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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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Civil Rights pioneer visits Fresno State

Rev. James Lawson Jr. spoke at Fresno State last Wednesday to Friday, sharing his Civil Rights era experiences with audiences of students, faculty and other guests.   While living in India, Lawson developed a deep appreciation of, and was inspired ...

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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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Gandhi’s 140th birthday celebrated

Statues of renowned leaders reside in the Peace Garden at California State University, Fresno as an inspiration for students to “be the change that they wish to see,” as Mahatma Gandhi would say.

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A quiet place to think

After almost 20 years on campus, Fresno State’s famous Peace Garden has had a face lift.

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