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Fresno State professor selected by magazine as ‘emerging scholar’

Fresno State associate professor Larissa Mercado-Lopez is featured in “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education” magazine as a 2018 Emerging Scholar. Mercado-Lopez is among 15 other individuals featured as “emerging scholars” in the magazine’s January edition. The magazine explains that the ...

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Festival raised $10,000 for Women’s Studies internships

As a young woman, martial arts instructor Michelle Correa was attacked. “I was a victim,” she said, during her self-defense demonstration at the Women’s Art and Music Festival on May 6. “And I was embarrassed, insecure after that — I ...

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Women’s studies lecture talks parental identity

As part of the Women’s Studies Brown Bag series for Women’s History Month, assistant professor of sociology Dr. Jennifer Randles presented her research,“Repackaging the ‘Package Deal’: Promoting Marriage for Low-income Families by Targeting Paternal Identity,” at noon in the Henry ...

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Fresno State community remembers Mandela

Dozens of students, faculty and community members gathered in the Free Speech Area on Monday night to commemorate the life of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela in the wake of his death last week.

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One Billion Rising celebrates women and awareness

Students on campus broke into dance at noon Thursday for V-Day: a One Billion Rising movement to end violence against women all around the world. One Billion Rising began as a call of action based on the statistics that one ...

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Fresno State takes back the night

[hana-flv-player video=”http://collegian.csufresno.edu/video/takeback.flv” width=”480″ height=”360″ description=”” player=”4″ autoload=”true” autoplay=”false” loop=”false” autorewind=”true” splashimage=”http://collegian.csufresno.edu/a/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/take_320.png” /] The 30th anniversary of “Take Back the Night” drew hundreds of participants Wednesday night in the free speech area. The event featured guest speakers, music, testimonials and a ...

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Embracing the vagina

The Vagina. For years society has provided women with ways to “enhance” this “dirty” body part. Walk down the aisle at a local supermarket and you’ll see the variety of scented douches. Open a copy of "Playboy" and see the multitude of shaven patterns designed near the models’ nether regions.

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