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Indian ambassador’s first visit to the Central Valley

India’s ambassador Venkatsan Ashok visited Fresno State on Friday, addressing the technological, economic and health developments between the U.S. and India and their exchanges to seek improvement on a global platform. Maddy Institute Deputy Director Ana Jovel Melendez said that ...

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From Vietnam to Fresno, alumna Jenny Q Ta’s path to success

Before she became a self-made millionaire, Fresno State alumna Jenny Q Ta was a 6-year-old girl who came to the United States from war-torn Vietnam on a fishing boat. Ta faced a harsh childhood in Vietnam in the 1970s, and her ...

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‘An evening of poetry’ promotes women’s rights

The Fresno State Women’s Alliance, along with USU Productions, hosted “An evening of Poetry by, for, and about women.” The open mic poetry slam event took place Thursday night at The Bucket on campus. “The purpose of the poetry event ...

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Job market for future teachers looking up

During the recession education funding dropped, jobs were scarce and demand for new teachers plummeted. Now, that trend has reversed, and school districts from Fresno to Sweden are competing to employ the newly credentialed teachers. “A few years ago many ...

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Latino Faculty Association hosts student forum

The Latina/o Faculty and Staff Association held an open discussion forum Wednesday designed to hear the voice of Fresno State’s Latino population. “What we gather from here we are going to make a report to give to [Fresno State President ...

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Peach Blossom Festival celebrates 57 years of poetry with kids

Over 5,000 elementary students from across the Central Valley flocked to Fresno State for the 57th annual Peach Blossom Festival on Thursday. The festival is an oral interpretation poetry fest for elementary school children, a two-day event organized by the ...

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Changes to student parking discussed during student forum

The possibility of students parking earlier in staff lots and construction projects aimed at improving parking availability were discussed on Wednesday during the second parking forum of the semester. Tom Gaffery, Fresno State’s parking and transportation manager, discussed a field ...

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Hip-Hop research project features MC Kool Moe Dee

Kool Moe Dee, the first rapper to ever win and perform at the Grammys, spoke Wednesday night at the Henry Madden Library on his role in the beginnings of hip-hop. “I’m your past and your future, in your present,” he ...

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ASI presidential hopeful Abigail Hudson lays out campaign issues

With Associated Students, Inc. elections less than two weeks away, candidates are ramping up their campaigns for positions in Fresno State’s student government — including two vying for the top spot of ASI president. Abigail Hudson will face off against ...

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Fresno State teaching associates push for greater compensation

Fresno State’s Academic Senate discussed Monday a resolution on teaching associate fee waivers, a possible solution to growing concerns by some that teaching associates were living on “subsistence levels.” “We have masters students that live in poverty with multiple roommates ...

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Conference aims to inspire, refine english majors craft

For the past 6 years, the Undergraduate Conference for Multiethnic Literatures of the Americas (UCMLA) has aimed to teach many students what an academic conference is like. UCMLA offers students the chance to share ideas and research within a scholarly ...

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Jewish lecture series discusses females in American film

The psychological thriller “Black Swan” was introduced by Dr. Hannah Schwadron on Tuesday at the Henry Madden Library. She gave a lecture that looked at Jewish actresses in American films. Actresses Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand and Natalie Portman were her ...

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Changes loom for club booths on campus

Fresno State could be making changes to the Free Speech Area as soon as this fall, which would include modifications to club booths to make them compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act — or getting rid of them completely ...

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Craig School honors program remains after rumors of closing

The Craig School of Business has decided to continue with its honors program after considering cutting the program for next year. Robert Harper, dean of the Craig School of Business, said there was a possibility of cutting the honors program ...

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Chinese New Year celebration comes to Fresno

The 15th annual Chinese New Year Parade was held in Downtown Fresno on Saturday, celebrating the year of the goat with food, activities, and vibrant music culminating in the mile-long stretch of the popular parade. Chinese New Year is not ...

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Osher classes provide alternatives for student learning

In an auditorium full of students ages 50 and older, Dr. Bradley Jones held a lecture Thursday on the American Revolution, one of many topics provided through Fresno State Osher classes. Named after Bernard Osher, a businessman and philanthropist with ...

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Low-cost textbook initiative comes to Fresno State

A group of educators suggests it has found the solution to combat increasing textbook prices, and Fresno State will showcase the team’s initiative as part of the university’s Open Education Week this week. OpenStax College, a nonprofit organization founded by ...

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ASI senate proposes course offerings be posted five years in advance, syllabuses uploaded online

Associated Students Inc. is proposing a plan that would push departments to create five-year schedules of the courses they offer and upload course syllabuses online  — a system senators said would give students more guidance when registering for classes. Most ...

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