Geography students study the air — from above


The Fresno State geography department is conducting a unique, two-phased air quality research endeavor to measure ozone levels in the Central Valley and to educate the public on the health effects of air pollution.

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University’s Solar Tour promotes clean energy


People were seeing green as the third annual Fresno Solar Tour came to Fresno State. The tour was held Saturday at the brand new Laval Energy and Water Incubator on Barstow and Chestnut avenues.

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Columnist Dan Walters to speak at Fresno State Friday

When political columnist Dan Walters applied for a job with the Klamath Falls Herald and News in 1963, he fudged on his age. A high school dropout working as a police reporter for the Humboldt Times in Eureka, Walters sought ...

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Johnson-Klein trial to begin

Former women’s basketball coach Stacy Johnson-Klein was in court this week in preparation for her upcoming trial against Fresno State, in which she is claiming sexual harassment, gender discrimination and wrongful termination. A judge will allow some controversial evidence in ...

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Former student stand-out experiences China

Two days after Neil Gibson graduated from Fresno State in May 2005, the President’s Medalist and former president of Associated Students Inc. boarded a plane for China. For two months, Gibson lived with a family in Beijing and studied Mandarin ...

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Student exchange program offers a whole new college experience

This semester, Fresno State sophomore Jessica Harper has journeyed more than a thousand miles away to live on her own for the first time as she attends the University of Idaho. Through the National Student Exchange (NSE) program at Fresno ...

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Newly renovated Lot V now open for campus parking

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After four months of construction, Lot V reopened today for parking by students, faculty and staff.

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Bulldog Stadium remains ‘dry’ after one year

Not all Fresno State fans were thrilled with the new, alcohol-free policy at Bulldog Stadium shortly after the policy went into effect at the start of the fall 2006 semester.  This photo was taken Sept. 9, 2006 in the student section as the Bulldogs hosted the University of Oregon.
For Bulldog football season ticket holder Bob Labrucherie, banning alcohol at Fresno State sporting events equals calmer crowds. “I think it’s good,” the 50-year-old Labrucherie said. “It’s good for keeping the crowd under control. I’ve noticed the crowd is quieter.”

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Donate a cell phone — and clear a land mine

Who would have thought recycling a cell phone could save lives? One Fresno State club is taking a unique approach to eliminating electronic waste and helping in the crusade to safely remove land mines from foreign countries.

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Lot V parking to reopen October 1, 2007

On Monday, October 1st, Lot V which is located just west of the Save Mart Center will reopen for general/student parking.

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Who’s in charge?

A Collegian inquiry into an alcohol-related incident involving the Delta Zeta sorority found that the group did not inform its faculty adviser of its subsequent investigation. The inquiry has raised questions about what goes on the record for the university ...

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Indie band and others to usher in 25 years of Fresno State radio

Quick! Name Fresno State’s campus radio station. If you couldn’t remember 90.7 KFSR, you are not alone. In fact, more than 93 percent of Fresno State students are unable to correctly identify either the call letters or the frequency of ...

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Health insurance blues

It has been three years since Juan A. Mendoza was covered under any sort of health insurance policy. “My parents removed me from their insurance policy when I moved out of the house,” said Mendoza, a criminology major. He is one of 6.5 million Californians uninsured today.

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Mandatory advising enters third year

With mid-terms soon approaching, now may be the perfect time to meet with an adviser. Many students may not know that it is now mandatory to declare a major before completing 60 units, and to meet with an advisor at least once before completing 75 units.

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More e-mail space draws praise, indifference

Gmail, AOL, Yahoo! and Hotmail are some of the e-mail services many Fresno State students use, setting aside their school-assigned e-mail address. Don't rule out that csufresno.edu account just yet.

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Vivas and CSU could be facing a brand new trial

Attorneys for California State University asked for a new trial in their recent discrimination case against former Fresno State women’s volleyball coach Lindy Vivas, who was awarded $5.85 million this summer.

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Air Force ROTC marks national POW/MIA Day

The flame, flanked by Air Force ROTC cadets Chris Bump (left) and Time Kumse (right), represents hope and remembrance.  Held at the northeast side of the North Gym, the ceremony calls for a changing of the guard every hour on the hour.  Most of the time, the two cadets were the only persons present at the ceremony.
It wasn’t dark when the tall, single candle was lit at 6 p.m. on Thursday, in front of Fresno State’s Air Force ROTC building. The shadows of the two cadets guarding the flame stretched out in front of them. In exactly one hour, the cadets would leave and two new cadets would take their place.

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CSU executives’ pay rises, so does student fees

The California State University Board of Trustees voted to give CSU executives a pay raise at their meeting last week in Long Beach. This decision comes as student fees are set to increase by another 10 percent approximately, a topic that was also discussed at the meeting.

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