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Las Vegas shooting victim remembered at Gandhi event

In show of love, more than 100 people honored Kelsey Meadows, the former Fresno State student who became a victim of the Las Vegas mass shooting on Oct.1. The crowd gathered at the Peace Garden for the 27th annual Mahatma ...

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‘Stop the hate, stop the violence:’ community pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

A cool breeze passed over the Fresno State Peace Garden on Wednesday night as the community gathered to recognize and honor the life and work of peace activist Mahatma Gandhi on the 147th anniversary of his birth. The tribute began ...

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New photo exhibition honors Gandhi

Oct. 2 marks the 147th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, one of the greatest peace advocates of all time. The United Nations has declared his birthday as a National Day of Nonviolence. Fresno State is commemorating Gandhi by displaying a photo ...

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An Apostle of Peace and Nonviolence

By Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor Professor Emeritus of Social Work Education “Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth.” – Albert Einstein Mahatma Gandhi, the great spiritual, social ...

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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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Fresno State celebrates Gandhi’s 145th birthday

By Jeanine Fiser   The cheerful smile on Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in the Fresno State Peace Garden might seem a little brighter this week. Thursday marked the 145th birthday of the influential nonviolent leader. To celebrate the occasion, Fresno State ...

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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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Stop the hate, stop the violence. [Gallery]

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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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Peace celebration generates controversy

A celebration honoring international icon of peace Mohandas K. Gandhi will take place this Sunday, Oct. 2 in the Peace Garden, but the event is a topic of contention for both sides.

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Peace Garden celebrates Gandhi

The Peace Garden at Fresno State has 100 peace flags on display in honor of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday and the 20th anniversary of the garden.

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Campus celebrates Gandhi’s birthday

In an attempt to take a stand against hate crimes, school organizations took part in a series of activities for “Stop the Hate, Stop the Violence Week." The activities were set to start Oct. 2 because it was Mahatma Gandhi’s 139 birthday.

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