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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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Thomas Boeh reassigned from athletic director to Castro’s primary adviser

Fresno State Athletic Director Thomas Boeh is leaving his position to serve as special assistant to university president Joseph Castro, the university announced Tuesday afternoon.

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Turbulence at Fresno State: History in the shadows

As the semester closes, another year has gone by in university history with relative calm.

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Campus to host first LGBTQ graduation ceremony

By Sam Desatoff Fresno State will host its first ever commencement ceremony for its LGBTQ graduates this year. The chairperson for the inaugural LGBTQ graduation ceremony is Curtis Ortega. He has been planning the event since August of last year ...

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High-profile civil rights activist speaks on campus

By Matthew Criswell Angela Davis, an icon of the Civil Rights Movement, offered insight about her time as an activist to Fresno State students Friday as part of the CineCulture film series. The film series screened the 2012 documentary “Free ...

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Sexual assault gains local, national focus

The White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault released its first report Tuesday, urging colleges to adopt more rigorous strategies in combating the crime on their campuses.

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Breaking barriers on a budget

The Fresno State debate team exceeded expectations once again and placed in the top 16 at the 68th National Debate Tournament at Indiana University – despite a limited budget and minimal resources. The Barking Bulldogs partnership of graduating seniors Sierra ...

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New signs installed part of million-dollar project

By Matthew Criswell Fresno State is getting a facelift as construction continues on the universities signage — part of the near million-dollar Wayfinding Signage Program. The first phase of the Wayfinding Program began in the summer of 2013 and the ...

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Campus celebrates Diversity Week

The opening ceremony for Fresno State’s Diversity Awareness Week took place in the Free Speech Area Monday, featuring sign language poetry, dancing and speakers.

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The Collegian and yearbook archives now available online

By Roger Munoz Ever wonder how student life at Fresno State has changed over the years? The Henry Madden Library’s digital collection has added two historical documents that chronicle student life since 1911.  The Collegian and the university yearbook serve ...

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World Bank executive speaks to students

World Bank Executive Dr. Sundaran Annamalai delivered a lecture, “Investments of the World Bank in Agriculture and Rural Development in Southeast Asia,” Tuesday night in the Alice Peters Auditorium. According to Annamalai, 1.2 billion people live in extreme poverty and ...

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Program aims to cut campus water use by 20 percent

With drought plaguing California, Fresno State will attempt to reduce its water consumption this coming growing season by implementing a water conservation plan that aims to reduce 20 percent – 60-65 million gallons – of water consumption.

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Students weigh costs and benefits of summer sessions

By Roger Muñoz   For Fresno State students, enrolling in summer school has its benefits, but is the cost driving some students away? Not according to Scott Moore, dean for the Division of Continuing and Global Education, who said it’s ...

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