Tag Archives: dorms

Doing laundry as a college student is the worst

I lived in the dorms for the first three years of my college career, and I’m now living in an apartment. I think I speak for many other college students not living at home (and maybe some who do) when ...

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Dorms are a home away from home

From Myanmar to Merced, students from all corners of the world call Fresno State their new home. They left a whole life back home when they began as college freshmen. And the transition from high school to college is not ...

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New Bulldogs, New Homes, New Beginnings

The first of 860 new University Courtyard residents were welcomed to their new home with food, speeches and a crash course on school spirit last Friday, also known as Move In Day. The number of new residents, Erin Boele director ...

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6 assaulted near Fresno State, police suspects a serial groper

The Fresno Police Department is warning students about an apparent serial groper who has struck at University Village and Plaza Apartments near Fresno State. The police department believes the suspect has been involved in at least four reported cases, although ...

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Goodbye home, hello dorms: students move in

Even the 102-degree heat could not slow the incoming Fresno State residents as they moved into University Courtyard, Fresno State’s on-campus housing. The Fresno State Housing Department on Aug. 18 welcomed 900 students to their new homes at Fresno State ...

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New ASI president sets agenda for year ahead at Fresno State

Four years ago as a college freshman Abigail Hudson made it a goal to become president of Associated Students, Inc. at Fresno State. At first, she was like most freshmen – hesitant and overwhelmed by the large campus. During her ...

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Dorm divide prejudicial

Last week, The Collegian ran a story about the gender divide in the school’s dorms. When I read the story, I was shocked that this is still a thing. College is supposed to be preparing young people for the real ...

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Residential Dining Hall negligent to students’ needs

A quiet buzz has begun among University Courtyard residents this week. The paper cups have been taken away, and we will not stand for it. Allow me to explain. Talk to residents of University Courtyard, and you will hear that ...

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Hot air balloon lands in library parking lot Sunday morning

Early risers in the Fresno State dorms were in for a surprise Sunday morning when a hot air balloon landed near the Henry Madden Library parking lot. Megi Hakobjanyan, a senior majoring in political science, rolled out of bed at ...

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Convenience a key factor in search for housing

Students weigh several factors in deciding where to live during the school year — nearby options including Campus Edge, University Courtyard, Palazzo, and both Bulldog and University Village. Destiny Parchment, a junior from Los Angeles who is majoring in food ...

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Students adapt to campus living

  By Matthew Jimenez Students living away from home for the first time at the Fresno State dorms say they feel safe, secure and comfortable despite having limited privacy.

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Housing near campus gives students options

For many first-year college students, choosing a college to attend can be a tough decision. Another task that many incoming students may face is deciding where to live. With so many options available, incoming students are left with the decision of what kind of student living best suits their needs.

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University Courtyard welcomes incoming residents

The first batch of students anticipating to live on campus has begun to move into the Fresno State University Courtyard residence halls Thursday morning.

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Living options vary among students

Students at Fresno State have several living options made available to them, but many students have a lot of different things to consider before deciding on their living arrangements.

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Culture clash between roommates

Students who live in the dorms may have to deal with a situation they didn’t expect, living with a roommate of a different race.

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Fresno State residence hall evacuated; no injuries

One of the Fresno State residence halls, Graves Hall, was evacuated for about two hours starting at approximately 11:15 p.m. Sunday after a substance fouled the air in a third-floor hallway.

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Transform your dorm

Turning a dorm room into a personal oasis can be challenging enough, let alone having to keep organized and up to date with trends. Many college students experience living on their own for the first time in a sparsely furnished dorm room.

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Living on campus could raise GPA

Living on campus might increase your GPA.

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