Author Archives: Desiree Herroz

Community sends prayers for Nepal

Students, staff and community members gathered Friday afternoon for the Nepal Vigil in Fresno State’s Peace Garden to offer flowers, respect and aid for the Nepalese people who are suffering from the tragic earthquake that ravaged the country a week ...

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Artists shine with senior art show

Fresno State’s Conley Art Gallery hosted their last art exhibit of the semester showcasing graduating students of the art department for the Young Masters 2015 Senior Art Show, hosted by the Art Gallery Techniques class at Fresno State. A plethora ...

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Denim Days: ‘Jeans are not an alibi for rape’

To raise awareness for sexual assault victims, the Fresno State Women’s Resource Center teamed up with the campus community for Denim Day, a national day helping to share the story of a rape victim who was assaulted for wearing tight ...

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Most campus eateries to stay open during summer

The arrival of Robertito’s at Fresno State’s food court has sparked a constant flow of campus customers, making it top competition for the university’s already established Mexican fast food restaurant, Taco Bell Express. As part of the food court operation, ...

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Summer Music Festivals Preview

Finals are near, and for many Fresno State students, graduation awaits, but with the summer approaching, here are a few of the best and biggest California music festivals to consider attending. Outside Lands August 7 – 9 San Francisco’s largest ...

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Pilipino culture night celebrates family

Fresno State’s Filipino club, Magkaisa, shared stories of American-Filipino culture through live singing and dancing as well as a play performance at Sunday’s Pilipino Culture Night. The Satellite Student Union was filled with several different cultural members crafting an environment ...

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Backpacking class an adventure for students

For some students, the classic college experiences are sometimes limited to courses that make their brains feel like they’re going to explode from stress and insomnia. But, with enrollment for Fresno State fall semester classes right around the corner, students ...

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‘Water by the Spoonful’ cast ready for opening night

Fresno State’s production of “Water by the Spoonful,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, directed by theatre professor Kathleen McKinley, is set to open tonight at the Woods Theatre. Crafted in worlds of realism and cyber chat-rooms, “Water by The Spoonful,” written by ...

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Osher classes provide alternatives for student learning

In an auditorium full of students ages 50 and older, Dr. Bradley Jones held a lecture Thursday on the American Revolution, one of many topics provided through Fresno State Osher classes. Named after Bernard Osher, a businessman and philanthropist with ...

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Amerasia Week champions diversity with ‘kindness’

In celebration of Amerasia Week, Fresno State guest lecturer Dr. Patrick Hayashi, former associate president of the University of California system, spoke Wednesday on issues of racism, homophobia and gave an account of his life as a Japanese-American. Reflecting on ...

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Contemporary Dance Ensemble takes center stage

Fresno State theatre arts students have been testing their dancing skills with recent performances of “Passion, Energy and Imagination,” a contemporary dance concert put on by some of the department’s faculty and students. A compilation of six dance pieces, “Passion, ...

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The Garden returns to Fresno with an energetic set

The Garden and tour guest DJ Geniefactory, stirred up Wednesday evening with a mosh pit of excitement at Peeve’s Public House in Downtown Fresno. The Garden, made up of brothers Wyatt and Fletcher Shears of Orange County, are an exciting ...

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Klose fills Tower cafe with folk

Jann Klose a three-time recipient of The Independent Music Award, dropped by the Tower District’s Mia Cuppa Café Sunday night to serenade folk lovers with an acoustic set of songs from his “Mosaic” and “Reverie” albums as well as some ...

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Tablet program will boost enrollment next year

Fresno State plans to offer a wider selection of course offerings and tablets at the Kennel Bookstore for its growing DISCOVERe program. The program, which launched in the fall, integrates tablets into course curricula and will continue to expand from ...

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Students strike a chord with faculty

Fresno State’s department of music faculty and students hold concert for scholarship funding  On Saturday evening, Fresno State’s department of music presented its Faculty Gala Concert Benefit, an orchestral collaboration of its faculty members and their top students. Dr. Thomas ...

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Increased budget may lead to higher enrollment

With a record number of 760,000 undergraduate applications to California State University schools last fall, Gov. Jerry Brown’s increased budget proposal in higher education could lead to an increase in Fresno State’s enrollment for the upcoming academic year. On Jan. ...

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