a speech wearing a tan suit last week? If you didn’t, you clearly haven’t been on the Internet for a week. People were busy with a flood of commentary about the color ...

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Obama offers drought assistance in first trip to Central Valley

President Barack Obama wrapped up his visit to the Fresno area Friday evening after meeting with farmers and local leaders to address California’s historic drought. “Today, we’re here to talk about the resource that’s keeping more and more California’s farmers ...

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NSA spying under scrutiny

With the disclosure by the National Security Agency (NSA) that it conducted both domestic and international spying on United States citizens and foreign leaders in the past year, the right of privacy in technology use has been the subject of ...

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The ‘Art of Freedom;’ Fresno nonprofit holds event to raise money and awareness in the fight against human trafficking

To Fresno nonprofit Made For Them, 27 million is more than a number. It represents the number of men, women and children around the world enslaved and trafficked as sex slaves. On Saturday, the nonprofit held the “Art of Freedom,” ...

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Remembering 9/11

Twelve years after almost 3,000 people died during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, Fresno State students and faculty reflected on the day’s impact.

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Congress considers Syria strikes

By Jesse Franz Despite support in Congress for military action against Syria, some Fresno State faculty and students remain wary of involvement.

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Students, faculty sound off on U.S. conflict with Syria

Fresno State students and faculty responded to the mounting evidence that the United States may use military force against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria after allegations that chemical weapons were used in the country’s civil war.

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The real nuclear option

Barack Obama has had a busy couple of days.

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Veterans honored

Dozens of students and faculty gathered on campus Monday for a Veteran’s Day flag-raising event.

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Campus remembers veterans

To view this gallery’s corresponding story, click here. Fresno State honored community veterans Monday with a ceremony involving the Fresno State ROTC programs. Click the picture below to play. Soundslide gallery will open in a new window.

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