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Hmong culture spreads throughout campus

Music, history, language and traditional clothing were shared with the campus community April 28 as Hmong culture was brought to life at the University’s Speaker’s Platform in honor of Hmong Day. “Here at Fresno State, we do serve a large ...

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Students seek inspiration at a young age

More than 500 Central Valley Asian-American and Pacific Islander students visited Fresno State’s North Gym to hear from community leaders to inspire a “journey to success.” The CSU Asian-American and Pacific Islander Initiative brought the third-annual “Journey to Success” conference ...

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The last bell has rung, say goodbye to Taco Bell

The university’s Taco Bell location will no longer be an option for Fresno State students effective on Friday. Last week students heard the university Taco Bell will be closing its doors just weeks before the semester ends. Taco Bell employees ...

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Students go ‘Back in Time’ with a classic movie

Fresno State’s 43rd annual Vintage Days’, “Cruisin Through the ‘50s,” hosted “Flick Night” on April 22, projecting the 1985 cult classic “Back to the Future” on a giant, inflatable screen. Approximately 100 attendees were captivated by the time traveling hijinks ...

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Secret service investigating university lecturer’s tweets

An investigation is underway after a Fresno State history professor used Twitter to express his disapproval of President Donald Trump by making what some are calling “violent” and “threatening” remarks. Currently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Secret ...

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Students step up for community building

Several Fresno State students spent their spring break developing a community garden at Stone Soup Fresno, an organization that strives for positive change in Southeast Asian refugee families. The students are part of Fresno State’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB), a ...

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HackFresno: Turning an idea into prototype

HackFresno took over the North Gym Friday as over 100 students came to make a simple idea into a benefit for the community. Students arrived last Friday and were split into five-person teams, then assigned to create a prototype based ...

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Knife held at Fresno State student’s throat during robbing near Bulldog Stadium

Just after midnight Saturday, Fresno State police arrived to Bulldog Lane and Ninth Street, near Bulldog Stadium, after a student had been robbed by three black men. The student was approached by the three men, two of which held a ...

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Collegian to be honored for ‘The Collegian Day’

Fresno’s City Hall will proclaim April 6 as “The Collegian Day” to recognize the student-run newspaper’s triumphs in this year’s California Collegiate Media Association statewide competition. “The Collegian Day” was proclaimed by Councilmember Paul Caprioglio for the second consecutive year. ...

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Mock Trial nationals team does not neglect young talent

Hand-picked members from the Fresno State Mock Trial team will be heading to Los Angeles for the 33rd annual American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) National Championship Tournament (NCT) with some of the youngest talent on the team. Out of 10 ...

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César Chávez celebrated by members of the community

Aztec dancers ushered in the 21st annual César Chávez Garlanding and Celebration at Fresno State, Wednesday, March 29 as the university celebrated Farmworkers Awareness Week. The celebration kicked off with performances by the Aztec dancers, and Los Danzantes de Aztlan. ...

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Fresno State Mock Trial going to nationals

The Fresno State Mock Trial team will head down the California coast next month to compete in the 33rd annual American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) National Championship Tournament (NCT). The team will step foot on the University of California, Los ...

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Future Bulldogs explore Fresno State

On Preview Day 2017, future Bulldogs stepped foot on campus to explore where they will spend the next chapter of their lives. Approximately 3,500 incoming freshmen and transfer students visited Fresno State on Saturday to preview what to expect at ...

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Greeks discuss how to become better known, reduce stigmas

The Greek chapters at Fresno State are on a mission to be taken seriously and lose the stigma surrounding Greek life on and off campus. There are 11 affiliated fraternities and five affiliated sororities at Fresno State, and all 16 ...

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Career fair brings opportunities and a protest

The “Recruit Down the 99” Career and Internship Fair at the Save Mart Center brought opportunities, job possibilities and a protest, last week. The first and second floors of the Save Mart Center were full of employers looking for students ...

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ICE recruiting plans at Save Mart Center job fair draw scrutiny on social media

On Wednesday, recruiters from the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency are scheduled to take part in a job fair at the Save Mart Center. The plans drew scrutiny Tuesday night on social media as some expressed concerns, even after Fresno ...

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Greeks celebrate 3.14 GPAs on Pi Day

About 467 members of Fresno State fraternities and sororities were invited on Tuesday to celebrate their 3.14 GPAs and above, on national Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 in honor of the rounded-up ratio of a circle’s ...

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Native American culture sews students to their heritage

At Fresno State, you learn a lot about other’s cultures through lectures and presentations but tribal elders Corky Mills and Millie Richards Vela are literally putting tradition in your hands. “The Shawl Project: Winyan Omnicha – Gathering of the Women” ...

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