Tag Archives: mexico

Mexican artisans present the makings of the rebozo

Fresno has the opportunity this entire week to learn about an intricate part of Mexican culture, the rebozo. The weeklong “Rebozo Revival Festival” began with an opening ceremony Monday night at Fres.Co where various selections of the rebozo, or “Mexican ...

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At least 250 killed as powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico

By Kate Linthicum, Rong-Gong Lin II and Alexandra Zavis A powerful 7.1 earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 105 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets screaming ...

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El bisnieto del revolucionista mexicano comparte su historia

This story is also available on The Collegian website in English.    Diego Flores Magón, el bisnieto del revolucionista mexicano intelectual y periodista Enrique Flores Magón, instruyó el rol de su bisabuelo en la Revolución y como él está preservando ...

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Fresno State travels to Mexico

The No. 21-ranked Fresno State softball team is ready to take its talents south of the border as it prepares to compete in the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico Feb. 16 to 19. The Bulldogs wrapped ...

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Stereotype Perpetuation

    The new administration and its current policies aimed at illegal immigrants hailing from Mexico are perplexing and unwarranted.     Money spent on policing the roundup of so many people and the preposterous building of the border wall could be ...

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New dean brings passion to College of Arts and Humanities

As a little boy growing up in Mexico, Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval would wake up early on Saturday mornings and join his brother for a trek along the mountains. After a long day with nature, Jiménez-Sandoval and his brother would return home ...

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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 collaborates with Mexican university

Fresno State signed a collaboration agreement in September with the Chapingo Autonomous University, Mexico, that establishes the exchange of students, professors and research in the areas of agriculture and English. President Barack Obama and President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico ...

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With liberty and Obama for all

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Downtown celebrates Cinco de Mayo

The Fulton Mall was unusually busy this weekend as thousands attended the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration.

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New York Times bureau chief gives insights

Reporting on the serious social issues of Central America and working as a journalist for the “blow horn” that is the New York Times has its challenges, said the newspaper’s bureau chief for the turbulent area. Randal Archibold, the New ...

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NSA spying under scrutiny

With the disclosure by the National Security Agency (NSA) that it conducted both domestic and international spying on United States citizens and foreign leaders in the past year, the right of privacy in technology use has been the subject of ...

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Dia de los Muertos Workshop

Students and members of the community gathered on a Sunday morning to create decorations for the celebration of Dia de los Muertos.  

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Change: An Occasional Series – Prof. James Cypher [video]

Professor Emeritus James Cypher explains his decades-long research of Mexico and how he has begun to analyze Brazil as well. In the first half of an hour-long conversation he talks about Mexico’s involvement in international transactions, and what opportunities there are for young Mexican nationals in their country.

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Cotton Weaving

Cotton Circles, a collaborative art project organized by Margarita Cabrera. She has brought Monica Nambo, an artist from Oaxaca, Mexico to teach volunteers traditional weaving techniques.

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Art collaboration on display through November

Loom weavings made on campus during the month of October are on display in the Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery.

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Director creates film to bring awareness to the ‘unknown war’ in Mexico

In Mexico a wave of violence has swept across the country. Drug cartels have been fighting each other for control of the drug trade in the United States. One filmmaker, Charlie Minn, set out to do a documentary film that will show the world the extent of the violence.

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Lecture to discuss the business behind Cinco de Mayo

Margaritas, tacos and plenty of cerveca are what many Americans think of as Cinco de Mayo rolls around each spring. But a UCLA professor believes that most don’t have a clue behind the reasoning for the celebration.

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