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New LED lighting, pavement added near Bulldog Stadium

Fresno State students returning for fall semester will find much improved street lighting and fresh pavement near Bulldog Stadium. Over the summer, the City of Fresno installed new and brighter street lights on Bulldog Lane west of Cedar Avenue and ...

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Free speech is about listening, not speaking

Welcome (back) to campus for the start of another academic year, a year I hope we start with open minds, open hearts, and open ears. Like most college campuses, maybe throughout history, ours houses some memories, some recent memories, of ...

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It took a can of tuna to get these kitties down from an office ceiling

It turns out that all you need to get two trapped kittens and their mother down from a ceiling is a can of tuna. That’s what was used recently to capture two kittens and a mother cat who became trapped inside ...

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Fresno State has a new athletic director. Formal announcement coming Monday

Fresno State president Dr. Jose I. Castro announced Thursday that Terry Tumey has been hired to replace Jim Bartko as Athletic Director. Bartko left the Bulldogs in November 2017. Tumey is currently the director of athletics, physical education and recreation ...

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This is all the construction happening at Fresno State this summer

It’s summer and the Fresno State campus may seem peaceful. But it’s not so. With construction projects underway, the university is taking advantage of the months free of student traffic. Associate Vice President for Facilities Management Tinnah Medina said there ...

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New details accuse Fresno State president of forcing out athletic director in 2017

New details have emerged in a fight between Fresno State and its former athletic director. Jim Bartko, who resigned in 2017, said he didn’t leave the university by choice while Fresno State claims he did. New documents made public Thursday ...

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Fresno State breaks ground on new business building with executive classrooms

Campus leaders broke ground on Thursday morning for two new executive classrooms at the University Business Center. The classrooms are expected to be completed by the beginning of fall 2019. They will be located at the northeast corner of the ...

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Fresno State Establishes Institute for Media and Public Trust

A new institute at Fresno State will examine media literacy and “fake news” and will develop new strategies to restore trust in media, according to Fresno State News. The Institute for Media and Public Trust was established by President Dr. ...

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Flames Damage Home West of Fresno State Campus

A house west of Fresno State was heavily damaged by fire early Monday evening. According to Fresno fire deputy chief Rich Cabral, the fire was reported shortly after 6 p.m. at the home in the northeast corner of Browning Avenue ...

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ASI President Demi Wack Promises ‘Change’ During Installment Ceremony

Incoming Associated Students, Inc. President Demi Wack and her fellow executive officers were officially sworn into office on Friday. The new members of the ASI senate were also sworn in during the annual ceremony held at the Satellite Student Union. ...

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Fresno State to Break Ground on ‘Executive Classrooms’ in University Business Center

Fresno State leaders announced they will be breaking ground on June 7 for two executive classrooms in the University Business Center largely funded by a private donation. The ceremony is due to begin at 9 a.m. on the lawn just north ...

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Barton Avenue into Fresno State will be closed until Aug.18, university says

Vehicle and pedestrian traffic to Barton Avenue at Fresno State will be closed until Aug. 18 for an improvement project, according to the university’s facilities management office. Associate Vice President of that office, Tinnah Medina said the Barton Avenue work ...

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Five stories that shaped Fresno State this semester

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As we embark on the ‘New USU’ journey, here’s what the ‘USU’ has offered us

In a few years, a new age will begin at Fresno State when the New University Student Union is built. However, let’s remember the “campus living room” that’s served Bulldogs well for 50 years. The College Union, or the CU ...

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ASI Notebook: Senator positions will remain the same for next year

The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) senators came together on May 1 for their final spring 2018 semester senate meeting. Senator positions names and descriptions One action item was presented to the senate by Sen. Travis Childress, Greek affairs, regarding changes ...

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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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College Republicans hold vigil for Barbara Bush at Fresno State

The Fresno State College Republicans hosted a vigil Wednesday for former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush, two weeks after she died. About one dozen people gathered in the campus Free Speech Area to honor Bush. The vigil came as the ...

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Fresno State women’s rugby club ranked No. 1 in the nation

The Fresno State women’s rugby club is ranked No. 1 in the nation for Division 2 collegiate sports, according to a news release from the university. The team is scheduled to compete in the National Competition Friday and Saturday in ...

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