Convenience a key factor in search for housing

Students weigh several factors in deciding where to live during the school year — nearby options including Campus Edge, University Courtyard, Palazzo, and both Bulldog and University Village. Destiny Parchment, a junior from Los Angeles who is majoring in food ...

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Bullard High bomb threat: two suspects arrested

Fresno police arrested two suspects in the graffiti tagging and bomb threat at Bullard High School on Thursday that led to the early evacuation of students and “copycat” threats on social media of a mass shooting. Aaron Nevarez, 18, and ...

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Arboretum campus’ ‘living laboratory’

As students walk between classes or head to Starbucks in the library, they are passing by a living, breathing museum every day that is preserved as part of the Fresno State Arboretum. The Arboretum, established in 1978, is a collection ...

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A Russian summer: 14 students go abroad

Over the summer, 14 students traveled to Russia as part of an international study tour for an unforgettable glimpse into the country’s history, culture and nature. Professor Michelle DenBeste, chair of the history department, led the trip as the group visited numerous historical ...

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Parking: new semester, same old story

It’s 7:45 am on a Tuesday morning with cars backed up Shaw Avenue past Dog House Grill. For most commuters, individual levels of traffic are like variables; they can depend on weather, geographical area and, of course, parking. However, for ...

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Pastor recounts Ferguson protests

Eleven days after the Aug. 9 death of black teen Michael Brown, protesters marched down one of the streets near the Ferguson, Missouri, apartment complex where he was killed – including several Fresno pastors. Brown’s death at the hands of ...

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Raiders name Derek Carr starting QB

On Monday, Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen named former Fresno State Bulldog Derek Carr as the starting quarterback of the club next weekend. Carr beat out Matt Schaub, who had replaced Carr’s brother David in Houston in 2007, for ...

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ISIS poses threat to embattled region

In recent months, the world has become captivated with the activities of the Islamic State (ISIS), a jihadist group showcasing new methods of extremism. Having declared a caliphate in Iraq and Syria and harnessed social media as a communication tool ...

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Ferguson racial tensions resonate in Fresno

Although Ferguson, Missouri, is nearly 2,000 miles away from the Valley, the Fresno area has ties to the incidents that have unfolded – from people joining in on the protests to a history packed full of similar racial undertones. The ...

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‘Bike barns’ aim to reduce theft

The installation of three gated bicycle areas is set for completion in late September, a measure the university hopes will help curb bike thefts on campus. The three “bike barns” are located across Fresno State: one location near the Student ...

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Water bond bill set for November vote

Come November, voters will get the chance to have their say on a bill that would increase access to California’s water supply by building new infrastructure. Proposition 1, or the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, would ...

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Fresno State receives high marks for affordability

A recent TIME Magazine study has ranked Fresno State No. 26 in the nation based on affordability, graduation rates and Pell Grants, the federal financial aid for low-income families. TIME gathered data from 2,500 colleges and universities throughout the country ...

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Students make a home in University Courtyard

As yet another school year is upon us, students are quickly settling into both their academic lives and their personal lives. Like the age-old adage says, home is where the heart is, and for a portion of Fresno State students, ...

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Chick-fil-A closure leaves empty nest

      Students returning to Fresno State have one fewer food option on campus after Chick-fil-A’s long-rumored closure became reality over summer. Due to low sales and campus feedback gathered from a retail dining services survey conducted last year ...

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Bitwise to host extension courses in spring 2015

Starting in spring 2015, Fresno State students will be able to enroll in technology education courses held in Downtown Fresno through a new program partnered with Bitwise Industries.

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ASI leaders discuss year ahead

With the first senate meeting commencing this afternoon, the executive board of Associated Students, Inc. is heading into the new year with aims of generating more student participation and improving campus success rates and safety.

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Trees removed near Margie Wright Diamond due to safety reasons

      The Fresno State grounds department removed about a dozen Modesto Ash trees that were considered to be safety hazards or dead near the corner of Cedar and Barstow avenues by Margie Wright Diamond during summer break.

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Fresno State President Joseph Castro takes the ALS ice bucket challenge

Fresno State President Joseph Castro participated in the ALS ice bucket challenge and donated money toward amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research Tuesday, answering challenges made by a number of students and administrators from the campus community over social media. Castro also challenged the ...

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