Now is the time for Fresno State students to seize that rare opportunity to travel and see the world. There are several programs and dozens of countries open to students who wish to study abroad, but there are also many factors to consider before they commit to one.Read More »
Football fans will have more than one way to show their support today when the Bulldogs face off against Boise State. They can donate food and other items to the Southern California Wildfire Relief Effort to help families who have been devastated by the raging wildfires.Read More »
The business of offering credit cards to students just got a little harder with the signing of a new law that slaps a number of restrictions on credit card solicitors.Read More »
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Students from Alpha Pi Sigma march behind the Womenâ€™s Alliance banner Oct. 24 for the nightâ€™s main activity. An annual event, Take Back the Night seeks to raise awareness on domestic violence, sexual violence and violence toward children. These students yelled out chants, printed on the pieces of paper they held.
In this age of technological dominance, living without a computer is virtually impossible. Yet every day, students engage in activities that could put their computers in danger â€” by simply downloading a song, visiting a Web site or opening an e-mail.Read More »
Itâ€™s Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Fresno State is doing its part to commemorate the word â€œawareness.â€Read More »
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Buttons, bundled babies and coffee â€” lots of it â€” were scattered among a crowd of thousands who heard presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton speak in central Fresno Monday morning. â€œAre you ready for change?â€ Clinton yelled at the beginning of her speech, against the backdrop of a giant American flag spread across the entrance of Fresno High School.
Hillary Clintonâ€™s visit on Monday was not the first presidential campaign to stop in Fresno. Other presidential hopefuls have come to Fresno, both for campaign contributions and voter support.Read More »
â€œIf young voters had decided the election, John Kerry would have been elected in a landslide with 375 electoral votes,â€ claims the Web site for the College Democrats, referring to the 2004 presidential election. But Morgan Lucas, the vice president of the Southern California branch of the College Democrats, said that most college students arenâ€™t registered and donâ€™t vote.Read More »
Television and radio advertisements continue to be the main ways political candidates target their audiences and relay their messages. Political campaign advertising sticks to traditional media rather than Internet advertising because thatâ€™s what works, campaign experts said.Read More »
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Approximately 200,000 people are hospitalized every year in the United States because of influenza, commonly known as the flu. An additional 36,000, most of those over 65-years-old, die from the disease annually. Yet less than 200 Fresno State students â€” roughly 1 percent â€” will get vaccinated through a flu shot in a typical flu season.
At the young age of 18, Fresno State student Shera Rodrick is coordinating this yearâ€™s Take Back the Night, an event associated with the Womenâ€™s Alliance Program and the Womenâ€™s Resource Center. Take Back the Night, on Oct. 24 in the campus Free Speech Area, raises awareness of domestic violence, sexual violence and violence toward children.Read More »
Classes. Homework. Tests. Work. Relationships. Typically, there are many things going on in a college studentâ€™s life that can lead to stress and sadness. It can become difficult to distinguish whether negative feelings are simply the result of a little extra pressure in life, or if there is something more serious going on, like clinical depression.Read More »
Associated Students, Inc., agreed yesterday to request that the California State Student Association push for the renegotiation of collective bargaining agreements, which the California Faculty Association made regarding parking equity.Read More »