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Student fees go far and wide to pay for student needs and wants

As students clutch in their hands a check and student I.D. card, waiting to pay their tuition and fees by today’s 5 p.m. deadline, some of them may be wondering what their hard-earned money pays for.

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Students starting own businesses — on campus

For students dreaming of creating and starting their own business, there is a unique opportunity being offered right here on campus.

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Are you texting while reading this?


Students and their technology are a common sight on campus.

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Bored — try starting a new school club

The controlling element of college life is running to classes and jam-packed weekends of intense study sessions, but entwined in the chaos are those precious moments of down time where the real essence of the college experience comes into play — your social life.

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Bulldogs players recognized


After posting an eight-win season and securing a bowl berth, Fresno State football coach Pat Hill honored the team at the annual awards banquet Sunday afternoon at the New Exhibit Hall in downtown Fresno. Nearly 500 fans attended the event.

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Student engineers to head to Cambodia

The holiday season is in full swing, and with it comes an overwhelming sense of civic duty.

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Graduation coming up, but will there be jobs?

Graduating from college with a bachelor’s degree is a time of relief for thousands of students and parents each year, but there may not be a job waiting for them after the celebration is over.

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Van Halen ‘jumps’ to Fresno


Performing for the first time at the Save Mart Center last night, the rock band Van Halen has been on a year-long tour now likely to extend into 2008.

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Pick up your butts

A large bag of cigarette butts sits atop the AMSA club's table. They were gathered up from all around campus, almost exclusively from non-smoking areas. Club members plan to present the collection of butts to President Welty, along with a 'smoke-free campus' petition.
Ciggy Buttz thinks that smoking on campus is out of control. So does Kelly Miller, a senior biology student and president of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) campus chapter.

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No draft, no problem?

In July 1968, Fresno resident Jesse Fabela was drafted. Five months later he shipped out to Vietnam.

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Go green

Maira De La O (left) hands out T-shirts and energy-efficient Energy Star light bulbs to students in front of the University Center Nov. 13 for the ongoing Go Green campaign. The conservation project lasts the whole month of November. De La O and other students participated in the campaign as part of their Public Relations Cases and Campaigns class.
Fresno State was caught green handed. Fresno State went green this month with an energy saving campaign that started in the fall of 2006. Professors Tamyra Pierce, Ph.D., Betsy Hays and Jan Edwards said the campaign has exceeded their expectations, lasting three semesters and possibly more.

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Audit targets executives’ pay, benefits

A state audit report of the California State University system was released to the public on Nov. 6, focusing on the lack of oversight in compensation policies and increases in executive pay.

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Fresno State pledges campus sustainability

Fresno State has become one of over 350 universities in 40 countries to pledge a commitment to global sustainability.

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Holiday cheers — new TV gadgets

Television lovers have never had it better. You don’t have to stay glued anymore to the boob tube just to catch a favorite show. You don’t even have to be home to watch.

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And the next big game is…

Halo 3 took the world by storm, selling 1.25 million copies before it was even released. Now, many other games are trying to compete and get a piece of the cake also.

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New at the Farm Market: Turkeys

Farm Market worker and senior culinology student Quinn Zweigle (left) prepares turkeys for Shoshannah Henderson (right), her husband Justin and daughter Ambrosia at the Farm Market Saturday morning. Justin Henderson said he has been coming out to the Farm Market since he was Ambrosia’s age, and now has to drive there from the other side of town.
Any customer stopping by the Fresno State Farm Market this week will see an array of products worthy of any Thanksgiving feast, including student-raised frozen turkeys.

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Yes, it’s possible

Believe it or not, there are lunch choices on campus besides the usual Round Table mini-pizza or Panda Bowl. For those trying to count calories or simply watch what they eat, there are a few healthy alternatives out there.

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Students write relief to children’s hospital patients

In his epistle to the saints, Jude gave counsel for those of spiritual weakness. He encouraged those of spiritual strength for their “compassion, making a difference.” A children’s research hospital in Memphis, Tenn., which bears the name of the disciple Jude, is requesting that everyone who is able to write their own epistles for those in need of physical relief.

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