Author Archives: Farin Montanez

Eating Out Around Campus

AS A DEVOTED taco shop hopper, I’ve learned a thing or two about what to look for. The No. 1 rule: the appearance of a taco shop has an inverse correlation with the taste of the food.

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Some locales move to ban baggy pants

With underwear exposed, Pine Lawn, Mo., resident Jerome Williams, 17, (left) meets with his friends, Phil Drake, 18, (center) and Jerome Hamilton, 18, on Williams’ front porch on Nov. 13. Drake said he didn’t like the new city ordinance forbidding sagging pants that show underwear or skin.
Alex Lindsey’s comfort is the main reason that his black shorts sag a little more than an inch below his boxers – only noticeable if he were to lift his T-shirt.

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Cooking up a more appealing display


Students who enjoy the menu at the Central Valley’s only Chick-Fil-A, the new look of The Vintage Room and University Courtyard Dining Hall and the availability of fresher, healthier food have one person to thank – the newly hired Food Service Director, David Binkle.

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High Chlamydia rates spur reaction

Although Fresno State is located in the heart of the county with the highest chlamydia rate in California, the campus lacks a formal sexual health campaign or club. On top of this, contraceptive prices at the campus health center may rise this year due to new legislation.

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Students to receive more in financial aid

President Bush is expected to sign a bill that would increase federal student financial aid by $22 billion over the next five years – making it the largest investment in college financial aid since the GI Bill in 1944.

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