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Castro and Zante go digital for feedback

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro and Associated Students Inc., President Blake Zante fielded questions last week from students and alumni via Facebook Live during a student forum. Students asked about issues ranging from campus parking, student safety and having ...

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Did student rallies help bring in donations?

Students and alumni alike rallied together at the corner of Shaw and Chestnut from 5 to 9 a.m. in support of Fresno State’s Day of Giving campaign. The Day of Giving was a 24-hour online fundraiser meant to “enhance student ...

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Athletics on right track, but fans must step up

Fresno State athletics is at a turning point. History will praise or curse the current crop of leaders. Even though the football team is 1-2, fans seem happy with new head coach Jeff Tedford and his vision for the program. ...

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Did a “no” vote on the USU referendum matter?

Last week, the New Student Union Leadership Team sent out a campuswide survey to Fresno State students about the possibilities of, you guessed it, a new student union on campus. The survey is straightforward in its nature, and the student ...

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Lecturer in Twitter controversy: ‘They have not found me guilty of any of these things’

“In hindsight, Twitter is rubbish in using it like I did as a scratchpad or as a journal,” admits history lecturer Lars Maischak after his graphic Twitter posts against President Donald Trump and Republicans made national headlines in the spring. ...

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Fresno State plans to invest 26 million dollars to modernize campus infrastructure

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced the university’s priority in updating the campus’s physical infrastructure. Over the course of the 2017-18 academic year, the university will invest $26 million in projects toward the modernization of the 70-year-old campus site, ...

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César Chávez celebrated by members of the community

Aztec dancers ushered in the 21st annual César Chávez Garlanding and Celebration at Fresno State, Wednesday, March 29 as the university celebrated Farmworkers Awareness Week. The celebration kicked off with performances by the Aztec dancers, and Los Danzantes de Aztlan. ...

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Future Bulldogs explore Fresno State

On Preview Day 2017, future Bulldogs stepped foot on campus to explore where they will spend the next chapter of their lives. Approximately 3,500 incoming freshmen and transfer students visited Fresno State on Saturday to preview what to expect at ...

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ICE recruiting plans at Save Mart Center job fair draw scrutiny on social media

On Wednesday, recruiters from the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency are scheduled to take part in a job fair at the Save Mart Center. The plans drew scrutiny Tuesday night on social media as some expressed concerns, even after Fresno ...

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Pride in a new quad

About 100 people gathered, along with Victor E. III, as Fresno State formally dedicated the newly renovated quad Tuesday afternoon by cutting a red ribbon. “I am ecstatic to have such an aesthetically pleasing common area for students to study, ...

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Citrus packing couldn’t ‘Bee Sweet’er

Fresno State’s Grosse Industrial Technology Building filled with the smell of fresh citrus and a buzz of excitement as the Jordan College of Agriculture and Industrial Technologies welcomed guests Feb. 8 to view its new packing line. For Jim Marderosian, ...

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With travel ban on hold, Castro and students hoping for repeal

At its first meeting of the semester, the Muslim Student Association (MSA) had much to talk about. Among issues that were discussed was a travel ban imposed on several countries in the Middle East that was issued through executive order ...

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University Testing Center undergoes changes

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro has announced to the campus community a new plan for the University Testing Center. The new plan  was announced to students through an email on Jan. 13, which stated the testing center will be ...

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New positions added in the president’s office and ASI

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro formally introduced his first-ever presidential intern, Kendalyn Mack, at the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) meeting last Wednesday.   Mack is currently studying public health and will be working alongside Castro on special projects. She ...

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Armenian ambassador visits Fresno State

It was an afternoon of remembrance and solidarity as Fresno State welcomed Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia, Grigor Hovahannissian, to campus Saturday. The ambassador was accompanied by Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro and honorary consul for the Republic ...

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Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies has new name

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro has approved a name change for the department formerly known as the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies. It will now be known as the Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies. According ...

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Making Fresno State feel like home

Inclusion, respect and equity – the President’s Commission on Human Relations and Equity is hosting monthly forums to promote those three qualities on Fresno State’s campus. The commission has been on campus since 1991. Former University President John Welty established ...

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University offering counseling services for students struggling with election result

Fresno State is offering counseling services to students struggling with Tuesday’s election result, the university said Thursday. “Fresno State is offering counseling services at its Student Health and Counseling Center on a walk-in basis for students in crisis 8 a.m.-5 ...

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