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Would you spend your birthday feeding the homeless? This student did.

The yellow afternoon light peeked through the thin openings of Jasmine Castillo’s kitchen window blinds. The rising steam from a giant pan glimmered in its path as she tapped a spoon against the metal, ready to scramble a batch of ...

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El Día de los Muertos une a los estudiantes

Más de veinte estudiantes de Fresno State se reunieron el 30 de octubre en el Baker Recreation Room para construir calaveritas de azúcar y aprender sobre la tradición del Día de los Muertos. Esta actividad, patrocinada por el Cross Cultural ...

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Native American culture sews students to their heritage

At Fresno State, you learn a lot about other’s cultures through lectures and presentations but tribal elders Corky Mills and Millie Richards Vela are literally putting tradition in your hands. “The Shawl Project: Winyan Omnicha – Gathering of the Women” ...

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The Day of the Dead celebrated across Fresno

The Latin American holiday of El Dia de los Muertos (the day of the dead) was celebrated Sunday evening across Fresno. Fresno State’s Aztec Dance Club hosted an event on campus near at the Free Speech area. Aztec dancing was ...

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Thousands of new students formally welcomed to campus

Fresno State welcomed 5,700 new students Monday at the newly revived New Student Convocation with a roaring welcoming line, an address from President Joseph Castro, student performances and prizes at the Bulldog Bash afterparty. After walking under a giant inflatable ...

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Echoing the Sounds of Independence

With the booming sound of a dhol drum, the 69th annual India Independence Day celebration of freedom commenced Saturday at Fresno State in the Satellite Student Union. “This celebration is just like the Fourth of July for us,” said Fresno ...

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ROTC mixes fun and seriousness at annual military ball

A combination of military tradition and camaraderie among peers, friends and family happened Friday at the 3rd-annual Joint Military Ball. The formal event welcomed more than 250 guests, including cadets and padre, to the Grand 1401 in downtown Fresno.

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New guidelines emerge for holiday celebrations

It's the most wonderful time of year—or at least it used to be. Lately, it’s more like the most controversial time of year.

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