Media Clips 7.27.12

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Media Clips 7.27.12

Postby ucommstudent » Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:56 am


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Science and the Second Amendment
(American Thinker © 07/27/2012)
What are we supposed to think transnational progressive fascists will do with guns once they've got them all? Will we beg for free speech? Dr. Jason Kissner is associate professor of criminology at California State University, Fresno. You can reach him at

Music Roundup: Summer festivals rock
(Fresno Bee © 07/27/2012)
Support your local radio station Two events on Sunday, July 29, aim to support community radio in Fresno. * Fulton 55, 875 Divisadero St., hosts another of its monthly benefit concerts for KFSR (FM, 90.7), the Fresno State radio station.

Find way to use fruit
(Fresno Bee © 07/27/2012)
There was an untimely hail storm that swept through the Valley early this summer. It made some of our Valley fruit undesirable. Farms such as at Fresno State had to submit insurance claims for the loss. That's understandable. But much of that fruit was edible. It was just not attractive for selling.

Bulldogs add assistant to softball team staff
(Fresno Bee © 07/27/2012)
Fresno State added Sara Pickering as an assistant coach on the softball team. Pickering and Fresno State coach Trish Ford coached together as assistants at Stanford, where Pickering worked with the defense and as the hitting coach from 1998-2003.

Fresno welcomes Conan's financial fix: a big bobblehead
(Fresno Bee (Sports) © 07/27/2012)
People were posting things such as, "Let's do this," and talking about where the giant bobblehead should go -- everywhere from River Park to Chukchansi Park to Fresno State President John Welty's house.

Raise approved for CSUN's Dianne Harrison as trustees talk budget cuts, tuition hikes
(Los Angeles Daily News © 07/27/2012)
FYI - Cal State Northridge President Dianne Harrison got a hefty pay raise Tuesday despite howls from students and faculty ahead of a possible tuition hike. The Cal State University Board of Trustees awarded Harrison $324,500 - nearly $30,000 more than her predecessor.

New Valley health consortium formed
(The Business Journal © 07/27/2012)
Fresno State has joined with local public health departments to form a new consortium that will exchange information and ideas about Valley health issues.

Child's death in suspected DUI shocks Fresno; arrested coach 'devastated'
(The Fresno Bee © 07/27/2012)
"Loren was all about helping kids," said former Buchanan coach Jack Fertig, who coached against LeBeau and also worked with him for two years when both were part of ex-Fresno State basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian's support staff. "He was a psycho when it came to hoops. He'd practice for six hours if they let him. His players, they'd think he was nuts because he had them practice so hard. But they also loved him."

This week on "The Maddy Report"
(Visalia Times-Delta © 07/27/2012)
The show airs at 7 p.m. Friday on KVPT (Valley PBS). The Kenneth L. Maddy Institute at California State University, Fresno, was established to honor the former legislator?s legacy. Its mission is to inspire citizen participation, elevate government performance, provide nonpartisan analysis and assist in providing solutions for public policy issues important to the region, state and nation.

Despite shark sightings, experts say there’s little to fear
(San Francisco Examiner © 07/26/2012)
Sharks come so close to shore because they are looking for food, their favorite being sea lions, Burgess said. They know their best chance of getting prey is to be in shallow waters. Data from the Farallones and Año Nuevo Island indicate that white sharks are most likely to occupy those sites in late summer and early fall, said Gregor Cailliet, the director emeritus of the Pacific Shark Research Center and professor emeritus of the California State University’s Moss Landing Marine Laboratories and its Fresno campus.The reasons for attacks are varied.
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