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Fresno State breaks ground on new business building with executive classrooms

Campus leaders broke ground on Thursday morning for two new executive classrooms at the University Business Center. The classrooms are expected to be completed by the beginning of fall 2019. They will be located at the northeast corner of the ...

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For first time since start of controversy, Fresno State president hears from public

They came one by one. Fresno State students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members and parents lined up to finally face President Dr. Joseph Castro about an online controversy that, two weeks in, was still fresh in their minds. In the ...

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They kissed a pig and became Fresno State’s newest club – Block and Bridle

After reciting an oath and getting a certificate – and kissing a pig for some – 90 students were officially initiated into Fresno State’s Block and Bridle club last Wednesday. The 90 members, along with nine Fresno State faculty members, ...

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Undocumented, but not unemployed

For most people, finding a job is as simple as looking in the want ads or walking into a business with a resume in hand. For students who are undocumented, it’s not that easy. For one thing, undocumented residents don’t ...

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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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University enrollment soars to new heights

Fresno State had a record-high enrollment for fall 2015, creating a challenge for future and current students. Enrollment figures went up 998 from last year’s 23,138 to 24,136 this year. “This is the largest first-time freshmen class that we’ve admitted ...

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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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Issue of sexual assault and domestic violence raised with event

Students may have seen statistics about sexual assault and domestic violence written in chalk on the sidewalks around campus as they walked to class. This was part of the “Take Back the Night” event that was held on Wednesday evening ...

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Faculty union proposed strike at all CSU campuses for salary increase

Members of the California Faculty Association held a conference call on Wednesday about a possible strike that may take place on all 23 California State University campuses. The reason for the possible strike is a lack of salary increase for ...

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ASI asks: new parking garage or new student union?

Associated Students, Inc. is conducting a survey to find out what new facilities students would like to see on campus. ASI President Abigail Hudson said there will be two surveys sent to students. The first gives students a choice between ...

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Safety is everyone’s responsibility

This semester, there have been reports of scams on campus, a shooting just off campus and an incident in which a student cut his hand while grabbing for a knife he was being threatened with in the Palazzo Apartments at ...

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Local Armenian author finds inspiration at Fresno State

Local author Armen Bacon will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest alumni honor given, at the annual Top Dog Award Gala for her dedication to the community and professional successes.     Bacon, who has authored two books, writes columns ...

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New program to help undocumented students

When it comes to supporting undocumented students there are many options, both within the campus and outside sources. Fresno State’s new Dream Outreach Center will help around 600 undocumented students. The functions of the center will be divided between outreach ...

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Castro: Looking forward to my third year

Q: You are starting your third year as Fresno State’s president. What are you looking forward to this year and how do you plan to, as you say it, be bolder? A: I am very excited about starting my third ...

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Electrical system gets updated on campus

  Students and faculty can expect construction and closures throughout campus for the rest of the school year as Fresno State works toward upgrading its entire electrical infrastructure. Project manager Rodney Gleghorn explained that there will be new electrical upgrades ...

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A Decade’s Lost Tradition

Fresno State is kicking off the school year by reviving the New Student Convocation welcoming tradition. All-new incoming freshmen, transfer and graduate students will be greeted into the university by faculty, staff, administrators and current students on Monday to mark ...

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Wrestling club aims to fill void left by axed program

When Adam Wong transferred to Fresno State from Modesto Junior College, he knew that his wrestling career would be on hold because Fresno State doesn’t have a wrestling team. Wong hoped to at least join the wrestling club at Fresno ...

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Community gathers to break ground on the Armenian Genocide Monument

Leaders from the local Armenian community and the university broke ground on the Armenian Genocide Monument on Sunday, a project that hopes to commemorate and educate the public when it opens next April. The monument will be located in Fresno ...

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