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Campaign seeks to slam dunk food insecurity among students

Throughout the month of March, Fresno State’s Student Cupboard will be campaigning to raise $50,000, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs and, for the second year, the accounting firm Moss Adams LLP. The ...

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The road to Kids Day

It was a race to the top spot Tuesday for Fresno State organizations who wanted to give back to the community for Valley Children’s annual Kids Day fundraiser. In 2016, Fresno State Army ROTC placed first by raising $7,603, Pi ...

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El bisnieto del revolucionista mexicano comparte su historia

This story is also available on The Collegian website in English.    Diego Flores Magón, el bisnieto del revolucionista mexicano intelectual y periodista Enrique Flores Magón, instruyó el rol de su bisabuelo en la Revolución y como él está preservando ...

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Fresno State alumnus A.J. Lacuesta will ‘move’ you

A group exercise instructor, veteran, fitness program director and choreographer walk onto campus. What do they all have in common? They are the same person. Meet A.J. Lacuesta: a man who does it all and still has time to fundraise ...

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A Lenten journey begins on campus

Students started their annual Lenten journey last week on Ash Wednesday, continuing to give up pleasures in honor of the religious practice. “Ash Wednesday is such an important day,” said Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro, who is Catholic. “I ...

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Great-grandson of Mexican Revolutionist shares history

Diego Flores Magón, great-grandson of Mexican Revolution intellectual and journalist Enrique Flores Magón, visited Fresno State on Feb. 21 to shed light on his great-grandfather’s role in the revolution, and how he is preserving and sharing his legacy. Romeo Guzman, ...

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Online tool helps create healthier lifestyle

Did you know there is a tool that can measure how many trees you’ll encounter on your way to the park? The Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development stopped by Fresno State on Tuesday to showcase the EnviroAtlas ...

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Pride in a new quad

About 100 people gathered, along with Victor E. III, as Fresno State formally dedicated the newly renovated quad Tuesday afternoon by cutting a red ribbon. “I am ecstatic to have such an aesthetically pleasing common area for students to study, ...

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Career Readiness Academy prepares Fresno for a better tomorrow

The Fresno State Division of Continuing and Global Education is hoping to enrich the Fresno community by offering free classes for persons wanting to brush up on their business skills through its Career Readiness Academy. The workshops, although part of ...

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Yogurtland gives back on International FroYo Day

Giving back to the Fresno community was the goal of the Yogurtland Campus Pointe team by celebrating International Frozen Yogurt Day with free yogurt on Monday. Green and pink decorations lit up the business, and more than 1,000 Fresnans came ...

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The Importance of “Discussing Whiteness”

A discussion entitled “Discussing Whiteness” was hosted by Fresno State’s Cross Cultural and Gender Center on Feb. 3 in a bid to create an open dialogue about the origin, what it means to be white and how to be a ...

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Committee discusses Bold New U interior, explores ideas

On Feb. 1, the Bold New U forum showcased the latest renderings and featured a discussion about the floor plans, costs, logistics and hopes for Bold New U. Dr. Frank Lamas, vice president for student affairs and enrollment management, began ...

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Remembering the passengers of the fatal 1948 Los Gatos flight

  American Book Award-winning author Tim Z. Hernandez drew an audience of over 100 people to officially launch his novel “All They Will Call You” at Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union on Jan. 27. The novel takes readers on an ...

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Money over sanctuary: Fresno responds to Mayor Brand’s stance

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand announced Fresno will not be a sanctuary city for its undocumented immigrants, and the people are responding. Jan. 25 Brand said he does not plan to make Fresno a sanctuary city because there is a possibility ...

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Tires slashed across from campus

On the morning of Jan. 24, approximately 36 cars had their tires slashed at North Park Apartments south of Shaw across from Fresno State. Many students and alumni of the university call the complex home, but they are now weary ...

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Students seek inspiration for a Bold New U

San Jose State University has an all new student union and Fresno State is hoping to lead by example and build a brand new student union – the Bold New Union. On Jan. 21, various members of Fresno State took ...

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Bitwise expands: a reason to stay in Fresno

When you think of technology start-ups, one’s mind tends to wander to the Silicon Valley. Well, Fresno is not too far from becoming a central hub for techies, thanks to Bitwise. According to the company’s website, Bitwise is a “mothership ...

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Quad reopens after a four-month renovations

Gone are the days of walking out of the Social Science building and around the Family Food Science building to get to the Henry Madden Library. The central quad of the Social Science, Family Food Science, McKee Fisk and Professional ...

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