The things incoming students should know exist

Fresno State is not just a campus filled with classrooms, but a place that also offers various resources for students. “There are a lot of services that are on campus that are available for students,” said Tim Ryan, Associate Students ...

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Choosing your preferred name moves forward

Fresno State has taken yet another step toward allowing students to use a preferred name throughout their education experience. At the annual fall assembly, Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro said, “The LGBTQ community’s desire to allow students to select ...

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Fresno State welcomes new students at Bulldog Bash

The Student Rec Center filled with an excited and lively air as students entered with smiles on their faces. This was it. They were finally students at Fresno State. After attending the New Student Convocation on Friday, the students were ...

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Goodbye home, hello dorms: students move in

Even the 102-degree heat could not slow the incoming Fresno State residents as they moved into University Courtyard, Fresno State’s on-campus housing. The Fresno State Housing Department on Aug. 18 welcomed 900 students to their new homes at Fresno State ...

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Fresno State hits 10 million community service hours

Fresno State has provided more than 10 million hours of community service in 10 years, an impressive feat feat in the eyes of the head of The Jan and Bud Richter Center. It’s a sentiment embarrassed by Miracle Carter, a ...

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Collegian scores Hostetter as new adviser

Veteran Fresno reporter George Hostetter has joined the Fresno State family as the adviser to The Collegian, the university’s student-run newspaper. Hostetter is one of the most esteemed reporters in Fresno, according to many who spoke of him when he ...

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President Bill Clinton draws large crowd for speech at Fresno State

Fresno State got the presidential treatment on Monday as former President Bill Clinton spoke to a packed house at the Satellite Student Union. Clinton’s speech was preceded by one from civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, and he was introduced by ...

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Exercise science program gains national recognition

The exercise science option in the Fresno State department of kinesiology was recently acknowledged by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as one of the few “educationally recognized programs” in the country. Kinesiology has four options, including physical education, ...

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Graduate responsibly

Over the years, Fresno State has had issues with students showing up to graduation intoxicated. This year, the school is planning to take action by promoting a safe celebration. “Last May’s graduation there were seven individuals who were intoxicated, and ...

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Students can now choose their preferred name for ID card, blackboard

Many students can relate to having to tell a professor that he or she goes by a different name, shortened name or nickname. It can be a hassle for some students, but for others, especially in the transgender community, it ...

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Using social media as a tool to teach

Teachers are no longer looking at social media as a distraction for student learning. They instead are embracing these new platforms as teaching tools and encouraging their use in the classroom. Dr. Monica Billen, assistant professor in the Kremen School ...

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New York Times columnist speaks at Fresno State

Conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks spoke to a packed house of hundreds Tuesday evening at Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union, sharing anecdotes from his life and lessons he learned about character while writing his latest book. “I have ...

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Music festival takes over downtown Fresno

This Saturday, thousands came out to Fresno’s Chukchansi Park to enjoy Grizzly Fest’s second annual music festival featuring local artists as well as popular headliners like the reggae band, Slightly Stoopid. The festival kicked off at 3 p.m. with non-stop ...

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Festival raised $10,000 for Women’s Studies internships

As a young woman, martial arts instructor Michelle Correa was attacked. “I was a victim,” she said, during her self-defense demonstration at the Women’s Art and Music Festival on May 6. “And I was embarrassed, insecure after that — I ...

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Historical baseball cards showcased at Henry Madden Library

Around 400 baseball cards highlighting players with a connection to Fresno will be on display at the Henry Madden Library until May 30. The inaugural exhibition of the Fresno-based American Baseball Card Museum was founded by local attorney, Jeff Jaech. ...

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Fresno State fraternity raises awareness about ALS

May is ALS Awareness Month, and the Phi Delta Theta fraternity members at Fresno State are doing more than just pouring buckets of ice water over their heads. Phi Delta Theta member Michael Rosales set up a GoFundMe webpage designed ...

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Showcase features “bold” ideas from individuals on campus

When Fresno State grew concerned over visually impaired students accidentally wandering into construction zones, it called on local company One Sense which, in turn, developed an app that can guide students around virtually any obstacle. This “bold” idea was presented ...

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Event provides student entrepreneurs a way to network with business leaders

As a part of the Pay It Forward series, community leaders have the opportunity to come to campus and network with student entrepreneurs and share their career stories. “It’s an opportunity for the community leaders as well as the students ...

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