Author Archives: Careen Wong

Alumni find success in business

Representing the future of business in the Central Valley, 40 young professionals were honored as members of the “40 under 40” of 2013 by Fresno’s Business Street Online.  They were nominated by their peers for achieving business success before the ...

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Valley Firsts presents man-powered flight

Fresno State welcomed Academy-Award winning director Ben Shedd and the first pilot to fly a man-powered aircraft, Bryan Allen, Friday night.

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Effects of typhoon in Philippines felt on campus

After Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines more than a week ago, aid organizations from around the world scrambled to respond to save lives.

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NSA spying under scrutiny

With the disclosure by the National Security Agency (NSA) that it conducted both domestic and international spying on United States citizens and foreign leaders in the past year, the right of privacy in technology use has been the subject of ...

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Fresno State professors write Central Valley health report

A recent health report disclosed that the San Joaquin Valley received less public health funds despite having higher rates of poverty and diseases compared with other counties in California.

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Program educates students on Covered California

The rollout of the Affordable Care Act has been met with a lot questions. The California State University Health Insurance Education Project hopes to answer questions for Fresno State students.

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Graduate school requires preparation, a mindset

Students interested in post-graduate studies should prepare themselves mentally for the application process, said Dean of Graduate Studies Dr. Sandra Witte.

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Club looks to increase number of female engineers

A study done by the Congressional Joint Economic Committee in April 2012 said men and women do not share the job market equally in engineering.

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Fresno State shares campus with animal kingdom

To many people, Fresno State is just an educational establishment. But for cats, squirrels and other furry and feathery animals, Fresno State is their home.

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Controversy over safety of using e-cigarettes as alternative to conventional cigarettes

After smoking conventional cigarettes for three years, Qian Hao, a Fresno State international student, switched to smoking e-cigarettes to increase his stamina while he practiced jiujitsu.

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Health insurance exchange comes to campus

It is time for Californians to get covered.

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Campus recognizes Constitution Day

In celebration of Constitution Day, eight justices from the California Court of Appeal 5th Appellate District met Wednesday with students in an open panel discussion.

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The dangers of self-medication

Students juggling their studies, multiple jobs and extracurricular activities may resort to prescription drug abuse in an attempt to cope.

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ASI: Resolution to disclose sex offender IDs

A resolution submitted for consideration to Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. called for all sex offenders to be identified on campus.

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Theater fall lineup examines social issues

Fresno State is in for an exciting theater season this fall, with three diverse offerings that will put audiences on the edge of their seats. The three plays in production this fall are “The First Breeze of Summer” by Leslie ...

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Student federal loan rates stabilize after brief spike

Students at Fresno State carrying the weight of heavy loans and financial aid received positive news this summer when Congress passed legislation keeping loan rates low.

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Preserving Fresno’s history

Rich in culture, diversity and history, Fresno is home to more than 300 historical properties and 3 historical districts. And it is up to the future generation including Fresno State’s students to continue preserving historical landmarks in Fresno, Karana Hattersley-Drayton ...

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Service dogs help the handicapped

For most people, hearing the phrase “man’s best friend,” the picture of a wet nose, pink drooling tongue and wagging tail instantly flashes in their minds.

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