Author Archives: Hayley Salazar

Award-winning Armenian musician performs on campus

Diversity Week at Fresno State continued on April 28 in the Alice Peters Auditorium with performances by award-winning Armenian musician and professor Dr. Richard Hagopian.   Fellow musicians, students and community members filled the seats close to Hagopian to hear ...

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“Blue Mind” author discusses water and the human mind

The third-annual Reading About Water student showcase ended April 27 in the Peters Education Center with author Wallace J. Nichols’ talk on his book “Blue Mind.” The lecture centered around the importance of water from a neurological point of view ...

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Keeping the promise: community gathers to honor 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide

About 100 people gathered around the Armenian Genocide Monument on Monday night for a ceremony commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the tragic occurrence. Attendees made their way through the monument where they laid bouquets and wreaths of colorful flowers on ...

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Exposing the Valley’s long heritage in folk music

The Wahlberg Recital Hall filled with folk music lovers on April 22 as local folk artist Evo Bluestein and his musical guests kicked off the Music of America Concert Series at Fresno State. “Folk [music], bluegrass and Zydeco that you ...

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Humans of Fresno State: Coachella Edition

Many Fresno State students attended the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival April 14-16 and many more may attend the festival’s second weekend, April 20-22. The celebrity-filled event is best known for its amazing headliners and expensive tickets. This week, ...

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Student Health Center accredited by AAAHC

After three years of preparation, the Student Health and Counseling Center earned its accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC) during the association’s inspection in February. The AAAHC’s stamp of approval is one of the highest levels of ...

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‘Water’ you learning about? Students showcase water sustainability projects

The third-annual Reading About Water Student Showcase kicked off in the Henry Madden Library on Monday. The showcase is coordinated by the Fresno State Water Cohort, which includes faculty representatives from colleges from across the university, and displays the work ...

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Community pulls together to resettle Syrian refugee families

A panel discussion at Fresno state Tuesday night provide insight into community efforts to settle 27 refugee families to their new life in America. Speakers offered their thoughts during the “Refugees Assistance Work in the Central Valley” panel. Wasan Abu ...

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ASI elections kick off

After months of campaigns, informational forums, and social media marketing students are at the polls. The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) elections kicked off on Tuesday with a Ballot Bash outside the Kennel Bookstore. Polling stations were set up with laptops ...

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Wind festival shows music is thriving in schools

The Fresno State Music Building was lively as piccolo players fluttered through scales, clarinet players tuned their instruments and trumpet solos rang through the halls. The College of Arts and Humanities welcomed approximately 1,500 students to campus for the 39th ...

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Congratulations, you failed

I used to think failure would bring calamity to my reality. After I moved away to school, I was placed in an entire new realm where failure was seen as almost a criterion for success. I listened to countless speakers ...

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Lecture shines light on power of whistleblowers

The Department of Social Work Education welcomed a Fulbright scholar and University of Lapland professor to the Henry Madden Library on March 15 to present a lecture about whistleblowing. Laura Tiitinen presented her lecture: “Whistleblowing in the Finnish Child Protection ...

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Students learn about other’s struggles through ‘tours’ of oppression

If a friend asked you to put yourself in their shoes, would you? What would you learn? University Courtyard, the housing department at Fresno State, encouraged students and community members to take on such a task by participating in the ...

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Festival introduces the young to university life

Fresno State welcomed students from an estimated 200 elementary schools that participated in the 59th Peach Blossom Festival, hosted by the department of communications. Students ranging from kindergarten to sixth grade recited poetry by famous poets, such as Dr. Seuss ...

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‘The road to recovery’ does not have to be traveled alone

Fresno State’s Alpha Phi Sigma chapter and Project Rebound gave a warm welcome Tuesday night to Gabriel Hernandez, a pastor who speaks about his past as a gang member to help mentor at-risk youth. Once a native of Fresno, Hernandez ...

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Nothing ‘Cliche’ about marching to a new beat

Snares are sizzling, bass drums are rumbling and marimba keys are skipping because the Bulldog Marching Band has taken the floor with its new indoor winter percussion team, Red Wave Indoor. Its 2017 show is titled “Cliche.” The concept is ...

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Final Fresno State Talks shines light on Bob Dylan, poetry

Fresno State Talks concluded its fifth year as a lecture series on Feb. 22 with a discussion by Dr. Timothy Skeen, who analyzed Bob Dylan’s contribution to poetry. The talk titled “The Times They Are a-Changin’: Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan ...

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Students learn of sexism in the black community

A Black Lives Matter organizer and Los Angeles professor examined sexism within the Black community during a speech on Feb. 17, helping students find ways to equality. The Cross Cultural and Gender Center’s African-American and Gender Programs and Services welcomed ...

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