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Parking survey results discussed at student senate meeting

The survey’s results on parking options and student willingness to pay higher fees for better parking conducted in September by the Associated Students Inc. were discussed at Wednesday’s meeting. The surveys were administered by senators, executives and student staff by ...

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Alcohol awareness raised with on-campus fest

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week was recognized on campus Thursday night with the Wild West Awareness fest. Elizabeth Lopez, 25, coordinator of the event for the Student Health and Counseling Center (SHAC) said the event was all about promoting alcohol ...

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Speaker argues the war on drugs is a failure

Students filled the seats in the McLane Hall Room 121 to hear guest speaker Ethan Nadelmann talk about why we need to end the war on drugs. Nadelmann, the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, argues that ...

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Alumnae featured in annual literary showcase

Two essays from Fresno State alumnae are getting national attention after being included in this year’s The Best American Essays publication. The publication is part of the Best American Series published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and showcases the best short ...

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Fresno State police grant brings electric motorcycles to campus

The Fresno State Police Department received a grant from the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District to purchase three electric motorcycles. The department made the decision to purchase motorcycles in the hopes to not only reduce carbon emissions, but ...

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Chemistry Club wins national award

The chemistry club at Fresno State received a ChemLuminary Award by the American Chemical Society, a national honor they’ve had their eye on for a while. The Fresno State Student Affiliate Chapter of the American Chemical Society, more commonly referred ...

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Student Success Services Revamped at the Joyal Administration

After much preparation over the course of last year and the summer break, the Student Success Services at the Joyal Administration Building has been reformed. Changes, including moving the financial aid staff from the second floor to the north lobby, ...

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Universal design showcased at library

Universal Design Day, held last Friday at the Henry Madden Library, was organized to bring universal design and availability awareness to the Fresno State campus. Janice Brown, the director of the Services for Students with Disabilities department, said universal design ...

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Feeding student success by the pallet load

About 35 pallets of free food were delivered to Fresno State students Friday in the parking lot near Barstow and Cedar avenues. The Fresno State Student Cupboard partnered with Open Hands Pantry to organize the event. Jessica Medina, coordinator of ...

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Lecture focuses on artwork from Ottoman Armenians

The Armenian Studies program held the second in a series of lectures on Wednesday that focused on works of art by Ottoman Armenians up until the early 20th century. Dr. Ronald Marchese, a Fresno State alumnus and professor emeritus of ...

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Gender-neutral restroom

There are three gender-neutral restrooms on campus or gender-inclusive restrooms as Jessica Adams, coordinator of gender programs and services, calls them. The single stall restrooms are located on the first floor of the University Center, first floor of the Grosse ...

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Fresno State collaborates with Mexican university

Fresno State signed a collaboration agreement in September with the Chapingo Autonomous University, Mexico, that establishes the exchange of students, professors and research in the areas of agriculture and English. President Barack Obama and President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico ...

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Professor wins national multicultural award

Dr. Jenelle Pitt, a Fresno State associate professor, earned national attention after winning the Sylvia Walker National Multicultural Award in September for her research and efforts to expand opportunities for people with disabilities, especially those from a minority background. Pitt ...

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Saudi Student Association asked college to excuse Muslim students last Friday

Fresno State president Dr. Joseph Castro said he made the decision to excuse Muslim students from classes last Friday after he received an email from the Saudi Student Association at Fresno State asking for that action. The email contained a ...

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Nationally recognized art professor dead at 67

A nationally recognized art and design professor who was an active part of the Fresno community died Saturday. Dr. Paulette Fleming, 67, joined Fresno State as a faculty member in 1988. Throughout her life, she dedicated herself toward educating the ...

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Mini-Corps program recognized by White House

Fresno State’s Mini-Corps Program was recognized by the White House for helping to close the achievement gap among Latino students. Mini-Corps is a statewide program that was founded in 1967 and is designed to provide instructional services to migrant students ...

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‘Renaissance man’ remembered

Edward Lund’s death on Oct. 3 left a huge hole in the hearts of those who knew him. “He was like a brother to me,” Fresno State Art Professor Nick Potter said. “You know, he was 10 years older than ...

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Ag students showcased beef cattle at fair

Fresno State agriculture students participated in a collegiate-level competitive livestock event at the Big Fresno Fair. Students from the Jordan College of Agriculture Science and Technology showed off campus-raised beef cattle Friday. Fresno State student and beef show team president, ...

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