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A Fresno State student remembered through poetry

Fresno State graduate student Mireyda “Mia” Barraza Martinez, 29, was killed in a car crash as rain drenched the Central Valley. “It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the sudden passing of graduate student and poet ...

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App aims to prevent texting and driving

A former Fresno State student and his team have created an app that is tackling an issue affecting students every day. Connor Myers is the co-founder and CEO of Spacebar Technologies, Inc., a local company in which one of its ...

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‘Renaissance man’ remembered

Edward Lund’s death on Oct. 3 left a huge hole in the hearts of those who knew him. “He was like a brother to me,” Fresno State Art Professor Nick Potter said. “You know, he was 10 years older than ...

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CHP warns of the dangers of distracted driving

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Driving Safely at Fresno State

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Gas, distance burden commuter students

Rising gas prices and a limited number parking spaces are just two of the obstacles that commuter students encounter every day. For the last two years, Alan Wileman, a senior at Fresno State, has been commuting back and forth from Visalia.

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Fresno State: proof of American ineptness at navigating traffic circles

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A change is gonna come

With fuel prices at a national average of $3.65 per gallon, many drivers will be happy to know that a new federal government regulation will require all auto manufacturers to increase emissions standards.

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The right of way

Parking on campus is always a hot topic among students, faculty and staff. But there’s one thing that irks me more than hard-to-find parking discourteous pedestrians.

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Slippery when wet

With the slippery roads and low visibility caused by the rain and fog, many drivers can argue that driving in the winter weather conditions can increase the likelihood of a car accident.

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When driving to San Jose goes wrong

Yesterday, I drove my girlfriend to San Jose a medical procedure.

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Is it legal to look at your watch in the car?

From among the gossip and glitter and confusion surrounding an early production night last Tuesday came an interesting subject: what exactly is legal while driving? We all know that texting or talking on a cell phone has been illegal in ...

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Ready to enter the drivers’ battlefield

Shaw is a battlefield—fellow drivers cut you off when it’s time to merge and as you approach campus, pedestrians walk against the light, causing the tailgating jerk behind you to honk his horn.

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I’m going back home

“Home” for me isn’t 15 or even 30 minutes away. It takes me a full hour to get home from Fresno State. Driving hundreds of miles every week, six days a week gets really old really fast. For that reason, a lot of people think I’m crazy for continuing to live at my parents’ homestead in Squaw Vall

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Students must wrest power back from the greedy hands of the law

I AM STEALTHY, WEAVING IN AND OUT OF traffic like a professional driver. I know where they hide, those police officers. I know their shaded corners, and I know where the fences and houses obscure the view of the side streets.

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Golf cart users drive defensively

On a regular basis, golf carts can be spotted whizzing around campus, transporting students to their destination, assisting campus police in their daily rounds and providing means of transportation to university employees traveling across campus. Throughout Fresno State’s campus there are roughly 50 to 60 golf carts allocated to various departments for university use, according to Ryan McCaughey of Plant Operations.

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About getting around

This semester had been going pretty well. I like my classes and I have a good job situation that pertains to my crazy schedule. Everything would be golden in my life if it weren’t for one thing: the insufferable new roundabouts on campus. I hate those stupid roundabouts!

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