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Women activists speak about gender roles

Fresno State alumna and gay rights activist Robin McGehee remembers the moment her activist spirit was awakened. At the Fresno Art Museum Rad Women panel discussion celebrating Fresno State women activists, intellectuals and pioneers, McGehee recalled a conversation she had ...

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CSU Chancellor visits Fresno State

Chancellor of the 23 California State Universities, Dr. Timothy P. White spent the day on Fresno State’s campus Wednesday and ended his visit with a public open forum. White said Fresno State had one of the most successful student cupboards ...

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Saving the environment one step at a time

Shaving a few minutes off showers can save thousands of gallons of water and carpooling to class or work can greatly reduce vehicle emissions. It is the small changes that add up to big differences for the environment. Members of ...

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New law may change birth control’s free-of-cost policy

A dollar a day keeps the baby away. Under a new law allowing pharmacies to provide over-the-counter birth control, Fresno State’s Health Center will be expecting some changes that female students will know about. In 2013, Senate Bill 493 was ...

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Lecture shines light on domestic violence

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Jackson Katz spoke to a brimming Satellite Student Union about American manhood and violence against women. Katz was introduced by Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro. Castro referred to Katz as a scholarly ...

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Students can receive funds for lab projects

Students seeking funding for a lab project, field research or a senior project have until April 24 to apply for a rGrant, which can provide up to $1,000 to fund student work. The rGrant Program, which was formerly known as ...

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Camp helps families affected by cancer

Making a difference in the lives of children and their families touched by cancer, Camp Kesem hosts several events each year for children whose parents have been stricken by illness. Camp Kesem’s mission is to create an opportunity for kids ...

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Student entrepreneur creates a new way to have a date

Sitting on the couch with her fiance, Michelle Turk asked him why he was not as romantic as he use to be. When Michelle asked her fiance at the time, now husband, Tyler Turk, 25, that question, it made him ...

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Local residents share their stories for StoryCorps

She walked with Martin Luther King Jr. during the march and participated in the Civil Rights Movement – Graciela Martinez is one of the many interviewees who participated in StoryCorps. Hoping to share and preserve stories from 10 pairs of ...

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Campaign aims to collect socks and undergarments for kids

Dressed in capes and bright socks, Fresno State Public relations students flew and soared through Vintage Days to promote their campaign #ShareAPair. Collecting socks and undergarments for kids, #ShareAPair is giving half of its proceeds to the Marjaree Mason Center ...

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Campus shuttle bus increases in ridership

It’s three months later and Fresno State’s shuttle bus, Bulldog Express, continues to aim toward providing students with a reliable transportation system. Bulldog Express, launched on Jan. 25, provides students with two shuttle buses, with stops at six locations – ...

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Students are encouraged to volunteer and share stories

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, Fresno State’s Richter Center is encouraging students, faculty and staff to share their service experiences on campus and on social media. The campaign began on Monday and ended on Thursday, said Richter Center student ambassador ...

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New location, new design – new ‘bold’ USU in the making

Fresno State has a new student union, but for the moment it only exists as a few artistic renderings, colorful floor plans and in the minds of a committee of administrators. This “bold new union” and its feasibility were discussed ...

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One step closer to recovery

No one else could make this decision for him – Scott S. was the only one who had the power to take back control of his life. “I was the last person to know until I looked in the mirror ...

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Students use spring break to help community

Alternative Spring Break ran March 21 through the 24 as students dedicated their time to different teams working with children, families and the environment in their community.   “Each team varied, depending on what each team decided to do,” said ...

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Black Power Movement revisited on campus

Students were packed inside the Industrial Technology Building at Fresno State to hear Melina Abdullah, chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles and Black Lives Matter organizer. The event was sponsored by the Fresno State Afrikan/Black Coalition, ...

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Tentative agreement stalls strike

California State University (CSU) and the California Faculty Association (CFA) announced a tentative agreement, which ended all plans for a faculty strike. “The agreement has 10.5 percent increase in general salary increases for faculty over the three-year agreement and also ...

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Campus Pointe opens new business

Customers lined up in the rain as early as 9:30 a.m. Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of Yogurtland at Campus Pointe and get free frozen yogurt. “Yogurtland is a place where you can create your own,” co-owner Ajay Hira ...

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