Tag Archives: women’s resource center

Lunafest returns for its eleventh year at Fresno State

The Women’s Resource Center is hosting Lunafest, an annual feminist film festival, on Oct. 17 in honor of community member Carla Jo Dakin. Dakin, who started this event at Fresno State, died in 2006 from breast cancer. Its mission is ...

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Sexual assault legislation enforces affirmative consent

The California Senate took one step closer to transforming the way sexual assault is treated on college campuses Thursday, passing the “yes-means-yes” bill that will require students engaging in sexual activity to give unambiguous, affirmative consent. Amid the current national ...

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Campus to host first LGBTQ graduation ceremony

By Sam Desatoff Fresno State will host its first ever commencement ceremony for its LGBTQ graduates this year. The chairperson for the inaugural LGBTQ graduation ceremony is Curtis Ortega. He has been planning the event since August of last year ...

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Fresno State promotes suicide prevention

Among college students 18 to 24 years old, suicide is the second-leading cause of death, said Melissa Watkins, suicide prevention grant coordinator of the Student Health Center.

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ASI: Secretary of defense, other positions filled

Several positions, including a secretary of defense office for the campus, were created and filled Wednesday for the Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. senate.

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Women’s Resource Center offers safe reprieve location

The Women’s Resource Center functions to support female students on campus who make up 58 percent of the student body population. Jenny Whyte, coordinator for the center, said that it offers a variety of resources which include peer counseling, study ...

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Vagina Monologues cancellation rumor this year is dismissed

Every year around Valentine’s Day, Fresno State and the Women’s Resource Center are overwhelmed not only by love and happiness, but by one word — vagina.

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Men in heels to support women

In order to get men to empathize with women, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes will encourage men to dress in drag. The event is one of many that will take place for Women’s Herstory Month.

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Services paid for by student fees

Even with tuition and fee increases, college education comes with some helpful services for students.

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