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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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New police satellite station to be west of Fraternity Row

A new Fresno Police Department satellite station is scheduled to open near El Dorado Park and is expected to bring more security to the area. The El Dorado Park neighborhood is a concern among many students due to crime. The ...

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Students to vote on new USU Next spring

In next year’s Associated Students, Inc. elections, students will vote on whether a new university student union (USU) should be built. The current USU opened in 1968 and was built to support the 10,000 students enrolled at Fresno State at ...

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Local farmers market promotes healthy lifestyle

Once a week by River Park in Fresno, farmers and vendors gather to sell their produce. Ten to 15 vendors sell vegetables, fruits, nuts, honey, wine and even some desserts. It’s a place for people to get all-natural, locally grown ...

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A guide to on-campus food options for dietary restricted students

Written by Jessica Johnson & Hayley Salazar Disclaimer: Does not include food options available in the University Dining Hall The simple question of “What do you want to eat?” has become complex as food allergies have become more common. Of ...

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

David Manuel Preciado Juárez, the consul of Mexico in Fresno, was on campus Friday to help celebrate the 206th anniversary of Mexican Independence Day and kick off Hispanic Heritage Month. “President Castro, thank you for letting us celebrate, all of ...

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Educators discuss Asian-American and Pacific Islanders students obstacles

The executive director of White House initiatives on Asian-American and Pacific Islanders visited Fresno State to discuss obstacles students face and how to overcome them. “I am really excited to see the thriving and growing community here,” Doua Thor said. ...

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Sam Iacobellis, Fresno State alum, ‘Father of the B1 Bomber,’ dies at 87

Dr. Sam Iacobellis, a Fresno State engineering alumnus who was head of the team that developed the B1-B bomber, died Sept. 3. He was 87. Iacobellis died at a San Luis Obispo hospital from complications due to a stroke, said ...

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Dream Success Center Peer Mentor program is underway

Click here to read this story in Spanish. Dreamers, Dream students and AB 540 students are all terms for a specific population at Fresno State, and, according to Gabriela D. Encinas, coordinator of the Dream Success Center (formerly University Migrant ...

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Donate blood, save lives

A three-day event is underway on the Fresno State campus for those wanting to donate blood and register for marrow donations. On Tuesday, the on-campus blood donation and marrow registry drive, “Donate the Seeds of Life,” kicked off at the ...

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TRIO: Designed for first-generation student, veteran success

Click here to read this story in Spanish. Fresno State’s TRiO Student Support Services Program is designed to serve first-generation, low-income, disabled and veteran students who are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. The program provides academic support services to ...

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Students get half off Uber through Oct. 2

Students starting and ending their Uber ride at Fresno State will now be able to get 50 percent off of their ride. Uber and Rockers Against Drunk Driving (RADD) are collaborating “to help make the transition of school easier for ...

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Be a mentor in the classroom and playground

Imagine yourself in a classroom or on the playground when an argument between two students breaks out. Would you know what to do? Would the students and their peers? With the Mediator Mentors project, Fresno State students, in addition to ...

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Engineering students gets real-life experience at NASA

The Lyles College of Engineering continued its Summer Engineering Camp program in June and sent over 40 high school students to the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California. Hernan Maldonado, director of student services at the college, said ...

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