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Fresno State raises funds from more than half the country

It’s now one day after Fresno State launched its first-ever “Day of Giving,” a nationwide 24-hour online fundraiser. Just before the 24-hour fundraiser came to an end, $428,660 was raised. But by Friday evening, totals were announced. Donors gifted a ...

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Dressed in cozy pajamas, students helped kick off university fundraiser

Dressed in their coziest pajamas, students and faculty kicked off the Day of Giving event on Wednesday. The massive fundraising drive, for the first time ever, asked the public to donate to Fresno State schools and programs digitally in a ...

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Deal could bring New York Times digital subscription by December

After severing ties with The Fresno Bee earlier this semester, Associated Students, Inc. voted on Wednesday in favor of a new partnership with The New York Times as a part of their campus-wide readership program. This, along with lengthy discussion ...

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Event will honor alumni of media, communications and journalism department

Ten alumni of the Fresno State media, communications and journalism department will be honored during the seventh MCJ Hall of Fame Induction and Scholarship Reception on Nov. 9 in the Speech Arts Building, Room 172. The event is hosted by ...

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For 24 hours, Fresno State is holding an online fundraiser

Take out those wallets. Fresno State will host a 24-hour “Day of Giving” (DOG) digital fundraising event all day Thursday. The university said the event is the first of its kind in Fresno State history, and it could become an ...

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Sugar skulls ease the fear of death for students

One cup of sugar, one tablespoon of meringue and one tablespoon of water were all students needed to create their own sugar skulls in preparation of El Día de los Muertos celebrations. Students of all backgrounds gathered Monday for a ...

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Students speak of hair-raising experiences at Fresno State

From rumors of an unsolved murder of a student found across campus at Shakey’s Pizza, now known as Dog House Grill, to a professor guilty of killing a man with a chainsaw, there is no doubt Fresno State has links ...

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Book sale raises funds for Puerto Rico hurricane relief

Students and staff of the College of Social Sciences held a book sale last Friday to raise money for victims of Hurricane Maria, which left millions in Puerto Rico without food, water, electricity and shelter. Dr. Maritere López, associate professor ...

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Students hope to make a child’s day with a pack of crayons and a coloring book

Publication design students are holding a crayon drive to go along with hand-made coloring books for local children who are battling illnesses. The Crayon Drive started as a class assignment in Dr. Tamyra Pierce’s publication design course. Pierce is a ...

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Professor talks Kennedy assassination files

Any time government documents are declassified, it’s a fun day, said Fresno State history professor and scholar Dr. Lori Clune. Fifty-four years after John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, more than 2,800 files relating to the assassination ...

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ASI votes to sponsor future student webcast

A deal was reached on Oct. 18 after the Associated Students, Inc. Senate voted to fund the production of a future Fresno State student webcast. KFSR Station Manager Julie Logan, who is the lead faculty member behind the project, expressed ...

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Natural gas leak fixed, buildings will operate as usual

This story has been edited from its previous version to reflect latest information. An underground gas leak discovered near McLane Hall has been fixed, according to university officials. Vice President for Administration Debbie Adishian-Astone said Sunday night that the leak ...

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TALK students host workshop for local authors

When a group of local authors realized they knew “very little” about marketing, they turned to a Fresno State professor who might know a thing or two. The Sassy Scribes group reached out to Public Relations Professor Betsy Hays and ...

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When fire ripped through her community, she knew how to help

Amid loss and destruction caused by the recent North Bay wildfires, a Fresno State alumna is using the power of T-shirts art to aid relief efforts in and around her hometown of Redwood Valley. Kasandra Brooks said her family, being ...

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Take Back the Night: Sexual assault survivors gain courage

As the sun set over the Henry Madden Library Tuesday, male and female students huddled together, encircling the Free Speech Area. They were waiting for night to fall. Since the beginning of the semester, the Cross Cultural and Gender Center ...

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Students lead new USU efforts after previous campaign fails

A campaign promoting a new student center is underway at Fresno State, after a separate, but similar, campaign last semester failed. This semester, student leaders like Juan Guzman, member of the New Student Union Leadership Committee and graduate student, say ...

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Gibson Market’s Fall Festival attracts families

Local shoppers browsed the aisles of the Gibson Farm Market on Saturday admiring and tasting some of the freshest produce Fresno State students had to offer at the market’s Fall Festival.   The event featured family attractions such as a ...

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Why is writing important to Fresno State?

Whether a blogger, book writer, magazine or news writer, everyone is a writer. Last Friday, the Henry Madden Library hosted The National Day on Writing, a celebration that highlighted the importance of writing. The event was commemorated by the National ...

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