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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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Yearlong projects come to life

The 10th annual Projects Day celebrated more than 100 Lyles College of Engineering student projects on Tuesday in the Satellite Student Union. The free, public showcase exhibited year-long projects related to manufacturing and energy solutions, solar, wastewater treatment, security, irrigation ...

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Entrepreneurs showcase business concepts

The University Business Center breathed with accomplishment and innovation on Tuesday as young Fresno State student entrepreneurs showcased their business concepts during the third annual 157 Entrepreneurship Expo. Approximately 30 entrepreneurship students were required to participate in the expo as ...

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1 in 5 adults in Valley lack clean water, 46 percent fear deportation

The Institute for Leadership and Public Policy at Fresno State conducted a public opinion survey in March on issues and concerns in the San Joaquin Valley, finding that 21 percent of adults have little access to clean water. The survey ...

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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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