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Fresno State to Break Ground on ‘Executive Classrooms’ in University Business Center

Fresno State leaders announced they will be breaking ground on June 7 for two executive classrooms in the University Business Center largely funded by a private donation. The ceremony is due to begin at 9 a.m. on the lawn just north ...

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College Republicans hold vigil for Barbara Bush at Fresno State

The Fresno State College Republicans hosted a vigil Wednesday for former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush, two weeks after she died. About one dozen people gathered in the campus Free Speech Area to honor Bush. The vigil came as the ...

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Fresno State among universities, groups given $5 million to advance irrigation research

A group of universities, including Fresno State, and agriculture industry companies were awarded $5 million to advance irrigation technology research. Fresno State Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology spokesman Geoff Thurner said Tuesday that the Foundation for Food and ...

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Fresno State students deliver coloring books, crayons to Valley Children’s Hospital

Students from a publication design class in the media, communications and journalism department delivered crayon boxes and coloring books to the young patients at Valley Children’s Hospital. The students delivered the crayons and books along with MCJ professor Dr. Tamyra ...

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Wednesday night event at Fresno State discusses King-inspired ‘Poor People’s Campaign’

Wednesday marked 50 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr on April 4, 1968, at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. About 30 members of the SEIU Local 1000 labor union and the California Faculty Association (CFA)  gathered in ...

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Students march to highlight violence against women

About two dozen female students marched through campus last week as part of the global One Billion Rising movement, which aims to bring awareness to violence against women. “Violence against women is something that is at the core of what ...

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‘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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And the Victor E. stage design winner is…

Guess who has a stage all to himself? A personalized, mobile stage is now a reality for Fresno State mascot Victor E. after a team was named the winner in the battle for a stage design. Four finalists, three individuals ...

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Where are we on women’s rights in the US? Event offers a glimpse

Equality for women was the message, and the ones calling for it were women. Room 118 in Fresno State’s North Gym hosted the “Women’s Rights are Human Rights” event on Saturday in commemoration of Human Rights Day. The event was ...

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He is the backbone of university communications. After 30 years, he is retiring

Many have read his writing for Fresno State News, have seen him at countless campus events and may have recently read about his induction as a Hall of Fame fellow to the media, communications and journalism department in November. Tomorrow, ...

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University to pull student teachers if strike happens

Ongoing developments in Fresno Unified School District affairs could affect aspiring teachers at Fresno State. The Fresno Bee reported on Nov. 17 that the university will pull more than 200 hundred student-teachers from their assigned schools if Fresno Unified School ...

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Students can now do hands-on research at new forensics lab

Criminology students are getting hands-on experience with a new lab in their department. Fresno State students and faculty in the criminology department were used to consulting with professors at their offices or in general classrooms. But this semester, the new ...

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Safety walk focuses on more lighting on, near campus

A campus safety walk took place last week to continue the effort by the university to identify areas in need of more light at night. Along with Associated Students Inc. senators, Fresno State’s vice president for administration and associate vice ...

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Provision in House GOP tax plan could stress graduate students

Republicans in the Senate last week voted yes to overhaul the country’s tax code. With the House already having approved its version, Congress is set to compromise on a tax reform bill that could be sent to the president for ...

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Finalists have been named in the Victor E. stage design challenge

Victor E. Bulldog III is a step closer to having his own stage after three individuals and two teams were announced as the five finalists for the “Victor E. Bulldog III Design Challenge.” The competition, which began on Oct. 10, ...

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ASI: Revamp of Senate positions? Free testing materials planned

Associated Students Inc. heard last week from journalism students who seek to convince the university to fund Adobe Creative Cloud software for their studies. The ASI Senate also discussed whether to add new positions and provide free supplies for the ...

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Did this Fresno State ad go too far? It was taken down.

An advertisement in front of the Fresno State Henry Madden Library drew criticism last week from one professor who said it went too far. The ad was later taken down. It began when Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar tweeted ...

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Caffeine, finals go together like peanut butter and jelly for some at Fresno State

In the next few weeks, university students across the country will stock up on scantrons, barricade themselves in the library and fuel up on caffeine as they prepare for finals. But are some Fresno State students too dependent on caffeine ...

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