Library to feature Fresno State graduate’s art

Artist and Fresno State graduate Corky Normat’s artwork will be showcased in an exhibition at the Henry Madden Library. The exhibition, “Places You Know, Places You’ve Been: 66 Years of Art by C. Normart,” will be displayed from Feb. 10 ...

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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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Fresno State students have a newly-renovated health center

A renovated pharmacy and a new administrative suite were the center of attention last Wednesday as the Student Health and Counseling Center held an open house that showcased recent renovations.   Work began two years ago and took longer to ...

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Concerto competition prepares students for life after college

Matthew Smoke sits in a small practice room upstairs in the Music Building at Fresno State, waiting for his turn to perform a viola concerto. Nearly a year of practice has come to this moment. Smoke is just one of ...

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Fresno State sports announcer donates kidney

Paul Loeffler is known as the voice of Bulldog sports, but most recently has become a voice for giving back to others. He recently donated a kidney to his friend R. Michael Alexander. Loeffler returned home from UC San Francisco ...

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ASI Notebook: Budgets, mental health and rec center upgrades

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) voted to approve some major action items during a meeting Jan. 31, including a revised ASI budget and funding for an ASI Impact Grant. ASI Impact Grant sparks debate among senators A revised ASI budget ...

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Castro to be honored as Linked Learning ‘champion’

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro was named 2018 “Linked Learning Educator Champion” by the The Linked Learning Alliance. The Linked Learning Alliance organization said its work is based on making education relevant to students. The organization provides real-world and ...

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Meet the new booth on the block

After 2 ½ years at Fresno State without a booth, dance club Ritmo y Pasión is now one of the 27 club and organization booths that are featured in front of the University Student Union. The Ritmo y Pasión club, ...

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ASI plans to tackle thousands in reserve funds

Two weeks ago, during the first Associated Students Inc. (ASI) meeting of the spring 2018 semester, ASI senators discussed various ways to spend an enormous reserve fund of $700,000.   Where did the reserve come from? ASI vice president of ...

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After losing her best friend, she wants to help others with mental illness

It’s a difficult task for Anyssa Molina to understand why her best friend did what she did. Fresno State student Ana Alcantar, 21, died on Jan. 17. A spokesman from the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office said her death was by ...

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Congressmen speak with DACA students

With many still questioning the future of immigration reform, two congressmen came to Fresno State last week to speak face-to-face with undocumented students at the center of a debate that seeks to provide some relief for young immigrants. Rep. David ...

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Book club seeks to bring awareness to water issues

A Fresno State group is hoping to make a difference throughout the campus with the help of a single book. The Fresno State Water Cohort started reading the book “Water 4.0: The Past, Present and Future of the World’s Most ...

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Among 867 manuscripts, hers stood out

“Known by Salt,” a poetry submission by author Tina Mozelle Braziel, got much praise from the 2017 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry book contest reviewers.   Last December, Braziel was named the 2018 contest winner, receiving a $2,000 prize and ...

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Fresno State professor selected by magazine as ‘emerging scholar’

Fresno State associate professor Larissa Mercado-Lopez is featured in “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education” magazine as a 2018 Emerging Scholar. Mercado-Lopez is among 15 other individuals featured as “emerging scholars” in the magazine’s January edition. The magazine explains that the ...

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Memories of Ana Alcantar light up during campus vigil

The brother of the Fresno State student who died last week told her friends during a vigil Thursday to cherish their loved ones. “Life is too short, too precious, too delicate. One day we’re fine and the next we might ...

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‘The Post’ reminds journalists, citizens of need for free press

It’s 1971. The Washington Post staff awaits the Supreme Court decision following New York Times, Co. v United States, where the Nixon administration took the Times and the Post to court for publication of the “Pentagon Papers.” Editorial writer Meg ...

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Armenian lecture will detail flourishing life before genocide

The Armenian Studies Program’s spring lecture series will feature a presentation by Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz, who will discuss life before the Armenian Genocide. The lecture, titled “Van Vaspurakan Armenians: From Renaissance to Resistance and Genocide,” will be held on Tuesday, ...

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Sir Elton John announces 2019 Save Mart Center date for his farewell tour

Sir Elton John announced in a New York press event Wednesday morning that he will be retiring from touring – in three years. The 70-year-old British singer announced that his next world tour, the “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour which ...

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