Tag Archives: campus

Smoking policies becoming more stringent on college campuses

Numerous controversies have surrounded smoking policies on the Fresno State campus.  A group known as Project IMPACT has attempted to make the Fresno State campus smoke-free in the past, as well as attempting to pass legislation to require retailers obtain licensure for tobacco products, similar to the licensing requirements to sell alcohol.

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UPD warns of scam artists posing as students

The reports of on-campus scams that surfaced at the tail end of the fall semester were once again brought to the University Police Department’s attention during the initial days of the spring.

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Traffic Alert – Jan. 18-19

Heavy traffic is expected around campus during the first week of the semester. Caltrans has announced that the westbound Highway 168 off-ramp at Shaw Avenue will be closed Wednesday and Thursday (Jan. 18-19) from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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ASI presents tobacco ban resolution to Welty

Just before Thanksgiving, ASI senators passed a bill that urges Fresno State President John Welty to create a tobacco-free campus. The resolution came with a bit of controversy, though, as ASI president Selena Farnesi did not sign or endorse the bill.

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Kennel Bookstore addresses hike on book prices

With the fall semester finally coming to a close, it’s time to turn in that last paper, present that final project and sell back those textbooks that probably cost an arm and a leg.

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Sneaky Cows [cartoon]

Why the Fresno State campus smells worse on some days than others...

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Campus sanctuary keeps squirrels content

There is an animal sanctuary on campus at Fresno State.  It is in public view where many students pass by every day in between their classes, though most are oblivious to its existence.

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Campus fountain to undergo drastic renovation

The Student Veterans Organization (SVO) and Omega Delta Sigma, the veterans fraternity on campus, will host a Veterans Day celebration on Thursday, Nov. 10, starting at noon.

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Letter to the Editor, 11-9-11

Dear editor: This letter is for ASI president Selena Farnesi, but first I must disclose some things. I have never smoked a cigarette and no one on our executive board smokes. Additionally, I have never received any money or gifts from “big tobacco” and for that matter I don’t even know anyone or have met anyone who works in the tobacco industry, big or small.

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JumpStart-ing the Future

For the last 10 years a campus program consisting of 40 Fresno State students has dedicated its time to help make a child’s preschool experience more rewarding.

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Committee in charge to enforce smoking policy

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety at Fresno State is working with a group of marketing students to help improve awareness of the smoking policy on campus.

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Texts: new line of police defense

University Police at Fresno State have implemented a new crime-reporting system in which students can anonymously text in crimes.

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Ash Wednesday service on campus today @ 12:10 p.m.

In observance of Ash Wednesday, a prayer service with distribution of ashes will be presented by the Fresno State Catholic Students Association at 12:10 p.m.

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The right of way

Parking on campus is always a hot topic among students, faculty and staff. But there’s one thing that irks me more than hard-to-find parking discourteous pedestrians.

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Campus night safety: Standard Time resumes

The old saying “spring forward, fall back” is a reminder of how Daylight Saving Time changes our clocks twice a year. When Daylight Saving Time begins in the spring, clocks are turned an hour forward, shifting an hour of sunlight from morning to evening.

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Parking lot trash continues to be a problem

Finding on-campus parking can often be a daunting task, except in one spot. Located on the southwest side of Fresno State’s campus, just west of the University Courtyard dorms is a parking lot that often has many open spaces, as well as an abundance of garbage littering in the aisles and gutters.

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Update: Power now fully restored

All campus buildings now are back on line, after a power outage Sunday, Feb. 22.

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Water forum on campus brings out Fresno residents

There’s nothing like a good debate on a hot topic to stir up the community. In this case it is environmentalists versus the agriculture advocates.

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