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Castro’s $26 million campus renovation plan could see results by next fall

By next fall, students at Fresno State might be walking into remodeled classrooms. At least that’s the plan after Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced a $26 million project for campus renovations. “[A] critical ingredient to our success as ...

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Fall items arrive at the Gibson Farm Market

If you wander over to Fresno State’s Gibson Farm Market, you’ll find the latest student-produced items for the fall season.   There are corn, varieties of squash and pumpkins – including the fall seasonal pumpkin-pie flavored ice cream. “It’s a ...

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ASI moves forward on veteran center, Fresno Bee contract

A new contract between The Fresno Bee daily newspaper and the Fresno State Associated Students, Inc. was discussed last week after the previous newspaper subscription contract ended. It was one of two major topics discussed during the regular student government ...

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This Fresno State employee asked parking police not to ticket her. They did anyway.

Parking Lot P31 is becoming a disputed parking area, at least for one Fresno State faculty member who says students should stay away from it. Lynette Bartucci, who teaches in the clinical rehab and mental health counseling department, said she ...

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Love him, hate him, get to know him: Ben Bergquam

Among a crowd of Fresno State students frequently found near the library, a red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap often peaks out from a distance. Walk a little closer, and more is revealed and chatter begins to be heard. ...

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Students talk building and classroom upgrades

Last month, Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced the university will invest $26 million dollars in campus infrastructure by the year 2019. Fresno State students weighed in on what needs to be improved on campus. The funds would include ...

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Panelists exhibit ways to talk politics

What has become a taboo conversation in the break room and an uncomfortable topic at the Thanksgiving dinner table was faced head-on last week by two nationally-known speakers at Fresno State as they exhibited a new way to discuss politics ...

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Blue eAlarms given out at Fresno State in hopes to create a safer campus

In the name of safety, Fresno State recently unveiled a new Fresno Police Department satellite office near the campus and installed LED lights at Cedar and Shaw avenues. And now, there’s something more tangible for students to use as an ...

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Speaker: Talk about death for terminally ill

Everybody should talk about dying at one point before actual death, said Matthew Whitaker, a campaign director with Compassion and Choices who spoke at Fresno State recently. Medical options for terminally ill adults who want to end their life was ...

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Madden Library welcomes new dean

Delritta Hornbuckle is the new dean of Library Services at the university’s Henry Madden Library. Hornbuckle will be filling the role of newly retired, Peter McDonald. She received her Masters of Library Science degree from the Pratt Institute in New ...

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Fresno State nationally ranked No. 3 for graduation rate performance

Fresno State picked up yet another honorable ranking on Tuesday. U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 Best College ranked Fresno State the third highest of best public universities in the nation for graduation rate performance. The university ranked No. 4 ...

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New transportation institute arrives to Fresno State

After approval from the Fresno County Transportation Authority Board, Fresno State will now be home to a Transportation Institute. According to a university news release, the institute will provide students with the opportunity to collaborate with staff and professionals in ...

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No punishment for tobacco ban violation

Although tobacco is now banned at Fresno State and the entire California State University system, there are currently no specific punishment for those who may violate the rule. The ban came as an executive order announced by CSU chancellor Timothy ...

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Blood drive asks for donations

September marks the beginning of Blood Cancer Awareness month and a three-day event on campus is encouraging students to donate blood and register for bone marrow donations. The event kicked off Tuesday at the University Dining Hall. Bloodmobiles will be ...

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Students are reporting fleas on campus. Here’s what we know so far.

Fresno State officials said they are working to capture opossums after students reported being bitten, possibly by fleas on campus. Several Fresno State students on social media on Monday were also reporting their children who stay on the campus daycare ...

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Fresno State professor gets funding for breast cancer research

A biology laboratory tucked away in the Science I Building at Fresno State is home to several cancer diseases. And $300,000 in new research funds from the National Institutes of Health are now available to more closely study one of ...

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Speaker encourages nonviolent parenting

Educational psychologist Diane Tillman offered nonviolent parenting skills last week to an audience of more than 100 in the Alice Peters Auditorium. The discussion centered on instilling peace and tolerance in children. Fresno State professor Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor, founder of ...

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Fresno State volunteers break community service, economic records

Fresno State broke a record after completing more than 1.3 million hours of community service during the 2016-17 academic year. The university accumulated 1,386,449 hours of community service completed by about 14,565 volunteers, according to a Fresno State news release. ...

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