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Court makes bad decision on partial-birth abortions

ONE THING I knew I never wanted to write was an opinion piece about was abortion. It’s a topic that I think very few really enjoy discussing.

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Moore of a good thing

Fresno State senior hurdler Ryan Moore has reached new heights in track and field at Fresno State.
Ryan Moore’s days are filled. When the political science senior isn’t in class, he’s on the track field. When he’s not in class or preparing for a track meet, he’s lifting weights or working on his plans for law school.

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Virginia Tech massacre: preventable?

LIFE FOR A college student or a professor is stressful enough. For the 25,000 students and faculty at Virginia Tech this Monday, life became a nightmare. For 32 of them, life was over. The names of the victims flash before ...

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Bulldogs going the distance

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This year’s return of the men’s cross country team at Fresno State has given the track team new hope.

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New library dean looks forward to finished renovations

Peter McDonald has big plans for his new job as Fresno State’s dean of library services. Heading the library in preparation for the launch of the state-of-the-art building in 2008 is a rare chance, he said. His plans to bring ...

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Queen of the court

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With her second-place spot in the nation this year in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Rankings, Melanie Gloria has found her element on the tennis court.

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Students get online help with writing résumés

Whether your goal is to get a summer job or to begin a professional career, your résumé will be the key to landing that big interview. Before panic sets in, know that Fresno State has a new way to help. ...

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Driving “Paradox Road”

Fresno State alumnus’ self-produced movie lands in top nine in SciFi Channel’s viewer-voted “Exposure Film Contest” America’s best undiscovered movie directing talent might just be a Fresno State alumnus. Last year, the Sci Fi Channel, in collaboration with the Sundance ...

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Greedy family grabs center stage

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The story of the Hubbard family is one of corruption, greed, immorality and relationships. The play “The Little Foxes�? features the tale of siblings Regina, Ben and Oscar Hubbard and has become one of the great classics of American theatre.

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Scrumming to play at World Cup

California may be one of the hotspots of American rugby, but few are even aware that Fresno State has its own rugby club. Yet, many students would probably make good rugby players, according to Fresno Rugby Football Club member Collin ...

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Welcome to our World

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Tennis has become a worldwide sport in the past few decades. Nowhere is this as evident as it is on the Fresno State tennis teams. They have been recruited from around the globe from countries such as the Czech Republic, Canada, Australia, Jamaica, Brazil, Russia, Ivory Coast and India.

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Campus team bowls for knowledge

Winning money on shows like “Jeopardy!,” “Win Ben Stein’s Money” and “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” has been a mini-career for Fresno State alumnus Ron Trigueiro. Before he started basking in the game show limelight, he was a member ...

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Oversized purses replace backpacks, cause health concerns

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While backpacks have traditionally been the standard bag for carrying textbooks from class to class, students are now opting to use oversized handbags — and this fashionable way to cart their belongings can lead to health problems.

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