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ASI Notebook: ASI votes to include mental health resources in course syllabuses

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) passed a resolution to support mental health awareness and voted to approve the 2018-2019 budget at its senate meeting on Wednesday, April 18. Resolution to add list of resources in all course syllabuses Sen. Elias ...

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Gavin Newsom leads governor’s race in new survey

A new survey conducted by Fresno State’s Institute for Leadership and Public Policy provided the latest polling in the 2018 race for California governor. Fifteen percent of those surveyed said they would vote for Democrat Gavin Newsom for governor if ...

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Women’s March in Fresno, a call for inclusion and justice

The second annual Women’s March in northeast Fresno brought many walks of life together on Saturday for a nationwide demonstration supporting women’s rights. The event not only focused on issues affecting women but on social topics that have been debated ...

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Ballot offers two referendums

ASI referendum Associated Students, Inc. is proposing a referendum to add two additional senate seats to its current body of 15 senators and four executives. The addition would change Article IV of its bylaws. The two proposed senate positions are: ...

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CSU students to protest board meeting for vote on proposed tuition hike

Students from the California State University system will protest on Wednesday against a proposed tuition increase. The CSU board of trustees is meeting in Long Beach and is scheduled to hold a vote that day. The action is spearheaded by ...

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Bredefeld takes Fresno City Council District 6 seat

Garry Bredefeld has been elected to the Fresno City Council representing District 6 – the seat currently occupied by Mayor-elect Lee Brand. As the country watched who would be elected the next President of the United States, a few dozen ...

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Students prepare to vote with free Dutch Bros

The lingering smell of coffee grounds coming from a Dutch Bros vending vehicle welcomed students to the Free Speech Area on Monday for a free cup of coffee; all they had to do was pick up a Voter’s Guide to ...

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Live Election Coverage

11:30 p.m. PST:  (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267) Donald Trump has taken Wisconsin. It’s over. Donald Trump is projected to be the 45th President of the United States.  10:45 p.m. PST: (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267)  Donald Trump ...

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Fresno mayoral candidates give their take on presidential candidates, campus security and the Latino vote

The Nov. 8 election is not limited to The White House. Here in Fresno, Fresno City Council Member Lee Brand and Fresno County Board Supervisor Henry Perea are facing off, debate after debate, to win the endorsements of Fresno departments, ...

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Change can start with one vote

The Presidential election is 10 months away and many will not exercise their right to vote. In the 2012 Presidential election, there were over 13 million voters in California, 410,188 people were registered to vote in Fresno County, but only ...

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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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Voter turnout was bad, again

A huge governmental shift took place on Tuesday, changing the balance of power in Washington, D.C. The Republican Party took control of the U.S. Senate away from the Democratic majority. Now Republicans control both the Senate and U.S. House of ...

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Prop 47: the debate over sentencing reform

Central Valley community members met Tuesday at the The kNow Youth Media building in southwest Fresno to discuss Proposition 47, or the Reduced Penalties for Some Crimes Initiative, that California voters will vote on next week. The meeting featured advocacy ...

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Secretary of state candidate Pete Peterson shares vision for California’s voting future

  Pete Peterson, the Republican candidate for California secretary of state, doesn’t know if he will win come Election Day but he knows he should, he said in a one-on-one interview Monday with The Collegian. Facing off against state Sen. ...

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As Scotland votes on independence, Fresno recalls cultural heritage

Scotland will remain in the United Kingdom after 55.3 percent of the population voted “no” to Thursday’s secession referendum choosing not to sever their 307-year union with England. Two days later, Fresno played host to the 37th annual Scottish Highland ...

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Water bond bill set for November vote

Come November, voters will get the chance to have their say on a bill that would increase access to California’s water supply by building new infrastructure. Proposition 1, or the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, would ...

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Every student should vote

Associated Students, Inc. elections are right around the corner.  Elections will be held online, Tuesday, March 27 through Thursday, March 29. With just a week before ballots end up in your Fresno State email, campaign Facebook pages have been made, posters are tacked up in the halls and candidates can be found passing out business cards in the Free Speech Area.

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Students to vote for new ASI executive

Associated Students, Inc. met last Wednesday to discuss new bylaw changes that include adding another executive position to ASI. This proposed new position would be the vice president of external affairs. However, it is not known whether it would be a paid executive position.

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