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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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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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Award-winning historian to speak at President’s Lecture Series

Award-winning presidential historian Michael Beschloss will keynote the President’s Lecture Series on Monday, April 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Save Mart Center. In his lecture, “Leadership in American Politics,” Beschloss will discuss the lessons to be learned ...

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New coach Hutson says ‘it’s time to get the old Red Wave back’

Fresno State interim athletic director Steve Robertello named Justin Hutson the new men’s basketball coach on April 4 after news began to break the night before. In a late-night tweet last Wednesday, Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro piqued interest ...

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Fresno State is holding a forum on substance use Thursday

Fresno State will be hosting “An Introduction to the Conversation About Substance Use” forum on Feb. 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the North Gym Room 118. The forum will focus on substance use on campus and around the ...

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You asked, they answered – second live student forum held

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro and Associated Students, Inc. President Blake Zante answered questions from the university’s community last week in the second livestreamed student forum of the academic school year. For nearly an hour, questions and comments regarding ...

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‘Year of the Bulldogs’: Castro’s push for Valley leaders

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro has goals of sending home-grown leaders to tackle the Valley’s top issues. During his third annual “State of the University” speech last Thursday, Castro announced his plans for sending new graduates out to flourish ...

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Do you know what ‘quidditch’ is? Don’t worry, Castro didn’t either

Have you ever heard someone say something and only laughed because everyone else did? That’s what happened to Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro as his pop culture knowledge was put to the test Wednesday during a livestream Q and ...

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Castro to be honored as Linked Learning ‘champion’

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro was named 2018 “Linked Learning Educator Champion” by the The Linked Learning Alliance. The Linked Learning Alliance organization said its work is based on making education relevant to students. The organization provides real-world and ...

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Long-time professor, supporter of Fresno State’s ag college dies

Bob Glim, former Fresno State professor and supporter of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, has died. He was 101. Glim, originally from Pennsylvania, grew up within agriculture in Kerman. He studied at Fresno State before transferring to ...

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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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