Tag Archives: United Nations

Where are we on women’s rights in the US? Event offers a glimpse

Equality for women was the message, and the ones calling for it were women. Room 118 in Fresno State’s North Gym hosted the “Women’s Rights are Human Rights” event on Saturday in commemoration of Human Rights Day. The event was ...

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Human Rights Day commemoration in Fresno

By Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor, Fresno State professor emeritus and chair of the Human Rights Coalition “Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights once and for all.” Those were the powerful and bold words expressed by Hillary Clinton, ...

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Renowned engineer inspires students

Dr. Robert Marquez, an engineer best known for his innovations in air pollution and water quality for disadvantaged communities, spoke Thursday at the Satellite Student Union.

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Princess, alumna promotes free speech

Cambodian princess and Fresno State alumna Soma Norodom visited the Henry Madden Library Thursday to discuss the importance of freedom of expression and her experience as a columnist in Cambodia, a country known to violate that freedom.

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A Wise Decision: The British vote on Syria

Thursday, the British Parliament voted not to aid the Syrian rebels militarily. The New York Times reported that David Cameron’s government had hoped for the opposite. 

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Students, faculty sound off on U.S. conflict with Syria

Fresno State students and faculty responded to the mounting evidence that the United States may use military force against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria after allegations that chemical weapons were used in the country’s civil war.

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