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A Fresno State student remembered through poetry

Fresno State graduate student Mireyda “Mia” Barraza Martinez, 29, was killed in a car crash as rain drenched the Central Valley. “It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the sudden passing of graduate student and poet ...

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A march to fight against racism and the ‘downhill slide’ for America

The political unrest continues in Fresno as almost 100 protesters assembled at the corner of Blackstone and Nees avenues in front of River Park Saturday at noon for another Rally and March Against Trump. The protesters held signs. Some read: ...

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TV star tells story of drug abuse to ‘full house’ at SSU

“I’m the happiest I’ve ever been with the least I’ve ever had. Life feels full again.” TV star Jodie Sweetin talked to a full house in the Satellite Student Union Thursday night to discuss her life in front of the ...

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Remembering transgender lives lost through hate

By Ron Camacho and Hayley Salazar A mother who lost her daughter to suicide was the keynotes speaker at the second Transgender Day of Remembrance last Wednesday in North Gym, Room 118. Allison Murphy, who lost her daughter to suicide ...

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New USU referendum makes it to spring ballot

UPDATE: A previous version of this story stated that the cost for a new USU would come from raising tuition. However, the cost would actually be in the form of an added student fee which is different from tuition. Last week, the ...

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Making Fresno State feel like home

Inclusion, respect and equity – the President’s Commission on Human Relations and Equity is hosting monthly forums to promote those three qualities on Fresno State’s campus. The commission has been on campus since 1991. Former University President John Welty established ...

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App aims to prevent texting and driving

A former Fresno State student and his team have created an app that is tackling an issue affecting students every day. Connor Myers is the co-founder and CEO of Spacebar Technologies, Inc., a local company in which one of its ...

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Students protest hate in response to Trump’s victory

By Ron Camacho and Diana Giraldo  “Hey, hey, ho, ho, the hate has got to go,” the 150 students and faculty members chanted as they marched to protest President-elect Donald Trump at noon on Tuesday. “We wanted to represent our anger,” ...

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Fresno rallies against election of Donald Trump

Amid national unrest following last Tuesday’s election of Donald Trump to the presidency, about 500 people descended on one of Fresno’s busiest intersections – Blackstone and Shaw avenues – Saturday to join protest efforts. “We’re out here to stand in ...

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Fresno State alumnus finishes 200-mile run for autism

Fresno State alumnus Ryan Stiner finished his third 200-mile run for autism Saturday. Stiner began the nine-day, one-man run, Ryan’s Run, on Nov. 4 intending to raise awareness and funds for the California Autism Center and Learning Group. The route ...

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Fresno State hosts memorial service to honor veterans

Students and community members gathered in front of the Fresno Memorial Auditorium Thursday to honor those who served in the U.S. military. The memorial service began with a performance of “All Armed Forces Medley” by the Fresno State Chamber Singers ...

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University offering counseling services for students struggling with election result

Fresno State is offering counseling services to students struggling with Tuesday’s election result, the university said Thursday. “Fresno State is offering counseling services at its Student Health and Counseling Center on a walk-in basis for students in crisis 8 a.m.-5 ...

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Luis Chavez wins Fresno City Council District 5 seat

Luis Chavez has won the Fresno City Council District 5 seat, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. On election night, a few dozen of his friends and community leaders gathered at his house to support his campaign. Chavez ...

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Republican Lee Brand elected as Fresno mayor

Fresno City Councilman Lee Brand has been elected as the mayor of Fresno, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. He bested his opponent – Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea – taking a little over 53 percent of the ...

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Bredefeld takes Fresno City Council District 6 seat

Garry Bredefeld has been elected to the Fresno City Council representing District 6 – the seat currently occupied by Mayor-elect Lee Brand. As the country watched who would be elected the next President of the United States, a few dozen ...

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Local Election Coverage

2:00 a.m. PST: All votes counted  United States Senator: Kamala D. Harris (Dem) won 51 percent to Loretta L. Sanchez (Dem) 48 precent 16th Congress:  Jim Costa (Dem) won 67 percent to Jonny Tacherra 32 percent 21st Congress: David Valadao (Rep) won 60 percent to Emilio ...

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Students prepare to vote with free Dutch Bros

The lingering smell of coffee grounds coming from a Dutch Bros vending vehicle welcomed students to the Free Speech Area on Monday for a free cup of coffee; all they had to do was pick up a Voter’s Guide to ...

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Live Election Coverage

11:30 p.m. PST:  (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267) Donald Trump has taken Wisconsin. It’s over. Donald Trump is projected to be the 45th President of the United States.  10:45 p.m. PST: (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267)  Donald Trump ...

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