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CSU takes steps to combat sexual assault

The California State University system announced efforts to strengthen campus sexual assault prevention efforts on Tuesday, this following the launch of the Obama administration’s “It’s On Us” campaign to spread awareness about the issue.

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Union calls for increase in TA compensation

Fresno State graduate students belonging to an academic student employment union hope efforts to increase membership numbers will pave the way to full or partial tuition fee waivers for graduate assistants.

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Bradley Martin: From North Korea to the classroom

Bradley Martin was escaping his escorts in North Korea — they had kept him under their watch for long enough, and he was ready to explore the area by himself.

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Craig School of Business receives prestigious honor

Fresno State’s Craig School of Business is one of 85 colleges and universities worldwide to extend its business and accounting accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). AACSB looks at the quality of 11,000 colleges ...

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Menchaca wins re-election

Out of 2,260 votes cast – 12.45 percent of the Fresno State student population – Menchaca earned 910, closely followed by Bertoni at 873 and De La Cruz at 754. Menchaca received 35.87 percent of this year’s vote, in comparison ...

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ASI meeting raises legal questions

By Brianna Vaccari and Ricardo Cano

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RACE AT FRESNO STATE: Professors, university officials sound off on school’s substantial success gap

In a university that embraces the value of diversity, Fresno State is still working to close the student achievement gap between various races and ethnicities that embody the campus.

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Fate of tobacco, e-cigarettes remains cloudy

By Yesenia Valle Although California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White and the Academic Senate proposed a CSU-wide smoking ban last year, Fresno State has yet to participate in the proposal. Initially, the chancellor proposed that all schools in the ...

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Online courses on the rise

As students struggle to gain admission into crowded universities and compete for class seats each semester, emerging programs CourseMatch and Cal State Online offer new opportunities through online education. CourseMatch, introduced this semester, is an online program that enables students ...

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Dr. Peter Smits announces retirement

After 20 years at Fresno State, Dr. Peter Smits, a leader for the fundraising campaign that raised $214.2 million for the university, announced he will retire on June 30, 2014.

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Castro announces enrollment increase

President Joseph Castro announced today that the California State University system has granted Fresno State 400 new enrollment positions for incoming students in fall 2014.

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Students part of Nobel Prize history

Thousands of physicists from around the world, including some Fresno State faculty and students, worked for years at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) to discover the Higgs boson, or the “God particle.”

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CSU Chancellor White fields questions from student media

During a teleconference with CSU student media, Chancellor Timothy P. White addressed multiple issues concerning campuses across the system.

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ASI: New senator approved, funding for multimedia cameras

Associated Students, Inc. confirmed Jimmy Fields as the senator for the Lyles College of Engineering Wednesday afternoon upon recommendation from the personnel committee and ASI President Moses Menchaca. Fields, a fifth year mechanical engineering major at Fresno State, has participated ...

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Fresno State moves up in university ranking

Leaders of Fresno State are optimistic after U.S. News and World Reports ranked the college eighth among public regional colleges in the West.

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Castro: Push for information technologies, endowment of football program among possibilities being explored

Fresno State President Joseph Castro said it’s “premature” to have firm plans in place to tackle specific issues within the university. His first day on the job was Aug. 1. His first official introduction to campus staff and faculty was ...

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Castro returns to Valley roots

Anne Marie Mendez learned in a phone call from her son, Joseph Castro, that not only was he coming home to work in the Valley, he was coming back as Fresno State’s new president.

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President Castro addresses staff, faculty for first time

New university leader emphasizes communication, Fresno State’s future in inaugural speech to campus community Fresno State President Joseph Castro, in his first address to staff and faculty as the university’s leader on Monday, said that he didn’t have a “wide-ranging, ...

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