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Holland School greets visiting students from Kochi, Japan

Holland Elementary students said “konnichi wa” on Friday to 12 students visiting from Kochi, Japan, part of a long-standing relationship between the town and school. Kochi and the city of Fresno have been sister cities since 1965, and students from Kochi first visited Holland Elementary 51 years ago.

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Fresno State students return to a changing campus

Fresno State students began their fall semester Monday, greeted by some new buildings and ongoing construction. The university has a record 24,500 students – up from 24,136 last year – including 3,350 first-time freshmen and 2,150 transfer students. Among academic offerings is the new minor in Hmong language studies through the university's Linguistics Department. More than 100 students are enrolled in Hmong minor courses for the fall semester, according to Fresno State.

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Valley students reflect on first day at Fresno State

First day goes smoothly for many of the estimated 24,500 students taking classes at Fresno State University.
Craig Kohlruss The Fresno Bee
Valley students reflect on first day at Fresno State 1:40

Valley students reflect on first day at Fresno State

Fresno State's Student Cupboard is a safety net for all students 1:52

Fresno State's Student Cupboard is a safety net for all students

Fresno Unified buses now Wi-Fi hot spots 0:59

Fresno Unified buses now Wi-Fi hot spots

Students begin moving into Fresno State dorms 1:24

Students begin moving into Fresno State dorms