Author Archives: Dolores Peralta

Students share experiences with mental illness

Have you ever heard someone say people with mental illnesses are crazy, dangerous or insane? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in four adults and one in 10 children, or 60 million Americans, suffer from a mental ...

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Chicano writer inspires local students

Award-winning author and Chicano writer Michael Jaime Becerra spoke Friday as part of the Chicano Writers and Artists Association about his journey to promote diversity in creative writing. “I’ve known forever I wanted to be a writer,” Becerra said. When ...

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Indian ambassador’s first visit to the Central Valley

India’s ambassador Venkatsan Ashok visited Fresno State on Friday, addressing the technological, economic and health developments between the U.S. and India and their exchanges to seek improvement on a global platform. Maddy Institute Deputy Director Ana Jovel Melendez said that ...

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Conference aims to inspire, refine english majors craft

For the past 6 years, the Undergraduate Conference for Multiethnic Literatures of the Americas (UCMLA) has aimed to teach many students what an academic conference is like. UCMLA offers students the chance to share ideas and research within a scholarly ...

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Black Students United celebrate Africana Culture Night

From monologues, to fashion shows to awards, Africana Culture Night paid tribute to Black History Month on Friday night in the Satellite Student Union. For the past three years, Black Students United has organized the event celebrating African-American culture. BSU’s ...

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‘Curly, Kinky, and Beautiful’ event champions natural beauty on campus

As part of Black History Month, Fresno State senior Nelissa Harris paid tribute to what she says is a natural hair trend amongst African American women, and organized a Thursday evening event to empower this natural journey. “Believe it or ...

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Haven program completion deadline looms

Nearly 24,000 students — those enrolled at Fresno State and incoming freshman and transfers — are required to complete Haven, an online training course aimed at improving campus sexual assault awareness, in order to register for classes the following semester. ...

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Armenian genocide lecture series kicks off

Chatting at an hors d’oeuvres reception, a group of people waited for the first illustrated lecture of the “The Armenian Genocide in Film: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives” series presented by the 11th  Henry K. Khanzadian Kazan visiting professor of Armenian ...

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CSU Super Sunday encourages higher education

Since February 2006, California State University system officials have reached around 600,000 churchgoers promoting early preparation for college to improve African-American graduation rates through CSU Super Sunday. The CSU Super Sunday program developed under the CSU African American Initiative, was ...

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