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Sugar skulls ease the fear of death for students

One cup of sugar, one tablespoon of meringue and one tablespoon of water were all students needed to create their own sugar skulls in preparation of El Día de los Muertos celebrations. Students of all backgrounds gathered Monday for a ...

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Dorms are a home away from home

From Myanmar to Merced, students from all corners of the world call Fresno State their new home. They left a whole life back home when they began as college freshmen. And the transition from high school to college is not ...

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Temporary tattoos provide friendship bonds

Many students stopped by a temporary tattoo parlor in the Baker Hall dormitory lobby last Friday to risk some ink in a way they wouldn’t regret the next morning. Students had a chance to pick guilt-free temporary tattoos and make ...

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Students learn about other’s struggles through ‘tours’ of oppression

If a friend asked you to put yourself in their shoes, would you? What would you learn? University Courtyard, the housing department at Fresno State, encouraged students and community members to take on such a task by participating in the ...

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Goodbye home, hello dorms: students move in

Even the 102-degree heat could not slow the incoming Fresno State residents as they moved into University Courtyard, Fresno State’s on-campus housing. The Fresno State Housing Department on Aug. 18 welcomed 900 students to their new homes at Fresno State ...

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Students voice concerns about dining hall

A recent change in the Residential Dining Hall’s offerings at Fresno State stirred up discontent amongst some of its student patrons – many of whom say it’s emblematic of larger issues. Fresno State’s on-campus dorms, University Courtyard, currently house 1,100 ...

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‘Bike barns’ aim to reduce theft

The installation of three gated bicycle areas is set for completion in late September, a measure the university hopes will help curb bike thefts on campus. The three “bike barns” are located across Fresno State: one location near the Student ...

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Students make a home in University Courtyard

As yet another school year is upon us, students are quickly settling into both their academic lives and their personal lives. Like the age-old adage says, home is where the heart is, and for a portion of Fresno State students, ...

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Event gives new perspective on oppression

University Courtyard hosted the “Tunnel of Oppression” Monday to give students an interactive experience with current issues of social injustice.

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Classes resume with higher risk of H1N1 virus

Seven people in Fresno County have died of the respiratory flu virus H1N1, and students returning to campus for the new semester are at a greater risk of catching it. “In school environments, viruses are transmitted more easily,” said Dr. ...

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Students adapt to campus living

  By Matthew Jimenez Students living away from home for the first time at the Fresno State dorms say they feel safe, secure and comfortable despite having limited privacy.

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University Courtyard welcomes incoming residents

The first batch of students anticipating to live on campus has begun to move into the Fresno State University Courtyard residence halls Thursday morning.

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University Courtyard welcomes student residents

A new exciting year is already underway as students begin settling into their temporary homes.

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Tunnel offers glimpse of oppression

Walking through the Tunnel of Oppression is meant to be a journey in someone else’s shoes that ends after an eye-opening experience.

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Culture clash between roommates

Students who live in the dorms may have to deal with a situation they didn’t expect, living with a roommate of a different race.

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A‘chord’ing to Adam

The students and staff at University Courtyard have had their eyes and ears on something new: it’s very own self-taught troubadour. Unfortunately for Adam Stephens, business major and University Courtyard student assistant, the sounds of “Creep” by Radiohead reverberating against the walls of the dorms wasn’t a crowd pleaser.

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Freshmen move into dorms

Freshmen students made their way onto the west side of campus Friday morning by the hundreds to move into the dorms. University Courtyard was packed with new students ready to begin their first experience living on their own, for many of them in an entirely new city.

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Freshmen take up residence

Move-in day for Freshman into the dorms was made a little easier Thursday with help from students, organizations and a welcome speech from President Welty.

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