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‘Christmas in Mexico’ fills Student Union with Mexican culture and holiday spirit

Los Danzantes de Aztlán tapped their shoes, waved their dresses and welcomed in the Christmas season in front of a packed Satellite Student Union (SSU) last Saturday with the 30th rendition of their “Christmas in Mexico” show. The audience made ...

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Colorful event celebrates Fresno State’s ‘global citizens’

Fresno State students and guests celebrated diversity Sunday night through music, dance, food and fashion at this year’s 34th annual International Culture Night. The theme of the event was “global citizens and the generation of the future,” said Shady Nicolas ...

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Famed ‘Filharmonic’ group brings a cappella skills to Fresno State

Beatboxing rhythms, smooth bass vocals and tenor harmonies filled the Satellite Student Union on Wednesday as students sang and danced – all with no instruments. The music was courtesy of the a cappella stylings from The Filharmonic, a Filipino-American singing ...

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ASI organizes safety walk ahead of elections

Safety on campus was the priority of officials and Associated Students, Inc. on March 15 (ASI) as they went around to identify what students consider to be issues with safety. After sunset, campus organizations witnessed firsthand what needs to be ...

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A Lenten journey begins on campus

Students started their annual Lenten journey last week on Ash Wednesday, continuing to give up pleasures in honor of the religious practice. “Ash Wednesday is such an important day,” said Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro, who is Catholic. “I ...

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Remembering the passengers of the fatal 1948 Los Gatos flight

  American Book Award-winning author Tim Z. Hernandez drew an audience of over 100 people to officially launch his novel “All They Will Call You” at Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union on Jan. 27. The novel takes readers on an ...

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TV star tells story of drug abuse to ‘full house’ at SSU

“I’m the happiest I’ve ever been with the least I’ve ever had. Life feels full again.” TV star Jodie Sweetin talked to a full house in the Satellite Student Union Thursday night to discuss her life in front of the ...

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Renowned community members discuss ethics with students

Around 100 people gathered in the Satellite Student Union Tuesday night to attend Conversations: Ethics and Integrity in Leadership. Conversations is a panel discussion focused on ethics in a leadership position. The panel featured Grandville Homes President Darius Assemi, former ...

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College of Arts and Humanities department to host convocation

Students in the Fresno State College of Arts and Humanities will have the opportunity to meet the department’s chair, faculty, counselor and more at a convocation on Aug. 31. At the convocation, the department will announce new ambassadors and more. ...

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President Bill Clinton draws large crowd for speech at Fresno State

Fresno State got the presidential treatment on Monday as former President Bill Clinton spoke to a packed house at the Satellite Student Union. Clinton’s speech was preceded by one from civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, and he was introduced by ...

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Folkloric dancers displayed culture in Christmas show

Los Danzantes de Aztlán and the university’s Chicano and Latin American studies department held their 28th annual Christmas in Mexico Show Saturday. “It’s a rich tradition, a tradition that many other groups at the high school level have emulated,” said ...

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Echoing the Sounds of Independence

With the booming sound of a dhol drum, the 69th annual India Independence Day celebration of freedom commenced Saturday at Fresno State in the Satellite Student Union. “This celebration is just like the Fourth of July for us,” said Fresno ...

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“All Dolled Up” Fashion Show @ Satellite Student Union

A packed Satellite Student Union was the scene for Saturday’s “All Dolled Up” fashion show hosted by Fashion INC.  The show featured collections from eight designers and stylists.  

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Get It On promotes dialogue about sexual health issues

Students were encouraged to discuss and create open dialogue about sex at Get It On on Wednesday, an event hosted by Cosmopolitan magazine in the Satellite Student Union.

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Two job fairs to be held in the SSU this week

Fresno State Career Services is hosting two job fairs at the Satellite Student Union this week to give students the opportunity to meet with prospective employers. The Business & Liberal Arts Job Fair will be held Tuesday, meanwhile the Ag, ...

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Cancer survivors illustrate journey through art

The three-piece painting was a collage of spring – bright green, sunflower yellow and sky blue. Suzanne Blattel, of Fresno, and her two friends Sharon Lawson and Diana Garrison – all of them cancer survivors – shared their work, “God Shines Through,” ...

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High-profile civil rights activist speaks on campus

By Matthew Criswell Angela Davis, an icon of the Civil Rights Movement, offered insight about her time as an activist to Fresno State students Friday as part of the CineCulture film series. The film series screened the 2012 documentary “Free ...

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Vintage Days past and present, two different philosophies

Can you imagine 20,000 people in front of the Joyal Administration Building dancing, drinking and partying like no other?

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