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No plan to punish fraternity after death, Castro says at assembly

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro addressed past and future accomplishments in his spring 2018 faculty and staff assembly held Thursday. The event at the Save Mart Center gave Castro the opportunity to meet face to face with faculty and ...

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He was wheeled out of frat house after fatally overdosing on Xanax

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated with additional information The death of the Fresno State student is being blamed on an accidental drug overdose. At a news conference on Thursday, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said that investigators believe ...

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Former Fresno State student lost her parents to homicide, suicide

A former Fresno State student and her siblings are reeling from loss after her parents died – her mother falling victim to homicide along with her mother’s boyfriend and her father ending his own life after. Mai Ker Vue, also ...

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Your hip hop dance move may have come from these creators

Through photographs, oral histories, artifacts and performances, “Straight Outta Fresno” showcased a rich past and a promising future for the hip-hop community in Fresno. Recently, the Valley Public History Initiative plastered Fres.Co’s walls with the evolving hip-hop scene over the ...

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He got an anonymous note from a student after finals. It inspired him

Students often have mixed emotions when a semester ends and finals are over – anxiety, stress and relief. One student at Fresno State felt particularly thankful for the time spent and things learned in Fresno State associate professor Dermot Donnelly’s ...

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Once he needed a wish, now he’s making them happen

A Fresno State athlete is using his class project as a chance to spread holiday cheer. Track athlete Jahwanza Lawford and a group of students are taking part in “Macy’s Believe” campaign benefitting the Make-A-Wish foundation for a project in ...

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And the Victor E. stage design winner is…

Guess who has a stage all to himself? A personalized, mobile stage is now a reality for Fresno State mascot Victor E. after a team was named the winner in the battle for a stage design. Four finalists, three individuals ...

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Where are we on women’s rights in the US? Event offers a glimpse

Equality for women was the message, and the ones calling for it were women. Room 118 in Fresno State’s North Gym hosted the “Women’s Rights are Human Rights” event on Saturday in commemoration of Human Rights Day. The event was ...

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Save Mart Center hosting annual blood drive event Monday

The Central California Blood Center is hosting the 14th annual Parker’s Pals Blood Drive and Marrow Registration at the Save Mart Center on Dec. 11 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Parker Fritsch, who was diagnosed with Philadelphia Positive Acute ...

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He is the backbone of university communications. After 30 years, he is retiring

Many have read his writing for Fresno State News, have seen him at countless campus events and may have recently read about his induction as a Hall of Fame fellow to the media, communications and journalism department in November. Tomorrow, ...

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University to pull student teachers if strike happens

Ongoing developments in Fresno Unified School District affairs could affect aspiring teachers at Fresno State. The Fresno Bee reported on Nov. 17 that the university will pull more than 200 hundred student-teachers from their assigned schools if Fresno Unified School ...

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Human Rights Day commemoration in Fresno

By Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor, Fresno State professor emeritus and chair of the Human Rights Coalition “Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights once and for all.” Those were the powerful and bold words expressed by Hillary Clinton, ...

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Students can now do hands-on research at new forensics lab

Criminology students are getting hands-on experience with a new lab in their department. Fresno State students and faculty in the criminology department were used to consulting with professors at their offices or in general classrooms. But this semester, the new ...

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Safety walk focuses on more lighting on, near campus

A campus safety walk took place last week to continue the effort by the university to identify areas in need of more light at night. Along with Associated Students Inc. senators, Fresno State’s vice president for administration and associate vice ...

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Provision in House GOP tax plan could stress graduate students

Republicans in the Senate last week voted yes to overhaul the country’s tax code. With the House already having approved its version, Congress is set to compromise on a tax reform bill that could be sent to the president for ...

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Finalists have been named in the Victor E. stage design challenge

Victor E. Bulldog III is a step closer to having his own stage after three individuals and two teams were announced as the five finalists for the “Victor E. Bulldog III Design Challenge.” The competition, which began on Oct. 10, ...

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ASI: Revamp of Senate positions? Free testing materials planned

Associated Students Inc. heard last week from journalism students who seek to convince the university to fund Adobe Creative Cloud software for their studies. The ASI Senate also discussed whether to add new positions and provide free supplies for the ...

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These two students are feeding the homeless, and they need your help

Millions of families will come together this holiday season to enjoy festivities and new or old traditions. For two Fresno State students, a new tradition for them during the holidays will be to bring awareness about homelessness and delivering food ...

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