Author Archives: Jessica Johnson

Beer me! Fresno State may allow alcohol sales at sport events

California State University Chancellor Timothy White has now made it possible again for alcohol to be sold and advertised at university athletic events. White said in a news release that because a majority of students, faculty and staff are of ...

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The bell rings again, Taco Bell to reopen next semester

After Fresno State’s Taco Bell Express closed its doors on April 28 of last semester to create space for a more health conscious dining facility, plans are halted and the student favorite is coming back. Deborah Adishian-Astone, Vice President for ...

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Fresno State alumnus wins big on Jeopardy

It has been an exciting three days for Fresno State alumnus, Peter Guekguezian, after winning $44,800 on the game show Jeopardy! “This has been a lifelong dream,” Guekguezian said in an interview with the Fresno Bee. After auditioning three times ...

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Emil Milevoj named director of Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

After a nationwide search, Emil Milevoj has been named director of Fresno State’s Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Milevoj will succeed interim director Dr. Scott Moore, dean of the Division of Continuing and Global Education In addition to his ...

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Yearlong projects come to life

The 10th annual Projects Day celebrated more than 100 Lyles College of Engineering student projects on Tuesday in the Satellite Student Union. The free, public showcase exhibited year-long projects related to manufacturing and energy solutions, solar, wastewater treatment, security, irrigation ...

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Students need to watch “13 Reasons Why” – with caution

  Netflix dropped an instant hit among millions of viewers in March with “13 Reasons Why.” The 13-episode series touched on topics like: alcohol abuse, rape, stalking, sexual abuse, anxiety and of course, suicide. The television-adaptation is based on the ...

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Men’s soccer scores a championship

After a season of weak showings, the Fresno State Men’s Soccer Club finished its season by winning the West Coast Soccer Association National Showcase League Cup in Temecula, California on April 30. Despite having scored only five goals the entire ...

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Deaf Education celebrates 200 years

Deaf Education’s 200th anniversary was celebrated on April 28 by more than 400 people dedicated to the educational experience of learning what deafness is and how communication barriers can be broken down. “Our 200th Anniversary of Deaf Education event will ...

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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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