Author Archives: Bineet Kaur

Annual gala provides musical sounds from faculty and students

In hopes of raising scholarship funds for Fresno State’s department of music, the annual gala concert, featuring an orchestra, was held last Saturday. Faculty orchestra and vocalists performed alongside students in the concert hall. The performances featured a variety of ...

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Why I love going to the movie theater alone

The first time I went to the movie theater alone was about two years ago. I really wanted to see ‘The Big Short,’ but couldn’t find someone to go with me. From then on, I realized that solo theater trips ...

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Fresno State welcomes new dean of college of science and mathematics

Dr. Christopher R. Meyer will become the new dean of Fresno State’s College of Science of Mathematics in the summer. Meyer brings a personal knowledge of California’s higher education system. “I am passionate about making a positive impact at Fresno ...

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Deaf culture celebration hosts their own ‘Saturday Night Live’

Fresno State on April 28 commemorated the 200-year anniversary of the opening of the first American School for the Deaf in Hartford, Connecticut. A community event was held in the North Gym, which included a “Saturday Night Live”-inspired performance. In ...

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Jonathan Kite brings millennial laughs to campus

Comedian and “2 Broke Girls ”actor Jonathan Kite performed his stand-up comedy show at Fresno State. “Colleges are such a specific [demographic],” he said. “It’s one of the only places in the world where the age is 18 to 22.” ...

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Bowling club gives students sense of belonging

A sense of wonder inspired Hailey Ganiron to join the Fresno State Bowling Club. Ganiron, a child development major, was competing in a junior bowling league when she noticed a talented bowler nearby. She learned he was in college. “I ...

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Exhibit brings awareness to history of Japanese prejudice

Graphics of barbed wire and “Executive Order 9066” decorate the elevators, display cases and Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery in the Henry Madden Library. This exhibition is part of the library’s “9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside,” which includes ...

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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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Fresno State’s library features display on human trafficking

  “Human trafficking is modern day slavery.” These words are displayed with a new human trafficking display in the Henry Madden Library. Raymond Pun, the Library Diversity Committee’s co-chair, said the exhibit was there to bring awareness on campus. “Fresno ...

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