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The passion of poetry lives on through Levine

The Philip Levine Reading Room opened on May 5 in honor of the late poet laureate who died in 2015. “It was a journey of exploration, a journey of discovery, a journey of poetic imagination that brought us to this ...

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Student hopes for peace in Syria

The uprising against the Syrian government began on social media, and Fresno State international student Fares Al Malham found himself in the middle of it all. “From the beginning, our revolution [was] to take [Bashar Al-Assad] away from the rule,” ...

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MCJ department celebrates students’ achievements at Showcase of Excellence

It was a night of honors, laughs and respect for the media, communications and journalism (MCJ) department as it celebrated the culmination of a year’s achievements on May 3 during the MCJ Showcase of Excellence. The showcase, hosted by the ...

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CSU extinguishes tobacco use

Cigarettes, vape products, chewing tobacco and any other tobacco products intended for human consumption will be banned from all 23 California State University (CSU) campuses beginning Sept. 1, 2017 under an executive order by CSU Chancellor Timothy White. “In order ...

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Growing leaders, Castro sees a ‘bright future’ for Fresno State

As the Spring 2017 semester ends, Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro contemplates on how the university is continuing to make a difference in the world. “I feel like we’re getting stronger everyday at serving our students more effectively,” Castro ...

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Fresno State welcomes new dean of college of science and mathematics

Dr. Christopher R. Meyer will become the new dean of Fresno State’s College of Science of Mathematics in the summer. Meyer brings a personal knowledge of California’s higher education system. “I am passionate about making a positive impact at Fresno ...

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Award-winning Armenian musician performs on campus

Diversity Week at Fresno State continued on April 28 in the Alice Peters Auditorium with performances by award-winning Armenian musician and professor Dr. Richard Hagopian.   Fellow musicians, students and community members filled the seats close to Hagopian to hear ...

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Deaf culture celebration hosts their own ‘Saturday Night Live’

Fresno State on April 28 commemorated the 200-year anniversary of the opening of the first American School for the Deaf in Hartford, Connecticut. A community event was held in the North Gym, which included a “Saturday Night Live”-inspired performance. In ...

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Deaf Education celebrates 200 years

Deaf Education’s 200th anniversary was celebrated on April 28 by more than 400 people dedicated to the educational experience of learning what deafness is and how communication barriers can be broken down. “Our 200th Anniversary of Deaf Education event will ...

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Hmong culture spreads throughout campus

Music, history, language and traditional clothing were shared with the campus community April 28 as Hmong culture was brought to life at the University’s Speaker’s Platform in honor of Hmong Day. “Here at Fresno State, we do serve a large ...

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“Blue Mind” author discusses water and the human mind

The third-annual Reading About Water student showcase ended April 27 in the Peters Education Center with author Wallace J. Nichols’ talk on his book “Blue Mind.” The lecture centered around the importance of water from a neurological point of view ...

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Ag secretary witnesses ‘the future’ of agriculture

On Monday, Karen Ross, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, spent the day visiting the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno State. Ross saw what students have been working on in the agriculture department. ...

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Keeping the promise: community gathers to honor 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide

About 100 people gathered around the Armenian Genocide Monument on Monday night for a ceremony commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the tragic occurrence. Attendees made their way through the monument where they laid bouquets and wreaths of colorful flowers on ...

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Students seek inspiration at a young age

More than 500 Central Valley Asian-American and Pacific Islander students visited Fresno State’s North Gym to hear from community leaders to inspire a “journey to success.” The CSU Asian-American and Pacific Islander Initiative brought the third-annual “Journey to Success” conference ...

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The last bell has rung, say goodbye to Taco Bell

The university’s Taco Bell location will no longer be an option for Fresno State students effective on Friday. Last week students heard the university Taco Bell will be closing its doors just weeks before the semester ends. Taco Bell employees ...

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Isaiah McCoy: from death row to law school

After seven years on death row, Isaiah McCoy, an exoneree shared his experiences of life in and out of prison, and how they shaped him into who he is today. Jenna Kieckhaefer, a psychologist and assistant professor in the department ...

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Maischak placed on paid leave after Trump tweets

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced Tuesday that history professor Dr. Lars Maischak was immediately placed on paid leave for the remainder of the spring semester. The decision came after deliberation between university administration and the California Faculty Association. ...

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Creating the ultimate team

Special report: Editor-in-Chief Diana Giraldo joined the Bulldog Battalion for its annual Field Training Exercise, April 7-9, 2017 at Camp Roberts in San Miguel California. Giraldo followed the cadets throughout the entirety of the training exercise to report on the ...

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