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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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César Chávez celebrated by members of the community

Aztec dancers ushered in the 21st annual César Chávez Garlanding and Celebration at Fresno State, Wednesday, March 29 as the university celebrated Farmworkers Awareness Week. The celebration kicked off with performances by the Aztec dancers, and Los Danzantes de Aztlan. ...

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Local residents share their stories for StoryCorps

She walked with Martin Luther King Jr. during the march and participated in the Civil Rights Movement – Graciela Martinez is one of the many interviewees who participated in StoryCorps. Hoping to share and preserve stories from 10 pairs of ...

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Chavez’s son speaks about the late civil rights activist

The son of Cesar E. Chavez spoke Wednesday at Fresno State to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the United Farms Workers’ 340-mile walk to the state’s capital. A crowd of students filed in line with red flowers in hand to ...

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Cesar Chavez celebrated on campus

By Roger Muñoz

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Fresno State students remember Cesar Chavez

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ASI rejects Jesus statue resolution, may fund ammunition for trap and skeet team

Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. rejected a resolution calling for the support of building a Jesus statue in the Peace Garden and also approved funding for the Gun Club’s trap and skeet team for new uniforms and, possibly, shotgun shells. ...

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National park proposed to honor Cesar Chavez

The National Park Service proposed Thursday to Congress to honor farm-labor leader Cesar Chavez with a historic park at four sites in California and another in Arizona.

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Cesar Chavez Celebration at Fresno State

The 17th annual Cesar Chavez Celebration took place at Fresno State on Thursday afternoon. Nine school organizations were part of making the ceremony possible. Students not only volunteered the day of the ceremony but they spend days before preparing.

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Univision monopolized debate

I was one of the 30 students that received a ticket to Saturday’s California gubernatorial debate. As I stood in the first of three lines that day, I observed the crowd. I saw very few ticket holders that looked like ...

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Library displays Chavez exhibit

Associated Press In His Own Words opens tonight in Library In an effort to celebrate the College of Arts and Humanities centennial month, the department of communications is displaying an exhibit that features the life and accomplishments of Mexican-American labor ...

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Nonprofit kicks off Diversity Week

An on-campus organization has prepared Diversity Awareness Week 2010, a week full of events that celebrate and honor the diversity across campus.

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Senators approve public comments

At the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) senate meeting Wednesday, senators approved a measure that will allow members of the public to address the senate after each agenda item.

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Father and son

Farmworker rights activist Cesar Chavez was honored Monday, March 30, on campus. Chavez’s son Paul came to Fresno State as part of a ceremony honoring his father’s efforts. [hana-flv-player video=”http://collegian.csufresno.edu/video/chavez.flv” width=”480″ height=”360″ description=”” player=”4″ autoload=”true” autoplay=”false” loop=”false” autorewind=”true” splashimage=”http://collegian.csufresno.edu/a/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/son_chavez3.png” /] ...

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Celebrating César Chávez Day

Fresno State celebrated the life and work of César E. Chávez on Friday.

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