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Safety is everyone’s responsibility

This semester, there have been reports of scams on campus, a shooting just off campus and an incident in which a student cut his hand while grabbing for a knife he was being threatened with in the Palazzo Apartments at ...

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Thousands of new students formally welcomed to campus

Fresno State welcomed 5,700 new students Monday at the newly revived New Student Convocation with a roaring welcoming line, an address from President Joseph Castro, student performances and prizes at the Bulldog Bash afterparty. After walking under a giant inflatable ...

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The square at campus pointe opens for business

The Square at Campus Pointe officially opened during the summer bringing new life to the northeast corner of Shaw and Chestnut avenues. The grand opening ceremony which was held July 15 inaugurated five of its new establishments; Cold Stone Creamery, ...

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New ASI president sets agenda for year ahead at Fresno State

Four years ago as a college freshman Abigail Hudson made it a goal to become president of Associated Students, Inc. at Fresno State. At first, she was like most freshmen – hesitant and overwhelmed by the large campus. During her ...

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Teaching assistants protest for tuition fee waivers in administration office

A group of graduate teaching assistants gathered in the lobby of the fourth-floor administrative offices of the Henry Madden Library on Tuesday, hoping to gain an audience with President Joseph Castro as part of efforts to obtain tuition fee waivers ...

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Fresno State Student Cupboard program aims to curb student food insecurity

The Fresno State Student Cupboard will make its inaugural launch today as part of a campuswide effort to end student hunger and in honor of National Hunger & Homeless Awareness week. The Food Security Project, which started earlier this semester, ...

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Students voice concerns about dining hall

A recent change in the Residential Dining Hall’s offerings at Fresno State stirred up discontent amongst some of its student patrons – many of whom say it’s emblematic of larger issues. Fresno State’s on-campus dorms, University Courtyard, currently house 1,100 ...

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The Collegian and yearbook archives now available online

By Roger Munoz Ever wonder how student life at Fresno State has changed over the years? The Henry Madden Library’s digital collection has added two historical documents that chronicle student life since 1911.  The Collegian and the university yearbook serve ...

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Air Force ROTC trick-or-treats for canned food drive on Halloween

Members of Fresno State’s Air Force ROTC won’t be trick-or-treating for candy Thursday night.  Instead, they will be collecting canned food to donate to the Fresno Community Food Bank.

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Academic Senate, staff aim for transparency

Communication is key, and that is what Fresno State President Joseph Castro and the Academic Senate and university staff expect to build this semester.

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We’re trying to learn here!

What is the first thing most students wake up to every morning? A screeching alarm, usually. Maybe the dog next door, trying to prove a point to the groaning garbage truck right outside your window, which conveniently shows up to ...

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It’s a wrap

New Chipotle near campus finishes construction. Jan. 15 was a typical day in the area surrounding Fresno State as students trickled back into town and across campus in anticipation of a new semester.

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Parties present problems in student housing units

It begins like clockwork every week. As soon as the sun fades over the lackluster hills, lines of cars begin to pour in, bringing excessive amounts of students to my apartment complex. 

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Fresno State Police encourage student safety awareness

It’s a natural inclination when a crime is observed to dial 911. However, when at Fresno State, authorities say there is a better number to call.

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There’s no place like home

As Fresno State’s livelihood returns in the midst of the August heat, students snooze their alarms for a few extra minutes of sleep – thirty in my case – before rising to begin another semester of term papers, PowerPoint presentations and dare I say fun.

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President Welty announces retirement

The Satellite Student Union was alive with murmurs as President John D. Welty announced at the faculty and staff fall assembly that this would be his last year with Fresno State as he plans to retire in the summer of 2013.

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Photo Gallery: Campus preparing for the fall semester

In 16 days, students will begin classes at Fresno State. Information Systems major Justin Torres, center, a campus tour guide, leads a group of new students and their parents around the campus.

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The “udder” truth about campus milk production

Daniel Avila is an instructional technician at the Fresno State dairy processing plant. For the past 16 years, he has worked closely with students, running the plant as well as instructing laboratory sessions.

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