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Fresno State is California’s only bowl win

The Fresno State football team is the only California team to win a bowl game this season. The Bulldogs defeated the Houston Cougars in this year’s Hawai’i Bowl 33-27 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii on Dec. 24. Other California ...

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Support for DACA grows

By Lisa Mascaro and Noah Bierman – Tribune Washington Bureau California State University Chancellor Timothy White released a statement recently encouraging eligible students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, to submit a renewal application before Oct. 5. On Sept. ...

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Arguments for and against propositions, measures on the Nov. 8 ballot

Prop 51. School bonds. Funding for K-12 and community college facilities. Initiative statute. Proposition 51 would authorize $9 billion for construction and modernization of K-12 public schools, charter schools and California Community Colleges facilities. For: This would allow California to ...

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President Bill Clinton draws large crowd for speech at Fresno State

Fresno State got the presidential treatment on Monday as former President Bill Clinton spoke to a packed house at the Satellite Student Union. Clinton’s speech was preceded by one from civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, and he was introduced by ...

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Just Central Valley things

There some thing that are unique to Central Valley people. We are in the middle of one of the most diverse states in America. Of course we have our own idiosyncrasies as we live between the bustling Bay Area and ...

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Debunking minimum wage raise myths

By 2023, California will have a $15 minimum wage. Thank God. It is time for minimum wage to become a livable wage. There are many criticisms floating around about this measure. Some of them have merit. Others are just ignorant. ...

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Jill Compton: Striking Mindset

  Senior softball pitcher Jill Compton is one of the most accomplished student-athletes to walk the halls of Fresno State, but it’s not her individual awards that motivate her.

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LAX: Fresno State starts fast in Game 1, comes to a halt in Game 2

The Fresno State lacrosse team opened its 2016 campaign with a win Friday over Stetson, but its momentum stalled Sunday at the hands of the Denver Pioneers.

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Men’s Basketball: Bulldogs snap SDSU’s 11-game win streak in thrilling fashion

The Fresno State men’s basketball team snapped San Diego State’s 11-game conference winning streak Wednesday night at Save Mart Center, avenging an overtime loss to the Aztecs earlier in the season.

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Republican Senate hopeful visits Fresno State

“Fresno is the heart of the Valley” said Duf Sundheim, a Republican hopeful running for the Senate. Sundheim was in Fresno last week, visiting Fresno State on his border to border tour of California that started in the north of ...

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Valley prepared for Zika virus

Move over Ebola, there’s a new virus that’s the talk of the town. Zika virus, spread primarily through Aedes mosquito bites, captured global interest after a major outbreak in Brazil last year. Generally the effects of the virus are mild. ...

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Men’s Basketball: ‘Dogs top reigning MW Tournament champion Wyoming

The Fresno State men’s basketball team improved to a 5-3 record in Mountain West Conference play with a 71-60 against the Wyoming Cowboys Tuesday night at Save Mart Center.

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Effects of Wednesday’s tragedy felt across state

The effects of Wednesday’s shooting that left 14 people dead and 21 wounded at the Inland Regional Center (IRC) in San Bernardino, a city about an hour east of Los Angeles, were felt far and wide across California. Fresno-based Central ...

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Men’s Basketball: Fresno State’s five-game win streak snapped at the hands of No. 15 Oregon

The Fresno State men’s basketball team’s valiant comeback effort fell just short as it experienced its first loss of the year 78-73 Monday night at No. 15 Oregon.

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Lecture discusses sex-trafficking in Native American communities

Native American Heritage Month ended Friday with the presentation, “Sex-Trafficking Past and Present of California’s Native Peoples.” Cari Herthel spoke about how it affects tribes and tribal people. “Sex trafficking is a pretty big topic all over right now,” said ...

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Football: Dismal season continues, ‘Dogs get overmatched in blowout road loss to BYU

Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter said earlier in the week that BYU was a much better team athletically and physically than the Bulldogs and that proved to be the case in Saturday’s 52-10 blowout loss to the Cougars in ...

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Men’s Basketball: ‘Dogs continue momentum with 82-65 win at Rice, improve to 4-0

The Fresno State men’s basketball team improved to 4-0 on the season for the first time since 2006, defeating the Rice Owls 82-65 Sunday in Houston.

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Women’s Basketball: ‘Dogs fail to hold off late Washington rally, drop to 1-2

The Fresno State women’s basketball team let one slip away Friday night at home to the University of Washington.

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