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What professional female engineers want young girls to know

Early in her career, when Tinnah Medina was on a construction site, she would look around to count how many women were in the same room as her. She was usually the only one. “But you know that’s what you ...

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‘I knew it was her.’ Student finds vintage image of grandmother

“Looking around I remember that building,” Martha Quintana-Sanchez said as she pointed to the University Student Union. “I remember going when it was first built. This place (the water fountain), I remember sitting here.” Three weeks ago, Quintana-Sanchez’s granddaughter, Elizabeth ...

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Fresno State student crowned Miss California tackles bullying

If there’s one thing Tara Broderick, a business marketing and accounting student, has taken away from competing in pageants, it’s her newfound voice. And as the newly-crowned Miss California, International Junior Miss 2018, she is using that voice to tackle ...

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Among 867 manuscripts, hers stood out

“Known by Salt,” a poetry submission by author Tina Mozelle Braziel, got much praise from the 2017 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry book contest reviewers.   Last December, Braziel was named the 2018 contest winner, receiving a $2,000 prize and ...

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‘The Post’ reminds journalists, citizens of need for free press

It’s 1971. The Washington Post staff awaits the Supreme Court decision following New York Times, Co. v United States, where the Nixon administration took the Times and the Post to court for publication of the “Pentagon Papers.” Editorial writer Meg ...

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Nine big moments we covered in 2017

Another year is in the books. As we head into 2018, let’s reflect on nine 2017 moments you most liked on our Instagram. MCJ Showcase It was a night of honors, laughs and respect for the media, communications and journalism ...

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Save Mart Center hosting annual blood drive event Monday

The Central California Blood Center is hosting the 14th annual Parker’s Pals Blood Drive and Marrow Registration at the Save Mart Center on Dec. 11 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Parker Fritsch, who was diagnosed with Philadelphia Positive Acute ...

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He is the backbone of university communications. After 30 years, he is retiring

Many have read his writing for Fresno State News, have seen him at countless campus events and may have recently read about his induction as a Hall of Fame fellow to the media, communications and journalism department in November. Tomorrow, ...

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These two students are feeding the homeless, and they need your help

Millions of families will come together this holiday season to enjoy festivities and new or old traditions. For two Fresno State students, a new tradition for them during the holidays will be to bring awareness about homelessness and delivering food ...

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Caffeine, finals go together like peanut butter and jelly for some at Fresno State

In the next few weeks, university students across the country will stock up on scantrons, barricade themselves in the library and fuel up on caffeine as they prepare for finals. But are some Fresno State students too dependent on caffeine ...

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University students gift books, crayons to young hospital patients

The holiday spirit of joy and giving came early to the young patients at Valley Children’s Hospital. It was all thanks to an idea more than a decade in the making from a Fresno State professor. “We wanted to do ...

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How ‘Justice League’ just missed the mark

Following the events of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the new movie, “Justice League,” tells the story of a grief-stricken world coping with the death of Superman. Meanwhile,  Bruce Wayne hunts for heroes to form a team to stop ...

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Media professionals join students for night of recognition

The green screens in the broadcast studio in the Speech Arts Building were traded for elegant black curtains last week as the media, communications and journalism department honored scholarship recipients, fellows and two hall of famers. Hannah Wrathall, a fourth-year ...

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Selling textbooks made easy by Bulldog Book Recycling

What if you could send all unwanted textbooks or books to a place where they would be put to good use? There is now, thanks to Fresno State alumnus Andrew Gong. Bulldog Book Recycling is an online book recycling hub, ...

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Learn about HIV prevention at this Fresno State event

An event this month will inform Fresno State students of resources available to prevent or treat HIV. Social Work 180, a class taught by associate professor Dr. Kris Clarke of the department of social work education will host the event ...

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Event will honor alumni of media, communications and journalism department

Ten alumni of the Fresno State media, communications and journalism department will be honored during the seventh MCJ Hall of Fame Induction and Scholarship Reception on Nov. 9 in the Speech Arts Building, Room 172. The event is hosted by ...

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Sugar skulls ease the fear of death for students

One cup of sugar, one tablespoon of meringue and one tablespoon of water were all students needed to create their own sugar skulls in preparation of El Día de los Muertos celebrations. Students of all backgrounds gathered Monday for a ...

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Political reporter gives insight into Trump administration

It is too early to tell if the Donald Trump administration is a successful one, according to Washington Post reporter Robert Costa, who spoke at Fresno State on Monday as part of the President’s Lecture Series. The event was held ...

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