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Students’ technology, design skills ready for all to see

Fresno State agriculture students used their final project from the fall semester as a chance to showcase their art skills for their college. They created signs for the seven departments of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology. In ...

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Professional boxer announces scholarship

Former Bulldog Jose Ramirez has established a scholarship that will be awarded an Avenal High School graduate planning to attend Fresno State. “We have reached over $50K in my scholarship foundation,” Ramirez stated via Twitter recently. “Looks like will be ...

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Chalk out brings focus to mass incarceration

The Fresno State chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) collected petition signatures last week and encouraged students to write message of freedom during the Mass Incarceration Recognition Chalk Out. The messages written in chalk ...

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Library to feature Fresno State graduate’s art

Artist and Fresno State graduate Corky Normat’s artwork will be showcased in an exhibition at the Henry Madden Library. The exhibition, “Places You Know, Places You’ve Been: 66 Years of Art by C. Normart,” will be displayed from Feb. 10 ...

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Fresno State’s annual ‘Double Reed Day’ brings musical talent

Renowned musicians Minjia Liu and Rufus Olivier Jr. visited Fresno State on Saturday for the 21st annual Double Reed Day. “Double Reed” refers to double-reed instruments, such as the “oboe” and the “bassoon.” The musical event included sessions for the ...

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Why do I love saving money?

I love saving money. I’m not perfect. At times I buy things I don’t need. However, more often than not – I get an odd enjoyment out of not spending money. I love flipping through bills or seeing how much ...

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Book club seeks to bring awareness to water issues

A Fresno State group is hoping to make a difference throughout the campus with the help of a single book. The Fresno State Water Cohort started reading the book “Water 4.0: The Past, Present and Future of the World’s Most ...

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CineCulture spring lineup commences with Puerto Rican film

Fresno State’s CineCulture club kicked off its first film screening of the semester with the movie “Extra-Terrestrials” (“Extra Terrestrias”) on Friday. The Spanish film, which had English subtitles, was directed by Carla Cavina and is about a Puerto Rican family ...

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Fresno State professor selected by magazine as ‘emerging scholar’

Fresno State associate professor Larissa Mercado-Lopez is featured in “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education” magazine as a 2018 Emerging Scholar. Mercado-Lopez is among 15 other individuals featured as “emerging scholars” in the magazine’s January edition. The magazine explains that the ...

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My favorite items from Trader Joe’s

I love grocery shopping at Trader Joe’s so much that I might as well consider it a hobby instead of an errand. After all of my visits to the store, I feel qualified to write a list of my favorite ...

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Annual gala provides musical sounds from faculty and students

In hopes of raising scholarship funds for Fresno State’s department of music, the annual gala concert, featuring an orchestra, was held last Saturday. Faculty orchestra and vocalists performed alongside students in the concert hall. The performances featured a variety of ...

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Why I love going to the movie theater alone

The first time I went to the movie theater alone was about two years ago. I really wanted to see ‘The Big Short,’ but couldn’t find someone to go with me. From then on, I realized that solo theater trips ...

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Fresno State welcomes new dean of college of science and mathematics

Dr. Christopher R. Meyer will become the new dean of Fresno State’s College of Science of Mathematics in the summer. Meyer brings a personal knowledge of California’s higher education system. “I am passionate about making a positive impact at Fresno ...

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Deaf culture celebration hosts their own ‘Saturday Night Live’

Fresno State on April 28 commemorated the 200-year anniversary of the opening of the first American School for the Deaf in Hartford, Connecticut. A community event was held in the North Gym, which included a “Saturday Night Live”-inspired performance. In ...

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Jonathan Kite brings millennial laughs to campus

Comedian and “2 Broke Girls ”actor Jonathan Kite performed his stand-up comedy show at Fresno State. “Colleges are such a specific [demographic],” he said. “It’s one of the only places in the world where the age is 18 to 22.” ...

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Bowling club gives students sense of belonging

A sense of wonder inspired Hailey Ganiron to join the Fresno State Bowling Club. Ganiron, a child development major, was competing in a junior bowling league when she noticed a talented bowler nearby. She learned he was in college. “I ...

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Exhibit brings awareness to history of Japanese prejudice

Graphics of barbed wire and “Executive Order 9066” decorate the elevators, display cases and Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery in the Henry Madden Library. This exhibition is part of the library’s “9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside,” which includes ...

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Mindfulness: a ‘practical technique’ for stress relieving

At a relaxed event Monday, an educator helped students dig deep into the concept of mindfulness, something that took playing with coloring books, paint and puzzles. “Mindfulness is one of the most powerful and practical techniques for dealing with stress,” ...

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