Fresno State President addresses students’ concerns

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro opened himself and members of his administration up to questions, concerns and even advice from students during a forum Tuesday. Topics of conversation revolved around a shrinking interior design department, the possible faculty strike ...

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Shedding light into the past

A project shedding light on the genealogical past of African-Americans during slavery needs volunteers. The Freedmen’s Bureau Project aims to index the records of people assisted by the Freedmen’s Bureau following the Civil War, giving African-Americans access to information on ...

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Worldwide campaign against rape and abuse comes to campus

Women of all ages marched to the Free Speech Area at Fresno State Tuesday as part of the “One Billion Rising” event. They held signs demanding equality, justice and awareness for abused women around the world. The event is where ...

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Molly Griffin’s killer sentenced to 16 years in prison

Last year Molly Griffin’s life was taken by a drunk driver – Thursday her killed was sentenced to 16 years in a state prison, said Sherry Spears, media coordinator for the Fresno County Superior Court. Griffin, 23, was a Fresno ...

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Fresno State Talks presents lecture about Mahatma Gandhi

The first Fresno State Talks lecture of 2016 kicked off on Thursday in the Satellite Student Union with a lecture about Mahatma Gandhi. The lecture featured Dr. Veena Howard, a religious studies professor. “I came to attend today’s lecture because ...

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Faculty makes Valentine’s Day card for Castro

A Valentine’s Day card is usually signed with a message of love, but on Wednesday, Valentine’s Day cards were signed with messages of support and solidarity with faculty fighting for pay increases. The California Faculty Association (CFA) and the California ...

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Ash wednesday mass comes to campus

Students had the opportunity to attend Ash Wednesday Mass – not at a church but on campus. Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro and his wife Mary hosted the event that took place at noon and was followed by a ...

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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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