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There’s ‘another side’ to each American president, historian says

George Washington “loved to be loved.” Abraham Lincoln had second thoughts on the Emancipation Proclamation. Harry Truman didn’t receive an elite education, and Lyndon B. Johnson’s knack for friendship helped him to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Those ...

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He wrote a book about water. Here’s what he told a Fresno audience

Fresno State students and faculty last Thursday met the author of a book they’ve been reading throughout the semester. Author and UC Berkeley professor David Sedlak visited Fresno State for a public forum and book signing for his book, “Water ...

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Water cohort author to visit campus

Dr. David Sedlak, professor at University of California, Berkeley and author of “Water 4.0,” will be giving a lecture on his book on Thursday at 6 p.m. in North Gym 118. The book was selected as this year’s campuswide read ...

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Author of ‘George’ to give campus lecture during Diversity Week

Author Alex Gino is scheduled to visit Fresno State to give two lectures and to speak with an LGBTQ+ English class reading his book. Gino’s talks are part of Fresno State’s Diversity Week and will take place in the University ...

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Scholar gives lecture on interpretations of Armenian history

The battle between history and the human mind was examined on Monday by Hayk Demoyan in his lecture, “Multiple Identities and Memories of the Armenian World.” The lecture, which was a part of the Armenian studies program spring lecture series, ...

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Psychologist to address ‘The Voices in Our Heads’

Social psychologist and professor emeritus of psychology at Fresno State Dr. Robert V. Levine will give a lecture titled “The Voices in Our Heads.” His talk is scheduled for March 22 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Alice Peters Auditorium and ...

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They’re over 50 and take university classes – for fun

Imagine getting a second chance at going to school, without the stress of exams or grades – or parking. That’s what students over the age of 50 are experiencing with courses made available to them at Fresno State by the ...

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Lecture details where Armenian Genocide began

During the spring lecture series Tuesday night, Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz presented his first lecture for the Armenian Studies Program in which he detailed the development and downfall of Van Vaspurakan Armenians leading to the Armenian Genocide. Türkyılmaz said he wanted ...

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Panelists will discuss #MeToo campaign in first ethics lecture

The spring Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series will begin with a discussion on sexual harassment. “The Me Too Moment: Sexual Harassment & Professional Life” discussion will be held at the Alice Peters Auditorium in the University Business Center on ...

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Armenian lecture will detail flourishing life before genocide

The Armenian Studies Program’s spring lecture series will feature a presentation by Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz, who will discuss life before the Armenian Genocide. The lecture, titled “Van Vaspurakan Armenians: From Renaissance to Resistance and Genocide,” will be held on Tuesday, ...

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Warsaw Ghetto’s poetry impacts us still

Students learned about pivotal moments in Jewish poetry and engaged with critics in Sven-Erik Rose’s lecture “In Adorno’s Blind Spot: Yiddish Poetry from the Warsaw Ghetto.” Rose, associate professor of German and comparative literature at UC Davis, said he was ...

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Jazz and soul were the ‘terrain in which gender and race were contested’

By Christian Mattos and Hayley Salazar  During the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, America went through progressive change. For black Americans partaking in the social activism, music was an outlet as well as a means of expression ...

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Lecture shines light on domestic violence

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Jackson Katz spoke to a brimming Satellite Student Union about American manhood and violence against women. Katz was introduced by Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro. Castro referred to Katz as a scholarly ...

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Black Power Movement revisited on campus

Students were packed inside the Industrial Technology Building at Fresno State to hear Melina Abdullah, chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles and Black Lives Matter organizer. The event was sponsored by the Fresno State Afrikan/Black Coalition, ...

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News Briefs for April 8

CSU and CFA reach tentative agreement on strike The California State University (CSU) and California Faculty Association (CFA) announced Thursday a tentative agreement for the wage dispute which has postponed a threatened strike. Leaders of both the CSU and CFA ...

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Fresno State hosts lecture for Latino children

Students, families and faculty joined at Fresno State’s fourth annual Lecture in the Silent Garden on Friday for Latino families of deaf and hard of hearing children. Professor Paul Ogden of Fresno State, hosted the event and was proud to ...

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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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Fresno State Talks prepares for third year

Fresno State Talks is now accepting nominations from students for the lecture series’ third year.

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