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Words from third grade teacher inspires U.S. Poet Laureate

“She invited me to the front of the class and [I] sang ‘Three Blind Mice,’” Juan Felipe Herrera said. “It’s really funny, but to my surprise, now I go, ‘How did I do that?’” That was the moment the current ...

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Education fair aims to increase latino student enrollment

La Feria de Educación, a statewide fair promoting higher education to Hispanic students, will be hosted at Fresno State for the first time Saturday. The community fair, which is held on several California State University campuses, aims to get parents ...

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CSU faculty union holds strike authorization vote

The union representing faculty at Fresno State and the rest of the California State University system is in the middle of holding a nine-day vote to authorize a strike if salary negotiations fail. The bargaining process began in May when ...

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Speaker argues the war on drugs is a failure

Students filled the seats in the McLane Hall Room 121 to hear guest speaker Ethan Nadelmann talk about why we need to end the war on drugs. Nadelmann, the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, argues that ...

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‘Renaissance man’ remembered

Edward Lund’s death on Oct. 3 left a huge hole in the hearts of those who knew him. “He was like a brother to me,” Fresno State Art Professor Nick Potter said. “You know, he was 10 years older than ...

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Grant helps underserved students gain opportunities

The California State University system has received a renewal grant for another $2 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The grant is to be utilized for The Watershed Management Internship Program for the CSU and community colleges throughout the ...

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University gallery curator dies in bike crash

Edward Lund, a local artist and gallery technician for the Fresno State Department of Art and Design, died in a bike crash during the Levi’s GranFondo charity bike race in Sonoma County on Saturday. Lund, 54, worked for the university ...

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Fresno State spared in CSU data breach

Eight of the 23 California State University campuses’ data were breached through a vendor of the new mandatory sexual assault training – which did not include Fresno State. Last semester, federal law and the California State Auditor began requiring colleges ...

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Faculty union proposed strike at all CSU campuses for salary increase

Members of the California Faculty Association held a conference call on Wednesday about a possible strike that may take place on all 23 California State University campuses. The reason for the possible strike is a lack of salary increase for ...

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Fresno State earns national honor for diversity

Fresno State has been nationally recognized with a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for the second-consecutive year. The HEED award is presented by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, one of the oldest and largest diversity-focused publications in higher education. The ...

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ASI asks: new parking garage or new student union?

Associated Students, Inc. is conducting a survey to find out what new facilities students would like to see on campus. ASI President Abigail Hudson said there will be two surveys sent to students. The first gives students a choice between ...

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Echoing the Sounds of Independence

With the booming sound of a dhol drum, the 69th annual India Independence Day celebration of freedom commenced Saturday at Fresno State in the Satellite Student Union. “This celebration is just like the Fourth of July for us,” said Fresno ...

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Provost forum talks center on tablet program, enrollment

Fresno State provost and vice president for academic affairs Lynnette Zelezny held a public forum on Monday in the Henry Madden Library, discussing a range of topics relevant to the state of the campus.

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Human rights event to focus on anti-bullying

The Human Rights Coalition of the Central Valley will host several speakers at Fresno State on Saturday as part of its Human Rights Day anti-bullying event, which will focus on the treatment of Sikh students in Fresno County.

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Teniente-Matson named president of Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson, Fresno State’s vice president for administration and chief financial officer, was named the sole finalist and interim president of Texas A&M University-San Antonio on Saturday.

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CSUs promote student enrollment in Covered California health insurance

As part of a systemwide health insurance education project, Fresno State and the Central Valley Health Network held their first workshop Tuesday to provide students and families with education and enrollment information about Covered California. Part of a statewide project ...

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Campus network upgrade boosts Internet speed and reliability

If your Netflix streams and Instagram uploads seem a little bit faster on campus, there’s a reason for that. Since August, Fresno State has been undergoing an Internet network upgrade as part of a California State University systemwide program through ...

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Faculty union to rally for collective bargaining agreement

The union representing more than 23,000 California State University faculty will hold a rally at Fresno State today to advocate for a new collective-bargaining agreement that would include higher salaries for professors.

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