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Fresno State to celebrate Cesar Chavez

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story stated that California Senator Kamala D. Harris would be in attendance. Harris’ press secretary informed The Collegian after publication that she would not be attending the event.  Julie Chavez Rodriguez, granddaughter of ...

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Downtown Fresno to celebrate Chinese New Year in March

Chinatown Revitalization Inc. has planned its 18th annual Chinese New Year Parade and Festival for Saturday, March 3, in Downtown Fresno. The festival will celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Dog and will feature lion dance performance teams, ...

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If you could spend time anywhere in the world, where would it be?

I’ve had the privilege to travel to many different countries in my life and I’ve been a different person ever since. Traveling abroad changes a person in more ways than one. Most can be good however the learning process that ...

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DIY holiday tree that won’t break the bank

Christmas music has been playing on Soft Rock since November 10th, but now that the Thanksgiving has officially come and gone, I think it’s safe to say that the holidays are officially here! The thing I’ve come to miss the ...

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Military women honored during week-long celebration

Fresno State celebrated women who served the country for the first time this year, during the third week of Women’s History Month. “It’s a very important week to recognize, because women in the military are such a small population that ...

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Lecture focuses on artwork from Ottoman Armenians

The Armenian Studies program held the second in a series of lectures on Wednesday that focused on works of art by Ottoman Armenians up until the early 20th century. Dr. Ronald Marchese, a Fresno State alumnus and professor emeritus of ...

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Festival brings Armenian culture, food

The Armenian Food Festival held its 9th annual celebration Saturday at the Fresno Armenian Home. The festival, which went from 10 a.m. to midnight, started out as a family gathering among Armenians in the Fresno community but has grown to ...

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Fresno State earns national honor for diversity

Fresno State has been nationally recognized with a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for the second-consecutive year. The HEED award is presented by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, one of the oldest and largest diversity-focused publications in higher education. The ...

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University’s diversity recognized with weeklong event

Fresno State is recognizing diversity on campus by holding the second annual Cross Cultural Celebration Week, a weeklong event celebrating different cultures that make up the campus community. Geraldine Panelo Elizondo, assistant director for student involvement at Fresno State, along ...

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Community celebrates diversity and Gandhi

In continuation of a multi-day Mahatma Gandhi celebration across campus last week, community leaders joined hands with Fresno State students and faculty on Saturday in recognition of diversity. Dr. Lynette Zelezny, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Fresno ...

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Dog House cancels pre-graduation celebration

The rumors are, in fact, more than rumors: Dog House Grill will not open early for its annual graduation celebration this year. After a meeting on May 9, Fresno State’s vice president of student affairs, Paul Oliaro, sent a letter ...

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“Stop the Hate, Build a Culture of Peace” [Gallery]

October 2, 2011 marked the 142nd birthday of Mohandas K. Ghandi. A celebration was held on Sunday in the Fresno State Peace Garden to commemorate the event. Various events and activities are taking place illustrating the theme of “Stop the ...

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President Welty Honored for 20 years of service to university

Fresno State President John Welty was recognized for 20 years of service to the university on August 24. Dozens of faculty and staff members, along with Welty’s family and friends, gathered at the Smittcamp Alumni House to celebrate as he enters his third decade with the university.

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Fresno State celebrates 100th commencement

9,347 guests took part in Fresno State’s Centennial Commencement on Saturday morning.

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