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How students can run for office on campus

A small, crowd gathered Friday in the University Center for a panel discussion focused on how students, particularly minorities, can run for a student government position as part of the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) at Fresno State. Tara Powers-Mead, director ...

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Campus may grind to halt if faculty strikes in April

The faculty at Fresno State might go on strike for five days this semester. The California Faculty Association (CFA) announced Monday the dates of the potential five-day, systemwide strike from April 13 to 19. “Faculty is at a point where ...

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Comedian brings show to campus

Hundreds of Fresno State students and staff crowded the Satellite Student Union to watch “America’s Got Talent” runner-up Drew Lynch’s comedy show Tuesday evening. The SSU quickly filled as the crowd awaited Lynch’s performance. The large audience ranged from faculty ...

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From Addiction to Awareness

Karl Johnson shared his raw and real life experiences with Fresno State students and faculty Wednesday. North Gym Room 118 was packed by the time Johnson began to share his story. He has rebounded back into mainstream society from a ...

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Undocumented, but not unemployed

For most people, finding a job is as simple as looking in the want ads or walking into a business with a resume in hand. For students who are undocumented, it’s not that easy. For one thing, undocumented residents don’t ...

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Republican Senate hopeful visits Fresno State

“Fresno is the heart of the Valley” said Duf Sundheim, a Republican hopeful running for the Senate. Sundheim was in Fresno last week, visiting Fresno State on his border to border tour of California that started in the north of ...

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Sharing her life story through a graphic novel

Award-winning author and graphic artist MariNaomi came to Fresno State Saturday to share her personal stories growing up and how they made it into her graphic memoir “Kiss and Tell: A Romantic Resume.” The author’s reading of her memoir was ...

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Valley university partnership could assist local businesses, entrepreneurs

A newly expanded partnership between UC Merced Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network and the Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED) at Fresno State could potentially help local business owners and entrepreneurs with growth strategies and technical assistance. The ...

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Valley prepared for Zika virus

Move over Ebola, there’s a new virus that’s the talk of the town. Zika virus, spread primarily through Aedes mosquito bites, captured global interest after a major outbreak in Brazil last year. Generally the effects of the virus are mild. ...

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No more lines

Last semester the week before finals – thousands of students braved the crowd at the University Testing Center creating over an hour-long wait for those in the line that extended to the Rose Garden. This semester, that will not happen. ...

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ASI cancels Thirsty Thursday

Associated Students, Inc. is looking to host a new event after the student senate decided Wednesday to stop hosting Thirsty Thursdays at The Bucket. The decision to cancel Thirsty Thursday, an event designed for students to meet their representatives, came ...

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Lecture discusses Israel-Palestine conflict

Two different perspectives, one conflict – A UCLA professor lectured Fresno State students about the different perspectives and the origin of the Israel-Palestine conflict Thursday.   The event, organized by the Fresno State Jewish studies program, featured Dr. David Myers. ...

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Man assaults, robs pair across from campus

A man attacked a pair – punching a man and stealing a woman’s purse during a robbery near campus Thursday night, university police said. The robbery occurred as the two were walking inside an apartment complex on the 4000 block ...

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Educating students on the dangers of drug abuse

Fresno State’s Student Health and Counseling Center spent last week attempting to educate students on the dangers of drug use. National Drug and Alcohol Facts week is a national campaign in its sixth year organized by the National Institute on ...

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The first voting of the 2016 election is done

The results of the Iowa caucus are in – with Ted Cruz taking a surprising lead over Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton pulling a slight win over Bernie Sanders. Cruz took eight delegates with 27.6 percent of the popular vote. ...

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Fresno State Winery brings home awards

The Fresno State Winery has three new awards to add to its collection. The winery participated in the Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition, the 35th annual San Francisco International Wine Competition and the Consumer Wine Awards in 2015. “It’s ...

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Panel discusses Islam and American politics in the face of ISIS

The Fresno State Ethics Center introduced a diverse panel to discuss ISIS and Islam in American politics on Tuesday in McLane Hall. The hall was packed with students and faculty before the discussion began.   “I’m here to see the ...

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Campus offers outdoor wireless access

Outdoor wireless access is now available for Fresno State students, faculty and staff, Technology Services said Tuesday. “Our hope is to enhance the experience in teaching and learning for our students, faculty and staff,” the official said in a press ...

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