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‘Stop the hate, stop the violence:’ community pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

A cool breeze passed over the Fresno State Peace Garden on Wednesday night as the community gathered to recognize and honor the life and work of peace activist Mahatma Gandhi on the 147th anniversary of his birth. The tribute began ...

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Muslim Student Association hosts the first Fresno State Hijab Challenge

The Muslim Student Association (MSA) provided free hijabs and kufi prayer caps to students in the Free Speech Area last Wednesday to issue a Fresno State Hijab Challenge.  The event was designed to educate students on the process of dressing ...

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Ethics Center hosts Anti-Muslim, Arab discrimination and civil rights panel

The Fresno State Ethics Center hosted its first Anti-Muslim, Anti-Arab Discrimination and Civil Rights panel Thursday evening in the University Business Center to discuss the civil rights and discriminatory stereotypes aimed toward Muslim-Americans and Arab-Americans. The panel included guest speakers ...

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Health unit now benefits rural communities and students alike

Teresa Marquez uses a red walker to make her travels on foot bearable. But in the rural town of Sanger, not all of her destinations can be reached easily on foot. Even when public transit is an option, the long ...

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Student Cupboard gives away Fresno Fair tickets for donating non-perishable food

As part of Big Fresno Fair’s “Feed the Need” food drive, the Fresno State Student Cupboard is giving away fair admission tickets to people who donate five or more canned food items between Sept. 22 and Oct. 12. “It’s a ...

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Fresno mayoral candidates answer student questions at ASI forum

The two Fresno mayoral candidates, Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea and Fresno City Councilman Lee Brand, attended a forum in Fresno State’s North Gym on Tuesday to talk about student issues. The forum was presented by Associated Students Inc. and ...

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Step into a new culture: program provides students access to study abroad

The University Student Union balcony was crowded with hopeful explorers Tuesday afternoon as they played international landmark trivia and visited information booths telling them how to get involved in international studies. The Study Abroad Fair, hosted by the Fresno State ...

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Presidential candidates propose college-tuition policies

Hillary Clinton wants to make college free, and Donald Trump wants to make sure the business of college works well. The two presidential candidates have very different plans to try and help college students. Both could alter the system we ...

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Taste the ‘Flavor of Fall’

Wine enthusiasts enjoyed several new wines at the Fresno State Winery’s Flavor of the Fall Wine Tasting event on Saturday afternoon. The Fresno State Winery started hosting the event 10 years ago. This year, the event featured four newly-released wines. ...

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Interim CFO, associate VP for finance retires after 30 years higher education

Money makes the university go ‘round, and for the past nine years, Clinton Moffitt, interim CFO and associate vice president for finance was a key player in managing Fresno State’s finances. But on Sept. 30, Moffitt, after almost 30 years ...

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Loaner tablets replaces grants in DISCOVERe program

After providing grants to students for four semesters, Fresno State’s tablet program, DISCOVERe, has stopped providing grants. DISCOVERe is an initiative started by Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro in which courses are redesigned so tablets can be incorporated into ...

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New photo exhibition honors Gandhi

Oct. 2 marks the 147th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, one of the greatest peace advocates of all time. The United Nations has declared his birthday as a National Day of Nonviolence. Fresno State is commemorating Gandhi by displaying a photo ...

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ASI hosts debate-viewing party in USU for students

The first of three presidential debates in the 2016 campaign took place Monday, and Fresno State students took part by attending the debate viewing party hosted at the University Student Union by Associated Students, Inc. and the League of Women ...

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Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval: an exemplary model of academic success

“An education is a pathway towards self-discovery, towards the shaping of a vision, towards the discovery of who you are as a person in relation to yourself and, before all, in relation to your family and the society,” said the ...

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MCJ department changes its name

Fresno State’s Mass Communication and Journalism Department has changed its name to “Media, Communications and Journalism” upon approval of the university’s Academic Senate. What was the motivation for changing the “M” in MCJ? Betsy Hays, professor at the college of ...

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Students to visit Reagan Presidential Library

Have you ever wanted to walk aboard Air Force One, or take a tour of the presidential Oval Office? How about touch a piece of the historic Berlin Wall? On Oct. 1, students can experience all of these things with ...

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Fresno community unites to ‘Feed the Need’

The Big Fresno Fair partnered with the Fresno State Food Security Project and CBS 47 last Wednesday to collect canned foods for the community in the “Feed the Need” food drive. One in four people in Fresno County faces hunger ...

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GoFundMe to give $100,000 to college students

GoFundMe has started a scholarship that will give $10,000 each to 10 college or post-graduate students. The first thing you have to do to qualify is to create a GoFundMe campaign that includes the hashtag #GFMScholarship or you can modify ...

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