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Fresno State celebrates its students

Fresno State’s Kennel Bookstore and University Student Union Productions celebrated Fresno State students at the fourth annual National Student Day on Wednesday in the Memorial Garden. Students grabbed nachos for free at a stand near the entrance and participated in ...

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Letter to the editor: New Student Union – for the students, by the students

By Yadira Valenzuela Last year, the “Bold New U” referendum failed. It did not fail for a “plethora” of reasons as a few voices have implied, it failed for two main reasons: lack of student involvement and misinformation regarding the project. ...

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Letter to the editor: We Deserve Better, We Deserve a New Student Union

By Juan Guzman We deserve a new building that will ignite campus pride and allow students to feel creative and comfortable on our campus. A new facility with more study space, meeting spaces, food options, napping areas, lounge space, computer ...

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Letter to the editor: Fresno State Twitter page admits to bias in the second “New USU” campaign

By Megan Bronson Does the university stand on the side of student voices? Clearly not. Or maybe, the voices of a select few. After a long and annoying campaign, the “Bold New U” referendum failed last year for a plethora ...

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Mindfulness: a ‘practical technique’ for stress relieving

At a relaxed event Monday, an educator helped students dig deep into the concept of mindfulness, something that took playing with coloring books, paint and puzzles. “Mindfulness is one of the most powerful and practical techniques for dealing with stress,” ...

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Vote “yes” to a better student experience

By Juan Guzman I am writing in regards to your article “Students seek inspiration for a Bold New U” published Jan 24, 2017. I am glad to hear that Fresno State is considering the possibility of building a Bold New ...

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Club fair hits campus

The University Student Union balcony breathed with energy as nearly 90 clubs and organizations signed up for the Student Clubs and Organizations Fair on Monday. Students were encouraged to find an interest group that fit them. A variety of organizations ...

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USU board of directors serve up lunch to promote the Bold New U

A luncheon on Thursday inside the University Student Union (USU) allowed students to meet with the USU board of directors and also grab some pizza. The luncheon was a chance to build support for the Bold New U, a proposed ...

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New USU referendum makes it to spring ballot

UPDATE: A previous version of this story stated that the cost for a new USU would come from raising tuition. However, the cost would actually be in the form of an added student fee which is different from tuition. Last week, the ...

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Making Fresno State feel like home

Inclusion, respect and equity – the President’s Commission on Human Relations and Equity is hosting monthly forums to promote those three qualities on Fresno State’s campus. The commission has been on campus since 1991. Former University President John Welty established ...

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Students to vote on new USU Next spring

In next year’s Associated Students, Inc. elections, students will vote on whether a new university student union (USU) should be built. The current USU opened in 1968 and was built to support the 10,000 students enrolled at Fresno State at ...

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The things incoming students should know exist

Fresno State is not just a campus filled with classrooms, but a place that also offers various resources for students. “There are a lot of services that are on campus that are available for students,” said Tim Ryan, Associate Students ...

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Students use spring break to help community

Alternative Spring Break ran March 21 through the 24 as students dedicated their time to different teams working with children, families and the environment in their community.   “Each team varied, depending on what each team decided to do,” said ...

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Week-long event celebrates the benefits of studying abroad

International Education Week kicked off Monday as an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of studying abroad. The theme for the event, where students can learn about other cultures is, “access for all.”   “This is a nationwide recognized week about ...

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Moment of silence held to commemorate lives lost in Paris terror attacks

Fresno State’s International Student Services and Programs (ISSP), along with students and faculty, gathered Monday to observe a moment of silence for all victims involved in the Paris attacks. The moment of silence was held at the University Student Union ...

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Napping at Fresno State

Now that we are halfway through the semester, midterms are raining down upon us. Students are working hard, pulling all-nighters and surviving on coffee and Rockstars. But what happens when the stream of caffeine just doesn’t cut it? Where will ...

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Indie film festival opens at Maya

Starting Wednesday, until the end of October, Maya Cinemas will feature a set of independent films as part of the Fresno Indie and Classics film festival. Larry Porricelli, president of sales and marketing, said the festival features smaller independent films ...

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The year in review

A selection of ‘important’ issues Fresno State should be addressing As I conclude my first year at Fresno State, I’ve had both positive and negative experiences. While the positives have outweighed the negatives, Fresno State can make some strides toward ...

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