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Students describe suicide in one word

One suicide is too many, let alone more than 1,000 on college campuses per year. According to Emory University’s program Emory Cares 4 U, suicide is the third-leading cause of death for those between the ages fifteen and twenty-four. To ...

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Despite recent wildfires, air quality in the Valley is improving

Have you ever looked up at the gray haze that looms over Fresno in the afternoon hours and wondered “What is that and why is it there?” Many might think Fresno’s notoriously unhealthy air is growing worse, but the opposite ...

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Construction work on campus is ongoing, quad work began right before fall term

What do the track at Warmerdam field and the central quad area between the McKee Fisk, Social Science, Professional Human Services and Family and Food Science buildings have in common? They have been completely unavailable to staff and students since ...

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Campus to offer mental-health consultation services for students

Bottling up emotions and pain is not uncommon. Many people face trials on a day-to-day basis and do not always have the will to talk about it. Fresno State’s Student Counseling and Health Center wants to start that conversation. Let’s ...

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The mystery behind the lack of recycling bins

Why aren’t there recycling bins at Fresno State? If you are a recycling-minded individual at Fresno State, you have probably asked this question to yourself on several occasions. The answer is Fresno State’s solid waste contractor, Industrial Waste and Salvage ...

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Expanding student opportunities with a new facility

Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology will start the school year with a state-of-the-art research facility on campus. This September, the college will open up the new facility that will be home to graduate research, handling various issues pertaining ...

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New parking hours aims to increase safety on campus

Beginning immediately, Fresno State students with green parking passes will be able to park in yellow faculty/staff lots after 6 p.m. without getting ticketed. Parking in green lots for evening classes had drawn many student complaints about safety. Student parking ...

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Washington Monthly ranks Fresno State No. 25 on Top 30 list

Fresno State ranks No. 25 on Washington Monthly’s annual list of Top 30 Universities. Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro and Provost Dr. Lynnette Zelezny addressed the university in the Henry Madden Library and via livestream on Facebook Monday morning. ...

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GoFundMe saves professor after life stolen

Imagine you’ve gotten a new job in a different state. You and your spouse pack all of your belongings into a U-Haul, hitch your car to the back and set off. Halfway there, in the middle of the night, the ...

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Opa! Fresno Greek Fest celebrates its 56th year

“It’s all Greek to me,” was more than just a figure of speech in Fresno this weekend. St. George Greek Orthodox Church hosted its 56th annual Fresno Greek Fest. With more than 25,000 attendees, Greek Fest was a cultural extravaganza ...

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A glimpse into the newest minor on campus

A Fresno State graduate said she would have minored in Hmong if she’d had the opportunity. Monique Vang graduated in spring 2016 with a bachelor’s in mass communication and journalism and only took three Hmong courses while at the university ...

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A day for random acts of kindness

Forgiveness was Doug Griffin’s instinctive response the Sunday morning in 2015 when he learned his daughter Molly was involved in a deadly traffic accident the night before. “Forgiveness is one of the best things you can do for your soul,” ...

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Target hosts Back to College event for Fresno State students

What do school supplies, giveaways, games, and DJ’s have in common? Target at Sierra Vista Mall brings all of these things together once a year for the Target Back to College event exclusively held for Fresno State students. Krista Kracher, ...

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Downtown Fresno: living, working and playing

My, how things have changed in Fresno — more people are saying, “Let’s go downtown.” In 2010, plans were put in motion to begin the Downtown Fresno Revitalization project. The goal is to bring more financial and cultural prosperity to ...

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Goodbye home, hello dorms: students move in

Even the 102-degree heat could not slow the incoming Fresno State residents as they moved into University Courtyard, Fresno State’s on-campus housing. The Fresno State Housing Department on Aug. 18 welcomed 900 students to their new homes at Fresno State ...

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Collegian scores Hostetter as new adviser

Veteran Fresno reporter George Hostetter has joined the Fresno State family as the adviser to The Collegian, the university’s student-run newspaper. Hostetter is one of the most esteemed reporters in Fresno, according to many who spoke of him when he ...

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President Bill Clinton draws large crowd for speech at Fresno State

Fresno State got the presidential treatment on Monday as former President Bill Clinton spoke to a packed house at the Satellite Student Union. Clinton’s speech was preceded by one from civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, and he was introduced by ...

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Exercise science program gains national recognition

The exercise science option in the Fresno State department of kinesiology was recently acknowledged by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as one of the few “educationally recognized programs” in the country. Kinesiology has four options, including physical education, ...

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