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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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New study abroad course offered

A new three unit study abroad course will be offered by the Department of Recreation Administration to travel around New Zealand and Australia from May 25 to June 5. The class, called RA 130 International Tourism, will experience different attractions ...

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Air Force ROTC has new Cadet Wing Commander

Computer science major Corey Nelson has been named the spring 2017 cadet wing commander for Fresno State Air Force ROTC Detachment 35. Nelson was installed during the Change of Command Parade on Dec. 6 at Bulldog Stadium and replaced former ...

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Plant Science Club wins national video contest

The Fresno State Plant Science Club won the Agronomy Feeds the World national educational video contest which is sponsored by the American Society of Agronomy. The Fresno State students submitted the 90-second video in November at the tri-societies national conference ...

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Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies has new name

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro has approved a name change for the department formerly known as the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies. It will now be known as the Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies. According ...

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Nursing mobile unit awarded $125,000 from Saint Agnes Medical Center

Saint Agnes Medical Center has given the Fresno State School of Nursing’s community health mobile unit $125,000 to expand. The mobile unit started in the fall of 2015 and has traveled to medically underserved rural and urban communities in Fresno ...

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Dr. Barrera appointed head of National Social Work Council

Fresno State professor Dr. Iran Barrera has been appointed chair of the cultural competence education track for the National Social Work Council. Barrera’s work for the national nonprofit association will promote cultural competence and encourage dialogue, exploration and identification of ...

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Bitwise Industries CEO to speak at Fresno State

Jake Soberal, CEO of local tech company Bitwise Industries, will give a lecture at Fresno State titled “How to Fix America’s Most Broken City: The Bitwise Story” on Jan. 20. Soberal will explore how Bitwise promotes the incubation of new ...

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Dakota Access Pipeline protesters bring multimedia exhibition

A multimedia exhibition from artists who protested the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, North Dakota, is on display at Fresno State until Jan. 27.   The exhibition titled “This is a Creation Story: Merritt Johnson and the Unnamed Collective,” ...

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Fresno State student killed in rainy-day freeway crash

A Fresno State masters student was killed Sunday in a car crash on Highway 99 as rain drenched the Valley. Mireyda “Mia” Barraza Martinez, 29, of Fresno, was killed in the crash, the Fresno Sheriff’s Office said. Martinez was a teaching ...

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Kanye cancels tour

After canceling his Inglewood concert on Sunday, Kanye West canceled the rest of the shows for the Saint Pablo Tour. Originally, West was scheduled to hold a concert at the Save Mart Center on Tuesday. Tickets ranged from $29.50 to ...

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Staying sober with a sober roommate

Finding sober roommates just got easier. MySoberRoommate is a free iOS app that allows students in recovery to find sober roommates. It allows students to create a profile, select roommates who match their selected criteria and contact them. When creating ...

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Unwinding the history of a form of dance

An effort to document and preserve the origins of popping will be launched. It is part of the “Valley Public History Initiative: Preserving our Stories” project.   The project was created by a group of Fresno State history professors. Saturday’s ...

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