Equal pay lawsuit raging

The Women’s Studies Program hosted an event Monday, which featured guest speaker Aileen Rizo, a math consultant at the Fresno County Office of Education, who is pursuing a lawsuit in effort to receive equal pay. The lecture featured Rizo’s story ...

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Campus concerns heard during president’s forum

Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro answered student concerns on issues such as campus safety, parking and massage services for students during his campus forum on Tuesday. The forum at North Gym Room 118 gave students the opportunity to speak ...

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New Training Program aims to make safe environment for the LGBT community

The LGBT+ Allies Network initiated the new Safe Zone Training Program as a way to promote a safe and welcoming environment for LGBT+ students at Fresno State. The purpose of the network is to make sure that LGBT students are ...

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University gallery curator dies in bike crash

Edward Lund, a local artist and gallery technician for the Fresno State Department of Art and Design, died in a bike crash during the Levi’s GranFondo charity bike race in Sonoma County on Saturday. Lund, 54, worked for the university ...

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New campus alert system debuts

The Bulldog Alert system, a new method of emergency notifications, was tested on Sept. 24 in an effort to ensure students are able to receive emergency alert messages in case an immediate threat arises on or near campus. Amy Luna, manager ...

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Campus gathers to celebrate the Gandhi’s life

Fresno State students, faculty, staff and community members gathered at the Peace Garden Friday to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s 146th birthday and also to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the Gandhi Memorial. Gandhi was the primary leader of ...

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Fresno State spared in CSU data breach

Eight of the 23 California State University campuses’ data were breached through a vendor of the new mandatory sexual assault training – which did not include Fresno State. Last semester, federal law and the California State Auditor began requiring colleges ...

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Faculty union proposed strike at all CSU campuses for salary increase

Members of the California Faculty Association held a conference call on Wednesday about a possible strike that may take place on all 23 California State University campuses. The reason for the possible strike is a lack of salary increase for ...

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Professor makes Top-5 list on RateMyProfessors

Fresno State communication professor Jonathan Hernandez ranked fifth in the nation on RateMyProfessors.com. The website is owned and operated by MTV’s College Network, mtvU. It is a  website designed for students to rate professors, universities, junior and community colleges. “RateMyProfessors.com ...

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Masters student receives highest recognition of student achievement

At 24 years old, April Booth has already received a number of awards especially as a student at Fresno State. Both recently being named a Trustee Emeritus Peter Mehas Scholar for her outstanding academic achievement and commitment to community service ...

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Arrest comes as shock to those who know Medina

The news of Fresno State student Alberto Hinojosa Medina’s arrest on Sept. 26 came as a complete surprise to those who know the 22-year-old social work/pre-psychology major from McFarland. Medina was charged on Sept. 29 with burglarizing an apartment near the ...

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Fresno State student pleads not guilty to the murder of UCLA student

Fresno State student Alberto Hinojosa Medina pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the murder of a UCLA student, burglary and arson. Medina, who Fresno State confirmed is a double major in pre-psychology and social work, was charged with burglarizing an apartment ...

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Bakersfield Congressman steps up to run for Speaker of the House

Three days after current House Speaker John Boehner announced his decision to leave Congress, Bakersfield Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced Monday he’s running for the position. McCarthy, the current House Majority Leader, is widely expected to win the position when Boehner ...

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The art of healing

Art of Life Cancer Foundation held its annual festival on Sunday at Woodward Park and also held the groundbreaking of the Art of Life Healing Garden. Dr. Christopher Perkins is an oncologist and founded the Art of Life Program in 2007. ...

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Retired Fresno State professor showcases the 70-year struggle for LGBT civil rights in book

Lillian Faderman, a retired Fresno State English professor and author, released her new book “The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle,” Sept. 8, as the story of LGBT civil rights in the United States. Federman, who began to write ...

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Festival brings Armenian culture, food

The Armenian Food Festival held its 9th annual celebration Saturday at the Fresno Armenian Home. The festival, which went from 10 a.m. to midnight, started out as a family gathering among Armenians in the Fresno community but has grown to ...

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New alumni club advocates for LGBTQ

Rainbow Alumni and Allies club, a new LGBTQ-focused club, will hold its first mixer Monday at the Smittcamp Alumni House. The event, beginning at 5:30 p.m., will be a time for the new club, LGBT+ Allies Network, United Student Pride ...

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