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Longtime supporter of Fresno State, Robert E. “Bob” Duncan, dies at 94

Robert E. “Bob” Duncan, a Fresno businessman and longtime supporter of Fresno State and its athletic department, died Wednesday at the age of 94. Duncan was a former president of locally-based Duncan Enterprises Company and was a fundraiser and donor ...

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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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Faculty union proposed strike at all CSU campuses for salary increase

Members of the California Faculty Association held a conference call on Wednesday about a possible strike that may take place on all 23 California State University campuses. The reason for the possible strike is a lack of salary increase for ...

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Retired Fresno State professor showcases the 70-year struggle for LGBT civil rights in book

Lillian Faderman, a retired Fresno State English professor and author, released her new book “The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle,” Sept. 8, as the story of LGBT civil rights in the United States. Federman, who began to write ...

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University’s diversity recognized with weeklong event

Fresno State is recognizing diversity on campus by holding the second annual Cross Cultural Celebration Week, a weeklong event celebrating different cultures that make up the campus community. Geraldine Panelo Elizondo, assistant director for student involvement at Fresno State, along ...

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ASI asks: new parking garage or new student union?

Associated Students, Inc. is conducting a survey to find out what new facilities students would like to see on campus. ASI President Abigail Hudson said there will be two surveys sent to students. The first gives students a choice between ...

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Speech and Hearing Clinic provides easy access to free hearing evaluations

The Speech and Hearing Clinic at Fresno State is offering free hearing evaluations to the campus community and the general public now through Nov. 20 all week long from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sabrina Nii, the director of the ...

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Alpha Gamma Rho suspended for hazing, alcohol to minors

Alpha Gamma Rho, a Fresno State fraternity, has lost its affiliation with the university for two years after an investigation found evidence of hazing and providing alcohol to minors, according to University Communications. The investigation began after complaints alleging noise and ...

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Students celebrate heritage month

Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off on Wednesday with Bienvenida at the Cesar Chavez monument in the Peace Garden, celebrating Mexican Independence Day. Bienvenida, presented by the Latino Faculty and Staff Association with the help of many student organizations, served as ...

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Fresno State lends a hand to autism

Fresno State and Valley Children’s Hospital joined forces and open a satellite center July 16 near Madera , providing services for children with autism. The mission of the center is to become a leader of early intervention through training, research ...

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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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ASI hits rough waves with KFSR

Associated Students, Inc.’s relationship with on-campus radio station KFSR-FM was called into question during last Wednesday’s ASI meeting. President Abigail Hudson explained that in the academic year of 2014-2015, ASI had faced some challenges with KFSR in regards to the ...

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International Coffee Hour returns

Those interested in learning about different countries, continents and other places around the world might consider attending an International Coffee Hour presentation This Tuesday’s event included a presentation by Fresno State students Chieh-Ju Lin and Lin Qiang Xiang on Taiwan, ...

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Former Fresno State student eyewitness to refugee crisis in Europe

For 10 days, former Fresno State student Antonio Olmos’ eyes told the story of the refugee crisis in Europe through his camera. Olmos is a London-based freelance photojournalist and was sent by British newspapers The Guardian and The Observer into ...

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New campus community helps Native American students “reconnect with the culture”

The new Native American scholars learning community culturally engages American Indian students through lectures, classes and experiential activities. The learning community, initiated this semester by the Fresno State’s Native American Staff Association, consists of five courses and currently has 22 ...

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Recognizing the dangers of binge drinking

The Fresno State WATCHDOG program provides education and training for students to detect the signs of alcohol poisoning and how to respond in alcohol-related situations. The program was created by Georgianna Negron-Long, a health educator at the Student Health Center, ...

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Studying abroad offers the world to students

Fresno State gives students the opportunity to travel around the world, visit historic landmarks and make everlasting memories by studying abroad. The university offers study-abroad programs in at least 30 countries, from more traditional countries such as the United Kingdom, ...

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Excitement is building for new research center

The new Jordan Agricultural Research Center is nearing completion, and professors in a number of disciplines are excited about the benefits it will provide for Fresno State and the local community. Sandra Witte, interim dean of the Jordan College of ...

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