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Cream store opening in June

What happens when you squish vanilla ice cream between two snickerdoodle cookies and finish it off with a gob of chocolate sauce topped with sprinkles? You get a CREAM sandwich. CREAM, short for “Cookies Rule Everything Around Me,” first opened ...

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Thousands gather for Fresno State Preview Day

On Saturday, more than 3,000 students, parents, and guests came to Fresno State to preview the campus and attend informative events about aspects of the campus. Phong Yang, associate director of outreach services, said the event had a good turnout ...

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Pilipino culture night celebrates family

Fresno State’s Filipino club, Magkaisa, shared stories of American-Filipino culture through live singing and dancing as well as a play performance at Sunday’s Pilipino Culture Night. The Satellite Student Union was filled with several different cultural members crafting an environment ...

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Community rallies to local firefighter’s aid

Firefighters around the world and in the local community continue to rally in support of recovering Fresno Fire Capt. Pete Dern. Dern sustained burns to two-thirds of his body after falling through the roof of a garage while battling a ...

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ASI Senate rejects stipend proposal

An Associated Students, Inc. proposal that would have compensated the organization’s senators with monthly attendance stipends failed to pass during Wednesday’s senate meeting. The proposal, which senators opted against in a 10-4 vote, aimed to pay the positions, starting in ...

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Alexie talks controversy surrounding his banned works

Sherman Alexie, a renowned author, kicked off the conference “Outlawed: The Naked Truth about Censored Literature for Young People” speaking at Fresno State about his banned books and life growing up on an Indian reservation. “He’s an amazing author, poet ...

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Californians need to step up, author says

New York Times best-selling author and investigative journalist Charles Fishman spoke Thursday in the Peters Educational Center about the drought in California, calling for action at both a community and statewide level to bring change to one of the worst ...

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Student uses birthday to raise funds for Poverello House

Fresno State student Jasmine Castillo has an unusual plan for her 21st birthday. Instead of receiving gifts and going out with her friends, Castillo hopes to raise funds for the Poverello House in Fresno to help those less fortunate on ...

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Dutch Bros., other vendors to celebrate Fresno State Earth Day

Students from the Fresno State Sustainability Project will be celebrating Earth Day on April 22 in The Memorial Garden in front of the Kennel Bookstore. A Sustainability Fair will be held from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. in which students ...

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Students opt out of vacation time to aid local community

Thirty Fresno State students opted to give up part of their spring breaks to lend a hand to the Fresno community, totaling over 1,000 hours of service work. The Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program, which started eight years ago, gives ...

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National Conclave highlights excellence in Air Force

Twelve students represented Fresno State in the 2015 Silver Wings and Arnold Air Society National Conclave last week in Chicago, where hundreds of students prepared for civic engagement, personal development and an opportunity to serve in the U.S. Air Force. ...

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Memorial service scheduled for late Fresno City President

Fresno City College President Tony Cantu unexpectedly died over the Easter weekend. He was 64. Cantu took Fresno City College’s top administrative position in 2012 after spending 23 years with the State Center Community College District (SCCCD). He was the ...

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Barking Bulldogs Debate team chases history on road to the top

Chasing history is never easy, but the Barking Bulldogs debate team had that task in mind after being ranked 11th  nationally and first in the Pacific Region District 1 last year. It was more specifically the journey of the duo ...

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35th annual Young Writer’s Conference ‘inspires and encourages’

High school students across the Central Valley gathered at the Satellite Student Union Wednesday for the 35th annual Young Writer’s Conference. The conference is put on by the Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing and the Department of ...

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Federal drug investigation leads to Fresno deputy police chief arrest

Fresno Deputy Police Chief Keith Foster was among four who were arrested Thursday as part of a federal drug investigation. The arrests, which were announced during a press conference at the Fresno FBI office, were a product of an ongoing, ...

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Best destinations for spring break

The time has come to put schoolwork aside, shed those extra layers of clothes and relax underneath the California sun. Halfway through the semester, students start to feel like school work is sucking the life out of them, and a ...

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Parents of presumed dead Mexico students to speak in Fresno

Two parents whose children were kidnapped and were thought to have been killed nearly six months ago in Iguala, Mexico will speak tomorrow in the Fresno State Peace Garden as part of an effort to raise awareness and support. Members ...

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Abigail Hudson wins ASI presidential election

Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. executive vice president Abigail Hudson was elected next year’s ASI president Thursday after handily defeating senior Interfraternity Council President Ralph Ruiz by a vote of 1337 to 629. Key issues for Hudson’s campaign included campus ...

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