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What professional female engineers want young girls to know

Early in her career, when Tinnah Medina was on a construction site, she would look around to count how many women were in the same room as her. She was usually the only one. “But you know that’s what you ...

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Speaker: We need to change how we talk about substance abuse

Clovis native and professional BMX rider Tony Hoffman spoke at Fresno State last week about his struggles with mental health and drug abuse at a young age. He told the audience about his path to recovery after addiction. Hoffman also ...

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Students march to highlight violence against women

About two dozen female students marched through campus last week as part of the global One Billion Rising movement, which aims to bring awareness to violence against women. “Violence against women is something that is at the core of what ...

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Poll shows little support for New USU. A sign of things to come?

The New USU Board of Directors will have to work extra hard to convince students of the need for a new student union if a recent poll is any indication of what could happen in March. The debate over the ...

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Fresno State ASI elections kick off. Here’s who’s running

Crowded into a room on the third floor of the library, 43 candidates attended the all-candidates meeting Wednesday night to officially begin their campaigns for the 2018 Associated Students Inc. student elections. Election commissioner Ashon Haider and chief justice of ...

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They’re over 50 and take university classes – for fun

Imagine getting a second chance at going to school, without the stress of exams or grades – or parking. That’s what students over the age of 50 are experiencing with courses made available to them at Fresno State by the ...

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Chicana faculty collaborate on book analyzing children’s literature

With the growing field of Chicano studies, three professors at Fresno State joined together last year to put together a book packed with some of the most necessary writings for youth of the Chicano culture. Dr. Laura Alamillo, associate dean ...

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Business school launches magazine

The inaugural issue of the “Central California Business Review” (CCBR) is hot off the press. The new local magazine features a range of topics including the labor market, agriculture and banking. It reports on different economic conditions and will forecast ...

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ASI Notebook: Budget deadlines, student health and a new senator

The Associated Student Inc. convened last week for a Valentine’s Day meeting, which addressed continued efforts to tackle the issues of mental health, drug awareness and homelessness on campus and to appoint a new senator of veteran and transfer affairs. ...

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Senators dispute finance proposals by ASI executive team

Associated Students Inc. Vice President of Finance Cam Patterson proposed two changes last week to the Sponsored Activity Grant procedures, drawing questions and concerns from several senators which then sparked a lengthy debate. The first amendment proposed by Patterson was ...

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New buses giving free rides to students

Fresno residents will be able to ride the Bus Rapid Transit system, called the FAX Q, for the first time starting Monday.  FAX Q buses are clean-air vehicles that are expected to enhance bus services and improve public transportation in ...

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Two business alumni honored for contributions beyond university

Fresno State alumni were honored at the Valley Business Awards Luncheon hosted by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. The awards given to the alumni were “Student Entrepreneur of the Year” and the “Leon S. Peters Award” and recognized ...

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Students’ technology, design skills ready for all to see

Fresno State agriculture students used their final project from the fall semester as a chance to showcase their art skills for their college. They created signs for the seven departments of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology. In ...

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Chalk out brings focus to mass incarceration

The Fresno State chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) collected petition signatures last week and encouraged students to write message of freedom during the Mass Incarceration Recognition Chalk Out. The messages written in chalk ...

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You asked, they answered – second live student forum held

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro and Associated Students, Inc. President Blake Zante answered questions from the university’s community last week in the second livestreamed student forum of the academic school year. For nearly an hour, questions and comments regarding ...

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‘Year of the Bulldogs’: Castro’s push for Valley leaders

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro has goals of sending home-grown leaders to tackle the Valley’s top issues. During his third annual “State of the University” speech last Thursday, Castro announced his plans for sending new graduates out to flourish ...

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‘Secret’ marriage performed at Fresno State 96 years ago today

Fresno State has seen its share of odd news. We’ve dug up archives that led us to a story from 96 years ago, about a “secret marriage” that was performed on campus. The university at that time was called Fresno ...

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A FroYo Frenzy at Campus Pointe

Drawn by the delicious promise of free frozen yogurt, hundreds of people lined up outside Yogurtland in Campus Pointe on Tuesday. From 4 to 7 p.m., customers celebrated International Frozen Yogurt Day by helping themselves to as much frozen yogurt ...

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