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For first time since start of controversy, Fresno State president hears from public

They came one by one. Fresno State students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members and parents lined up to finally face President Dr. Joseph Castro about an online controversy that, two weeks in, was still fresh in their minds. In the ...

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Editorial: Fresno State has work to do

Fresno State made local and national – maybe global – headlines after English professor Randa Jarrar tweeted fiery comments regarding former First Lady Barbara Bush. The comments caused social media users to fume. And they led to a debate over ...

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BREAKING: Fresno State will not penalize professor over Bush tweets

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced Tuesday that the university is ending an investigation into a professor’s fiery tweets about former First Lady Barbara Bush. English professor Randa Jarrar angered many people online one week ago after she made ...

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At a news conference, Fresno State assesses how to act on professor’s fiery tweets

Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar is not in the clear after she made fiery comments against former First Lady Barbara Bush on Twitter Tuesday. At a news conference Wednesday, Fresno State was still assessing how it would move forward ...

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Titus comes to Tower

Writer, actor and stand-up comedian Christopher Titus is coming back to Fresno this weekend for his seventh special “Born with a Defect.” His new show discusses his personal life but also invites debate on issues most comedians dare not tackle ...

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Sheep cartoon was an affront, agriculturalists aren’t to blame

By Charmayne Hefley Ag Communications Major We live in a very twisted society. It has become so far removed from the food that it eats that anytime something goes wrong and animals are hurt, we blame the agriculturalist. When animals ...

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Here’s to you, Mr. Sterling!

Congratulations, Donald Sterling. Your Los Angeles Clippers are now postseason contenders and poised to become the new face of the city – after the Lakers’ fall from grace this year.

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A failed test of character

If you were presented with a life-or-death situation, would you drop every- thing to save the life of another? Would you break any rules neces- sary to save that life, even if your job or professional reputation were at stake? ...

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