Tag Archives: veterans

‘Last Flag Flying’ actors give excellent performance

The Iraq War remains one of the most trying and divisive times in this nation’s history, and Richard Linklater’s latest film, “Last Flag Flying,” tries to encapsulate those emotions through its three main characters. The film is based off the ...

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For veterans on campus, friendship goes a long way

By Daniel Gligich & Michael Ford Having been in the military is a source of pride for Cody Sedaño. He spent three years in the U.S. Marine Corps and first served as part of an amphibious assault unit. When he ...

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Student leaders seek Veterans Resource Center

By Victoria Cisneros and William Ramirez There is a push on campus to create a larger space for student veterans. Leading that effort are two senators from Associated Students, Inc (ASI). Eyes are set on a Veterans Resource Center, which ...

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ASI moves forward on veteran center, Fresno Bee contract

A new contract between The Fresno Bee daily newspaper and the Fresno State Associated Students, Inc. was discussed last week after the previous newspaper subscription contract ended. It was one of two major topics discussed during the regular student government ...

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Meet ASI’s two newest senators

Amber Malhi and Cody Sedaño are the newest senators at Associated Students, Inc. and they are filling the student government’s two newest positions. They have plans to get their constituents active, involved and ready to share their voices. As a ...

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Fresno State hosts memorial service to honor veterans

Students and community members gathered in front of the Fresno Memorial Auditorium Thursday to honor those who served in the U.S. military. The memorial service began with a performance of “All Armed Forces Medley” by the Fresno State Chamber Singers ...

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Fresno State honor veterans

Fresno State on Oct. 28 launched the start of a two-week celebration honoring veterans. The celebration started with “Salute of Services” at the Bulldogs’ football game vs. the Air Force Academy. The U.S. Air Force Academy Band Cadet and Bugle ...

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Veterans remembered for their sacrifices

Veterans were honored and remembered for their sacrifices with a ceremony on campus a week before Veterans Day. The Fresno State Student Veterans Organization held the celebration Wednesday at the Allen Lew Memorial Garden near the Frank A. Thomas Administration ...

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Monument rededicated in center of campus for Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, university students, faculty and alumni gathered Monday morning in the Rose Garden to celebrate the rededication of the 16-ton Fresno State Veterans Monument that was formerly located at the corner of Cedar and Shaw avenues. ...

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Submariners to be honored in ceremony

The 114th anniversary of the U.S. Navy’s Submarine Force will be commemorated Wednesday in a Submarine Veterans Celebration on campus. A submarine veterans celebration Wednesday will feature and 18 ft. submarine float on display near the . The celebration will ...

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ASI talks Student Health Center fee, Diversity Cup, veterans and Jesus statue

Associated Students, Inc. discussed veterans involvement with campus revitalization, the Student Health Center increasing its no-show fee, a possible Diversity Cup Award and postponed discussions on Jesus of Nazareth being added to the Peace Garden in Wednesday’s meeting Preliminary proposed ...

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Fresno State embraces Honor Flight veterans

The opportunity for 69 Valley World War II veterans to visit war memorials in Washington, D.C., through the Central Valley Honor Flight organization had an impact beyond those who went on the trip.

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Fundraiser to be held for Honor Flight

Omega Delta Sigma, a fraternity on campus for veteran men and women, will host the Cornhole Challenge Tournament this Saturday at Swiggs to help military veterans in the Honor Flight Network.

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Veteran memorial to move next to Rose Garden

The veterans memorial on the corner of Cedar and Shaw avenues will be relocated to just east of the Rose Garden, joining other memorials in that area of campus.

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Women of honor

In a historic decision, the Pentagon dropped its ban on women in the U.S. Armed Forces serving in combat roles, a move which has been met with much excitement and apprehension. The order was signed Jan. 24 by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Though it will continue to be under review and its effects will likely not be seen until as late as 2016, it has become a hot-button issue that has brought up questions on both sides of gender equality, physical aptitude and the nature of war itself.

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Veterans fraternity addresses veteran needs

Fresno State student veterans founded the first veterans fraternity at Fresno State to help other student-veterans’ integration into civilian life and to supplement services not provided by Fresno State. Omega Delta Sigma is the first veterans fraternity in the western region of the United States.

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Campus fountain to undergo drastic renovation

The Student Veterans Organization (SVO) and Omega Delta Sigma, the veterans fraternity on campus, will host a Veterans Day celebration on Thursday, Nov. 10, starting at noon.

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Veterans press for services

Student Veteran Organization pushes to get a veterans-only lounge and rededication of the Fresno State fountain.

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