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Student diagnosed with Meningococcal Meningitis

On May 3, University Communications emailed the Fresno State community that a student had been diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis. The student, who is a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity, is being treated. The student lives off campus. Members of ...

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Catered Cupboard to notify of free food opportunities

The Fresno State Catered Cupboard encourages catered events on campus to notify it when they have leftover food. Event organizers can call the Catered Cupboard and report the time, date and location of the food. Catered Cupboard will then notify ...

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Reading room to be dedicated to Levine

Philip Levine, the late U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Fresno State professor emeritus of English, will be honored with the opening of the “Philip Levine Reading Room.” The dedication will be held at the reading room on May ...

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University High awarded with multiple honors

University High was awarded multiple titles for this year’s academic achievements and was ranked seventh-best high school in California by U.S. News and World Report. It was also awarded the California Honor Roll and identified as a California Gold Ribbon ...

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MCJ department to showcase student work

The department of Media, Communications and Journalism will host its “Showcase of Excellence” on Wednesday. The event will be held in North Gym, Room 118, from 5 to 7 p.m. Students will receive awards from the five options offered within ...

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Food historian to share research

Dr. Jeffrey Pilcher, a food historian will present his research on Tuesday in a lecture titled “Dos Equis or Five Rabbit? Beer and Taste in Greater Mexico.” The event, part of the Chicano/Latin America Studies Speaker Series, will be held ...

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Conference to recruit Asian American students to college

The CSU Asian American and Pacific Islander Initiative, will host the “Journey to Success Conference” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday in North Gym 118. The event aims to encourage Asian-American high school students from across the Valley ...

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Brand to speak at annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration

Fresno mayor Lee Brand will be the keynote speaker at Fresno State’s annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration on April 24, at 7 p.m. at the Armenian Genocide Monument. The event will honor the 102nd anniversary of the 1915 genocide where 1.5 ...

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Herrera’s second term to be celebrated in Washington D.C.

Juan Felipe Herrera’s second term as the United States Poet Laureate will be celebrated on April 26 at the Library of Congress. The event titled “Speak the People/the Spark/el Poema,” will include musical performances and a panel discussion.. The performances ...

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Turkish lawyer and writer to speak on Armenian Genocide

Fethiye Çetin, humans rights lawyer and author from Istanbul, Turkey will present her lecture titled “Echo of Silence” on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Berberian Social Hall of St. Paul Armenian Church in Fresno. Çetin learned from her grandmother that ...

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Fresno State music professor found dead during break

After being reported missing, a Fresno State music professor was found dead inside his vehicle April 13, Sierra News reported. Dr. Bradley Wayne Hufft, 59, was last seen on April 12. His family filed a missing person’s report with the ...

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Kinesiology lecturer to lead physical education association

Fresno State physical education lecturer Tim Hamel was named president-elect of the California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Hamel lectures in the department of kinesiology and will begin his three-year term as president of the association in ...

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Foundation offers 60 $1,000 scholarships for students

The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation has opened up the chance for 60 students to receive $1,000 scholarships. The scholarships are meant to provide students with financial assistance. Eligible students are being encouraged to apply. Requirements for applying include: being ...

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CSU students to protest board meeting for vote on proposed tuition hike

Students from the California State University system will protest on Wednesday against a proposed tuition increase. The CSU board of trustees is meeting in Long Beach and is scheduled to hold a vote that day. The action is spearheaded by ...

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ICE recruiting plans at Save Mart Center job fair draw scrutiny on social media

On Wednesday, recruiters from the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency are scheduled to take part in a job fair at the Save Mart Center. The plans drew scrutiny Tuesday night on social media as some expressed concerns, even after Fresno ...

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Two toddlers found roaming Shaw Avenue alone

A woman on Monday found two toddlers walking alone on Shaw Avenue, a few blocks from Fresno State, Fresno Police Lt. Joe Gomez said. He said there was no adult with the children, who were found just outside the Aetna ...

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Court denies Save Mart Center tax refund

A court ruling has left the California State University, Fresno Association without access to a tax refund on the Save Mart Center due to late filing on the associations part. The nonprofit association operates the Save Mart Center, a nearly ...

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Plant science student wins award

Vivian Maier, a junior at Fresno State, came in second place in the oral research presentation contest at the California Weed Science Society annual conference. Maier’s presentation focused on the dormancy requirements of the herbicide-resistant hairy fleabane weed. The hairy ...

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