Media Clips 7.22-25.2016

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Media Clips 7.22-25.2016

Postby ucommstudent » Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:50 am


These media clips are provided by the Office of University Communications at California State University, Fresno. They are intended for the internal use of California State University, Fresno and should not be redistributed. If you want to print a story, do so now before the link expires. Questions and submissions may be sent to

Fresno State excels at saving water
(Fresno Bee © 07/25/2016)
In response to the July 18 letter criticizing Fresno State's watering practices, please note the university has a special state designation allowing a watering schedule that is unlike residences or businesses. ... 82002.html

The Best #MyTopCollege Picks Inspire A Serious Case Of FOMO
( © 07/25/2016)
Finishing up the top 10 is California State University, Fresno, followed by Ouachita Baptist University; Trinity University in Texas; Stony Brook University; Franciscan University of Steubenville; University of Central Oklahoma; and College of Idaho. ... 5cfa8378b1

Summer pushes new issues to forefront of Fresno mayor's race
(Fresno Bee © 07/24/2016)
Perea and Brand advanced from the June 7 primary. The general election is Nov. 8. This is usually a down time when candidates assess their campaigns, raise money, shore up endorsements and plan strategy for a race that usually starts around Labor Day. Instead, Brand and Perea find themselves addressing issues such as the shooting of Dylan Noble by Fresno police, increasing activity from the Black Lives Matter movement focused on national police shooting cases and the growing problem of northeast residents grappling with discolored water and, occasionally, the presence of lead. "Both candidates have a hill to climb here," says Tom Holyoke, a Fresno State political science professor. ... 42267.html

'Back the Blue' cruise shows solidarity for local law enforcement
(Fresno Bee © 07/24/2016)
About 45 people drove their vehicles across the planned route, visiting the Clovis and Fresno police departments and the Fresno County Sheriff's Office before ending the cruise at Campus Pointe at Fresno State. ... 09832.html

Education Buzz for Sunday, July 24
(Fresno Bee © 07/24/2016)
Fresno State President Joseph Castro was presented with the Distinguished Servant Leadership Award on July 14 for his contributions to the Executive Leadership Academy. ... 28997.html

Thumbs up, thumbs down
(Fresno Bee © 07/23/2016)
Thumbs up to Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro for receiving the Distinguished Servant Leadership Award for his contributions to the Executive Leadership Academy. The academy, which teaches higher education leaders to guide their institutions in a multicultural and global environment, is sponsored by the Center for Studies in Higher Education at UC Berkeley. In addition to being a founding fellow, board member and event sponsor, Castro has advanced 13 fellows to the program. ... 31427.html

The lesson of Auschwitz? Believe it or not, it's hope
(Fresno Bee © 07/23/2016)
I toured Auschwitz in Poland on the same day a man drove a truck through a crowd of people in the south of France. More than 80 people were killed in France. Millions were killed at Auschwitz. This world breaks our hearts. Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at Fresno State: ... 84572.html

US students are looking overseas for higher education
(Visalia Times-Delta © 07/23/2016)
Fresno State students can expect to shell out around $19,493 each year for tuition and fees, housing, food, books and supplies, transportation and personal items if they live in on-campus housing. ... /87471354/

Congressman Jim Costa Announces Endowment at AUA
(Asbarez © 07/22/2016)
In his remarks, Rep. Costa proudly announced the establishment of an endowment at AUA by Fresno resident Edward Kashian, reflecting the close existing relationship between California State University, Fresno [Fresno State] and AUA. He also touched upon his efforts in Congress, the worldwide political climate, the 2016 US presidential election, the realities of today’s Armenian-American community in Fresno, as well as the current situation in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh). ... nt-at-aua/

Why Comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler Is an Embarrassing Act of Ignorance and Also Political Irresponsiblility
(Huffington Post © 07/22/2016)
Recently, I discovered how in late February of this year Fresno State's student-run newspaper the Collegian ran a front-page editorial comparing Trump to Hitler. Its title was: "Donald Trump is going to get us all killed." It began with the words: "Trump's America is the Fourth Reich." It also had a photo of Trump's head on Hitler as Hitler was giving the Nazi salute. It also said: "Trump represents the rise of a new Hitler and is capable of the same atrocities." ... 97020.html

People may be throwing out good food and losing money because of the date on the package
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 07/22/2016)
In an experiment, Action News performed we saw if people could tell the difference between a normal egg and one that was three months old. Jessica Medina, from the Fresno State Food Security Project, argues most old food is perfectly edible. ... e/1437755/

Jim previews Kids Invent Summer Camps
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 07/22/2016)
Jim De La Vega spent the morning at Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship on the campus of Fresno State to preview Kids Invent, a summer camp for children with creative minds. Kids learn a little about everything from engineering to entrepreneurial concepts during the week-long camps. They get hands-on challenges that help them learn problem-solving and how to work in teams. ... mmer-camps

Paint Party at Fresno State
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 07/22/2016)
The Fresno State Paint Party supports the Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Childrens Literature. Saturday, July, 23 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Fresno State Viticulture and Enology V.E. Petrucci Library Barstow Avenue, between Cedar and Maple Tickets $55 Sign up online ... esno-state

Wet Ink New Music Festival is Saturday in Grass Valley
(The Union © 07/21/2016)
The Fresno-based Impetus Percussion Quartet, with Michael Downing, Sarah Basiletti, Adam Pietz and Robert Strong perform: from Japan: Alexis Alrich’s “Muse of Fire.” The title is from the prologue to Shakespeare’s play Henry the Fifth, which opens with a plea from the playwright”, “Oh, for a muse of fire.” The Quartet also performs [Fresno State] music professor Ken Froelich’s “Relay.” His music has been performed throughout Europe, Canada, Peru, Argentina, Chile, and China, as well as cities across the United States. He has been honored with numerous awards. ... aturday-in

Annual Returns to Orlando Librarians tackle inclusion, technology, and funding
(American Libraries © 07/20/2016)
The Sustainability Round Table (SustainRT) hosted a panel discussion on how libraries can serve as change agents to promote sustainability within their communities. Raymond Pun, first-year-student-success librarian at California State University, Fresno, incorporates campus sustainability as an embedded librarian for STEM courses. “My role is to do workshops for 150 students and to make it interesting,” he said. Typically that incorporates research problems that simultaneously teach data literacy while solving real problems, such as “Is air quality better during winter or spring?” or “Which kind of tree is most beneficial to campus?” ... s-orlando/
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