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Letters to legislators ask for student love

The California Faculty Association (CFA) spent Valentine’s Day obtaining signatures across campus in support of student success, hoping Sacramento can return the love. Diane Blair, a professor in the department of communication, serves as the president for the CFA Fresno ...

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Furry friends make the best Valentines

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Embracing love at every difference

We’ve heard it all before – Feb 14 is a day celebrated by corporate gluttons selling overpriced candy and flowers and designed only for those lucky enough to be romantically in love with someone. While the day is just a ...

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Fair teaches students to ‘love themselves’

February is a month all about love and Fresno State is encouraging students to love themselves with its “I Heart Me” campaign. The midday event on Wednesday took place on the University Student Union’s balcony, where open-air booths invited students ...

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“All the single ladies put your hands up!”

Ah singledom. Ironically, it’s sort of a love-hate relationship. I’m single. A simple definition (courtesy of dictionary.com) is: “a person unmarried or not involved in a stable relationship.” Yep, that sounds about right. I’ve been single the entirety of my ...

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Faculty makes Valentine’s Day card for Castro

A Valentine’s Day card is usually signed with a message of love, but on Wednesday, Valentine’s Day cards were signed with messages of support and solidarity with faculty fighting for pay increases. The California Faculty Association (CFA) and the California ...

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Are you ready for Valentine’s Day?

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Football season: A goodbye to social norms

Sunday marked the start of a new year. It wasn’t rung in at midnight with champagne, but rather by a 10 a.m. coffee at home, or bloody mary for those who ventured to the nearest sports bar. Ladies and gentlemen, ...

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President visits valley to addresses drought

President Barack Obama will make his first visit to the Central Valley today, bringing a posse of politicians with him to talk about California’s record-breaking drought. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 91.6 percent of California is experiencing severe to ...

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Florists in preparation for Valentine’s Day

For the Valentine’s Day purists, a red rose is the only kind of flower acceptable. But these days, romantics might be flustered for choice.

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Red roses handed out to reduce red faces

  For students who may have wanted to avoid a thorny situation Thursday night, the Fresno State Health Center handed out red condom roses to students for Valentine’s Day and National Condom Week.

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What about the other 364?

Valentine’s Day has historically been referred to as the “Day of Love.” Growing up, we all remember the heart-shaped candies, boxes of chocolates and cards that  profess our love for one another. But who says we need one specific day ...

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Our chemical romance: The science behind love

What is love? Poets may say that it is something that cannot be put into words. Philosophers could speculate on what it means to truly love someone. But despite the typical Valentine’s Day decorations, love comes from the brain – not the heart.

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Fresno State Dairy produces Valentine’s Day ice cream flavors

Fresno State’s diary processing unit recognizes the Valentine season by producing two ice cream flavors inspired by the holiday. Raspberry Romance and Sinful Cinnamon can be found not far from campus at The Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market.

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‘Warm Bodies’ review: A zombie love story

For anyone that has ever wondered what you would get if you mixed elements of “Zombieland” and “Beauty and the Beast,” with just a dash of “Romeo and Juliet,” there is now an answer.

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Fun ideas on a budget for that special someone on Valentine’s Day

It might be safe to say that if you are a college student on Valentine’s Day, you are perhaps working with a tight budget, and dealing with a major time limit due to the procrastination students are so often guilty of.

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Local bars offer Valentine’s Day options

Let’s be honest — many people are not fond of Valentine’s Day, but whether you love it or hate it, there’s no avoiding it. While some are waiting in anticipation over the idea of their significant other possibly having something romantic planned, many singles absolutely dread this holiday.

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Couples participate in commitment ceremony

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples gathered in front of the County Clerks office on Valentine’s Day to request marriage licenses. After the couple was denied they took part in a commitment ceremony.

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