Media Clips 2.27-29.2016

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Media Clips 2.27-29.2016

Postby ucommstudent » Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:41 am


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Creativity center coordinator named
(Fresno Bee © 02/29/2016)
An art historian and scholar was named the new coordinator of Fresno State’s Center for Creativity and the Arts. Cindy Urrutia will oversee management of the center, which is dedicated to engaging communities in artistic and intellectual discovery in the Central Valley. Her expertise is in 20th century American and African American art. ... 50617.html

5 Things To Do Today, Monday, Feb. 29
(Fresno Bee © 02/29/2016)
Jannai Pero debuts "Bearing Fruit" " A Journey of Faith through Sculpture." The show runs through March 10. Fresno State Conley Art Gallery, 5225 N. Backer Ave., Fresno, 559-760-0880,, Free. 5-8 p.m. ... 99272.html

Churches hold final Super Sunday of the year
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 02/29/2016)
The three-week event happens every year during Black History Month to help improve the preparation and graduation rate of African-American students. Leaders from the 23 CSU campuses visit churches across the state including one in Central Fresno. ... r/1223376/

Fresno State Leaders Reach Out to Youth at Churches
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 02/29/2016)
Fresno State University leaders took to pulpits Sunday morning, preaching the promise of higher education at local African-American churches. The effort is part of the Super Sunday Campaign, designed to get black youth to attend state colleges and universities in California. ... t-churches

Free speech for college students, too
(Fresno Bee © 02/28/2016)
Why shouldn't The Collegian at Fresno State have the right to free speech, the same as Donald Trump? ... 19812.html

Fresno State leaders speak at churches for CSU Super Sunday
(Fresno Bee © 02/28/2016)
Fresno State officials spoke at several local churches Sunday in the culmination of the three-week CSU Super Sunday campaign focusing on college achievement for African-American students. ... 43242.html

Students get glimpse of Fresno State engineers
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 02/28/2016)
Nearly 60 students were at Fresno State Saturday, touring the engineering department's original tiny house and the newest one started this weekend. ... s/1222316/

Fresno Homeless, Trump Impact Top Panel
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 02/28/2016)
On this weeks Sunday Morning Matters political panel: Tate Hill, President and CEO of the FresnoMetro Black Chamber of Commerce. Tom Holyoke, KSEE24 political analyst and Fresno State Political Science professor. Cary Catalano, community activist and political analyst. ... -top-panel

Collegian editorial is typical liberal ploy
(Fresno Bee © 02/27/2016)
The Fresno State Collegian student paper recently published an opinion piece accusing presidential candidate Donald Trump of being a racist and bigot and being like Adolf Hitler. ... 56977.html

Students: Bush led invasions, too
(Fresno Bee © 02/27/2016)
Our attack upon Iraq and Afghanistan destroyed their infrastructure, their government and killed hundreds of thousands of people. It has led to Iranian influence in Iraq as well as a strengthened al-Qaida and ISIS. The Taliban still runs Afghanistan. If these students at Fresno State want to find Hitler, just let them take a look at our history. ... 58407.html

Take close look at Trump's political tactics
(Fresno Bee © 02/27/2016)
Anyone who has ever read "Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" by William L. Shirer (Simon Schuster, 1960) will immediately understand the Fresno State student newspaper's cover article.

North Fork casino in Madera getting closer to approval
(Fresno Bee © 02/27/2016)
"It allows voters to express their opinion on the issue, but it isn't terribly unusual that in the end it's just kind of a nonbinding kind of statement," said Kenneth Hansen, a Fresno State professor and coauthor of "New Politics of Indian Gaming." ... 36772.html

Education Buzz for Sunday, Feb. 28
(Fresno Bee © 02/27/2016)
Fresno State's The Collegian won first place for best website in a statewide journalism competition on Feb. 20. ... 50617.html

Fresno State hosts special lecture for deaf Latinos
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 02/27/2016)
Fresno State hosted a special lecture Friday for Latino parents with children who are hearing-impaired. ... s/1221290/

Andrew Fiala: When it comes to civility, do as we say, not as we do
(Fresno Bee © 02/26/2016)
Opponents of Trump also use inflammatory rhetoric. More than one pundit has called Trump a fascist. The Fresno State student newspaper even ran a picture with Trump's face imposed on Hitler's body in front of the White House. ... 57502.html

Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down
(Fresno Bee © 02/26/2016)
Thumbs up to Fresno State's Bulldog Marching Band leader, Jason Cruz, who will be the first recipient of the Fresno State Alumni Association's Bulldog Pride Fund drum major award. Cruz will be honored in the fall at the Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala, receiving a $2,000 award from the $50,000 fund raised by the Alumni Association. Cruz, an Edison High School graduate, is majoring in music education. ... 57472.html

5 Things To Do Today, Friday, Feb. 26
(Fresno Bee © 02/26/2016)
The author is the 2014 winner of the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry and her poetry collection, Rough Knowledge, will be available in spring. Fresno State, Alice Peters Auditorium, 5245 Backer Ave., Fresno, 559-278-1569, Free. 7-8:30 p.m. ... 62947.html

Many politicians compared to Hitler
(Fresno Bee © 02/26/2016)
I can barely bring myself to comment on the flap over The Collegian at Fresno State publishing an editorial comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler, because it's so hard to choose between laziness, idiocy and plagiarism when describing the piece. ... 46332.html

Money, elected office help candidates in open seats
(Fresno Bee © 02/26/2016)
Fresno State political science professor Jeff Cummins "One of the significant predictors of who wins races is prior political experience, prior elected office," Fresno State political science professor Jeff Cummins said. "Those always come up as one of the important factors, especially in an open race." ... 04567.html

Sentinel wins journalism awards
(Selma Enterprise © 02/26/2016)
The awards are sponsored by the Fresno Bee and the California State University, Fresno Department of Mass Communication and Journalism. ... cc377.html

Fresno State reclassified doctoral university
(Visalia Times-Delta © 02/26/2016)
From now on, Fresno State will be known as a doctoral university. The reclassification comes from the 2015 edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher rankings system. ... /81015880/
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