Campus garden wins two awards

The Leo Politi Garden at Fresno State won two awards Tuesday from the California Garden Clubs, Inc.- -for outstanding use of a small area and landscape architecture. Designed by Fresno State’s consulting landscape architect, Robert Boro, the garden was nominated ...

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Students voice concerns in forum with university president

More than 100 students gathered in the North Gym auditorium Monday to voice suggestions and concerns on campus safety and student resources at a forum hosted by Fresno State President Joseph Castro. “Every voice matters, and every one of you ...

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Fresno State Talks grows in third year

The third annual Fresno State Talks, the popular student-nominated professor lecture series, will spotlight storytelling, a couple’s journey as the first in their families to pursue higher education and the Armenian Genocide. The lecture series, which features three university professors ...

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Increased budget may lead to higher enrollment

With a record number of 760,000 undergraduate applications to California State University schools last fall, Gov. Jerry Brown’s increased budget proposal in higher education could lead to an increase in Fresno State’s enrollment for the upcoming academic year. On Jan. ...

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CSU passes $4 representation fee for all students

The California State University board of trustees passed a yearly $4 fee increase Wednesday for students at all of its 23 campuses aimed at funding a student lobbying agency. The recipients of the new funding, the California State Student Association ...

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Creative writing program hosts award-winning authors

Six national award-winning authors, two of whom are on Fresno State’s creative writing faculty, will be presenting their literary works to the public every Friday at 7 p.m. in the Alice Peters Auditorium for the next two months. The series ...

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CSU Super Sunday encourages higher education

Since February 2006, California State University system officials have reached around 600,000 churchgoers promoting early preparation for college to improve African-American graduation rates through CSU Super Sunday. The CSU Super Sunday program developed under the CSU African American Initiative, was ...

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Gender gap in academia persists

When professor Yupeng Luo joined the Lyles College of Engineering in 2008, she was told that the number of female faculty in the college had just doubled as a result of her admittance. Seven years later, that number again has ...

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Victoria’s Secret brand premiers at Fresno State

Victoria’s Secret Pink Street Team is now at Fresno State and will give goodies to students throughout the semester, says Campus Rep. After years of requesting a campus clothing line, Pink Fresno State launched last fall. Students will now be ...

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CSU trustees to vote on $4 representation fee increase amid ASI protest

The California State University board of trustees will decide today whether to approve an annual $4 fee at CSUs systemwide that would help fund a little-known organization whose purpose is to advocate on behalf of students at the state level. ...

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Select Campus Pointe retailers open doors soon

In February 2014, Fresno State partnered with local developer Kashian Enterprises to break ground on a new shopping center across from the Save Mart Center at Fresno State. A year later, construction on Campus Pointe is in its final stages, ...

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ASI senator proposes fee increase for Lyles College students

In its first meeting of the semester Wednesday, Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. opened preliminary discussions on whether to allow Lyles College of Engineering students to vote in the upcoming ASI elections on a possible student fee increase. The proposed ...

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Campus coalition fights for privacy for breastfeeding mothers

When senior community health student Urania Rodriguez had her first baby two years ago, she’d drop him off at one of the on-campus day care centers and attend her classes. But when she needed to breastfeed, she’d go inside a ...

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New food app aims to reduce long lines

Tapingo, an app that allows users to order from campus food vendors on their smartphones, launched at Fresno State this semester aimed at alleviating lunch traffic. Using the app, available for iPhone and Android, students can order from The Bucket, ...

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School and gym a balancing act for students

With the start of the semester, some students are challenging themselves to attend the gym more frequently. But it’s also a routine students say is hard to balance with their courseloads. AJ Lacuesta, a group fitness instructor at the Student ...

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Campus joins national campaign to end sexual assault

Fresno State will join the “It’s On Us” national campaign launched by the White House in September 2014 aimed at ending sexual assault on college campuses. “One in four  women, statistically, are sexually assaulted on a college campus by the ...

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City Celebrates MLK Day throughout weekend

Several events throughout the community will take place this weekend commemorating the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fresno State’s campus will be closed Monday in celebration of the national holiday. Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor, a Fresno State ...

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Castro talks tablet launch, announces American Indian student initiative

In his fifth start-of-the-semester address to campus staff and faculty, Fresno State President Joseph Castro touted the launch of the DISCOVERe tablet program and announced plans to move forward with improving the university’s antiquated electrical infrastructure system. Castro, who spoke ...

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