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How Fresno State is braced for danger – should it ever come

Carnage. Bodies strewn about. Indelible images broadcasted on countless news channels. Every week it seems there is another shooting story in America. Many instances of gun shootings happen on or near school campuses. We can recall the Sandy Hook massacre ...

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Since when is parking a game of bumper cars?

Dents, scratches and angry students – those are products of Fresno State’s parking lots. Lately, students have taken to Facebook to air their grievances over their experiences in the parking lots. The Fresno State Book Trade and Advice Facebook page ...

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Here are nine ways you can stay safe at Fresno State

In light of the Las Vegas mass shooting on Oct. 1, Fresno State released a video on social media with nine safety tips from Fresno State Police Chief David Huerta. “You’re in charge of your own safety,” Huerta said. From ...

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Students talk building and classroom upgrades

Last month, Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced the university will invest $26 million dollars in campus infrastructure by the year 2019. Fresno State students weighed in on what needs to be improved on campus. The funds would include ...

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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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New police satellite office near campus offers safety

A new bid for safety has been established for Fresno State and it’s surrounding community. The El Dorado Park community is now home to a Fresno Police Department satellite office after the ribbon cutting on Aug. 15. The station is ...

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Blake Zante: Making students a priority

Born and raised in the Valley, Blake Zante is no stranger to Fresno State. He remembers coming to football games as a child and realized that Fresno State was the school for him. “I live and breathe Fresno State. I’m ...

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ASI organizes safety walk ahead of elections

Safety on campus was the priority of officials and Associated Students, Inc. on March 15 (ASI) as they went around to identify what students consider to be issues with safety. After sunset, campus organizations witnessed firsthand what needs to be ...

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Crime prioritizes safety concerns

By Jenna Wilson and Razmik Cañas An alleged street robbery near campus last month raised concerns among student leaders about neighborhood safety. On Jan. 15, 2017, around 9 p.m. two Fresno State students said they were returning to their residence ...

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Groping case highlights safety concerns

By Chueyee Yang and Razmik Cañas   Fresno State’s safety text message alert system, Bulldog Alert, has not been informing students about the crimes that have been happening near campus, said Fresno State student Annabelle Lolinco. When a safety alert ...

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6 assaulted near Fresno State, police suspects a serial groper

The Fresno Police Department is warning students about an apparent serial groper who has struck at University Village and Plaza Apartments near Fresno State. The police department believes the suspect has been involved in at least four reported cases, although ...

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Things that go bump in the night: A Halloween safety guide

There is something about costumes, candy and scary movies on a brisk October night that encourages mischief and mayhem. This Halloween, be sure to steer clear of the ghouls and goblins that could be lurking all around you by following ...

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Safety struggles

Anyone who has lived near campus knows that Fresno State is a very active and busy place. The surrounding area is not only inhabited by college students, but also residential families, and community members of  El Dorado Park. This combination ...

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Students exposed to TB at Fresno City College

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Hundreds of students and/or faculty were potentially exposed to tuberculosis at Fresno City College, and the school’s health center has sent out alerts to people who may at risk. Initial reports put the number of exposures at some 300, but ...

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Fresno State student witnesses reaction to attacks from France

“I was stupefied, initially scared,” Christina Cruz said. That was the reaction to Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris from a Fresno State student studying French in Lyon, a city that’s only a two-hour train ride away from the French capital. ...

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Forum held to discuss campus safety

Recent events at UC Merced and at Fresno State have called into question the safety of our campuses and the effectiveness of the campus police forces in the event of a possible threat. “Your safety is the very most important ...

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New campus alert system debuts

The Bulldog Alert system, a new method of emergency notifications, was tested on Sept. 24 in an effort to ensure students are able to receive emergency alert messages in case an immediate threat arises on or near campus. Amy Luna, manager ...

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Safety is everyone’s responsibility

This semester, there have been reports of scams on campus, a shooting just off campus and an incident in which a student cut his hand while grabbing for a knife he was being threatened with in the Palazzo Apartments at ...

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