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Bulldogs bulldoze Bonnies

Nothing captured the Fresno State lacrosse team’s dominance over St. Bonaventure more than the Dogs’ fifth goal. Midfielder Hannah Krats forced a turnover, then outran the entirety of the Bonnies’ defenders, passed the ball directly into Ryleigh Bone’s stick and ...

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For black students, ‘Sistah to Sistah’ brings sisterhood to a new level

Each woman of the Sistah to Sistah! club walks in with her own baggage, her own worries and her own responsibilities. But through each other, they all find companionship and comfort. “I’m stressed all the time. I’m going to school ...

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Interim Athletic Director makes presence felt

Steve Robertello has taken the reins of an athletic department facing a flood of questions about its future. Robertello was appointed interim director of athletics after Jim Bartko’s resignation from the position in November. The athletic department Robertello took control ...

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Let’s keep talking about ‘Black Panther’

“Black Panther” is dominating the box office, and capturing the hearts of critics and casual moviegoers alike. It captured my heart, that’s for sure. The film was sound in all aspects: plot, character development, action and salient sociopolitical themes. But ...

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Bulldogs’ defensive coordinator leaves

Orlondo Steinauer is returning to the Canadian Football League after one season as the Bulldogs’ defensive coordinator. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Thursday that Steinauer would be joining the team as an assistant head coach for the 2018 season. This is ...

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They’re over 50 and take university classes – for fun

Imagine getting a second chance at going to school, without the stress of exams or grades – or parking. That’s what students over the age of 50 are experiencing with courses made available to them at Fresno State by the ...

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Lacrosse team gets called out for 39 fouls before loss

The Fresno State lacrosse team had 39 fouls called on them in its 22-12 loss against Vanderbilt. Head coach Jessica Giglio is blaming anyone and anything but the officials. “I’m never going to blame an official for winning or losing ...

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Lacrosse wins back-and-forth battle

Fresno State lacrosse surged late in their home-opener to earn a victory against Mercer University. Fresno State’s largest lead was four goals, and that was the lead they finished the game with, beating the Bears 15-11. The ‘Dogs spent the ...

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50 Shades of Over

I don’t think I’ll ever be able to forgive my girlfriend for what she put me through on Valentine’s Day three years ago. The film adaptation of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” novel had just arrived in theaters and I ...

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Valley’s Spanish-speakers lack oral health information

The Central Valley Health Policy Institute has found that Spanish-speaking Latinos are less informed on oral health than people that speak English. The report is a result of DentaQuest Foundation’s grassroots engagement initiative. The initiative is aimed at supporting change ...

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Lamas to be honored by national organization

Dr. Frank Lamas, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, was selected as the recipient of the 2018 Fred Turner Award for Outstanding Service to Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA). The award recognizes a NASPA member of ...

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National Signing Day is over

Head football coach Jeff Tedford addressed the media last week about the 15 new additions to the Bulldog roster. National Signing Day had just wrapped up. Tedford is walking away from this recruitment period happy with the process and results. ...

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First-ever home victory

If you heard a ruckus around the Fresno State Aquatic Center last Friday evening, you can pin it on the Fresno State water polo team. In front of a packed crowd, the Bulldogs’ water polo team dominated Fresno Pacific University ...

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Music is cool. Music industry? Not so much

Music is awesome, and it’s more accessible than ever. For $10 a month, all of the music you could ever want is yours. Streaming services have made discovering artists, albums and songs easier than it has ever been. Gone are ...

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Diamond ‘Dogs are back

You would think after losing half of its starting positional players and its best pitcher from last season, a team would be worried to start the new season. But Fresno State’s softball team remains relaxed. “Nobody is really too amped ...

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Jewish holiday served as day to plant trees, celebrate studies

The Jewish Studies program honored a long-standing Jewish tradition on Wednesday by celebrating new beginnings within nature and the university program. Tu B’Shevat, New Year for the Trees, is a Jewish holiday dedicated to the growth of the fruit trees ...

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Happy Birthday, Mom

My dad loves calling my mom a superhero. I never used to pay the sentiment any mind. It was cute, sure, but I think I used to be too narrow minded to truly understand what he meant when he would ...

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‘Dogs shutdown Air Force

Fresno State proved to be too much for the Falcons Monday night. Guard Aly Gamez was a major contributor. She had 15 points, five assists and seven steals in the 64-48 home victory over the Falcons. The bulk of those ...

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