‘There still is a fight for justice.’ MLK remembered on anniversary week

A Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration took place on Jan. 18th in the Peace Garden at Fresno State. The event featured speakers and performers and ended with the garlanding of the MLK statue.

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Faculty ‘deeply saddened’ after student dies

This story has been updated. Faculty and staff from the Fresno State Craig School of Business mourned the loss of one of its students, who died Wednesday. Ana Gabriela Alcantar, who was studying business administration and is from Porterville, died ...

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They aren’t your regular books or magazines. Behold, a zine

In a small room at Common Space in Downtown Fresno, a group of about a dozen people gathered to read. Except, it wasn’t the typical book or magazine. It was a zine. Zines normally draw inspiration from what the person ...

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What is happening with Bulldog Stadium?

The modernization of Bulldog Stadium is still happening – but it might take a while.   The Fresno Bee reported last week that Fresno State had “shelved” its $60 million Bulldog Stadium Modernization Project plans and was instead focused on upgrading ...

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ASI Notebook: Two Senators announce their resignation

The Associated Students Inc. convened Wednesday evening for the first meeting of the spring 2018 semester. Announcement of resignations The meeting began with the surprise resignation announcements from two senators – Senator of Veteran and Transfer Affairs Cody Sedano and ...

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Kaiser to make health care more accessible for young adults

Kaiser Permanente is expanding its health coverage free of charge to uninsured and low-income young adults who can not afford to purchase health insurance. The Community Health Care Program’s coverage includes preventive care, medication and vision services, according to a ...

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Commentary: The vanishing Obama presidency ‘is like it never happened’

By Jeff Bergner The Virginian-Pilot One year ago, Barack Obama’s presidency came to an end. His election as the nation’s first black president was a major accomplishment for him and for the nation. Time will never erase that achievement. But ...

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They shared the same stage, now he wants a statue to honor him

After his friend and fellow performer died this month, Jamaal Bethea hopes to keep his legacy alive. Earlier this month, Fresno State sophomore Omar Nemeth died from an apparent drug overdose after spending the night at the Delta Sigma Phi ...

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Will the ‘Dogs persevere?

A 3-3 record in Mountain West Conference play is fitting for the Bulldogs men’s basketball team that has been so hot and cold to start the season. After a seven-game win streak that ran from the middle of November to ...

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‘HAZE’: Not your parents’ college movie

“HAZE” is not your typical movie about hazing. Sure, it may depict college life similarly to other college-themed movies, but what sets it apart is the exploration of choices in the lives of young adults. Inspired by research done by ...

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Trump admin will ask Supreme Court to overturn DACA ruling

By Joseph Tanfani Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON – The Justice Department said Tuesday it will ask the Supreme Court to overturn a federal judge’s ruling that prevents President Donald Trump from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, ...

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CSU faculty are not happy with California’s governor

California State University professors are not happy with California’s Gov. Jerry Brown. Their reason: underfunding of universities. In a news release on Jan. 10, the California Faculty Association (CFA) slammed Brown for failing to “honor the promise of access to ...

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No plan to punish fraternity after death, Castro says at assembly

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro addressed past and future accomplishments in his spring 2018 faculty and staff assembly held Thursday. The event at the Save Mart Center gave Castro the opportunity to meet face to face with faculty and ...

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He was wheeled out of frat house after fatally overdosing on Xanax

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated with additional information The death of the Fresno State student is being blamed on an accidental drug overdose. At a news conference on Thursday, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said that investigators believe ...

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Student who died after frat house visit identified

This story has been updated with new information. The Fresno State student who died Wednesday after he was rushed from the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house to Saint Agnes Medical Center has been identified. The Fresno County Sheriff-Coroner’s office on ...

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Fresno State has a new interim Title IX coordinator

Fresno State selected Jamie Pontius-Hogan as the interim Title IX coordinator starting Jan. 10. Pontius-Hogan has been the assistant dean of students and director of student conduct since 2015. Her temporary appointment will be full-time until a permanent coordinator is ...

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Get $10 off to see the Harlem Globetrotters by donating a book

The Save Mart Center is partnering with the Fresno County Public Library to bring books to young children in Fresno. A book drive is running until Dec. 15. The library is accepting new and gently used books of all varieties, ...

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Save Mart Center hosting annual blood drive event Monday

The Central California Blood Center is hosting the 14th annual Parker’s Pals Blood Drive and Marrow Registration at the Save Mart Center on Dec. 11 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Parker Fritsch, who was diagnosed with Philadelphia Positive Acute ...

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