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‘Who’s to blame?’: Why students walked out after graduate admissions were made

By Razmik Cañas & William Ramirez As the sun rose over Fresno State’s Peace Garden Tuesday, there was little peace among a group of social work students who crowded together to share concerns about their department. The students walked out ...

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May Day rally to address immigrant issues, organizers say

The Central Valley Immigrant Rights Committee held a news conference at Fresno State on April 12 to inform the public about its upcoming rally and public forum in support of immigrant rights. The event will take place at Eaton Plaza ...

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University High students walk out to protest gun violence

With gray clouds over them, about 50 University High School students gathered in the school’s courtyard Wednesday to remember the lives lost to a school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The chilly weather mirrored the mood of the somber memorial on ...

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Women’s March in Fresno, a call for inclusion and justice

The second annual Women’s March in northeast Fresno brought many walks of life together on Saturday for a nationwide demonstration supporting women’s rights. The event not only focused on issues affecting women but on social topics that have been debated ...

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Students rally in support of DACA

For approximately 1,200 Fresno State students, Tuesday morning was a long time coming. They heard an announcement from the White House about the future of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, after rumors swirled the program would be ...

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Rallying through peace, Fresno State protesters stand against hate

As Charlottesville, Virginia recovers from racial violence, Fresno’s Tower District bloomed Saturday morning with unity at a rally against white supremacy. “I wish all the rallies were as well-organized and coordinated as this one,” said Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer. ...

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A march to fight against racism and the ‘downhill slide’ for America

The political unrest continues in Fresno as almost 100 protesters assembled at the corner of Blackstone and Nees avenues in front of River Park Saturday at noon for another Rally and March Against Trump. The protesters held signs. Some read: ...

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Fresno State excuses Muslim students from class Friday in anticipation of possible unrest

Fresno State Provost and VP for Academic Affairs Lynnette Zelezny sent an email out to professors Thursday that recommended Muslim students be excused from classes due to planned anti-Muslim protests around the nation Friday and Saturday. Tom Uribes, Fresno State PIO, said ...

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Students and faculty unite for education rally

Fresno State students, members of the California Faculty Association and other universities across California will band together Tuesday, Nov. 8, in order to “Rally for Education.”

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Letter to the Editor, 11-7-11

This Tuesday, students, faculty and staff will come together on Nov. 8 to participate in the Defend Quality of Education Rally at the Free Speech Area on Fresno State’s campus.

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Students protest fee hikes, budget cuts at rally

Fresno State students and faculty came together Wednesday afternoon to protest student fee hikes and state budget cuts as part of the “Class Action Rally and March,” as all 23 California State University locations held events in an attempt to have their voices heard.

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20,000 student protesters anticipated at rally

At a time when the world watched as former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned from his regime and the newly-elected governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, proposed a “Budget Repair Bill” that would potentially strip his state’s workers of their collective bargaining rights, the term “protest” isn’t taken lightly.

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Students pray for passage of DREAM ACT

Various student organizations gathered in the Fresno State Peace Garden to participate in a vigil dedicated to the DREAM Act.

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Rally attracts diverse crowd

The Free Speech area on campus was filled with students, faculty and community members on Friday as they heard speeches supporting the DREAM Act.

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DREAM Act rally update

At 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Peace Garden demonstrators alongside Associated Students, Inc. President Pedro Ramirez will rally in support of the federal DREAM (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act. The DREAM Act, if passed, would allow illegal immigrants to become legal United States residents after spending two years in college or the military.

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Students rally for higher education

Student representatives from 20 of the 23 California State University (CSU) campuses have gathered on the steps of the Joyal Administration Building this morning to support the funding of higher education before the Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman debate.

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Students rally before debate

Local student organizations will unite Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 for the importance of higher education in California, prior to the gubernational debate between Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman in the Satellite Student Union.

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