Some of the years finest trash was displayed at this years fashion show, “Trashique”. Hundreds attended this event to support the Fresno Art Museum.
» James Ramirez
‘The Vagina Monologues’ attracted hundreds of people during its two-day run at Fresno State. The famous play encouraged the audience to raise awareness about V-Day, a movement that seeks an end to violence towards women. Profits from the production were distributed to local organizations.
April 14 marked the grand opening of El Dorado Park, a community project done for neighborhood children. Fresno State students, along with ASI and other local and national groups, gathered to build a playground as part of the revitalization in the area west of Fresno State.
Don Simmons is an adjunct professor at Fresno State in the Social Science department. He helped to develop the Lowell Community Development Corporation and currently has a home in the area. His house won the Mayor’s Historic Preservation Award in 2010.
Interior design students displayed their ideas of how several Fresno areas could look in the year 2035.
The event was hosted by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee. Susan Taylor was the Editor for Essence magazine and the founder of the National Cures Mentoring Movement.
Ilan Pappé, a distinguished Israeli scholar, stopped at Fresno State on Feb. 23 as part of his “Revisiting 1967: The False Paradigm of Parity and Partition” tour.
Dr. Matthew Jendian is a professor in sociology and director of the American Humanics program at Fresno State. He has been awarded the Spirit of Service award, Outstanding Advisor award, and the President’s Award of Excellence.
Dr. Rais Vohra and colleagues spoke about Haiti’s current economic and medical situation on Feb. 21. Held in the Alice Peter’s auditorium, the group stressed the importance of being prepared.