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Letter: After school programs are key to getting kids off their phones

By: Stephany Corona As a college student, I know well that many of today’s youth are focused too much on social media, their electronic devices and improving their popularity status regardless of the cost. Instead of focusing on improving their ...

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Slumlord housing exists and Fresno State students can help

Fresno has a century-old intolerable problem: slumlord housing, predominantly in West Fresno. Slumlords are landlords out for profit who neglect the health and safety of their vulnerable residents. There are housing codes and regulations that are supposed to be upheld. Codes and ...

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Children explore engineering on campus

More than 70 elementary and middle school students from the Valley spent their Saturday learning, building and discovering what engineers do in the first ever Explore Engineering Saturday Academy, hosted by the Lyles College of Engineering. Students in third through ...

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Fresno State lends a hand to autism

Fresno State and Valley Children’s Hospital joined forces and open a satellite center July 16 near Madera , providing services for children with autism. The mission of the center is to become a leader of early intervention through training, research ...

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Disease rates on the rise as parents forgo child vaccination

Before the development of a vaccine to immunize against whooping cough in the 1940s, millions of people suffered from the illness with little means to prevent its spread. In the years that followed, compulsory vaccinations nearly wiped it out over ...

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A ‘Stolen Education’

Film screening dissects past Mexican-American racial inequity in Texas public school system By Tori West  A documentary detailing a filmmaker’s personal journey to rediscover the plight of Mexican-American children’s menial schooling will be shown on Wednesday night. “Stolen Education” was ...

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Fresno State adds a piece to autism puzzle

The Central California Autism Center employs Fresno State students to work with children with autism to develop their social and academic abilities.  

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Fresno State Organizations take part in Kids Day

Fresno State organizations filled the the streets to sell the 26th annual Kids Day paper benefitting the Children’s Hospital Central California.  

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‘Teen Mom’ stars talk pregnancy and adoption

On Saturday, “Teen Mom” Reality TV stars Tyler Baltierra, 21, and Catelynn Lowell, 20, spoke at Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union to promote open adoption.  They shared their own story of teenage pregnancy and adoption.

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6,000 expected at Peach Blossom Festival

On March 15 and 16, Fresno State will see 6,000 elementary students from all over the Central Valley come through campus for the 54th-annual Peach Blossom Festival.

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Students help revitalize ‘Sin City’

While most Fresno State students were on their way back home after a long fall semester, almost 40 students had different plans: helping build new playground for kids in El Dorado Park, also known as the ‘Sin City’ neighborhood just west of campus.

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Take a break, read a children’s book

Some of my favorite books, as odd as it may sound, are children’s books.

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Toys for Tots donation shortage

This Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, the Bulldog Pantry will host its annual holiday party for children and families in our community. Each year, the pantry provides toys to children attending the party through the Toys for Tots program. Due to a shortfall in donations to Toys for Tots, the pantry only received 100 toys this year. The Bulldog Pantry is expecting 300 children.

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Center helps student parents

For college students, time management can be a juggling act, trying to balance school, work and studies, while also trying to maintain a social life. For student parents, that juggling act can seem almost impossible.

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Peach Blossom blooms on campus

Peach Blossom, an annual communications festival, brings thousands of Central Valley elementary school children to campus. Fresno State students help plan the festival as well as judge the performances and facilitate the events. Student-athletes were also on-site to sign autographs and talk to students.

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Help for Valley’s children

The Central California Children’s Institute (CCCI) at Fresno State has recently named Dr. Cassandra Joubert as its new director.

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Sins of the father

WALKING DOWN THE NARROW HALLWAYS gave me a claustrophobic panic and a feeling that life was being sucked from me slowly, departing in the form of innocence and naiveté.

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