Author Archives: Erica Heinisch

Faculty have mixed reviews of Rate My Professors

Fresno State professors have mixed reviews for the Rate My Professors website, which has 1,703 Fresno State professors rated online at a 3.82 total average out of five.

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Jaywalking: a dangerous habit

Jaywalking across the streets around Fresno State may be a byproduct of thousands of students in a hurry, but the potential dangers are easily avoidable, Fresno police Sgt. Anthony DeWall said.

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Castro announces enrollment increase

President Joseph Castro announced today that the California State University system has granted Fresno State 400 new enrollment positions for incoming students in fall 2014.

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Businesses prep for holiday rush

Preparations for small and large businesses are well under way for this holiday shopping season and Black Friday.

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Students, faculty help develop neighborhood revitalization plan

Fresno State students and faculty are taking part in advancing the development of Fresno’s Downtown Neighborhood Community Plan, which is expected to be adopted in 2014.

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Dear [other] music: this one’s for you

If anyone were to take a seat in my 2003 Honda Civic, they would see about 20 to 25 homemade mix CDs stacked in the center console. Making mix CDs is kind of my “thing.” 

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ASI: New dining options for campus discussed

Fresno State students could see improvements to the available dining services on campus in the future.

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New state laws regulate tanning beds

State governments are getting serious and cracking down on indoor tanning salons.

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Cello greats pluck all the right chords with ‘International Cello Festival’

Fresno is bringing high-class music back to its community with one instrument: the cello. The International Cello Festival is happening Thursday through Sunday with world-renowned cellist Lynn Harrell and other professional cello artists from around the nation. Two cello concerts ...

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‘Wiggle Waggle Walk and 5K Run’ comes to Fresno State Saturday

  Central Valley residents with hyper and active dogs are in luck this Saturday. The largest no-kill animal shelter in Fresno, Valley Animal Center, is set to have its 14th annual Wiggle Waggle Walk and Furry 5K Run on Saturday ...

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Chemistry club lauded for community outreach

Fresno State’s chemistry club knows how to give back, and the work is paying off.

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Apple releases new iPhone models to mixed reviews

At six years old, Apple’s iPhone is still holding strong as one of the most popular phones on the market.

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Traffic returning to Fulton Mall

Soon there may be more than foot traffic through the Fulton Mall in Fresno thanks to a federal grant to fund a makeover for part of the city’s struggling Downtown district. The mall was among 52 projects to receive money ...

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Distinguished pianists come to Fresno

Fresno State’s music department brings internationally-renowned classical pianists to perform in the department each year through a special concert series. The “Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concerts” began its 42nd season yesterday at Fresno State’s concert hall. Pianists Leon Fleisher and ...

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Collegian Club Series: recreational clubs

From the paintball to gun club, a handful of recreational clubs are waiting for Fresno State students to jump on the bandwagon and join. With school at the beginning of a new semester, clubs are embarking on their first meet ...

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Fresno State eats

From Vietnamese “Pho” soup, to Dog House Grill tri-tip and creamy frozen yogurt, Fresno State students shared their all-time favorite Fresno food stops.

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Clovis teen crowned Miss California’s Outstanding Teen

The 2013 Miss California’s Outstanding Teen pageant crowning took place this summer on June 28. Miss Clovis’ Outstanding Teen Mikaela Harris took home the crown. “This was the first ever Miss Clovis’ Outstanding Teen pageant, which makes earning the title ...

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Fresno State chefs win first Garlic Bowl at Gilroy Garlic Festival

Victory was achieved for Fresno State at this year’s annual Gilroy Garlic Festival on July 26. Fresno State’s University Dining Services Executive Chef Erik Debaude and Sous Chef Bryan Kramer won the first Gilroy Garlic Festival Garlic Bowl, defeating executive ...

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