Record breaking Kids Day

Thousands of students and community members saw the sun rise as they sold Kids Day editions of the Fresno Bee. Kids Day has been the Valley’s opportunity to gather the community to sell a special editions of the Fresno Bee ...

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Students work to create sustainable parks

A total of 19 courses are being offered this year at Fresno State as part of the Sustainable Parks and Recreation Community Initiative program (SPARCI), which is being led by the department of recreation administration. Sam Lankford, chair of the ...

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CSU Chancellor extends research on student food insecurity

As an undergraduate student at Fresno State, Alida Espinoza had a secret she didn’t dare tell anyone – she struggled with food shortages. “I wasn’t talking about it to anyone – not my family, not my friends – because there ...

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Fresno States welcomes Afro-Cuban poet Georgina Herrera

Afro-Cuban poet Georgina Herrera is visiting the U.S. to share her published works to a new audience – native English speakers. Friday Herrera was welcomed to Fresno State by the College of Arts and Humanities. Herrera started writing when she ...

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Fraternity and ASI holds food distribution event

The Fresno State campus is surrounded by a diverse community that is currently experiencing high rates of poverty. Organizations on campus have devoted time to helping area families. “Fresno State is doing a good thing,” said Ronnie Louis, 56, a ...

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Two Fresno State departments take home awards

The Fresno State Alumni Association and University Communications both won several 2016 Awards of Excellence from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), recognizing their accomplishments in university advancement.   “To be able to be recognized among our ...

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Philip Levine’s legacy remembered by student

He was just an average guy wearing a blue hospital gown and funky colored socks and who had a passion for poetry. “He had to stop and breathe every few minutes, but I waited patiently because I wanted to know ...

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Task forces fight for student success

They don’t wear capes or utility belts and they don’t drive batmobiles or sling webs, but over the last year several task forces have been answering student distress signals to bring more success to Fresno State. The findings and progress ...

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ASI elections to start mid-March

If students are considering not voting in the upcoming Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) elections that begin on March 15 and run through March 17, a little taste of the rainbow may change their minds. ASI director of operations Tara Powers-Mead ...

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Plant science professor honored at national conference

Fresno State plant science professor Dr. Anil Shrestha was recently honored with the Weed Science Society of America’s Outstanding Teacher Award at its national conference Feb. 9 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Before teaching, he spent years doing agricultural research. ...

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Honoring Philip Levine with reading room

A national poet laureate’s legacy lives on and will give students a space to be inspired and explore their own creativity.   Philip Levine was a Pulitzer Prize winner who taught at Fresno State from 1958-92 and was the national ...

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Police bust men for meth, counterfeit money near campus

It started with a traffic accident, turned into counterfeit money passing and ended with meth. Two men were arrested across the street from Fresno State on Sunday after police found several ounces of meth in their vehicle, Fresno police narcotics ...

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New advising and support center opens

For many students, getting an appointment with an adviser or enrolling in an impacted class seems impossible.  These are some of the biggest factors that can delay graduation and cost students time and money. A year ago Fresno State Provost ...

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Fresno State hosts lecture for Latino children

Students, families and faculty joined at Fresno State’s fourth annual Lecture in the Silent Garden on Friday for Latino families of deaf and hard of hearing children. Professor Paul Ogden of Fresno State, hosted the event and was proud to ...

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Fresno State launches fund drive for Dream Center

Fresno State launched a fund drive and a plan to establish an endowment for the university’s Dream Outreach and Success Program on Feb. 16. The program is designed to help undocumented students enter Fresno State and succeed during their time ...

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Kristin Saleri: Pioneering Artist Launches Career at Fresno State

Armenian artist Kristin Saleri debuted her artwork in the U.S. in the Fresno State gallery, located in the Henry Madden Library. In a family effort, her children and grandchildren worked with curators Joyce Kierejczyk and Carol Tikijian to bring this ...

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No selfie zone

From squat racks and bench presses to ellipticals and the indoor track, walking into the Student Recreation Center (SRC), a jungle-gym of activities awaits. After setting up and preparing to begin the workout one thought pops into students heads – ...

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Stray animals find “forever homes”

Helping find “forever homes” for stray animals, the Fresno State Chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) hosted Paws For a Cause Wednesday on campus. PRSSA invited the SPCA to campus to help with adoptions and collect donations ...

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