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Creativity comes to Fresno State during 36-hour hackathon

HackFresno celebrated its second annual 36-hourlong Hackathon, which aims to develop programs that can solve real-world problems. The nonstop design and innovation competition was held at Fresno State’s North Gym, Room 118, and started 9 p.m. on April 27, and ...

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Is Google’s algorithm racially biased? This Fresno State alumna thinks so

Fresno State alumna Safiya Umoja Noble visited campus last Friday to talk about how Google algorithms can be racially biased. An algorithm is commonly defined as a process or a set of steps that can be followed to achieve a ...

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He wrote a book about water. Here’s what he told a Fresno audience

Fresno State students and faculty last Thursday met the author of a book they’ve been reading throughout the semester. Author and UC Berkeley professor David Sedlak visited Fresno State for a public forum and book signing for his book, “Water ...

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Increase personal safety with ‘digital spring cleaning’

The Better Business Bureau is encouraging people to engage in “digital spring cleaning” to better protect their data. “By conducting a digital spring cleaning and taking care of overdue online maintenance, you will be safer and more secure against losing ...

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Stolen hard drive exposes information of more than 14,000

Fresno State released a campuswide email on Tuesday notifying students of “potential data exposure” after a university hard drive was stolen last December. Information of at least 300 current students and faculty was breached, including information of more than 14,000 ...

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The Good and the Bad of Online Living

This may sound obvious, but it’s amazing to me how much we do online now. I have cousins, some of whom are ten years older than me, who remember life before the internet was everywhere–and certainly before it was in ...

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Visual Overload: Staying Relevant in a Social Media Age

As a young aspiring artist how does one keep pace and stay relevant in a culture saturated in visual imagery?       With the impacts of social media only beginning to set in and be understood, how can an individual and ...

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The new iPhone 7

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Expanding student opportunities with a new facility

Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology will start the school year with a state-of-the-art research facility on campus. This September, the college will open up the new facility that will be home to graduate research, handling various issues pertaining ...

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Students and faculty demonstrate the latest technology

Students and faculty from the Lyles College of Engineering demonstrated on Wednesday the latest technology in mechanical and geomatics engineering. There were three different engineering machines on display for people to view and interact with. Students crowded in front of ...

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Conference encourages STEM career paths for female students

Female students in grades 6-12 across the Valley attended the Expanding Your Horizons Conference led by STEM Saturday hosted by The Fresno County Office of Education and sponsored by Fresno State’s Downing Planetarium. Jonathan Dueck, director of STEM (science, technology, ...

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Student Cupboard’s new location offers more than food

The Student Cupboard debuted its new location to the Fresno State community with an open house on Friday. The new location of the Student Cupboard is in the Industrial Technology Building, Room 144, on the southwest corner of Barstow Avenue ...

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Castro: Looking forward to my third year

Q: You are starting your third year as Fresno State’s president. What are you looking forward to this year and how do you plan to, as you say it, be bolder? A: I am very excited about starting my third ...

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Unmanned aircrafts: a future for the agriculture industry

Leaders in the field of agricultural held an event in the Henry Madden Library on Friday night discussing the roles of hexacopters and drones in the agriculture industry and the public perception about unmanned aircrafts. Dr. Gregory Kriehn, a professor ...

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Bitwise Industries Brings The Tech

By Sam Desatoff Bitwise Industries, a technology aggregate, has a goal of making Fresno a location known for innovations in the technology industry as well as a factor in boosting the local economy. Jake Soberal, CEO of Bitwise, said that ...

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Art & Data: The Odd Couple

The Center for Creativity and the Arts partnered with the Department of Art and Design for the fourth annual artist invitational exhibition. The 2014 Artist Invitational began Jan. 21 and will last until mid-February. Different artists produced various works to ...

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Castro’s tablet program begins

  Fresno State President Joseph Castro officially kicked off the university’s tablet program Monday by handing out free iPad Airs to the first group of professors who will teach with them. “Today I will invest our first 40 faculty members ...

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Campus Wi-Fi to be upgraded

Change is coming to Fresno State’s wireless Internet after a system overload led to the university’s decision to implement a new system.

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