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Step into a new culture: program provides students access to study abroad

The University Student Union balcony was crowded with hopeful explorers Tuesday afternoon as they played international landmark trivia and visited information booths telling them how to get involved in international studies. The Study Abroad Fair, hosted by the Fresno State ...

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Presidential candidates propose college-tuition policies

Hillary Clinton wants to make college free, and Donald Trump wants to make sure the business of college works well. The two presidential candidates have very different plans to try and help college students. Both could alter the system we ...

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Taste the ‘Flavor of Fall’

Wine enthusiasts enjoyed several new wines at the Fresno State Winery’s Flavor of the Fall Wine Tasting event on Saturday afternoon. The Fresno State Winery started hosting the event 10 years ago. This year, the event featured four newly-released wines. ...

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Interim CFO, associate VP for finance retires after 30 years higher education

Money makes the university go ‘round, and for the past nine years, Clinton Moffitt, interim CFO and associate vice president for finance was a key player in managing Fresno State’s finances. But on Sept. 30, Moffitt, after almost 30 years ...

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Loaner tablets replaces grants in DISCOVERe program

After providing grants to students for four semesters, Fresno State’s tablet program, DISCOVERe, has stopped providing grants. DISCOVERe is an initiative started by Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro in which courses are redesigned so tablets can be incorporated into ...

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New photo exhibition honors Gandhi

Oct. 2 marks the 147th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, one of the greatest peace advocates of all time. The United Nations has declared his birthday as a National Day of Nonviolence. Fresno State is commemorating Gandhi by displaying a photo ...

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ASI hosts debate-viewing party in USU for students

The first of three presidential debates in the 2016 campaign took place Monday, and Fresno State students took part by attending the debate viewing party hosted at the University Student Union by Associated Students, Inc. and the League of Women ...

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Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval: an exemplary model of academic success

“An education is a pathway towards self-discovery, towards the shaping of a vision, towards the discovery of who you are as a person in relation to yourself and, before all, in relation to your family and the society,” said the ...

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MCJ department changes its name

Fresno State’s Mass Communication and Journalism Department has changed its name to “Media, Communications and Journalism” upon approval of the university’s Academic Senate. What was the motivation for changing the “M” in MCJ? Betsy Hays, professor at the college of ...

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Students to visit Reagan Presidential Library

Have you ever wanted to walk aboard Air Force One, or take a tour of the presidential Oval Office? How about touch a piece of the historic Berlin Wall? On Oct. 1, students can experience all of these things with ...

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Fresno community unites to ‘Feed the Need’

The Big Fresno Fair partnered with the Fresno State Food Security Project and CBS 47 last Wednesday to collect canned foods for the community in the “Feed the Need” food drive. One in four people in Fresno County faces hunger ...

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GoFundMe to give $100,000 to college students

GoFundMe has started a scholarship that will give $10,000 each to 10 college or post-graduate students. The first thing you have to do to qualify is to create a GoFundMe campaign that includes the hashtag #GFMScholarship or you can modify ...

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New police satellite station to be west of Fraternity Row

A new Fresno Police Department satellite station is scheduled to open near El Dorado Park and is expected to bring more security to the area. The El Dorado Park neighborhood is a concern among many students due to crime. The ...

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Students to vote on new USU Next spring

In next year’s Associated Students, Inc. elections, students will vote on whether a new university student union (USU) should be built. The current USU opened in 1968 and was built to support the 10,000 students enrolled at Fresno State at ...

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Local farmers market promotes healthy lifestyle

Once a week by River Park in Fresno, farmers and vendors gather to sell their produce. Ten to 15 vendors sell vegetables, fruits, nuts, honey, wine and even some desserts. It’s a place for people to get all-natural, locally grown ...

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A guide to on-campus food options for dietary restricted students

Written by Jessica Johnson & Hayley Salazar Disclaimer: Does not include food options available in the University Dining Hall The simple question of “What do you want to eat?” has become complex as food allergies have become more common. Of ...

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

David Manuel Preciado Juárez, the consul of Mexico in Fresno, was on campus Friday to help celebrate the 206th anniversary of Mexican Independence Day and kick off Hispanic Heritage Month. “President Castro, thank you for letting us celebrate, all of ...

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Educators discuss Asian-American and Pacific Islanders students obstacles

The executive director of White House initiatives on Asian-American and Pacific Islanders visited Fresno State to discuss obstacles students face and how to overcome them. “I am really excited to see the thriving and growing community here,” Doua Thor said. ...

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