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Former Bulldog Derek Carr launches DC4KIDS

  Former Fresno State quarterback and current Oakland Raider Derek Carr and wife Heather have announced the launch of DC4KIDS at Valley Children’s Hospital. The campaign will help fund the most immediate needs of more than 1.3 million children of ...

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‘Dogs off to best start since 2002

The last time the Fresno State volleyball team began the season 4-0 was in 2002 under then- head coach Lindy Vivas. Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland’s “Dilemma” was the No. 1 song in the nation. John D. Welty was president of ...

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‘Dogs prepare to take on Cornhuskers in season opener

The Fresno State football team opens its season on the road against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday. Similar to the Bulldogs, Nebraska is looking to rebound from a tough 2015 season.   Nebraska went 6-7 in 2015, suffering just its ...

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Across the pond…to the pound

Name: Gertu Vider (aka Gigi) #11 Sport & Position: Volleyball, Middle Blocker Year & Major: Sophomore, Graphic Design Hometown: Tartu, Estonia   Quick Facts How to say hi or hello in Estonian: “We say ‘tere’ but if you want to ...

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Pure Happiness: Good Vibes Are Where You Make Them

Over the weekend, more than 25,000 people attended Greek Fest, the cultural festival celebrating Greek food, music, dancing and art. As I walked through the venue, I couldn’t help but notice that everyone was smiling, laughing and just enjoying the ...

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Fresno State president honored by Stanford

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro is one of three chosen to receive an award from the Stanford Graduate School of Education. The 2016 Alumni Excellence in Education Award was created by a group of Stanford graduates and recognizes graduates ...

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GoFundMe saves professor after life stolen

Imagine you’ve gotten a new job in a different state. You and your spouse pack all of your belongings into a U-Haul, hitch your car to the back and set off. Halfway there, in the middle of the night, the ...

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Terry on the upcoming season

The Fresno State men’s basketball team, after a 15-year drought, advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2016. Bulldogs’ head coach Rodney Terry is looking to return to the “big dance.” Terry spoke with the media on Thursday and touched on ...

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Good turnout at ‘Meet the Team’ event, Virgil named starting QB

Fans of Bulldog sports arrived in waves to show their support at a Meet the Team event on Thursday, Aug. 25, at Campus Pointe, hosted by Fresno State Athletics and 940 ESPN Radio. The Red Wave was greeted by coaches, ...

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Bulldogs welcome new offensive coordinator

New Fresno State offensive coordinator Eric Kiesau joins the program looking to improve from a tough 2015 season. He brings years of experience with successful schools throughout the country. Kiesau spent the 2015 season as an offensive analyst for the ...

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A day for random acts of kindness

Forgiveness was Doug Griffin’s instinctive response the Sunday morning in 2015 when he learned his daughter Molly was involved in a deadly traffic accident the night before. “Forgiveness is one of the best things you can do for your soul,” ...

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Target hosts Back to College event for Fresno State students

What do school supplies, giveaways, games, and DJ’s have in common? Target at Sierra Vista Mall brings all of these things together once a year for the Target Back to College event exclusively held for Fresno State students. Krista Kracher, ...

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Paws for a Cause

Fresno State football player Jacob Vazquez has been nominated for the 25th anniversary Allstate, American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team for his off-field commitment to serving the community. The 2016 AFCA Good Works Team will recognize 24 student-athletes and ...

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The Collegian follows the new age

Welcome fellow Bulldogs to a new journey – the start of the school year, which holds a possibility for personal breakthroughs, educational discoveries and months of unforgettable memories. As you were all getting ready for the semester, we at The ...

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Fall Sports Preview: Part I

By: David Chavez & Jenna Wilson Football 2016 Head Coach: Tim DeRuyter 2015 Record: 3-9 Returners: 32 Predicted Finish: 4th in Mountain West-West Division Players to Watch: Jamal Ellis (CB), Brandon Hughes (OLB), Chad Olsen (TE), Aaron Peck (WR), Chason ...

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President Bill Clinton draws large crowd for speech at Fresno State

Fresno State got the presidential treatment on Monday as former President Bill Clinton spoke to a packed house at the Satellite Student Union. Clinton’s speech was preceded by one from civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, and he was introduced by ...

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As we walk off into the sunset

Another school year is coming to an end, and with that another batch of students is being sent into the real world. What have they learned? Have we actually trained the students to be competitive in the job market, or ...

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