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Study shows phone texting may turn out voters

A simple text message could make America’s youth put down their cell phones and sprint for the polls. According to a new study conducted by researchers from Princeton University and the University of Michigan, “young voters who were sent text ...

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Ruckus’ music rocks the boat


Music downloads have been an issue ever since Napster, a peer-to-peer file sharing program, was sued in 2000.

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University Health Center offers range of services

The only telltale sign that distinguishes the building that houses University Health and Psychological Services from other campus buildings is the bright blue emergency sign that adorns the outside of the building along Shaw Avenue. Students may not know that ...

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High Chlamydia rates spur reaction

Although Fresno State is located in the heart of the county with the highest chlamydia rate in California, the campus lacks a formal sexual health campaign or club. On top of this, contraceptive prices at the campus health center may rise this year due to new legislation.

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Dan Walters takes on California at symposium

California is essentially ungovernable, the current political system needs to adopt European-style reforms and the needs of college students are largely ignored because young people don't vote.

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Power access is biggest wireless challenge

One of Eduardo Rodriguez’s friends brings a surge protector to school every day. Rodriguez, his friend and several other students use it to power their laptops while sitting in the University Student Union.

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‘Light the night’ returns to campus

Opportunities abound for students and others who desire to give a helping hand and volunteer for a good cause. The annual “Light the Night” walk, put on by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, will be held on campus Saturday, Oct. 6.

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‘Halo 3’ Rings Up $300M in First Week

REDMOND, Wash.-- Gamers around the globe dropped nearly $300 million on "Halo 3" in the week since the first-person shooter for Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 console debuted, the company said Thursday.

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Egypt study among new Middle East programs offered

Fresno State will soon be expanding its foreign-based academic curriculum in the near future with the Middle East Studies (MES) Project. A proposal will be presented at the beginning of next year, said Jóse Díaz, the assoicate dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.

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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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