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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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New transportation institute arrives to Fresno State

After approval from the Fresno County Transportation Authority Board, Fresno State will now be home to a Transportation Institute. According to a university news release, the institute will provide students with the opportunity to collaborate with staff and professionals in ...

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No punishment for tobacco ban violation

Although tobacco is now banned at Fresno State and the entire California State University system, there are currently no specific punishment for those who may violate the rule. The ban came as an executive order announced by CSU chancellor Timothy ...

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Meet ASI’s two newest senators

Amber Malhi and Cody Sedaño are the newest senators at Associated Students, Inc. and they are filling the student government’s two newest positions. They have plans to get their constituents active, involved and ready to share their voices. As a ...

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Una nueva oficina satélite policial ofrece seguridad

This story is also available on The Collegian website in English.  Una nueva propuesta para la seguridad ha sido establecida para Fresno State y su comunidad. La comunidad de El Dorado Park es el nuevo hogar de la oficina satélite ...

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New police satellite office near campus offers safety

A new bid for safety has been established for Fresno State and it’s surrounding community. The El Dorado Park community is now home to a Fresno Police Department satellite office after the ribbon cutting on Aug. 15. The station is ...

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