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Le Vin Nouveau: Fresno State Wine Celebration

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A playground in a day

April 14 marked the grand opening of El Dorado Park, a community project done for neighborhood children. Fresno State students, along with ASI and other local and national groups, gathered to build a playground as part of the revitalization in ...

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17 students honored at first ¡Motívate! conference

Seventeen students were honored at the first ¡Motívate! conference Saturday. More than 500 people attended the conference and heard messages from prominent members of the Latino community.

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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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Save ‘Community’

Three weeks ago, NBC announced that they would be shelving their Thursday night comedy, Community.

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Provost discusses department consolidation

Students, faculty and other community members met with Provost William A. Covino and the Academic Affairs Budget Advisory Task Force on Dec. 2 to openly discuss the proposal to combine and reorganize schools and colleges at Fresno State.

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Students volunteer to put the shine back into Rotary Playland

For the first time since childhood, sophomore Becky Pings returned to Rotary Storyland & Playland not to simply enjoy the attractions, but to help put life back into them for future generations.

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Childish Gambino Live in LA: A Perfect Warm Up For “Camp”

Saturday, November 12, I attended a Childish Gambino concert. For those of you who don’t know who C.G. is, you may have seen Donald Glover on NBC’s Community as Troy Barnes or you may have seen his 30 minute stand up special on Comedy Central. He has also written episodes of 30 Rock.

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University HOPE helps build homes

University HOPE (Housing OPportunities through Education) is a non-profit organization with a mission to “give families hope one house at a time.” The organization builds homes for low-income families in an effort to improve neighborhoods.

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Nursing students collect sleeping bags for the homeless

Fresno State nursing students are teaming up with The Sleeping Bag Project of Fresno to bring awareness to students about the homeless community by holding a donation drive on campus now through Friday, Nov. 18.

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USU hopes students will spread Goodwill to the community

Last year the University Student Union partnered with Goodwill for a donation drive which raised enough items for Goodwill to open a new store.

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Fair affects Fresno’s economy

Once a year Fresno hosts the Big Fresno Fair, which brings many people from neighboring cities together. The event increases traffic, jobs and revenue for the city.

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Clean up the community

Another month has gone by and October is looming.  I always love the start of a new month because it seems fresh. It’s a clean slate, an opportunity to improve upon the last month’s foils or completely forget about them. Out of sight, out of mind and off the calendar.

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Fresno State SDA promotes healthy lifestyle through on campus farmer’s market

Students will have the opportunity to grab a peach on their way to the library next Thursday as the Fresno State Student Dietetics Association holds a farmer’s market to promote health and wellness to students on campus.

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Revitalize the Fresno community

By now the excitement of the beginning of a new school year has worn off, and students are starting to count down the days until their first paper or first big test is due. All the Greek rush events, clubs fairs and student involvement days are over and it may seem that involvement opportunities are scarce because their visibility has been reduced. This is not the case!

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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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Letters to the Editor

Last month our daughter Teresa, a junior nutrition major, and her two roommates were forced to use their problem-solving skills when their University Bulldog apartment across the street from the school was gutted by fire.

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