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Student Health Center accredited by AAAHC

After three years of preparation, the Student Health and Counseling Center earned its accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC) during the association’s inspection in February. The AAAHC’s stamp of approval is one of the highest levels of ...

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‘Water’ you learning about? Students showcase water sustainability projects

The third-annual Reading About Water Student Showcase kicked off in the Henry Madden Library on Monday. The showcase is coordinated by the Fresno State Water Cohort, which includes faculty representatives from colleges from across the university, and displays the work ...

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Community pulls together to resettle Syrian refugee families

A panel discussion at Fresno state Tuesday night provide insight into community efforts to settle 27 refugee families to their new life in America. Speakers offered their thoughts during the “Refugees Assistance Work in the Central Valley” panel. Wasan Abu ...

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ASI elections kick off

After months of campaigns, informational forums, and social media marketing students are at the polls. The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) elections kicked off on Tuesday with a Ballot Bash outside the Kennel Bookstore. Polling stations were set up with laptops ...

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Wind festival shows music is thriving in schools

The Fresno State Music Building was lively as piccolo players fluttered through scales, clarinet players tuned their instruments and trumpet solos rang through the halls. The College of Arts and Humanities welcomed approximately 1,500 students to campus for the 39th ...

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Congratulations, you failed

I used to think failure would bring calamity to my reality. After I moved away to school, I was placed in an entire new realm where failure was seen as almost a criterion for success. I listened to countless speakers ...

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Lecture shines light on power of whistleblowers

The Department of Social Work Education welcomed a Fulbright scholar and University of Lapland professor to the Henry Madden Library on March 15 to present a lecture about whistleblowing. Laura Tiitinen presented her lecture: “Whistleblowing in the Finnish Child Protection ...

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Students learn about other’s struggles through ‘tours’ of oppression

If a friend asked you to put yourself in their shoes, would you? What would you learn? University Courtyard, the housing department at Fresno State, encouraged students and community members to take on such a task by participating in the ...

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Festival introduces the young to university life

Fresno State welcomed students from an estimated 200 elementary schools that participated in the 59th Peach Blossom Festival, hosted by the department of communications. Students ranging from kindergarten to sixth grade recited poetry by famous poets, such as Dr. Seuss ...

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‘The road to recovery’ does not have to be traveled alone

Fresno State’s Alpha Phi Sigma chapter and Project Rebound gave a warm welcome Tuesday night to Gabriel Hernandez, a pastor who speaks about his past as a gang member to help mentor at-risk youth. Once a native of Fresno, Hernandez ...

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Nothing ‘Cliche’ about marching to a new beat

Snares are sizzling, bass drums are rumbling and marimba keys are skipping because the Bulldog Marching Band has taken the floor with its new indoor winter percussion team, Red Wave Indoor. Its 2017 show is titled “Cliche.” The concept is ...

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Final Fresno State Talks shines light on Bob Dylan, poetry

Fresno State Talks concluded its fifth year as a lecture series on Feb. 22 with a discussion by Dr. Timothy Skeen, who analyzed Bob Dylan’s contribution to poetry. The talk titled “The Times They Are a-Changin’: Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan ...

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Students learn of sexism in the black community

A Black Lives Matter organizer and Los Angeles professor examined sexism within the Black community during a speech on Feb. 17, helping students find ways to equality. The Cross Cultural and Gender Center’s African-American and Gender Programs and Services welcomed ...

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Campaign asks how ‘Men can stop rape’

Fresno State’s Cross Cultural and Gender Center (CCGC) is asking men on campus to take a stand against sexual assault by participating in the poster campaign, “Men Can Stop Rape.” The campaign consists of a series of images of men ...

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Citrus packing couldn’t ‘Bee Sweet’er

Fresno State’s Grosse Industrial Technology Building filled with the smell of fresh citrus and a buzz of excitement as the Jordan College of Agriculture and Industrial Technologies welcomed guests Feb. 8 to view its new packing line. For Jim Marderosian, ...

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“All the single ladies put your hands up!”

Ah singledom. Ironically, it’s sort of a love-hate relationship. I’m single. A simple definition (courtesy of dictionary.com) is: “a person unmarried or not involved in a stable relationship.” Yep, that sounds about right. I’ve been single the entirety of my ...

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Lobby efforts planned to oppose tuition hike

A sea of pamphlets reading “Reclaim CSU” were held by students during an informational meeting on Feb. 1 to discuss lobbying on the possible tuition increase in the next academic year. “Given that most CSU (California State University) students already ...

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A Horrible Case of Writer’s Block

It’s happened.  For the past week I’ve had writer’s block. I like to journal and I tend to be very aware of my feelings at all times.  The truth is not everyone has an interest in knowing how many times ...

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