Maischak placed on paid leave after Trump tweets

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced Tuesday that history professor Dr. Lars Maischak was immediately placed on paid leave for the remainder of the spring semester. The decision came after deliberation between university administration and the California Faculty Association. ...

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Knife held at Fresno State student’s throat during robbing near Bulldog Stadium

Just after midnight Saturday, Fresno State police arrived to Bulldog Lane and Ninth Street, near Bulldog Stadium, after a student had been robbed by three black men. The student was approached by the three men, two of which held a ...

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Boyd to retire after 38 years of service

Bob Boyd, associate vice president for facilities management, will be retiring in June. Boyd has served the Fresno State community for 38 years since he began as a student assistant in Plant Operations. He has maintained the 3 million-square-foot campus ...

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Resource fair will discuss how to live a meaning life

Fresno State’s gerontology program and the California State University Institute for Palliative Care in partnership with the Food Security Project, will be host a resource fair Wednesday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Speakers Platform. Participants ...

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CSU Bakersfield ethics director to give lecture

Dr. Christopher Meyers, director of the Kegley Institute of Ethics at California State University, Bakersfield, will present a lecture Wednesday, April 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Engineering East Room 191. Meyer’s talk is titled, “Bioethics: The Role of ...

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Fresno State to honor alumnus Marquez

Fresno State alumnus Anthony Marquez, the Los Angeles bureau chief for the Associated Press, died Feb. 9 due to complications from cancer at 55. The university will honor Marquez by posting the campus flags at half-staff on Thursday. Marquez graduated ...

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Memorial services for Fresno State’s ‘father’ of viticulture and enology announced

All flags on the Fresno State campus will be lowered to half-staff Jan. 4, the day professor emeritus of viticulture Vincent E. Petrucci will be laid to rest. Petrucci died Tuesday. He was 91. Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro ...

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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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Briefs for April 4, 2016

CFA approves tentative agreement with CSU A tentative agreement between members of the California Faculty Association and management of California State University has been approved. The tentative agreement was voted through an online ballot on April 22 to 29 where ...

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Briefs for April 27

Temporary electrical services to shutdown 22 buildings Beginning Saturday, Fresno State will be temporarily shutting down the electrical services in 22 buildings on campus. Buildings affected by the shutdown are Central Plant, Conley Art, Downing Planetarium, Engineering East, Grosse Industrial ...

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News Briefs for April 8

CSU and CFA reach tentative agreement on strike The California State University (CSU) and California Faculty Association (CFA) announced Thursday a tentative agreement for the wage dispute which has postponed a threatened strike. Leaders of both the CSU and CFA ...

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News briefs for April 6

Yogurtland to open at Campus Pointe There’s a new addition to Campus Pointe – Yogurtland.   The self-serve frozen yogurt shop will have its grand opening Saturday, providing customers with free frozen yogurt and toppings between 11 a.m. and 2 ...

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Man assaults, robs pair across from campus

A man attacked a pair – punching a man and stealing a woman’s purse during a robbery near campus Thursday night, university police said. The robbery occurred as the two were walking inside an apartment complex on the 4000 block ...

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Campus offers outdoor wireless access

Outdoor wireless access is now available for Fresno State students, faculty and staff, Technology Services said Tuesday. “Our hope is to enhance the experience in teaching and learning for our students, faculty and staff,” the official said in a press ...

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President Castro sets five-year agenda

Enhancing student success and modernizing and expanding the campus are among the four priorities in the university’s new Strategic Plan, shared Fresno State President Joseph Castro on Thursday at the Spring Assembly for Faculty and Staff. The first priority in ...

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Author speaks about climate change at campus event

Hundreds gathered Saturday in the North Gym to commemorate the 65th Human Rights Day and it’s 4th annual commemoration at Fresno State. Human Rights Day is observed worldwide on Dec. 10 and commemorates the day the United Nations General Assembly ...

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Longtime supporter of Fresno State, Robert E. “Bob” Duncan, dies at 94

Robert E. “Bob” Duncan, a Fresno businessman and longtime supporter of Fresno State and its athletic department, died Wednesday at the age of 94. Duncan was a former president of locally-based Duncan Enterprises Company and was a fundraiser and donor ...

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UC Merced student stabbed four on campus

Editor’s note: The Collegian does not name the suspect(s) in mass attacks or the threat of one. UC Merced ground to a halt when a student provoked chaos and terror Wednesday morning after four people were stabbed and the police ...

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