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Buildings pose complications to some

While most students can simply breeze through a doorway to get to class, some students don’t have that luxury. For liberal studies student Jose Ruiz, sometimes getting the door open to get to class is the biggest challenge.

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What about the deaf community?

In case of a tragic disaster, earthquake or fire, Fresno State’s campus is not equipped to handle all students and faculty in the deaf community.

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Recent assaults spark Violence Awareness Week activities

Saturday night, kinesiology major Carson Souza and classmate Zac Vanasen decided to walk home but had no idea they were about to become the latest statistic in off-campus violence. Souza said he and Vanasen were walking along Bulldog Lane toward Cedar Avenue when a white Chevy Malibu started to follow them.

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Greeks combat crime in ‘Sin City’

While steel security fences at some Fresno State sorority houses do their part to ensure members’ safety, a group of Greek life students and neighboring members in Fresno’s “Sin City” area are taking further measures to ensure a healthy, safe living environment.

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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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