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Fresno State athletes arraigned Wednesday

Two Fresno State football players pleaded no contest, while the women’s soccer team captain pleaded not guilty during their arraignments on Wednesday, said Fresno County Assistant District Attorney Steve Wright. Sophomore quarterback Zack Greenlee, 20, was charged with a misdemeanor ...

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Issue of sexual assault and domestic violence raised with event

Students may have seen statistics about sexual assault and domestic violence written in chalk on the sidewalks around campus as they walked to class. This was part of the “Take Back the Night” event that was held on Wednesday evening ...

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CSU faculty union holds strike authorization vote

The union representing faculty at Fresno State and the rest of the California State University system is in the middle of holding a nine-day vote to authorize a strike if salary negotiations fail. The bargaining process began in May when ...

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Alcohol awareness raised with on-campus fest

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week was recognized on campus Thursday night with the Wild West Awareness fest. Elizabeth Lopez, 25, coordinator of the event for the Student Health and Counseling Center (SHAC) said the event was all about promoting alcohol ...

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Speaker argues the war on drugs is a failure

Students filled the seats in the McLane Hall Room 121 to hear guest speaker Ethan Nadelmann talk about why we need to end the war on drugs. Nadelmann, the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, argues that ...

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Can the war on poverty be won?

Almost hundreds gathered in downtown Fresno for a discussion on how the city can win the war on poverty. The discussion was hosted by Zocalo Public Square and The California Wellness Foundation at Frank’s Place inside the Warnors Center for ...

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‘Renaissance man’ remembered

Edward Lund’s death on Oct. 3 left a huge hole in the hearts of those who knew him. “He was like a brother to me,” Fresno State Art Professor Nick Potter said. “You know, he was 10 years older than ...

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Fresno State excuses Muslim students from class Friday in anticipation of possible unrest

Fresno State Provost and VP for Academic Affairs Lynnette Zelezny sent an email out to professors Thursday that recommended Muslim students be excused from classes due to planned anti-Muslim protests around the nation Friday and Saturday. Tom Uribes, Fresno State PIO, said ...

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Student-athletes charged by DA

Three Fresno State student-athletes were officially charged by the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday, according to court documents. The charges stem from an incident with police following a post-game party on Sept. 20. Sophomore quarterback Zack Greenlee, 20, ...

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University gallery curator dies in bike crash

Edward Lund, a local artist and gallery technician for the Fresno State Department of Art and Design, died in a bike crash during the Levi’s GranFondo charity bike race in Sonoma County on Saturday. Lund, 54, worked for the university ...

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Professor makes Top-5 list on RateMyProfessors

Fresno State communication professor Jonathan Hernandez ranked fifth in the nation on RateMyProfessors.com. The website is owned and operated by MTV’s College Network, mtvU. It is a  website designed for students to rate professors, universities, junior and community colleges. “RateMyProfessors.com ...

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Arrest comes as shock to those who know Medina

The news of Fresno State student Alberto Hinojosa Medina’s arrest on Sept. 26 came as a complete surprise to those who know the 22-year-old social work/pre-psychology major from McFarland. Medina was charged on Sept. 29 with burglarizing an apartment near the ...

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Fresno State student pleads not guilty to the murder of UCLA student

Fresno State student Alberto Hinojosa Medina pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the murder of a UCLA student, burglary and arson. Medina, who Fresno State confirmed is a double major in pre-psychology and social work, was charged with burglarizing an apartment ...

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Syrian war hits home for Fresno State professor

Hagop Ohanessian is grateful for the life he lives in the U.S. As a Fresno State Armenian Studies professor, he cherishes the chance to go to work every day and make a difference in the lives of his students. Every ...

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Community sends prayers for Nepal

Students, staff and community members gathered Friday afternoon for the Nepal Vigil in Fresno State’s Peace Garden to offer flowers, respect and aid for the Nepalese people who are suffering from the tragic earthquake that ravaged the country a week ...

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Hye Oozh Broadcasts Commemorative Program Dedicated to the Genocide Centennial

  Hye Oozh on Fresno State’s 90.7 KFSR-FM  broadcasted a special episode dedicated to the 100th anniversary to the Armenian Genocide. The radio station’s only ethnic program played patriotic music dedicated to Armenia and music related to the genocide alongside ...

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Armenian Genocide Centennial ushers a ‘century of rebirth’

Community members came together Friday to commemorate the centennial of the Armenian Genocide during a ceremony at the recently unveiled Armenian Genocide Monument at Fresno State. “Bells of Peace” rang across campus from the carillon in the University Student Union ...

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Volunteers make clovis rodeo go round and round

The 101st annual Clovis Rodeo attracted thousands to the three-day event this weekend, bringing together volunteers festival goers for the Valley tradition. “It’s a long tradition of bringing an event to Clovis, California,” said board director Ron Dunbar. “The goal ...

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