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For some, holidays a dorm affair

As students rejoice over the arrival of winter break and the prospect of returning home, others will stay behind and spend the holidays on campus.

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‘Classical surf punk collective’ Swarmius to play at event organized by professor

Fresno New Music is hosting an event for Swarmius, a band that is rich in sound and variety. The group Swarmius describes itself as a “San Diego classical surf punk collective,” and as, “a sonic fusion of classical meets modern-hip-hop, ...

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Downtown Fresno ice rink now open

Winter is approaching and with it the arrival of Downtown Fresno’s ice rink. Locals attended the annual opening of the ice rink last Thursday as many flocked to see and experience the rink. “It’s a great time for families and ...

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Talk focuses on Native American colonization

In observation of Native American Heritage Month, Dr. Michael Yellow Bird of North Dakota State University spoke on campus Friday, discussing the impact of colonization for Native American peoples.

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Chukchansi Celebration

It was a great day for Giants fans from all over.

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Local costume contest barks up competition

Tower District hosted the 8th annual Whitie’s Pets Pooch Parade on Saturday, uniting dog-lovers across the city. The event also hosted a canine carnival and costume contest with prize categories such as “best dog costume” and “cutest dog.” One of ...

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Fresno State Choir ready for annual festival

The Music Department’s annual three-day choral festival begins tonight in the music building’s concert hall. Since coming to campus in 1999, Anna Hamre, director of choral activities, has carried on the tradition of the festival. “The festival is one of ...

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Six faculty and staff members awarded for improvement ideas

The Fresno State community responded in numbers to President Joseph Castro’s call to action to “be bold,” as the “Be Bold Challenge” solicited ideas from the campus community that would “help improve services to students, teaching, learning or process improvements ...

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Transgender activist talks gender dysmorphia

The Sociology Department held an event yesterday not just for students, but the transgender community in Fresno as well. Karen Adell Scot, a transgender woman and activist who teaches at Yosemite High School in Oakhurst, spoke on Thursday to give ...

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Tower District Cheers in Oktober

October is here and with it, Oktoberfest has come to the Tower District. Locals by the hundreds gathered to the festival for a common cause – beer, wine, food and a good time. Fresno’s Oktoberfest is an annual festival in which ...

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Downtown prepares for annual music festival

The Fresno Urban Sound Experience (F.U.S.E.) will kick off its annual festival this weekend, treating music lovers and concertgoers alike to the unique bands and performers of the Central Valley. Eight years ago Jeff Tehee, the festival organizer, co-founded F.U.S.E. ...

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Students, faculty awarded entrepreneurship grants

As part of a mini grant program administered by the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, two students, four faculty members and one staff member were awarded funds for their individual projects this past spring semester.

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NFL: Institutional negligence or willful ignorance?

The domestic violence case against former Ravens running back Ray Rice demonstrates not only a failure in character, but failure of those whose job it is to monitor that. While stories of what happened the night of Rice’s assault on ...

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WATCHDOG teaches alcohol awareness

With the dangers of alcohol poisoning reaching far and wide across most college campuses, alcohol awareness programs such as WATCHDOG, which kickstarted Friday in the Henry Madden Library, are offered at Fresno State to educate students about how to recognize ...

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A Russian summer: 14 students go abroad

Over the summer, 14 students traveled to Russia as part of an international study tour for an unforgettable glimpse into the country’s history, culture and nature. Professor Michelle DenBeste, chair of the history department, led the trip as the group visited numerous historical ...

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Ferguson racial tensions resonate in Fresno

Although Ferguson, Missouri, is nearly 2,000 miles away from the Valley, the Fresno area has ties to the incidents that have unfolded – from people joining in on the protests to a history packed full of similar racial undertones. The ...

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