Tag Archives: economy

University’s diversity recognized with weeklong event

Fresno State is recognizing diversity on campus by holding the second annual Cross Cultural Celebration Week, a weeklong event celebrating different cultures that make up the campus community. Geraldine Panelo Elizondo, assistant director for student involvement at Fresno State, along ...

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Castro: Looking forward to my third year

Q: You are starting your third year as Fresno State’s president. What are you looking forward to this year and how do you plan to, as you say it, be bolder? A: I am very excited about starting my third ...

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Robert A. Dahlquist: Jubilee solution will eliminate student loan crisis

Following the Lehman banking debacle of 2008, the government-sponsored bailout of “Too Big to Fail” banks did nothing to stimulate the economy because 70 percent of the economy is consumer driven. The only way to stimulate the economy is to ...

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Students and Alumni in the Business World

Some current students have chosen to become entrepreneurs at a young age. Current and graduated students have dedicated their time on developing and managing their own business, but if they need help, the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship provides ...

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Student loan debt could be next threat to economy

In recent years student loan debt has drastically increased and may become the new ‘mortgage-style’ threat.

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Legalize pot to save economy

Unemployment, recession, depression, budget deficit, tax increases, entitlement cuts — these are just a few of the words being tossed around in reference to the economic environment we are currently experiencing.

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Managing student loan debt

Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to get out of Washington and talk with folks across the country about how we can create jobs and get our economy growing faster.

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Striving for a backup plan

It was never a particularly easy task to find a job directly after graduating college, but the economy’s current state and several factors relating to it can make graduation a less than jubilant experience for some.

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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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Take our economy back

The U.S. economy remains in a dismal state as arbitrary and mediocre statistics of improved unemployment rates and consumer confidence continue to be thrown around.

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Obama needs to get serious on the debt

During the summer, in the midst of the debt ceiling fracas, President Barack Obama said this about himself: "I’m prepared to take on significant heat from my party to get something done, and I expect the other side should be willing to do the same thing if they mean what they say."

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Entrepreneurs find a way through the tough economy

The videos are uploaded and the contestants await the judges’ decision.

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Time Out’s Alternate Jobs

Times are "ruff," so Time Out is exploring other career options.

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GRADUATES STRUGGLE IN ECONOMY

Approximately 3.5 million students in the United States graduate from college each year, with around 5,000 of them coming from Fresno State. More than a million of these students fail to find a job that pays well and has career potential.

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Without a Home: High numbers and the aid of shelters

An average day for many students consists of attending class, juggling work responsibilities and coming home to air-conditioning and a soft bed. Student life can be demanding and stressful, but for many in Fresno, simply getting enough food, finding a place to sleep and surviving the day are the only things they can afford to be concerned with.

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The Recession over?

Fresno State students and faculty respond to the new of the recession's end.

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When will we learn?

According to Kevin Williamson at National Review Online, America’s debt is “more than all of the money in the world.” If this doesn’t wake our country’s leaders up to the debt/deficit crisis we are currently facing, nothing will. On the ...

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Economist: Factory report shows recession to be over

McClatchy Tribune WASHINGTON — The most severe economic recession since the Great Depression is history, economists said Tuesday. At least one economist said the report showed a sharp jump in the Institute for Supply Management’s factory index.

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