How Fresno State administration plans to implement alcohol sales at athletic events

Fresno State has officially announced the return of alcohol sales at home football games after the sale had been prohibited in 2006. The university hosted a news conference last Friday and said football fans will be able to purchase beer ...

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Dog Days offered students a glimpse of their future

Summer: the long-awaited rest period when college students pick up full-time work schedules or get ahead on units and save the weekends for traveling with friends or binge watching Netflix series in the dark. For newly graduated high school seniors ...

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Rallying through peace, Fresno State protesters stand against hate

As Charlottesville, Virginia recovers from racial violence, Fresno’s Tower District bloomed Saturday morning with unity at a rally against white supremacy. “I wish all the rallies were as well-organized and coordinated as this one,” said Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer. ...

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Despite one year guarantee, Taco Bell faces uncertainty

After announcing its closure at the end of April, Taco Bell Express is set to remain open for the 2017-2018 academic year It’s long term future, however, is up in the air. Megan Sarantos, manager of university dining services, said ...

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ASI President Zante’s next step: Finding the student voice

Associated Students, Inc. President Blake Zante wants to hear from students. Heading into his third year in ASI, Zante hopes his listening skills can help set the agenda for this new school year. “Instead of telling them [students] to ‘come ...

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Jail time for former Fresno State mascot guilty of groping women

Former Fresno State student Deandre Jean-Pierre, 23, was found guilty of two misdemeanor counts of sexual battery last Friday in Fresno Superior Court. Jean-Pierre, who once played the role of Fresno State’s mascot, TimeOut, was taken to jail from the ...

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Lecturer in Twitter controversy: ‘They have not found me guilty of any of these things’

“In hindsight, Twitter is rubbish in using it like I did as a scratchpad or as a journal,” admits history lecturer Lars Maischak after his graphic Twitter posts against President Donald Trump and Republicans made national headlines in the spring. ...

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Fresno State welcomes 169 international students, with more to come

Fresno State International Student Services and Programs (ISSP) welcomed 169 international students from across the globe during an International Student Orientation in the Satellite Student Union. More than 100 new undergraduate students and 53 new graduate students flew in from ...

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Convocation ‘17: Professor Jes Therkelsen wants Fresno State students to ‘have the courage to be curious’

Fresno State welcomed over 6,000 incoming undergraduate and graduate students to the university on Monday at the New Student Convocation in the Save Mart Center. Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro along with university administrators were introduced to the crowd ...

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Students eclipsed with historic sight

Fresno State students and staff gathered around campus on Monday to watch what many called the “Great American Eclipse,” the first of its kind in nearly 40 years. The Fresno State Henry Madden Library hosted Experience The 2017 Eclipse Across ...

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New Bulldogs, New Homes, New Beginnings

The first of 860 new University Courtyard residents were welcomed to their new home with food, speeches and a crash course on school spirit last Friday, also known as Move In Day. The number of new residents, Erin Boele director ...

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Fresno State plans to invest 26 million dollars to modernize campus infrastructure

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced the university’s priority in updating the campus’s physical infrastructure. Over the course of the 2017-18 academic year, the university will invest $26 million in projects toward the modernization of the 70-year-old campus site, ...

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The Fresno State lecturer investigated by the Secret Service is speaking out

Dr. Lars Maischak, the Fresno State lecturer who was investigated by the Secret Service and the FBI, has been allowed to keep a job at Fresno State. After four months of silence, he recently spoke to The Collegian about the ...

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This is how Fresno State students reacted to the Charlottesville protests

Tension and tragedy quaked Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend as demonstrations by white supremacist groups were brought onto University of Virginia campus Aug. 11. But the effects rippled outside of the campus and city, sparking cross-country reactions like those from ...

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Find out where Fresno State ranks in top national public schools list

Among the hundreds of public schools in the nation, MONEY Magazine ranked Fresno State ranked 31 on their top 50 list for public schools in the nation. The determining criteria the researchers looked at consisted of graduation rates, student interaction ...

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Beer me! Fresno State may allow alcohol sales at sport events

California State University Chancellor Timothy White has now made it possible again for alcohol to be sold and advertised at university athletic events. White said in a news release that because a majority of students, faculty and staff are of ...

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The bell rings again, Taco Bell to reopen next semester

After Fresno State’s Taco Bell Express closed its doors on April 28 of last semester to create space for a more health conscious dining facility, plans are halted and the student favorite is coming back. Deborah Adishian-Astone, Vice President for ...

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Have you bought Fresno State sweet corn yet? Hundreds have. And here’s why.

About 200 sweet corn lovers showed up bright and early on Friday to the Gibson Farm Market for the annual Fresno State sale. Some community members, like Stephen Webb, 57, were out as early as 4 a.m. with folding chairs ...

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