Tag Archives: chicano and latin american studies

‘Christmas in Mexico’ fills Student Union with Mexican culture and holiday spirit

Los Danzantes de Aztlán tapped their shoes, waved their dresses and welcomed in the Christmas season in front of a packed Satellite Student Union (SSU) last Saturday with the 30th rendition of their “Christmas in Mexico” show. The audience made ...

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Folkloric dancers displayed culture in Christmas show

Los Danzantes de Aztlán and the university’s Chicano and Latin American studies department held their 28th annual Christmas in Mexico Show Saturday. “It’s a rich tradition, a tradition that many other groups at the high school level have emulated,” said ...

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Speaker argues the war on drugs is a failure

Students filled the seats in the McLane Hall Room 121 to hear guest speaker Ethan Nadelmann talk about why we need to end the war on drugs. Nadelmann, the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, argues that ...

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New York Times bureau chief gives insights

Reporting on the serious social issues of Central America and working as a journalist for the “blow horn” that is the New York Times has its challenges, said the newspaper’s bureau chief for the turbulent area. Randal Archibold, the New ...

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Groups protest denial of funding for MEChA

Protesting students, faculty and alumni challenged Fresno State’s motto “Discovery. Diversity. Distinction.” at Associated Students, Inc.’s public meeting held Wednesday, expressing concerns over discrimination against underrepresented minorities after several student organizations were denied funding.

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Hispanic Heritage Month brings students together

Only four more events are left to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Fresno State this year.

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Fresno State celebrates culture through dance

The Satellite Student Union was filled with students, community members and bright colors as dancers from around the globe preformed traditional folklorico dances.

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