Tag Archives: money

Should I shop at thrift stores?

Once I heard a man on a podcast explain that he didn’t grow up in a family with excessive disposable income and often wore clothes from thrift stores. This piqued my interest. Logically, it makes sense for someone with parents ...

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Business school launches magazine

Fresno State’s Craig School of Business released its inaugural issue of the Central California Business Review which features economic commentary and analysis of future business conditions in the Central Valley. Insights include thoughts on the local economy across multiple sectors, ...

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ASI Notebook: Budgets, mental health and rec center upgrades

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) voted to approve some major action items during a meeting Jan. 31, including a revised ASI budget and funding for an ASI Impact Grant. ASI Impact Grant sparks debate among senators A revised ASI budget ...

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Why do I love saving money?

I love saving money. I’m not perfect. At times I buy things I don’t need. However, more often than not – I get an odd enjoyment out of not spending money. I love flipping through bills or seeing how much ...

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What you should know about spending money – including these holidays

Some students will spend the money they earn, others will save it – some have managed to do both. Associate professor and chair of the department of economics at Fresno State, Dr. David Vera, has tips for those who have ...

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To pay his parking ticket, GoFundMe was there

With the stress of midterms and work, the last thing Kevin Lor wanted to see was a parking ticket on his windshield. But one Friday morning in October, the junior anthropology major knew he had taken a risk. Running late ...

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For 24 hours, Fresno State is holding an online fundraiser

Take out those wallets. Fresno State will host a 24-hour “Day of Giving” (DOG) digital fundraising event all day Thursday. The university said the event is the first of its kind in Fresno State history, and it could become an ...

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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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Humans of Fresno State: Coachella Edition

Many Fresno State students attended the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival April 14-16 and many more may attend the festival’s second weekend, April 20-22. The celebrity-filled event is best known for its amazing headliners and expensive tickets. This week, ...

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Athletic funding part 3: Investing in the Future

The Bulldog Stadium renovation project took a big step forward on Saturday when it was officially announced that the global engineering firm AECOM was selected as the architect. Fresno State Athletic Director Jim Bartko laid out his vision for the ...

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Papers Please: An Exercise in Futility

Do you want to feel depressed? Do you want to feel really good that you don’t live in a Soviet-Russia-Communist-like world? Do you want to become strangely attached to family members that never appear as anything other than a line ...

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“Top Ten Signs You’re Not in High School Anymore”

As an official college student for over a year now, I realize that I’m in a completely new environment. From longer classes to smaller desk sizes getting accustomed to this change became a process. As the semesters starting flying by ...

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How dry shampoo saved my life

If you’re like me and you’re trying to balance school, two jobs, a boyfriend and a social life, washing hair can become a luxury. Luckily dry shampoo has become my new savior. In theory, washing your hair is a really ...

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Police bust men for meth, counterfeit money near campus

It started with a traffic accident, turned into counterfeit money passing and ended with meth. Two men were arrested across the street from Fresno State on Sunday after police found several ounces of meth in their vehicle, Fresno police narcotics ...

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State legislation aims to make college textbooks affordable

New legislation that could potentially save students money on textbooks and other materials was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in October. Student leaders of the California State Student Association (CSSA), the California State University Academic Senate and the Chancellor’s Office ...

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Boxing greats finally slug it out

The highly anticipated welterweight championship bout between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao finally took place Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Time-delayed video game content panders to the wrong people

When a new game or add-on game content is announced, it is a joyous day. You text your friends to see if they’ve heard the news already; you speculate on price if one wasn’t given; and you plan for getting ...

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It’s time for colleges to start paying their ‘student athletes’

It’s funny that it’s a sin to pay a college athlete any money – whether it’s $1 or $1,000 – but coaches can make millions and millions of dollars. And the justification for having students put their bodies on the ...

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