Tag Archives: Japan

A glimpse into the historical relationship between Fresno and Japan

Maiko Tamagawa, counsel general of Japan in San Francisco, will present a lecture, “Fresno and Japan: Friends through History” on Friday. The discussion will be on the historical relationship between Fresno and Japan, the role of Japanese-Americans in history and ...

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Greeks collect coins for Japan relief effort

Fresno State fraternities and sororities held a coin collection earlier this month to aid in Japanese tsunami relief efforts.

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Mixed opinions arise on proposed Fresno nuclear plant

Although opposition has surfaced regarding the plan to build a nuclear power plant in the Central Valley, several counties are in favor of it.

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Fresno community gathers to aid in Japan relief efforts

Following a magnitude 8.9 earthquake and resulting tsunami in Japan on March 11, relief efforts surfaced nationally and locally to aid the devastated country.

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Chaos across the Pacific hits close to home

Last week the world witnessed a devastating event when Japan was hit not only by massive and powerful earthquakes, but also a by tsunami that created more damage.

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Experts warn against relief scams

In the aftermath of the 8.9 earthquake that struck Japan, the Better Business Bureau issued a nationwide donor alert for giving to pacific tsunami and Japanese earthquake victims. In a press release, the BBB stated there were concerns raised about many websites and new organizations that were created overnight allegedly to help victims of the 2004 tsunami. Northeast BBB president Gary Arnold said that like with most disasters, Americans are eager to step forward with donations to aid the victims and their families.

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BREAKING NEWS: 8.9-magnitude earthquake hits Japan

The National Weather service has reported that a 8.8-magnitude earth quake hit Japan early Friday. Tsunami warnings have been issued and news agencies in the region have reported damaging waves on the northern coast.

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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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The week celebrates Asian culture

Lions, flowers and butterflies came together last week to celebrate the variety of traditions that represent different Asian cultures.

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Students learn about themselves in Japan

Every fall, five students from Fresno State are chosen to go to Tokiwa University in Mito, Japan through the Study Abroad and International Exchange program.

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Time to walk the walk

The debt and deficit seem to have become common themes for the Obama administration. Indeed, according to The New York Times, he used some combination of those words 19 times in his State of the Union address, words that were trumped only by those of jobs, 29 times, and tax, 21 times.

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Student nationally recognized, FFA president

Freshman Levy Randolph, 19, has become the second Fresno State student in three years to be elected as the national Future Farmers of America president (FFA). Randolph was elected as the 2009-2010 president on Oct. 24, 2009 after months of preparation.

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