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A ‘Big Show’ comes to Fresno State’s Homecoming Week

Comedy Central’s “Workaholics” and “Pitch Perfect” star Adam Devine was booked as the headliner for USU Productions’ Big Show last Thursday, with “The Mindy Project’s” Fortune Feimster and “Spy’s” Adam Ray set to open the show. “Adam Devine is a ...

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It may be fall, but this greenery doesn’t change

There is a place on campus where students can get their fix on student-produced plants and produce. It’s the Fresno State Horticulture Nursery. The nursery is part of Fresno State’s 1,011-acre farm. It produces house and landscape plants, trimmed flowers ...

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Fresno State gets moving

For many college students, maintaining a healthy lifestyle may seem like a burden on time and finances, but Fresno State is trying to change that mindset with its “Healthy Campus Week” campaign, held last week. The weeklong campaign exposed students ...

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‘American Assassin’ is the action movie we’ve been searching for

Watch your six because “American Assassin” is an unconventional thrill ride with epic fight scenes, big guns, fast cars and shameless characters around every corner. The screenplay, inspired by the novel by Vince Flynn, ditches the typically formulated action plot ...

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Panelists exhibit ways to talk politics

What has become a taboo conversation in the break room and an uncomfortable topic at the Thanksgiving dinner table was faced head-on last week by two nationally-known speakers at Fresno State as they exhibited a new way to discuss politics ...

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Fresno State nationally ranked No. 3 for graduation rate performance

Fresno State picked up yet another honorable ranking on Tuesday. U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 Best College ranked Fresno State the third highest of best public universities in the nation for graduation rate performance. The university ranked No. 4 ...

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Students rally in support of DACA

For approximately 1,200 Fresno State students, Tuesday morning was a long time coming. They heard an announcement from the White House about the future of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, after rumors swirled the program would be ...

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CineCulture club film screenings: ‘Watch with an open mind’

What began as an on-campus club, CineCulture has blossomed into an academic course that engages with community members who wish to discuss independent filmography at film screenings CineCulture puts on. Club adviser and instructor Dr. Mary Husain has been preparing ...

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Dog Days offered students a glimpse of their future

Summer: the long-awaited rest period when college students pick up full-time work schedules or get ahead on units and save the weekends for traveling with friends or binge watching Netflix series in the dark. For newly graduated high school seniors ...

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Fresno State welcomes 169 international students, with more to come

Fresno State International Student Services and Programs (ISSP) welcomed 169 international students from across the globe during an International Student Orientation in the Satellite Student Union. More than 100 new undergraduate students and 53 new graduate students flew in from ...

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Convocation ‘17: Professor Jes Therkelsen wants Fresno State students to ‘have the courage to be curious’

Fresno State welcomed over 6,000 incoming undergraduate and graduate students to the university on Monday at the New Student Convocation in the Save Mart Center. Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro along with university administrators were introduced to the crowd ...

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Fresno State plans to invest 26 million dollars to modernize campus infrastructure

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced the university’s priority in updating the campus’s physical infrastructure. Over the course of the 2017-18 academic year, the university will invest $26 million in projects toward the modernization of the 70-year-old campus site, ...

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This is how Fresno State students reacted to the Charlottesville protests

Tension and tragedy quaked Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend as demonstrations by white supremacist groups were brought onto University of Virginia campus Aug. 11. But the effects rippled outside of the campus and city, sparking cross-country reactions like those from ...

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Save Mart Center will hold multi-agency disaster drills, here’s what you need to know

As natural disasters continue to rage on in Fresno County and surrounding areas, various public safety agencies will be holding disaster drills beginning on July 24 at the Save Mart Center. American Ambulance, Clovis Fire, Fresno Fire, Fresno County Fire, ...

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Why I write: the discovery of my truth

Between the ages of 2 and 8 I spent quite a bit of time at my grandparents’ home in Farmersville. That little yellow house was my favorite place in the world. When I wasn’t outside in the yard helping Grandpa ...

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Have you bought Fresno State sweet corn yet? Hundreds have. And here’s why.

About 200 sweet corn lovers showed up bright and early on Friday to the Gibson Farm Market for the annual Fresno State sale. Some community members, like Stephen Webb, 57, were out as early as 4 a.m. with folding chairs ...

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Humans of Fresno State Exclusive: Dr. Joseph Castro says ‘there’s a whole lot more to do’ after graduation

The first day we launched Humans of Fresno State, Khone, visuals editor for The Collegian, and I headed out on campus to find our first group of humans – just a reporter and a photographer looking to get a glimpse ...

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Entrepreneurs showcase business concepts

The University Business Center breathed with accomplishment and innovation on Tuesday as young Fresno State student entrepreneurs showcased their business concepts during the third annual 157 Entrepreneurship Expo. Approximately 30 entrepreneurship students were required to participate in the expo as ...

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