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Spring ethics lecture series begins

The spring 2009 lecture series sponsored by the Ethics Center at California State University, Fresno will begin Wednesday, Feb. 2, with a discussion of religious wars.

Upcoming lectures

Feb. 2: “The Myth of Religious War.” David Chan, an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, will discuss religious wars and the myths that accompany them. March 4: “God, Darwin, and the Culture Wars.” Fresno State philosophy faculty member Leonard Olsen will lecture on the arguments surrounding the origin of life on Earth and how individuals take extreme sides without acknowledging a middle position. The lectures are from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Alice Peters Auditorium in the University Business Center. They are free and open to the public.

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Emergency domestic water shut off

Due to a domestic water main break on the east side of the south gym, water will be shut off to the following buildings until repairs are completed:

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Student Recreation Center holiday hours

The Student Recreation Center is open regular semester hours through Thurs., Dec. 18. Please note the following adjustments to our building hours: Fri., Dec. 19 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat., Dec. 20 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sun., Dec. ...

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Closure of walkway running east/west on south side of library

The east/west walkway south of the library will be closed from Sept. 26 to Sept. 27 for demolition and reconstruction.

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Halftime Report – Fresno State 0, Wisconsin 10

For the second consecutive game, Fresno State has been held scoreless in the first half of play.

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund applications available

The Fresno Hispanic Scholarship Fund is accepting applications through Sept. 30 for the 2008-2009 academic year.

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Road repairs to limit vehicle access Friday

There will be no access to vehicles behind and south of the Speach Arts and Keats buildings on Friday, September 5, 2008, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Dr. Sharon Brown-Welty withdraws Pomona deanship application

Dr. Sharon Brown-Welty, wife of Fresno State President John D. Welty, has withdrawn her application for the position of Dean of Education and Integrated Studies at Cal Poly Pomona. She had been one of four finalists interviewed for the position ...

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Volunteering opportunities for everyone

Students will be able to explore a variety of Fresno area volunteering opportunities at the 16th annual Community Service Opportunities Fair. The Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning will present the fair on Wednesday, September 3, from 10 a.m. ...

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Back to campus – Enrollment record set

Fresno State’s record enrollment record in 2007 has been swept away with a new high of 22,600 students this fall. The total includes a second record – 2,819 first-time freshmen, the biggest class in history. Fresno State begins its 98th ...

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Back to campus – Driving and parking

When classes start at Fresno State, the cars come out. One thing you can count one during the first week of each semester is traffic. After that, driving and parking on campus get much easier. There will not be any ...

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Campus personnel conserve energy

Fresno State Plant Operations asks campus personnel to turn off lights, copy machines, coffee pots, and other unnecessary equipment during the “hot” hours of air conditioning usage today from 3-5 p.m. Offices operating on air conditioning timers will not be ...

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Farm Market introduces new pomegranate jelly

The Farm Market unveiled its newest student-made product, pomegranate jelly, Wednesday with a free tasting. “Everybody really enjoyed it,” said Ryann Bringhurst, a freshman pre-nursing major who works at the Market. “It tastes really good, like pomegranate, but sweeter. It ...

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Budget forum Thursday

A budget forum will discuss the governor’s proposed budget cuts of $386 million Thursday, as part of a CSU-wide effort to get students and faculty informed and involved. The forum will begin at 11 a.m. in the Satellite Student Union, ...

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Faculty e-mail crashes this week

If you think your teacher has forgotten all about the e-mail you sent yesterday, try not to panic, for your professor might not have received it at all.

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Film Your Issue movie contest

Young people with a passion for film can receive exposure and even special prizes for their work as part of the Film Your Issue 2008 Competition. The competition is open to everyone between the ages of 14 and 25. Films ...

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Campus offers lunch-time lectures on technology

Faculty and staff can now broaden their technological horizons through the Digital Campus Department’s Brown Bag Sessions. “What they are is short, one-hour seminars that focus on technology and are aimed to meet the needs of faculty and staff,” said ...

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Fresno State joins in National Wear Red Day

Fresno State has decided to join the very first National Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 1, promoting awareness and prevention of coronary heart disease and stroke among women. “We will be accepting donations on behalf of the American Heart ...

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