Super run for a super cause

Super suit? Check. Cape? Check. Gloves? Check? Running shoes? Check. Graduate students of Fresno State’s Sports Psychology Club in the kinesiology department held the fourth annual Super Fun Super Run 5K on Oct. 29. The event was a dual effort. ...

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Renowned community members discuss ethics with students

Around 100 people gathered in the Satellite Student Union Tuesday night to attend Conversations: Ethics and Integrity in Leadership. Conversations is a panel discussion focused on ethics in a leadership position. The panel featured Grandville Homes President Darius Assemi, former ...

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Are you ready to register?

As the fall semester ends, Fresno State students prepare for spring semester registration. “During the registration period, students are trying to get into their classes and usually succeeding,” said Ellen J. Klute, associate registrar for admissions and records. “The most ...

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Helping students with intellectual disabilities

A program at Fresno State is making secondary education and an independent life possible for students. The Wayfinders Program is a two-year transitional program that helps students with intellectual disabilities learn to live independent lives. The program was inaugurated six ...

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Latino Politics: more than just specific terminology

Whether you choose to vote or decide to turn a blind eye to the presidential election you are still an active member who is participating in the election, said Dr. Annabella España, a Latino politics professor. “You’re participating in the ...

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Fresno mayoral candidates give their take on presidential candidates, campus security and the Latino vote

The Nov. 8 election is not limited to The White House. Here in Fresno, Fresno City Council Member Lee Brand and Fresno County Board Supervisor Henry Perea are facing off, debate after debate, to win the endorsements of Fresno departments, ...

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UC Berkeley fraternities suspend social events after sexual assault reports

By Katy Murphy The Mercury News/(TNS) SAN JOSE, Calif. — Leaders of the University of California, Berkeley’s Greek system have taken the unusual step of suspending social activities in the wake of reports that two students were sexually assaulted at ...

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Fall Festive offers food, wine, pumpkins

The Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology hosted the 10th annual farm festival – or fall festival, as it was called this year – at the Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market on Saturday. Fresno State’s student-run agricultural enterprises ...

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Students rally to Take Back the Night

The Fresno State Women’s Alliance held the 37th annual Take Back the Night event in the Free Speech Area Wednesday night in which students, faculty and community groups partnered to raise awareness of the harms of domestic violence, sexual assault ...

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Students can get free flu shots until Oct. 26

The Student Health and Counseling Center kicked off its annual Flu Shot Clinic for students, faculty and staff on Wednesday in the Vintage Room. Students need their student ID to receive a free vaccination. For faculty and staff, it costs ...

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Don’t like the presidential choices? You should vote anyway

This Monday – Oct. 24 – is the last day to register to vote before the Nov. 8 election. The election is the culmination of two years of a seemingly endless presidential campaign. Some people have decided not to vote ...

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Arguments for and against propositions, measures on the Nov. 8 ballot

Prop 51. School bonds. Funding for K-12 and community college facilities. Initiative statute. Proposition 51 would authorize $9 billion for construction and modernization of K-12 public schools, charter schools and California Community Colleges facilities. For: This would allow California to ...

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Program aims to provide college necessities for students

Fresno State’s Renaissance Scholars Program received national attention when Kleenex made a video showing the difficulties of move-in day at the dorms when student don’t have family there to support then. The video features Kizzy M. Lopez, director of the ...

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Fresno State alumnus to run 200 miles to raise awareness and funds for autism

Fresno State alumnus Ryan Stiner will be running from San Francisco to Fresno in hopes of raising $20,000 for the California Autism Center and Learning Group. The event, Ryan’s Run, is a one-man run in which Stiner, 29, will run ...

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Top Dog honorees talk leadership and volunteering

Several of this year’s Top Dog honorees spoke about issues close to them at the second annual Top Dog Talks on Oct. 13 at the Maya Cinemas Fresno 16 in Campus Pointe. The speakers of this year’s first Top Dog ...

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Fresno State celebrates National Student Day

Students were invited to gather outside the Kennel Bookstore on Thursday, Oct. 13, to celebrate National Student Day. Student organizations such as Student Involvement, Associated Students, Inc., and Vintage Days; Fresno State facilities like University Courtyard and the Kennel Bookstore; ...

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Promoting free speech: voicing passion and frustration

The Free Speech Ball was brought to Fresno State Wednesday to promote free speech by encouraging students to write a thought on a giant inflatable beach ball. Two representatives from Turning Point USA, a nonprofit political activist organization, and the ...

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