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Sequester Superstorm?

Perhaps it is best to think about the political gridlock and massive dysfunction on Capitol Hill as just another storm in a politically turbulent climate. If you don’t understand what a “sequester” is, you aren’t alone. There are a few ...

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Brown’s budget bolsters education

Gov. Brown’s proposal for the 2013-2014 budget includes $250 million for higher education. Half of this proposed funding will offset the money dismissed from higher education in last year’s state budget.

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State budget will determine unit limit next semester

If the budget passed by legislators in late June does not include more money for universities, the 16-unit limit, usually lifted when open registration begins, may become permanent. How will students respond? You can view the full article on the ...

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The crisis in education

It is no secret that the American economy continues to struggle. Economic growth for the last quarter was a paltry 2.2 percent, below what economists and administration officials were hoping for. Unemployment remains stubbornly high, and nearly one-in-five Americans are underemployed.

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Red Bike Program may lose its wheels

The Red Bike Program is a campus organization that offers students new and used bikes at an affordable rate. However, due to the low number of students who actually utilize the program, it might get cut from campus.

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Budget could get worse if initiative isn’t passed

After the recent news of a possible $200 million cut in the CSU budget, Fresno State President John Welty stood before university staff and faculty at Thursday’s Budget Update to discuss the changes Fresno State will face in the coming months.

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Dilemma for crim students after college

Although recent budget cuts in city and county governments statewide have dampened criminology job prospects, the major is still in high demand at Fresno State.

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Budget cuts don’t stop Services for Students with Disabilities

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Budget cuts again affect university

Following the trend of the last few years, Fresno State is implementing yet another budget cut for the 2011-12 fiscal year, with students and teachers seeing the largest effects. According to associate vice president of financial affairs Clint Moffitt, Fresno State’s budget is being cut by just less than $6 million for the fiscal year.

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Exchange programs suffer the effect of budget cuts

The International Exchange program and National Exchange program, among other study-abroad services, have seen dramatic cuts in their budgets due to a lack in university funding. The aftermath of these cuts has affected faculty, staff and student services.

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Budget cuts, student fee raises

Fresno State’s latest student fee increase will begin in the fall semester, and why the fee increase is necessary depends on who you ask. Just how much that increase is remains unknown.

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Students protest fee hikes, budget cuts at rally

Fresno State students and faculty came together Wednesday afternoon to protest student fee hikes and state budget cuts as part of the “Class Action Rally and March,” as all 23 California State University locations held events in an attempt to have their voices heard.

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Universities join together to defend education

Fresno State students will be joining other California State Universities today in a protest of educational budget cuts.

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Fresno State Budget cuts: Where is the money going?

As California faces a huge budget deficit and budget cuts all around, so does the California State University system. Fresno State will be faced with the challenge of overcoming a huge budget cutback, and the students are bearing the brunt of the cost.

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Gov. cuts edu. budget, Fresno State hurts

A budget reduction proposed by Governor Jerry Brown forecasts even tougher times for Fresno State students and faculty.

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President Welty addresses budget

In the annual Spring Assembly address President Welty explains the changes due to Governor Brown's proposed budget cuts.

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Nonprofits push more online ed

The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation has partnered with four nonprofit educational organizations to develop postsecondary online courses for the nation’s higher education system.

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Budget cuts nix faculty salary increases

The California State University (CSU) system announced Friday that the negotiations for the 2008-09 salary issues with an in-state teaching unit have concluded.

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