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Students march to highlight violence against women

About two dozen female students marched through campus las week as part of the global One Billion Rising movement, which aims to bring awareness to violence against women. “Violence against women is something that is at the core of what ...

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Poll shows little support for New USU. A sign of things to come?

The debate for and against the New USU at Fresno State has begun as campaigning for Associated Students Inc. elections kicked off this week. An unofficial poll popped up Friday on a Facebook page that draws hundreds of Fresno State ...

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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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How good is good enough?

I began blogging just before I turned 18. Now, I’m 21 and between majoring in journalism, writing for a newspaper, writing for leisure and pursuing screenwriting – I have written a lot. I’ve been told that I am a strong ...

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Gun violence is preventable

By: Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor Last week, carnage took place at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Seventeen precious lives were lost on Valentine’s Day. The day of love turned into a day of grief, pain and violence. What a travesty! Mass ...

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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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Derek Carr is “DC4Hoops”

Former Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr introduced “DC4Hoops” Wednesday night and with that $4 tickets and free parking to all fans who want to attend the men’s basketball game on Feb. 24. “You guys filled up Bulldog Stadium earlier this ...

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Fresno State ASI elections kick off. Here’s who’s running

Crowded into a room on the third floor of the library, 43 candidates attended the all-candidates meeting Wednesday night to officially begin their campaigns for the 2018 Associated Students Inc. student elections. Election commissioner Ashon Haider and chief justice of ...

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Lawmaker’s Fresno State visit will promote student housing bill

California Assemblywoman Anna Caballero is scheduled to visit Fresno State on Thursday to introduce Assembly Bill 2784, which could implement the Emergency Student Housing Loan Program. The program aims to address the high cost of student living. It will provide ...

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Fresno State is holding a forum on substance use Thursday

Fresno State will be hosting “An Introduction to the Conversation About Substance Use” forum on Feb. 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the North Gym Room 118. The forum will focus on substance use on campus and around the ...

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Crash Course On Online Casinos

I could use some guidance. I’m a sophomore majoring in justice studies and planning to go to law school. This semester, I’m taking an advanced course about regulated industries considered controversial and/or hazardous to public health. Last week, students were ...

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Wagering on the Web

I have some friends in my hometown who like to gamble. I personally don’t gamble at all, and maybe that’s why I didn’t realize how much gambling was going on online these days. My friends never go to casinos, and ...

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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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Chicana faculty collaborate on book analyzing children’s literature

With the growing field of Chicano studies, three professors at Fresno State joined together last year to put together a book packed with some of the most necessary writings for youth of the Chicano culture. Dr. Laura Alamillo, associate dean ...

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Business school launches magazine

The inaugural issue of the “Central California Business Review” (CCBR) is hot off the press. The new local magazine features a range of topics including the labor market, agriculture and banking. It reports on different economic conditions and will forecast ...

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ASI Notebook: Budget deadlines, student health and a new senator

The Associated Student Inc. convened last week for a Valentine’s Day meeting, which addressed continued efforts to tackle the issues of mental health, drug awareness and homelessness on campus and to appoint a new senator of veteran and transfer affairs. ...

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Senators dispute finance proposals by ASI executive team

Associated Students Inc. Vice President of Finance Cam Patterson proposed two changes last week to the Sponsored Activity Grant procedures, drawing questions and concerns from several senators which then sparked a lengthy debate. The first amendment proposed by Patterson was ...

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The 2018 class just got better

The 2018 Fresno State football recruiting class has landed four-star offensive lineman Tyrone Sampson and three-star defensive lineman Alexandre Dumais. Sampson is one of the highest-rated players to ever commit to the Bulldogs. The Detroit East English Village Prep center ...

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