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Campus gathers to celebrate the Gandhi’s life

Fresno State students, faculty, staff and community members gathered at the Peace Garden Friday to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s 146th birthday and also to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the Gandhi Memorial. Gandhi was the primary leader of ...

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Echoing the Sounds of Independence

With the booming sound of a dhol drum, the 69th annual India Independence Day celebration of freedom commenced Saturday at Fresno State in the Satellite Student Union. “This celebration is just like the Fourth of July for us,” said Fresno ...

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Inspired by India: Photographs explore ‘new India’

Fresno State photography professor Neil Chowdhury showcased a solo exhibition at local gallery Corridor 2122 as a part of ArtHop. ArtHop takes place twice a month at various venues in Downtown Fresno and Tower District. Chowdhury’s exhibition takes on his ...

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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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Internet censorship comes with a heavy price

Oh, how the Internet has claimed our lives and souls. It seems to drive our fingers with an invisible force as we tap away mindlessly on our mobile phones, tablets and computers. It is now, seemingly, second nature for us ...

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50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy assassination

Today marks the 50th anniversary of a presidential procession through Dallas, shots ringing out and the death of John F. Kennedy that rocked a nation.

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India’s independence celebrated

Members of the Indian community celebrated its independence Saturday in the Satellite Student Union at Fresno State.

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India Independence 66th Anniversary [gallery]

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Majority of foreign students from India

Fresno State has a student body filled with different cultural backgrounds that echoes the ethnic diversity of the city itself. Among the approximately 20,000 students on campus, only a small fraction are international, and a large amount of them are ...

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Bringing back a lost opera: Nautanki

Devendra Sharma remembers the powerful singing that cut through the 30,000 audience members who packed into his rural village India when he was a child.

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