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MCJ department to showcase student work

The department of Media, Communications and Journalism will host its “Showcase of Excellence” on Wednesday. The event will be held in North Gym, Room 118, from 5 to 7 p.m. Students will receive awards from the five options offered within ...

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Food historian to share research

Dr. Jeffrey Pilcher, a food historian will present his research on Tuesday in a lecture titled “Dos Equis or Five Rabbit? Beer and Taste in Greater Mexico.” The event, part of the Chicano/Latin America Studies Speaker Series, will be held ...

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Ag secretary witnesses ‘the future’ of agriculture

On Monday, Karen Ross, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, spent the day visiting the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno State. Ross saw what students have been working on in the agriculture department. ...

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Conference to recruit Asian American students to college

The CSU Asian American and Pacific Islander Initiative, will host the “Journey to Success Conference” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday in North Gym 118. The event aims to encourage Asian-American high school students from across the Valley ...

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Brand to speak at annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration

Fresno mayor Lee Brand will be the keynote speaker at Fresno State’s annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration on April 24, at 7 p.m. at the Armenian Genocide Monument. The event will honor the 102nd anniversary of the 1915 genocide where 1.5 ...

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Herrera’s second term to be celebrated in Washington D.C.

Juan Felipe Herrera’s second term as the United States Poet Laureate will be celebrated on April 26 at the Library of Congress. The event titled “Speak the People/the Spark/el Poema,” will include musical performances and a panel discussion.. The performances ...

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Turkish lawyer and writer to speak on Armenian Genocide

Fethiye Çetin, humans rights lawyer and author from Istanbul, Turkey will present her lecture titled “Echo of Silence” on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Berberian Social Hall of St. Paul Armenian Church in Fresno. Çetin learned from her grandmother that ...

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Maischak placed on paid leave after Trump tweets

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced Tuesday that history professor Dr. Lars Maischak was immediately placed on paid leave for the remainder of the spring semester. The decision came after deliberation between university administration and the California Faculty Association. ...

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Hopes, dreams live on after Hufft’s death

The hopes and dreams of Dr. Bradley Hufft still seem to be alive at Fresno State as student music echoes the halls of the music building where roses were placed outside his office door. The passion for music continues with ...

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Event shines light on sexual assault victim silence

Fresno State Athletic Director Jim Bartko and guest speaker Tim Mousseau spoke to students about an experience most choose to keep a secret – sexual assault. The talk titled “Retaking Our Story: Re-Framing The Sexual Assault Conversation,” was an alternative ...

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Boyd to retire after 38 years of service

Bob Boyd, associate vice president for facilities management, will be retiring in June. Boyd has served the Fresno State community for 38 years since he began as a student assistant in Plant Operations. He has maintained the 3 million-square-foot campus ...

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Resource fair will discuss how to live a meaning life

Fresno State’s gerontology program and the California State University Institute for Palliative Care in partnership with the Food Security Project, will be host a resource fair Wednesday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Speakers Platform. Participants ...

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CSU Bakersfield ethics director to give lecture

Dr. Christopher Meyers, director of the Kegley Institute of Ethics at California State University, Bakersfield, will present a lecture Wednesday, April 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Engineering East Room 191. Meyer’s talk is titled, “Bioethics: The Role of ...

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Showcasing the ‘magic’ of Camp Kesem

Fresno State’s Camp Kesem chapter raised more than $24,000 at its second annual “Make the Magic” fundraising event Saturday at the Fort Washington Golf & Country Club. The event was the biggest fundraising opportunity the group has had, so far, ...

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Candidates reach the finish line, Zante wins presidency

Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) election results for senators and executive members with Blake Zante elected as next year’s president were announced Thursday at the University Student Union pavilion. Some 3,228 students voted in this year’s ASI elections, according to Destiny ...

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2017 ASI election results

Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. announced the results for their 2017 elections Thursday at the University Student Union pavilion. ASI Elections Commissioner Destiny Armendariz announced the results and said 3,228 students voted in this year’s election. The winning ASI candidates ...

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Ballot offers two referendums

ASI referendum Associated Students, Inc. is proposing a referendum to add two additional senate seats to its current body of 15 senators and four executives. The addition would change Article IV of its bylaws. The two proposed senate positions are: ...

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Blake Zante: Making students a priority

Born and raised in the Valley, Blake Zante is no stranger to Fresno State. He remembers coming to football games as a child and realized that Fresno State was the school for him. “I live and breathe Fresno State. I’m ...

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