Softball podcasts part of AS budget

Fresno State sports podcasts may or may not be the wave of the future, but they certainly are the present, at least for softball. In a pilot program called the Associated Students, Inc. Broadcasting Unit, these podcasts are currently available ...

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Virginia Tech shooter fired “in eerily silence�

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Associated Press) – The gunman suspected of carrying out the Virginia Tech massacre that left 33 people dead was identified Tuesday as a senior English major from South Korea. But police and university officials offered no clue to ...

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AS candidates few and far between

Eight candidates run unopposed in the upcoming Associated Students elections and no candidates are running for three AS positions, said Election Commissioner Kuyler Crocker.

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New FS autism clinic to open later this month

Colorful wall paintings, shelves stocked with kiddie toys and munchkin-sized chairs adorn room 242 of the Science II building. Textbooks are out and coloring books are in at this new home of the autism clinic at Fresno State. The autism ...

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An unpredictable Foxx

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Jaime Foxx performs at the Save Mart Center Friday night during his “Unpredictable� tour, which featured comedy and music.

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Birth control costs increase at U.S. college pharmacies

Many college students have been forced to pay double and triple the price they once paid for birth control from their college pharmacies, as a result of a 2005 deficit-reduction bill that went into effect in January. Although the bill ...

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All work and no play: More students employed today

Each semester, many students scramble to come up with class schedules compatible with complicated work schedules. This trend is increasing as more students than ever before are employed, and they’re working longer hours to boot. Sai Vongsa, a senior health ...

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Save energy, eat a pie

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Scarfing down on a pie, Walter Ramirez, right, participates in a pie-eating contest, along with fellow contestants Devon Tracy, left, and Tonisha Henson, while mass communication and journalism professor Dr. Tamyra Pierce cheers them on.

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Study finds females speak “fat� to fit in with friends

Nobody likes to be called fat, but plenty of girls are willing to call themselves fat, overweight or unattractive, especially if their friends start the self-degradation. A personal pity party turns into a group self criticism where participation is mandatory. ...

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A windy ceremony

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The Air Force ROTC Color Guard brings down the American flag in front of the North Gym on a windy Thursday afternoon.

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Four-year FS study on life in the Valley released

Fres-no or Fres-yes? Hundreds of people in the Central Valley were surveyed about the quality of living in the Central Valley by a research lab at Fresno State. The report, “Quality of Life in the Central San Joaquin Valley: 2002 ...

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Students find alternative to driving

As a student participating in Fresno State’s Red Bike Program, Jagadeesh Kondapaneni becomes one less person to compete with for a parking spot. “This program is very good,� said Kondapaneni, 21, an international student from India. “I heard about it ...

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Searching for spaces at other CSUs

Flying over in a helicopter, University Police Department officials collect an aerial shot of Lot E in March as part of a parking study to determine the capacity of campus parking lots on a busy day.
It’s 8:59 and you’re pulling into Lot Q. Once again late for your 9 a.m. class, you loop in and out of the aisles like a vulture circling around an unsuspecting driver moseying to his car.

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Likelihood of campus parking structure

Every semester it’s the same complaint. Whether it’s an early weekday morning when you’re running late to class or it’s a late-evening traffic jam as you try to leave the Save Mart Center, parking is Fresno State’s never-ending catastrophe. One ...

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Ticketing, parking without permission

Christie Hoffman doesn’t attend Fresno State and she doesn’t own a parking pass. She parks her car in Lot G. “I drove up from L.A. this weekend to visit my boyfriend,� she said. “He said it was OK to park ...

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Huerta addresses parking problems

Parking lots located on the east end of campus are filled with vehicles on a busy afternoon in March. Photos were collected during a helicopter ride as part of a parking study conducted by the University Police Department.
Fresno State Police Chief David Huerta faces different parking problems as he tries to provide parking for more than 25,000 students, faculty and staff.

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Afternoon delight

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Before leaving school, Sarah Odermatt receives a massage from massage therapist Christina Weldon (not pictured) of the Blue Cross of California during the Stress Less Fair, held at the University Student Union Tuesday.

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CFA, CSU tentatively end dispute

On April 3, the California State University System announced that the CSU and the California Faculty Association have reached a tentative ending to contract disputes that will not involve faculty strikes. The two parties agreed to negotiate after a fact-finding ...

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