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Fresno State grad Molly Griffin was full of passion

By Tomas Kassahun and Diana Giraldo Friends and family of Molly Griffin remember her passion in nursing and compassion for others. Griffin, 23, graduated from Fresno State in May with a degree in nursing and was working as a surgery ...

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Armenian Genocide: “We cannot forget”

Dr. Sergio La Porta, professor in the armenian studies program, concluded this years’ Fresno State Talks last night in the Satellite Student Union, with a lecture on the importance and relevance of the Armenian Genocide and how it shaped world ...

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Fresno State hosts National Eating Disorders Awareness week

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness and the Fresno State Student Health Center will be holding an eating disorder screening day for students on Thursday to help spread the word and encourage students to seek help. Sokun Terry Chhoeung, ...

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University Courtyard to implement gender neutral housing

Fresno State University Courtyard will be implementing a new option for gender-neutral housing on campus next semester, a major move for the campus largely same-sex living arrangements. “This is something that University Courtyard has discussed for several years,” said housing ...

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Month of love campaign wraps up with workshops to promote student health

While the month of February and Valentine’s Day are typically associated with showing love and affection toward others, people should also not forget to love themselves first. That was the main message from the Month of Love campaign launched by ...

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Fresno State Talks: Family played important role in couple’s higher education journey

Dr. Ignacio Hernández’s first teachers were his parents, immigrants who planted roots in Southern California and encouraged “Little Nachito” to “always do your best and go to school.” Hernández and his wife, Dr. Susana Hernández, both Fresno State educational leadership professors, ...

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Plagiarism an issue on campus, faculty says

“The first time I ever saw it, I found it in one paper. Then I started looking in other papers, and it was horrible. I lost five pounds, because it was personal. I felt like they were cheating on me.” ...

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‘Curly, Kinky, and Beautiful’ event champions natural beauty on campus

As part of Black History Month, Fresno State senior Nelissa Harris paid tribute to what she says is a natural hair trend amongst African American women, and organized a Thursday evening event to empower this natural journey. “Believe it or ...

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ASI meeting discusses potential honors program closure

The Associated Students, Inc. held its third meeting of the spring semester Wednesday in the University Student Union. Among the topics discussed at the meeting were the Craig School of Business possibly closing its honors program for next year. Senator ...

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Fresno state professor, former U.S. poet laureate Philip Levine remembered

A global poetry icon known for his affinity for the Central Valley and revered for his award-winning work, former U.S. poet laureate and Fresno State Professor Emeritus Philip Levine, died from pancreatic cancer Saturday in his Fresno home. He was ...

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Haven program completion deadline looms

Nearly 24,000 students — those enrolled at Fresno State and incoming freshman and transfers — are required to complete Haven, an online training course aimed at improving campus sexual assault awareness, in order to register for classes the following semester. ...

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Fresno city council approves interception project

The Fresno City Council approved a contract Thursday that will add a left turn signal at the busy intersection on Bulldog Lane and Cedar Avenue west of the Fresno State campus. The $283,000 contract, which will fund new signs and ...

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Tablet program will boost enrollment next year

Fresno State plans to offer a wider selection of course offerings and tablets at the Kennel Bookstore for its growing DISCOVERe program. The program, which launched in the fall, integrates tablets into course curricula and will continue to expand from ...

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Academic senate airs concerns over growing student population

In its first meeting of the semester on Monday, the Academic Senate addressed campus enrollment and how to maximize student success. Fresno State provost and vice president for academic affairs Lynette Zelezny spoke about the need for a campus dialogue ...

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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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