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ASI Notebook: Senator positions will remain the same for next year

The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) senators came together on May 1 for their final spring 2018 semester senate meeting. Senator positions names and descriptions One action item was presented to the senate by Sen. Travis Childress, Greek affairs, regarding changes ...

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College Republicans hold vigil for Barbara Bush at Fresno State

The Fresno State College Republicans hosted a vigil Wednesday for former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush, two weeks after she died. About one dozen people gathered in the campus Free Speech Area to honor Bush. The vigil came as the ...

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Stressed over exams? These students relaxed with animals at mini-zoo

To relieve some end-of-semester stress, students at the Fresno State dormitories got to interact with farm animals. On Monday, the usually empty lawn outside Sequoia Hall was transformed into a miniature zoo that included animals such as a miniature donkey, ...

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There’s ‘another side’ to each American president, historian says

George Washington “loved to be loved.” Abraham Lincoln had second thoughts on the Emancipation Proclamation. Harry Truman didn’t receive an elite education, and Lyndon B. Johnson’s knack for friendship helped him to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Those ...

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These are the bills students lobbied for in Sacramento

Fresno State Students for Quality Education (SQE) went to Sacramento on Tuesday to lobby in favor of a number of bills in the hopes of creating change for college students. “A lot of congress [members] or legislators are so far ...

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Social work students sit down with faculty after last month’s protest

Students from the Fresno State social work program met with faculty on Tuesday to discuss their concerns about graduate school admission policies. The meeting came several weeks after students protested recently released admission decisions to the Master of Social Work ...

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Fresno State among universities, groups given $5 million to advance irrigation research

A group of universities, including Fresno State, and agriculture industry companies were awarded $5 million to advance irrigation technology research. Fresno State Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology spokesman Geoff Thurner said Tuesday that the Foundation for Food and ...

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Fresno State students deliver coloring books, crayons to Valley Children’s Hospital

Students from a publication design class in the media, communications and journalism department delivered crayon boxes and coloring books to the young patients at Valley Children’s Hospital. The students delivered the crayons and books along with MCJ professor Dr. Tamyra ...

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Fresno State is hosting two forums to discuss recent controversy

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro said Monday that the university is hosting two forums this week so he and the community can discuss the recent controversy that has overtaken the campus. Nearly two weeks ago, English professor Randa Jarrar ...

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Creativity comes to Fresno State during 36-hour hackathon

HackFresno celebrated its second annual 36-hourlong Hackathon, which aims to develop programs that can solve real-world problems. The nonstop design and innovation competition was held at Fresno State’s North Gym, Room 118, and started 9 p.m. on April 27, and ...

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Political science gets their honors society back

After overcoming inactivity and previous budget cuts, the political science honor society, Pi Sigma Alpha, is now back at Fresno State. Assistant professor of political science Dr. Ali Masood serves as the adviser of Fresno State’s Alpha Delta Beta chapter. ...

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Governor candidates all stand for cheaper college

Fresno business leaders had the opportunity to meet a group of candidates running for California governor both on and off screen Sunday evening. A gubernatorial debate watch-party and reception was hosted by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce at its downtown ...

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Sigma Nu was hosting a private fundraiser before shots were fired. Police have arrested five people

Police tape and a bullet hole were the evidence Sunday afternoon that a crime had occurred at the Sigma Nu fraternity home within view of the Fresno State campus. Fresno Police Lt. Michael Landon said five people were arrested early ...

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Crime Buzz on April 30, 2018

April 22, 2018 Peeking in bathroom hole reported at Maple Mall Fake ID reported at Maple Mall Liquor sale to minor reported at Maple Mall Fake ID reported at Maple Mall April 23, 2018 Fake currency reported at Maple Mall ...

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‘Bulldogs in the Kitchen’ helps athletes cook up a winning dish

The Fresno State women’s basketball team sharpened its knives and cooking skills last Wednesday along with students from the nutrition and dietetics department. The “Bulldogs in the Kitchen” program is in its seventh year as senior students work with student-athletes ...

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ASI plans for funding new USU computers fails after heated vote

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) approved its 2018-19 budget at a meeting last week before its May 1 deadline after an attempt to postpone a vote failed. But a heated discussion over a line item still stalled the process. Vice ...

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Armenian Genocide commemoration turns focus to future

For Armenians, April 24 marks a day of remembrance. This year, it was a day to look toward the future. Tuesday marked 103 years since the beginning of the Armenian Genocide, a massacre that occurred in the former Ottoman Empire ...

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Fresno State broadcast students anchor 7-hour global news show

Matt Broughton realized his interruptible feedback (IFB) earpiece had stopped working mid-newscast. He uses the device to communicate with the control room. The senior broadcast student was co-anchoring with fellow student-journalist Mitzi Cardenas during the annual Global News Relay (GNR) ...

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