Tag Archives: hispanic

‘Dolores’ teaches the fight of the farmworkers hero

Rebel, activist, feminist and mother are some of the characteristics that describe Dolores Huerta. On Sept. 25, the city of Fresno opened the doors to the premiere of a documentary that tells the story of the farmworkers’ heroes. The movie ...

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Latino Politics: more than just specific terminology

Whether you choose to vote or decide to turn a blind eye to the presidential election you are still an active member who is participating in the election, said Dr. Annabella España, a Latino politics professor. “You’re participating in the ...

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Latino Politics: más de lo que da entender su terminología específica

Si decides votar o hacer la vista gorda a las elecciones presidenciales, de ambos modes serás un miembro activo quien participa en la elección, dijo la Dra. Annabella España, politóloga de la Universidad de Fresno State. “Al no votar todavía ...

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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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Students celebrate heritage month

Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off on Wednesday with Bienvenida at the Cesar Chavez monument in the Peace Garden, celebrating Mexican Independence Day. Bienvenida, presented by the Latino Faculty and Staff Association with the help of many student organizations, served as ...

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Racial achievement gap should be a top priority

On Wednesday, The Collegian published a story about the substantial disparity in graduation rates between whites and people of other ethnicities. The statistics should be shocking and a call to action to anyone who knows them: only 27.1 percent of ...

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Program recognized for Latino student success

A program at Fresno State that does a bit of everything was recognized by Excelencia in Education as one of the top programs in the United States for increasing academic opportunities and achievement for Latino students.

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Fresno State cancer researchers seek deeper understanding of cancer issues

Although Hispanic women are not diagnosed with breast cancer as often as Caucasian women, the disease tends to be diagnosed late in Hispanic Women. Biology professor Dr. Jason Bush, who has a Ph.D. in experimental medicine, is examining the link between breast cancer and pesticides.

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Person first, ethnicity second

On paper I am a 21-year-old Hispanic female from a middle-class upbringing who is the first member of her family to attend college right out of high school.

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Graduating Hispanics earn Fresno State top ranking

When Daniel Cisneros graduates in the spring with a political science degree, he will not only be reaching a personal milestone, he will become the first in his family to earn a four-year college degree.

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Conference tackles health care, birth control

Latinas Empowered for Action (LEA) made its way to Fresno State on Friday, March 6, to spread the word of their cause.

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund applications available

The Fresno Hispanic Scholarship Fund is accepting applications through Sept. 30 for the 2008-2009 academic year.

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