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Caffeine, finals go together like peanut butter and jelly for some at Fresno State

In the next few weeks, university students across the country will stock up on scantrons, barricade themselves in the library and fuel up on caffeine as they prepare for finals. But are some Fresno State students too dependent on caffeine ...

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What you should know about spending money – including these holidays

Some students will spend the money they earn, others will save it – some have managed to do both. Associate professor and chair of the department of economics at Fresno State, Dr. David Vera, has tips for those who have ...

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Dr. Michelle DenBeste named dean of College of Social Sciences

Dr. Michelle DenBeste was named the dean of the College of Social Sciences on Thursday after serving two years on an interim basis. During the two years as interim dean, the College of Social Sciences launched a new geography and ...

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Gibson Market’s Fall Festival attracts families

Local shoppers browsed the aisles of the Gibson Farm Market on Saturday admiring and tasting some of the freshest produce Fresno State students had to offer at the market’s Fall Festival.   The event featured family attractions such as a ...

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The downside to living in the valley

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English faculty, Academic Senate show support for DACA students

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story said the English faculty at Fresno State was the first group to release a statement in support of undocumented students and the DACA program. It has been updated to reflect previous statements ...

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Fresno State biology student awarded CSU scholarship

Shelby Paige Moshier, a senior biology student, was selected to receive the the 2017 California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. One student from all 23 CSU campuses is selected to receive a donor-funded scholarship. Moshier is a lab ...

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Free showing of Frida Kahlo film in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

The celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month continues at Fresno State with a free showing of the film “Frida.” The film will be shown on Sept. 20 at 2:30 p.m. in the university’s Henry Madden Library, room 3212. The film portrays ...

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One opossum caught on campus, mother treating fleas on children

By: Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado & Jessica Johnson One opossum has been caught at Fresno State after the administration became aware that fleas were possibly infesting areas of the campus. Fresno State Vice President of Administration Debbie Adishian-Astone confirmed the capture on ...

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Fresno State nationally ranked No. 3 for graduation rate performance

Fresno State picked up yet another honorable ranking on Tuesday. U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 Best College ranked Fresno State the third highest of best public universities in the nation for graduation rate performance. The university ranked No. 4 ...

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Students are reporting fleas on campus. Here’s what we know so far.

Fresno State officials said they are working to capture opossums after students reported being bitten, possibly by fleas on campus. Several Fresno State students on social media on Monday were also reporting their children who stay on the campus daycare ...

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Fresno State volunteers break community service, economic records

Fresno State broke a record after completing more than 1.3 million hours of community service during the 2016-17 academic year. The university accumulated 1,386,449 hours of community service completed by about 14,565 volunteers, according to a Fresno State news release. ...

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Lecturer in Twitter controversy: ‘They have not found me guilty of any of these things’

“In hindsight, Twitter is rubbish in using it like I did as a scratchpad or as a journal,” admits history lecturer Lars Maischak after his graphic Twitter posts against President Donald Trump and Republicans made national headlines in the spring. ...

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Fresno State welcomes 169 international students, with more to come

Fresno State International Student Services and Programs (ISSP) welcomed 169 international students from across the globe during an International Student Orientation in the Satellite Student Union. More than 100 new undergraduate students and 53 new graduate students flew in from ...

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Students eclipsed with historic sight

Fresno State students and staff gathered around campus on Monday to watch what many called the “Great American Eclipse,” the first of its kind in nearly 40 years. The Fresno State Henry Madden Library hosted Experience The 2017 Eclipse Across ...

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Fresno State plans to invest 26 million dollars to modernize campus infrastructure

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced the university’s priority in updating the campus’s physical infrastructure. Over the course of the 2017-18 academic year, the university will invest $26 million in projects toward the modernization of the 70-year-old campus site, ...

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The Fresno State lecturer investigated by the Secret Service is speaking out

Dr. Lars Maischak, the Fresno State lecturer who was investigated by the Secret Service and the FBI, has been allowed to keep a job at Fresno State. After four months of silence, he recently spoke to The Collegian about the ...

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It’s not about bathrooms, it’s about visibility

Last week, the Trump Administration’s war on compassion raged on, this time with both the departments of justice and education each rolling back protections for transgender students and their right to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity, regardless ...

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