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With no games in the near future, head coaches face a new reality

This past Sunday was supposed to be the day that the Cal State Fullerton volleyball team reported for their first official team meeting of the new year. But, just like every other athletic program across the country, COVID-19 has changed the course of another season, this time for fall sports. As conferences try to figure out how and when athletes can compete, the Big West Conference board of directors announced on July 29 that fall sports would not be played for the rest of the calendar year.
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Big West postpones fall sports, may be played in spring

Sports at Cal State Fullerton will have to wait, as the Big West Conference announced on Wednesday that all fall sports will be postponed through the end of the calendar year. The decision will affect CSUF’s women’s tennis and volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer and golf, along with women’s cross country.
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The state of journalism needs more of us

When students of color head toward college, they are bombarded with phrases of encouragement. It’s the fluffed up speeches that are given at orientation, the people-of-color driven ceremonies and the cheesy letters written by chancellors and deans that delude them with mentions of finding successful careers after gaining their diploma.
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Fullerton high schools will officially start virtually

Fullerton Joint Union high schools will officially begin the 2020-21 academic year virtually after the district’s board of trustees approved the plan on Thursday. The move comes after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced strict criteria on Friday for schools to reopen in California. Under Newsom’s order, schools can physically open if the county they are in is off the monitoring list for 14 consecutive days. Of the state’s 58 counties, 36 are on the list as of Thursday night, including Orange County.
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CSUF updates campus master plan after 17 years; aims to shift from commuter to residential campus

Cal State Fullerton has finally updated its campus master plan after 17 years. “This master plan is the culmination of years of effort that involves a significant public input across our campus and community and brought thousands of Titans and folks all over Orange County to the table,” said CSUF president Fram Virjee in a presentation to the California State University Board of Trustees.
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Institutional racism produces inequity; marginalized groups are disproportionately disadvantaged says CSUF professor

As protests continue around the nation, the conversation of institutional and structural racism has come to the forefront in the fight against injustices. Currently, faculty within the Cal State Universities focus on how to combat these issues within their own institution. The California Faculty Association, a union representing CSU faculty,...
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As conferences announce fall plans, Big West delays theirs

As Southern California schools like UCLA, USC and the University of San Diego have learned how their fall sports season will begin, Cal State Fullerton will have to wait another week to learn its fate. After announcing on June 15 that a decision on the state of fall sports would...

Knott’s Berry Farm “Taste of Calico” event open to limited guests amid surge in Orange County cases

Knott’s Berry Farm theme park is partially reopening for their “Taste of Calico” dining and retail event, while the rest of the theme park and its rides remain closed. Despite surges in COVID-19 cases, Knott’s Ghost Town will be open July 17-19 and July 24-26 with limited hours and limited daily admissions to those who purchase a “Taste of Calico” tasting card in advance at their website.
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Over 4,000 students to return to campus during fall semester; Titan Student Centers to remain closed

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it is no surprise that Cal State Fullerton will look exceptionally different in the fall semester. According to the university’s campus plans for fall 2020, an estimated 4,458 students and 289 faculty are planning to attend in-person classes in the fall — just a portion of the over 40,000 student population. Accompanying the students will be approximately 93 staff members and technicians, as well as 16 athletics personnel.
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Over 10,300 CSU students face uncertain futures after ICE announcement

Last week, Trang Nguyen was registered for classes and prepared to continue her fourth year pursuing a business management degree at Cal State Fullerton. Now, Nguyen is one of more than 10,300 CSU students grappling with uncertain circumstances after the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday that international students on visas cannot remain in the country if their classes are entirely online for the fall semester.
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