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It took a can of tuna to get these kitties down from an office ceiling

It turns out that all you need to get two trapped kittens and their mother down from a ceiling is a can of tuna. That’s what was used recently to capture two kittens and a mother cat who became trapped inside ...

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Gang member enters ‘not guilty’ plea in alleged murder of engineering student

Kenneth Lee, 20, an alleged Fresno gang member, pleaded not guilty in Fresno Superior Court on Thursday in the 2016 killing of Fresno State engineering student Barket Shita, 25, of Fresno. Lee was arrested on June 6 following a 19-month ...

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Want to be a peer adviser at Fresno State? Here are the training dates

The Cross Cultural and Gender Center at Fresno State recently announced it is recruiting students to join the center’s volunteer ‘Peers Supporting Peers’ program for the fall semester. According to Joury Robles, the graduate coordinator for LGBTQ+ services at the ...

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Jose Ramirez warms up before Saturday match. But his opponent won’t be there?

World Boxing Council super lightweight title holder Jose Ramirez electrified a near-capacity crowd on Fourth of July afternoon at the Tioga Sequoia Brewery’s beer garden with his lightning-quick hands. But he may not get to use them any time soon. ...

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Terry Tumey officially in as Fresno State’s new athletic director. First day is Aug. 1

Terry Tumey was formally introduced Monday as Fresno State’s new athletic director by President Dr. Joseph Castro. Castro first announced Tumey’s hiring on social media last Thursday. Tumey is currently the director of athletics, physical education, and recreation at Claremont-Mudd–Scripps ...

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This is all the construction happening at Fresno State this summer

It’s summer and the Fresno State campus may seem peaceful. But it’s not so. With construction projects underway, the university is taking advantage of the months free of student traffic. Associate Vice President for Facilities Management Tinnah Medina said there ...

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Arbor Place apartments catch fire, 22 people displaced near campus

Twenty-two people were displaced by a fast-moving blaze that heavily damaged two units at the Arbor Place apartment complex near Bulldog Stadium Friday afternoon. Fresno fire Battalion Chief Brad Driscoll said the department received calls around 2 p.m. reporting a ...

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New details accuse Fresno State president of forcing out athletic director in 2017

New details have emerged in a fight between Fresno State and its former athletic director. Jim Bartko, who resigned in 2017, said he didn’t leave the university by choice while Fresno State claims he did. New documents made public Thursday ...

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Former athletic director claims he was forced out last fall, Fresno State disagrees

Former Bulldogs Athletic Director Jim Bartko revealed on Wednesday he has filed a legal claim against the university because of what he characterized as “unlawful actions” against him in the last 10 months of his time at Fresno State and ...

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Fresno State breaks ground on new business building with executive classrooms

Campus leaders broke ground on Thursday morning for two new executive classrooms at the University Business Center. The classrooms are expected to be completed by the beginning of fall 2019. They will be located at the northeast corner of the ...

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Fresno State Establishes Institute for Media and Public Trust

A new institute at Fresno State will examine media literacy and “fake news” and will develop new strategies to restore trust in media, according to Fresno State News. The Institute for Media and Public Trust was established by President Dr. ...

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ASI President Demi Wack Promises ‘Change’ During Installment Ceremony

Incoming Associated Students, Inc. President Demi Wack and her fellow executive officers were officially sworn into office on Friday. The new members of the ASI senate were also sworn in during the annual ceremony held at the Satellite Student Union. ...

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Barton Avenue into Fresno State will be closed until Aug.18, university says

Vehicle and pedestrian traffic to Barton Avenue at Fresno State will be closed until Aug. 18 for an improvement project, according to the university’s facilities management office. Associate Vice President of that office, Tinnah Medina said the Barton Avenue work ...

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Five stories that shaped Fresno State this semester

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Ana Alcantar’s spirit continues to bloom

Ana Alcantar’s light continues to shine. The Jan and Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning is honoring the late Fresno State student through a sunflower pin. The pins were distributed at the Richter Center’s end of the year ...

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Fresno State celebrates 31st annual Powwow

Fresno State celebrated its 31st annual Native American Powwow at Maple Mall in front of the Satellite Student Union from May 4-6. The “We are still here” Powwow was organized by the Fresno State Neum Native American Student Association, and ...

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For first time since start of controversy, Fresno State president hears from public

They came one by one. Fresno State students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members and parents lined up to finally face President Dr. Joseph Castro about an online controversy that, two weeks in, was still fresh in their minds. In the ...

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Fresno State is hosting two forums to discuss recent controversy

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro said Monday that the university is hosting two forums this week so he and the community can discuss the recent controversy that has overtaken the campus. Nearly two weeks ago, English professor Randa Jarrar ...

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