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Survey from the Office of the President asks campus for advice

The Office of the President concluded a five-year administrative program review on October 26 to evaluate the services the office provides to members of the campus community. Michelle Nelson, who manages the Office of the President, said the purpose of the survey was to get feedback on services needed and how to better communicate with faculty, staff and students.

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Study finds that veterans are a quarter of the homeless population

WASHINGTON - Lonnie Bowen Jr. was once a social worker, but for 17 years the Vietnam war veteran has slept on the streets off and on as he’s battled substance and mental health problems. “It’s been a hard struggle,” said Bowen, 62, at a homeless processing center in downtown Philadelphia, where he planned to seek help for his drug and alcohol problem.

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Stop! Go! Wait! Pedestrians and vehicles fight it out

Since the beginning of the semester, public safety traffic control officers have noticed crossing conditions becoming more dangerous for pedestrians, especially for those wearing portable music devices.

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University beefs up grade security in response to computer system hack attack by students

Most students appeal to the student Academic Petitions Committee to contest a grade, yet in 2005, some Fresno State students took a different approach — they hacked into the system. After those students hacked into Fresno State’s system and made unauthorized grade changes, the university improved its security measures and increased the checks and balances in place to prevent that scenario from happening again.

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Senior women’s volleyball moments


No. 7 Alisha McKee, a 6 foot, 1 inch outside hitter and marketing major, is joined by her parents at Senior Night during the last home volleyball game of the season Thursday night against the Idaho Vandals.

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No fragrances

Headaches, nausea, dizziness. These are some of the symptoms reported by a group of students at California State University, Stanislaus who are trying to rid their campus of the scents that make them ill.

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Electronic wait list option added

The first two weeks of a semester are hard enough on students and faculty without the added pressure of students trying to squeeze into full classes with no seats to spare.

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Priority registration — some students get in quicker than others

Class registration is upon us once again. The frantic race to get your classes picked and reserved before the next person claims your seat.

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Campus winery celebrates 10 years of history, awards


Fresno State, the first college campus in the nation to open a commercial winery, celebrated the 10-year anniversary mark on Saturday at the winery.

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Watch out. Thieves may want your ID

The years directly following college are often the time when a graduate settles down, gets a job and buys that first new car or house. But some are discovering after being denied for a loan, that debts racked up by a stranger have ruined their credit.

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After Halloween, some still celebrate the dead


Hector Serda (above) helped put up the altars and the overhanging arch in celebration of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

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Johnson-Klein has day in court

Two weeks into her trial, Stacy Johnson-Klein finally took the witness stand Wednesday. She accused top university athletic officials of sexual harassment, the university of preferential treatment for men’s sports over women’s sports and an all-out effort on the part of university officials to get rid of her when she dared to speak up about gender equity issues.

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University’s athletic drug policy explained

A first glance, the Fresno State athletics drug policy seems to have a section outlining how an athlete can use drugs and get away with it. Fresno State does not have a policy where athletes can “beat the system.” The policy, called “safe harbor,” is outlined in the student-athlete compliance handbook as an outlet for athletes to get help if they have an abusive, substance-related problem.

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Is Fresno State’s campus HAUNTED?

Glimmering amongst the shadows, the McKee Fisk building
Cadavers, a bloody chainsaw and a dismembered body are things that you expect from a horror movie, but little do many students know that they are actually part of Fresno State history. Some of the upstairs practice rooms in the Music building are rumored to be haunted.

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Some anatomy students face a dissection dilemma

Some students go to school to endure long lectures. Others put on some shorts and a tank top and run laps at the gym. A few pull out dead bodies, put on some gloves and — with scissors in hand ...

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ASI struggles to fill frequent vacancies

Although it is past the deadline, Associated Students Inc., (ASI), is still accepting applications for three open positions. The seats that need to be filled are the chief justice position and two associate justice positions of the Student Court.

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Fresno State Army ROTC in the hot zone

Jon Bosch, 10, sleeps behind the plaza level seats at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif., on Monday, Oct. 22, after he and his family were evacuated from Poway.  Bosch was one of thousands of evacuees making a temporary home of the San Diego Chargers
While thousands of students are cramming for midterms and writing essays, eight Fresno State cadets have pushed their textbooks and Scantrons aside to complete a different assignment.

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This BOSS calls for improving the quality of wine


A small setback hasn’t stopped students and the Technology Development Center at Fresno State from pursuing a better wine barrel sanitization system — it has forced them to innovate even more.

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