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Lecture shines light on power of whistleblowers

The Department of Social Work Education welcomed a Fulbright scholar and University of Lapland professor to the Henry Madden Library on March 15 to present a lecture about whistleblowing. Laura Tiitinen presented her lecture: “Whistleblowing in the Finnish Child Protection ...

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Educators discuss struggles of diversifying curriculum

Four women gathered on Tuesday to discuss their challenges on making academics more diverse. The panel discussion, titled “Our place on the shelf: A Cross-Disciplinary Discussion on Chicanx/Latinx Youth Literature,” was a chance for the speakers to give insight on ...

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Greeks celebrate 3.14 GPAs on Pi Day

About 467 members of Fresno State fraternities and sororities were invited on Tuesday to celebrate their 3.14 GPAs and above, on national Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 in honor of the rounded-up ratio of a circle’s ...

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Students learn about other’s struggles through ‘tours’ of oppression

If a friend asked you to put yourself in their shoes, would you? What would you learn? University Courtyard, the housing department at Fresno State, encouraged students and community members to take on such a task by participating in the ...

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Festival introduces the young to university life

Fresno State welcomed students from an estimated 200 elementary schools that participated in the 59th Peach Blossom Festival, hosted by the department of communications. Students ranging from kindergarten to sixth grade recited poetry by famous poets, such as Dr. Seuss ...

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Secret Helpers: Students take aim at ‘bad guys’ with cyber skills

At a conference in San Francisco last month, experts concluded that cyber security threats in the United States and the world will grow by the day. A Fresno State professor who attended the RSA Conference with 31 of his students got ...

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Campaign seeks to slam dunk food insecurity among students

Throughout the month of March, Fresno State’s Student Cupboard will be campaigning to raise $50,000, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs and, for the second year, the accounting firm Moss Adams LLP. The ...

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Program promotes healthier lifestyle

Students of any major have an opportunity to be a Peer Ambassador of Wellness (PAW) volunteer and help make the campus a healthier place. Applications for the PAW program during the 2017-2018 academic year became available in February and will ...

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The road to Kids Day

It was a race to the top spot Tuesday for Fresno State organizations who wanted to give back to the community for Valley Children’s annual Kids Day fundraiser. In 2016, Fresno State Army ROTC placed first by raising $7,603, Pi ...

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Collegian adds 18 awards to collection

Sitting in a room filled with their peers and competitors, five Collegian editors accepted 18 awards on behalf of the student-run newspaper Saturday in San Francisco for the 2017 California College Media Association (CCMA) awards. Student journalists from community college, ...

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A Lenten journey begins on campus

Students started their annual Lenten journey last week on Ash Wednesday, continuing to give up pleasures in honor of the religious practice. “Ash Wednesday is such an important day,” said Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro, who is Catholic. “I ...

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Fresno State enology professor dies at 70

On February 20, a battle was lost against cancer. Kenneth “Ken” Fugelsang, professor emeritus of enology and retired winemaster at the Fresno State Winery, died at the age of 70. Mr. Fugelsang dedicated most of his professional life to the ...

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Redditor YouTubes his way to $20,000 misuse

A Fresno State library employee may have cost the university as much as $22,208 by misusing his time watching videos online, playing video games and visiting non-work related websites. The California State Auditor received a complaint that the unidentified employee ...

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The first intern

Kendalyn Mack was once homeless, but now the public health major is Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro’s first-ever presidential intern.   “I never expected to be here,” Mack said, “I never expected to have this role, to be so ...

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‘The road to recovery’ does not have to be traveled alone

Fresno State’s Alpha Phi Sigma chapter and Project Rebound gave a warm welcome Tuesday night to Gabriel Hernandez, a pastor who speaks about his past as a gang member to help mentor at-risk youth. Once a native of Fresno, Hernandez ...

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Dropping in numbers, African-American students are left behind

The African-American student population at Fresno State and in the California State University (CSU) system is facing a continual decline, even though general enrollment is at an all-time high. According to the Fresno State Office of Institutional Effectiveness, from 2012 ...

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Mock trial team sets eye on championship

The Fresno State Intercollegiate Mock Trial program could be headed for a victory it has seen only once before in its 12-year history. Three groups from the mock trial team recently beat other universities at national mock trial competitions. Two ...

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Attorney gives tips to undocumented community

Local undocumented community members were welcomed on to campus Monday to learn about their rights and how to act if U.S. immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers were to come to their homes. “You have a right to an attorney,” ...

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