Author Archives: Jessica Lester

Tickets at a student’s price

Looking for something fun to do with your friends this summer without breaking anyone’s wallet? Just by being students at Fresno State, you don’t have to look any further than the University Student Union.

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About getting around

This semester had been going pretty well. I like my classes and I have a good job situation that pertains to my crazy schedule. Everything would be golden in my life if it weren’t for one thing: the insufferable new roundabouts on campus. I hate those stupid roundabouts!

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Expert measures students using Bod Pod

One of the most reliable weight tests in the last ten years is available on campus – the Bod Pod. A 40-second session in the Bod Pod tells a person everything from their daily caloric intake to the amount of body fat they have.

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Here lies tasteful mourning

AND THE AWARD FOR THE MOST MORBID invention of the century goes to — Vidstone!

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Lights, camera… dance

The Portable Dance Troupe starts a dance for their ‘Dances on the Edge’ show that is ending this week. The dancers in the ensemble are, from left to right: Jacob Carillo, Courtney Perry, Chris Buebscle and Lindsay Theis.
Friday night was the first showing of the Portable Dance Troupe (PDT) performance of Dances on the Edge, a presentation reflecting the current social and political situation in our country.

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Club refreshes recycling with REI


A new club on campus has put its efforts together to bring environmental awareness to Fresno. The slogan of the Student Environmental Awareness Club (SEAC) is simple – “Think Global! Act Local!”

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$4.5 million grant given for research

A $4.5 million research grant was given to Fresno State by the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, part of the National Institute of Health, to build a state-of-the-art laboratory for biomedical research over the next five years.

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Expo attracts service-minded

The volunteering spirit of Fresno State students showed through at the Services to the Community Expo on Wednesday. The fifth annual event provided the opportunity to gain information on non-profit organizations, community service-learning and career opportunities.

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