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Summer 2018 Entertainment Guide

The approaching end of the spring semester typically means one thing is on my mind: summer vacation. Not only does it mean no more time spent in long classes, doing homework and studying for finals – it means free time ...

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50 Shades of Over

I don’t think I’ll ever be able to forgive my girlfriend for what she put me through on Valentine’s Day three years ago. The film adaptation of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” novel had just arrived in theaters and I ...

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Book club seeks to bring awareness to water issues

A Fresno State group is hoping to make a difference throughout the campus with the help of a single book. The Fresno State Water Cohort started reading the book “Water 4.0: The Past, Present and Future of the World’s Most ...

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Reading Contest

Sponsored Advertising Content “Ask The Experts” is written and provided by Scholarship Media. It does not reflect the views of The Collegian or its advertisers. Many students now have e-readers. Are they really that much better than books? The technology ...

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Selling textbooks made easy by Bulldog Book Recycling

What if you could send all unwanted textbooks or books to a place where they would be put to good use? There is now, thanks to Fresno State alumnus Andrew Gong. Bulldog Book Recycling is an online book recycling hub, ...

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Five Books for the Young Adult Fiction Fan

Young adult fiction, or YA, is a genre that has gotten very popular over the past couple of years, one of the biggest reason being Hollywood’s involvement. Unfortunately, with Hollywood’s TV and big-screen adaptations of YA literature comes a sudden ...

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State legislation aims to make college textbooks affordable

New legislation that could potentially save students money on textbooks and other materials was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in October. Student leaders of the California State Student Association (CSSA), the California State University Academic Senate and the Chancellor’s Office ...

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Kennel Bookstore addresses hike on book prices

With the fall semester finally coming to a close, it’s time to turn in that last paper, present that final project and sell back those textbooks that probably cost an arm and a leg.

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Hundreds of LGBTQ books donated to library

A series of recent donations of nearly 500 books made the Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at California State University, Fresno the largest collection of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning) books in the United States.

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Library provides hands-on study material

When studying for a class or preparing a research project, students can utilize services in the Henry Madden Library that provide more than just books.

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Despite national numbers, local college kids keep reading

The Social Science Research Council, in a new study released last week, found that 36 percent of college students don’t show increased critical thinking skills after four years of postsecondary schooling.

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Book buying blues

As school starts up student resort to the on-campus bookstore to buy textbooks.

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Students have options with textbooks

As the end of the semester approaches and there are no more book reports or reading assignments, students will have to decide what to do with their textbooks.

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Has technology made us boring?

In my lifetime the Internet has become a common luxury in every house in America, unleashing new and improved ways to gamble, network with friends and find pornography.

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Library now open, but will students use it?

Since the start of the re-construction of the Henry Madden Library, checking out books required a request from the library, and then the book would be sent from the warehouse where they were being stored, followed by an e-mail sent when the book was ready to be picked up.

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New Editions

A Mono Indian master basket weaver knows patience, and so does artist and architect Susan Narduli.

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1 million on the shelves, ready to go

One million books and counting — the entire Henry Madden Library collection will be on the shelves and ready for checkout at the grand opening on Feb. 20.

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A nerd’s escape

Imagine that's the weekend. I'm writing this post during the weekend, so it's probably a lot easier for me to imagine this than for you. This particular Saturday evening comes after three enjoyable, one passable and what might as well have been nine horrid weekdays worth of unshaven, unwashed and sometimes disinterested high school sophomores.

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