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CEO of Bitwise Industries: the geek’s moment has arrived

For Jake Soberal, co-founder and co-CEO of Bitwise Industries, the clouds are a destination and the city of Fresno has started its journey. It all begins by developing the “tech geeks” of the Central San Joaquin Valley. Soberal showcased “How ...

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Bitwise expands: a reason to stay in Fresno

When you think of technology start-ups, one’s mind tends to wander to the Silicon Valley. Well, Fresno is not too far from becoming a central hub for techies, thanks to Bitwise. According to the company’s website, Bitwise is a “mothership ...

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Student invited to dinner after guide dog dispute

A Fresno State student will dine with the president of Table Mountain Casino after being told she couldn’t eat at the Eagle’s Landing restaurant because she had a dog with her. Shaela Warkentin said her dog Lennox is a certified ...

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Tuition hike proposal stirs mixed feelings

If a pending proposal is approved, an increase in tuition for California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) institutions may take effect in 2017. Laurie Weidner, assistant vice chancellor of public affairs for the CSU chancellor’s office, said ...

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Giving hams to those in need

The Fresno State community is giving back to those in need this holiday season with their fourth annual “Helping Hams” campaign. The Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market hosted the annual event, and manager Jeremy Lewis said it was a ...

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Friends, poets honor legacy of Mia Barraza Martinez

Friends, poets and writers gathered to honor Mireyda “Mia” Barraza Martinez with an open mic poetry reading and candlelight vigil on Tuesday at Fresno City College’s main fountain. Barraza Martinez, 29, died on Nov. 20 in a car accident. She ...

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Quad reopens after a four-month renovations

Gone are the days of walking out of the Social Science building and around the Family Food Science building to get to the Henry Madden Library. The central quad of the Social Science, Family Food Science, McKee Fisk and Professional ...

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Dr. Oputa: taking 25 years ‘day by day’

By Crea Jackson This year will be Dr. Francine Oputa’s 25th year working at Fresno State. Oputa has done a large amount of service for the Fresno State community over the past 25 years. She continues to serve the Fresno ...

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Approved motion ensures equal opportunity on campus

Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) approved a motion on Dec. 1 to adopt the Academic Senate Resolution in Support of Campus Diversity and Freedom of Expression, which was passed at its final meeting of the Fall 2016 semester. The ...

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Groping case highlights safety concerns

By Chueyee Yang and Razmik Cañas   Fresno State’s safety text message alert system, Bulldog Alert, has not been informing students about the crimes that have been happening near campus, said Fresno State student Annabelle Lolinco. When a safety alert ...

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Parade brings holiday spirit to Fresno families

Many warmed themselves with coffee and hot chocolate from the local Starbucks on Saturday during the 87th annual Downtown Fresno Christmas Parade. The parade, which was hosted by the Downtown Fresno Partnership, began its route began on H Street and ...

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USU board of directors serve up lunch to promote the Bold New U

A luncheon on Thursday inside the University Student Union (USU) allowed students to meet with the USU board of directors and also grab some pizza. The luncheon was a chance to build support for the Bold New U, a proposed ...

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Serial groper suspected to be Fresno State student

Deandre Jean-Pierre was arrested Friday on charges of sexual battery on suspicion of being the serial groper attacking women near Fresno State. The 23-year-old senior communication and theatre arts major and a former Timeout mascot, was released from Fresno County ...

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Nancy Pelosi re-elected as minority leader

Nancy Pelosi was re-elected as the Democratic House Minority Leader Wednesday morning – making it her eighth term. After receiving the news she responded on twitter writing: “Honored to be elected by my colleagues to serve as Democratic Leader. Let’s ...

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Fresno State Amphitheater may lie dead, but its history is not

Fresno State’s Amphitheater boasts a rich history that few could balk at if they’d heard it. For decades, the stage was filled with famous musical acts and politicians drawing crowds from all over the San Joaquin Valley – bringing life ...

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Former student impacts community through volunteering

A former Fresno State student is helping bring change to the community by the simple philosophy of lending a helping hand to those in need. Justin Kamimoto grew up with a supportive family that always instilled in him morals to ...

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6 assaulted near Fresno State, police suspects a serial groper

The Fresno Police Department is warning students about an apparent serial groper who has struck at University Village and Plaza Apartments near Fresno State. The police department believes the suspect has been involved in at least four reported cases, although ...

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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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