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New dean says ‘the library was a refuge’

Libraries have always been a part of Delritta Hornbuckle’s life, no matter where she has been. “My father picked cotton on the fields of east Texas in the summers before trying to go to school,” she said as she reflected ...

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Worldwide earthquake drill set for Oct. 19

A “Great Shakeout” earthquake drill is planned for Thursday at Fresno State. The drill, scheduled for 10:19 a.m., is an opportunity for students to prepare for an earthquake, according to a campus-wide email. The email said that faculty and students ...

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Jewish Studies Minor to start next semester

Fresno State’s College of Social Sciences is starting a Jewish studies minor next spring. Dr. Jill Fields, the current program coordinator for the Jewish studies program, said that new courses will be offered for the new minor. The courses for ...

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Dorms are a home away from home

From Myanmar to Merced, students from all corners of the world call Fresno State their new home. They left a whole life back home when they began as college freshmen. And the transition from high school to college is not ...

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Panel to focus on the ‘Religion of Peace’

A panel on the “Religion of Peace” will be held in honor of the International Day of Conflict Resolution on Oct 16. The panelists include representatives from different religious affiliations from across the valley. The event will be held between ...

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‘Fresno State Focus’ begins airing on Oct. 11

Fresno State Media, Communications and Journalism students will be airing their first public affairs program, “Fresno State Focus,” of the Fall 2017 semester on Oct. 11. The first show will air at 6 p.m. on Comcast channel 94, and will ...

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Here’s how you can pie an ASI member on Tuesday

Have you ever wanted to pie someone in the face? Now is your chance. Students can throw a pie at an Associated Students, Inc. member on Tuesday as part of this week’s homecoming celebrations. “Pie an ASI” will be from ...

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Contract extension could mean more pay for faculty

California State University faculty might be receiving a salary boost within the next few years. The California Faculty Association’s (CFA) bargaining team and board of directors voted unanimously on Sept. 25 for a tentative agreement with California State University management ...

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He had a Fresno State ID card, meth and a knife, police say

A 44-year-old man was arrested Monday night after two female Fresno State students reported they were being followed on campus, police said. The two students reported a man, identified as Armando Rodriguez following them near the south side of the ...

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English faculty, Academic Senate show support for DACA students

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story said the English faculty at Fresno State was the first group to release a statement in support of undocumented students and the DACA program. It has been updated to reflect previous statements ...

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Castro’s $26 million campus renovation plan could see results by next fall

By next fall, students at Fresno State might be walking into remodeled classrooms. At least that’s the plan after Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced a $26 million project for campus renovations. “[A] critical ingredient to our success as ...

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Fresno State biology student awarded CSU scholarship

Shelby Paige Moshier, a senior biology student, was selected to receive the the 2017 California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. One student from all 23 CSU campuses is selected to receive a donor-funded scholarship. Moshier is a lab ...

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Fresno State to host African American Student Success Conference

The African American Student Success Conference, “Reclaiming My Time,” will be held on Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The featured keynote speaker will be Adrian Harris. The Fresno State Outreach and Special Programs is sponsoring the event ...

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Conley Art Building to undergo renovations

The Conley Art Building at Fresno State will begin facility renovations on Monday. The renovations include making facilities American with Disabilities Act, or ADA, compliant and adding gender inclusive restrooms. During the project, the restrooms on the second floor will ...

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This is how you can get into The Big Fresno Fair for free

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story listed the event date as Oct. 2. An updated version is below. Fresno State’s third annual “Feed the Need” food drive will take place on Monday, Sept. 25 to raise donations for the ...

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Students talk building and classroom upgrades

Last month, Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced the university will invest $26 million dollars in campus infrastructure by the year 2019. Fresno State students weighed in on what needs to be improved on campus. The funds would include ...

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Free showing of Frida Kahlo film in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

The celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month continues at Fresno State with a free showing of the film “Frida.” The film will be shown on Sept. 20 at 2:30 p.m. in the university’s Henry Madden Library, room 3212. The film portrays ...

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Madden Library welcomes new dean

Delritta Hornbuckle is the new dean of Library Services at the university’s Henry Madden Library. Hornbuckle will be filling the role of newly retired, Peter McDonald. She received her Masters of Library Science degree from the Pratt Institute in New ...

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