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Fresno State Leads Dairy Innovation Project With USDA Grant

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FRESNO STATE — Fresno State graduate student Daniel Olmos is channeling his love of science and food to integrate two of his favorite campus farm products into his graduate research project. Working with food science and nutrition faculty Dr. Carmen Licon Cano, the Fresno native Olmos is creating a new, wine-infused cheese product that he hopes to produce at the ...

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Health and Human Services Alumni Honored at Hero Awards

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FRESNO STATE — The College of Health and Human Services at Fresno State will celebrate 10 individuals for their contributions to the community during the 11th annual Health and Human Services Hero Awards, which will be held virtually at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18, via Zoom. The awards recognize those making a difference in the fields of health and ...

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Hundreds Expected for First Bud Richter Week of Service

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FRESNO — The inaugural Bud Richter Week of Service will remember and honor the life of Elmer “Bud” Richter by engaging hundreds of Fresno State students, staff and faculty in service Nov. 13 through 20. Several service events are planned as part of the week-long celebration of giving back, but individuals may also choose to serve with agencies or at ...

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MCJ Hall of Fame Celebration Honors Alumni and Former Faculty, Raises Funds for Scholarships

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FRESNO — The 2021 Media, Communications and Journalism (MCJ) Hall of Fame and Scholarship Celebration will honor individuals who are experts in their fields while raising scholarship funds for students following in their footsteps. The hybrid event will be held in person at 5:15 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Fresno State’s University Dining Hall. Tickets are $50 and are limited ...

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Minarets CSF Hosts 10th Annual Blood Drive

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By Hazel Taintor, student journalist for Minarets Press Minarets’ California Scholarship Federation (CSF) will be hosting Minarets’ 10th annual blood drive through the Central California Blood Center on Nov. 18 in the gym from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Donating blood is extremely important to hospitals as blood transfusions are required for surgeries and other operations. Every two seconds, someone ...

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The Effects of Social Media

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By Stevi Valenzuela, student journalist for Minarets Press Social media has been a big problem ever since its beginning. More recently, it has more or less taken over the lives of teenagers all over the globe. Apps like Snapchat, Instagram, Tik-Tok, Twitter, and Discord have ruled young minds for some time now. We need to talk about it. Over time, ...

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Paige Camacho, a Rising Star in Agriscience

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By Cassidy Gibbs, student journalist for Minarets Press Paige Camacho was the 2021 winner of Division 3 Power, Structural, and Technical Systems in Agriscience in California. She also made it to the top 10 in the nation. Her project included testing the effects of UVA and UVB on the skin and what damage it could cause over long periods of ...

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Madera County Academic Decathlon Lecture Day Held Online

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The 15th Annual Academic Decathlon Lecture Day for high school students was held online as part of a lecture series the week of Oct. 25 – 29, 2021. More than 1,100 Academic Decathletes from throughout California tuned in for information on this year’s Decathlon topic, “Water: A Most Essential Resource.” Lectures were held from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. daily, with ...

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Fresno State Donors Support Student Scholarships, Basic Needs

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Emelyn Gonzalez Ceja spent her freshman year at Fresno State taking classes online and helping her dad run his small Fresno pretzel shop on her days off. The pandemic hit the family business hard, shutting it down for a couple months. Business still has not returned to normal. Ceja didn’t know how her dad, the breadwinner in their eight-person family, ...

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Public Notice of Board Workshop on Redistricting

Oakhurst – The Board of Trustees of the Yosemite Unified School District will hold a redistricting workshop on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. The meeting will be held virtually and instructions for access and meeting participation are as follows – Google Meet joining info: Video call link or dial: ‪(US) +1 505-437-1149‬ ...

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