Weeklong event celebrates Asian cultures

Asian culture was represented on the Fresno State campus last week. The cross cultural events were in celebration of Amerasia Week, which aimed to entertain and educate the community. “The week is dedicated to present different organizations and their cultures,” ...

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Chavez’s son speaks about the late civil rights activist

The son of Cesar E. Chavez spoke Wednesday at Fresno State to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the United Farms Workers’ 340-mile walk to the state’s capital. A crowd of students filed in line with red flowers in hand to ...

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Fresno State opens student closet for professional clothes

Fresno State unveiled a new initiative to help students get professional clothes for job interviews. The Clothing Closet, which is a project of the Career Development Center, will have formal shirts, coats, skirts, pants and accessories that students can take ...

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Big Hat Days revitalizes Old Town Clovis

There’s something about sunshine, live music and the smell of deep fried pickles that really brings people together. This weekend, people of all ages flooded the streets of Old Town Clovis to enjoy the feel-good vibes at Big Hat Days. ...

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Student wins first place at California conference

Touyee Thao, a Fresno State Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology student, won first place for the graduate division in the water poster competition at the California Plant and Soil Conference on Feb. 3. Thao’s study was on sugar ...

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Mock trial team strives for spot at championships

Nationally ranked, Fresno State’s Mock Trial team headed out to the Santa Monica Courthouse last weekend to the Opening Round Championship (ORC) to fight for a spot in the National Championship, competition. Gordon M. Park, head coach of Mock Trial ...

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Remembering Ron Metzler

Fresno State celebrated the life and work of Ron Metzler, a life-long Fresno State supporter, last weekend. Metzler was a devoted Bulldog who revolutionized agricultural practices in the community and worked to strengthen the athletic department. The event took place ...

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Military women honored during week-long celebration

Fresno State celebrated women who served the country for the first time this year, during the third week of Women’s History Month. “It’s a very important week to recognize, because women in the military are such a small population that ...

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Members of LGBTQ community voices hardships

His conservative, Hmong mother told him it would be better that he were dead than gay the first time Fresno State student Shai Chang approached the topic of homosexuality. “I asked her what she thought of gay people, and she ...

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ASI ensures an available campus during strike

With the possibility of a faculty strike looming, members of Associated Students, Inc. want to make sure that all students know their rights during a strike. ASI President Abigail Hudson said at the ASI meeting Wednesday that ASI executives would ...

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Tim Ryan elected as the next ASI president

Tim Ryan, ASI senator for the College of Social Sciences was elected as next year’s Associated Students, Inc. president. Ryan defeated Cameran Patterson, ASI senator-at-large of Athletics and Recreation by a close margin of 1,171 to 1,121. When current ASI ...

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Blind ambition: triumphing over tragedy

On a March night five years ago, Shaela Warkentin’s life as she knew it changed within seconds. During a car ride home with her sister, she was struck by a DUI driver — a wreck that took two of Warkentin’s ...

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Initiative launches to help seniors graduate early

One of the most disheartening and frustrating situations for a senior to endure would be being a few units shy of graduating but having to go to school for another whole semester. Senior psychology student Paige Flores said that she ...

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Global temperatures rise at unprecedented rate, NASA says

Global temperatures for February increased by, seasonally adjusted, the largest margin in over 100 years of record keeping, said National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NASA’s data, which was released on March 12, showed that February ran 34.43 Degrees above ...

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Fresno State sells out opening weekend

The premiere of “Malpractice, or Love’s the Best Doctor” sold-out last weekend, attracting approximately 150 people.   “It’s a comedy with wit, physical humor, verbal humor and a dream sequence in the second act that has a quality of a ...

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California lawmaker hopes to end Daylight Saving Time

On Sunday millions living on the West Coast dutifully set their clocks forward by one hour for the twice yearly Daylight Saving Time changes. This custom may soon be a thing of the past, if voters approve a motion introduced ...

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Knowing your candidates: Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan wants to be an advocate for students at Fresno State. Ryan is a junior running for Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) president next year. He is the current senator for the College of Social Sciences. “I have the willingness ...

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Knowing your candidates: Cameran Patterson

Cameran Patterson has a vision of change for Fresno State. Patterson is a sophomore running for Associated Students, Inc. president for next year. He said that he wants to, “create policies that assist in maximizing opportunities as far as life ...

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