Author Archives: Daniel Gligich

Redditor YouTubes his way to $20,000 misuse

A Fresno State library employee may have cost the university as much as $22,208 by misusing his time watching videos online, playing video games and visiting non-work related websites. The California State Auditor received a complaint that the unidentified employee ...

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Alleged serial groper pleads not guilty

DéAndre Jean-Pierre, a former TimeOut mascot for Fresno State and communication and theatre arts major, pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning in Fresno Superior Court to five misdemeanor charges of sexual battery. Jean-Pierre, who is accused of sexually assaulting several women ...

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Run, walk, raise funds

The department of physical therapy held its annual fundraiser “Let’s Get Physical 5K Run/Walk” Feb. 25. The event’s start and finish was by the North Gym. There were two routes: a one-mile walk and a 5K run that circled the ...

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New bill announced to freeze tuition hikes

California Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva announced the Student Protection Act last week, which – if passed – will freeze tuition and fee hikes for California State Universities and California Community Colleges through the 2019-20 academic year. Quirk-Silva introduced the bill, AB ...

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Fresno State to honor alumnus Marquez

Fresno State alumnus Anthony Marquez, the Los Angeles bureau chief for the Associated Press, died Feb. 9 due to complications from cancer at 55. The university will honor Marquez by posting the campus flags at half-staff on Thursday. Marquez graduated ...

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Bartko says “speak up”: abuse turns into advocacy

Ever since Fresno State Athletic Director Jim Bartko told someone what happened during his childhood, a burden was lifted. Bartko revealed to the public in the middle of January that he was molested by a Catholic priest about 35 times ...

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University Testing Center undergoes changes

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro has announced to the campus community a new plan for the University Testing Center. The new plan  was announced to students through an email on Jan. 13, which stated the testing center will be ...

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Plant science student wins award

Vivian Maier, a junior at Fresno State, came in second place in the oral research presentation contest at the California Weed Science Society annual conference. Maier’s presentation focused on the dormancy requirements of the herbicide-resistant hairy fleabane weed. The hairy ...

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New study abroad course offered

A new three unit study abroad course will be offered by the Department of Recreation Administration to travel around New Zealand and Australia from May 25 to June 5. The class, called RA 130 International Tourism, will experience different attractions ...

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Air Force ROTC has new Cadet Wing Commander

Computer science major Corey Nelson has been named the spring 2017 cadet wing commander for Fresno State Air Force ROTC Detachment 35. Nelson was installed during the Change of Command Parade on Dec. 6 at Bulldog Stadium and replaced former ...

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Plant Science Club wins national video contest

The Fresno State Plant Science Club won the Agronomy Feeds the World national educational video contest which is sponsored by the American Society of Agronomy. The Fresno State students submitted the 90-second video in November at the tri-societies national conference ...

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Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies has new name

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro has approved a name change for the department formerly known as the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies. It will now be known as the Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies. According ...

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Nursing mobile unit awarded $125,000 from Saint Agnes Medical Center

Saint Agnes Medical Center has given the Fresno State School of Nursing’s community health mobile unit $125,000 to expand. The mobile unit started in the fall of 2015 and has traveled to medically underserved rural and urban communities in Fresno ...

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Dr. Barrera appointed head of National Social Work Council

Fresno State professor Dr. Iran Barrera has been appointed chair of the cultural competence education track for the National Social Work Council. Barrera’s work for the national nonprofit association will promote cultural competence and encourage dialogue, exploration and identification of ...

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Bitwise Industries CEO to speak at Fresno State

Jake Soberal, CEO of local tech company Bitwise Industries, will give a lecture at Fresno State titled “How to Fix America’s Most Broken City: The Bitwise Story” on Jan. 20. Soberal will explore how Bitwise promotes the incubation of new ...

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Dakota Access Pipeline protesters bring multimedia exhibition

A multimedia exhibition from artists who protested the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, North Dakota, is on display at Fresno State until Jan. 27.   The exhibition titled “This is a Creation Story: Merritt Johnson and the Unnamed Collective,” ...

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Financial Aid office welcomes students, issues

By Daniel Gligich and Jessica Johnson Alissa Clemmons was filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and had no issues until a question came up about her parents’ tax information. That was an issue  – neither ...

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Terry extended through 2021

Fresno State and head basketball coach Rodney Terry agreed on a five year contract extension through 2021. “It is an incredible honor to be the head coach here at Fresno State and I’m very excited about what we have built,” ...

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