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Jewish Studies minor to launch in spring at Fresno State, lecture series fall schedule

News release previously published by Fresno State News. The Jewish Studies Lecture Series for the fall semester begins with a talk by Sven-Erik Rose, titled “In Adorno’s Blind Spot: Yiddish Poetry from the Warsaw Ghetto,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the ...

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Fresno State, local journalists take on fake news, alternative facts and media bias on Oct. 27

News release previously published by Fresno State News. A panel discussion on “Fake News, Alternative Facts and Media Bias” will feature The Fresno Bee’s Jim Boren, journalist Lloyd Carter, PowerTalk 96.7 radio host Trevor Carey and Fresno State media, communications ...

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Fresno State receives anonymous $1 million gift for genetics, molecular biology research

News release previously published by Fresno State News. A $1 million gift from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous will fund two areas at Fresno State: student research in genetics and molecular biology and The President’s Circle for Excellence, ...

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TALK students host workshop for local authors

When a group of local authors realized they knew “very little” about marketing, they turned to a Fresno State professor who might know a thing or two. The Sassy Scribes group reached out to Public Relations Professor Betsy Hays and ...

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It may cost you over double the price to visit Yosemite

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that the entrance fee to 17 national parks may be increased up to $70 per car. The parks include Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said ...

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Students lead new USU efforts after previous campaign fails

A campaign promoting a new student center is underway at Fresno State, after a separate, but similar, campaign last semester failed. This semester, student leaders like Juan Guzman, member of the New Student Union Leadership Committee and graduate student, say ...

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Student leaders seek Veterans Resource Center

By Victoria Cisneros and William Ramirez There is a push on campus to create a larger space for student veterans. Leading that effort are two senators from Associated Students, Inc (ASI). Eyes are set on a Veterans Resource Center, which ...

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Gibson Market’s Fall Festival attracts families

Local shoppers browsed the aisles of the Gibson Farm Market on Saturday admiring and tasting some of the freshest produce Fresno State students had to offer at the market’s Fall Festival.   The event featured family attractions such as a ...

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Fall items arrive at the Gibson Farm Market

If you wander over to Fresno State’s Gibson Farm Market, you’ll find the latest student-produced items for the fall season.   There are corn, varieties of squash and pumpkins – including the fall seasonal pumpkin-pie flavored ice cream. “It’s a ...

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No, really — the future IS Fresno

San Francisco is a hotbed of culture and art, and Los Angeles is the home of cinematic legends. And somewhere in between lies Fresno. It’s easy to discard the Central Valley and write it off as – literally – flat ...

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Fresno State to host African American Student Success Conference

The African American Student Success Conference, “Reclaiming My Time,” will be held on Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The featured keynote speaker will be Adrian Harris. The Fresno State Outreach and Special Programs is sponsoring the event ...

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This is how you can get into The Big Fresno Fair for free

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story listed the event date as Oct. 2. An updated version is below. Fresno State’s third annual “Feed the Need” food drive will take place on Monday, Sept. 25 to raise donations for the ...

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Love him, hate him, get to know him: Ben Bergquam

Among a crowd of Fresno State students frequently found near the library, a red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap often peaks out from a distance. Walk a little closer, and more is revealed and chatter begins to be heard. ...

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Report shows increase in car theft

A recent crime report from Fresno State shows a spike in on-campus car thefts. The university’s 2017 annual security report was released last week and showed on-campus vehicle theft reports went up from six in 2014 to 13 in 2015 ...

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Blue eAlarms given out at Fresno State in hopes to create a safer campus

In the name of safety, Fresno State recently unveiled a new Fresno Police Department satellite office near the campus and installed LED lights at Cedar and Shaw avenues. And now, there’s something more tangible for students to use as an ...

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Speaker: Talk about death for terminally ill

Everybody should talk about dying at one point before actual death, said Matthew Whitaker, a campaign director with Compassion and Choices who spoke at Fresno State recently. Medical options for terminally ill adults who want to end their life was ...

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Jose Ramirez headlines Fight for Water 7

Former Fresno State Bulldog and Olympian boxer Jose Ramirez is returning to Fresno for the Fight for Water 7. The fight was announced last week and will be televised on ESPN. It’s scheduled for Nov. 11 at the Save Mart ...

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Madden Library welcomes new dean

Delritta Hornbuckle is the new dean of Library Services at the university’s Henry Madden Library. Hornbuckle will be filling the role of newly retired, Peter McDonald. She received her Masters of Library Science degree from the Pratt Institute in New ...

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