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Media Clips 4.21.2017

PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:07 am
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Armenian genocide to be remembered in April events in Fresno
(Fresno Bee © 04/21/2017)
A commemoration and flag-raising event to remember the Armenian genocide is planned at Fresno City Hall, 2600 Fresno St., from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/art ... 44729.html

Fresno State to Hold “Religion of Peace” Interfaith Conference
(GV Wire © 04/21/2017)
Next Monday (April 24) from 2:00-3:15 PM, the “Religion of Peace” conference is scheduled to take place at Fresno State. Organized by a number of local groups, the conference is free to all and will feature a panel discussion from Valley faith leaders.
http://gvwire.com/2017/04/fresno-state- ... onference/

Fresno State Professor on Paid Leave for Anti-Trump Tweet
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education © 04/21/2017)
Fresno State University in California says an American history professor who tweeted that President Donald Trump “must hang” will be on paid leave for the rest of the semester. The university says in a statement.
https://diverseeducation.com/article/95503/

With ‘Die Fledermaus,’ Fresno State offers Roaring ‘20s comic romp
(Fresno Bee © 04/21/2017)
Maria Briggs, Fresno State's newest opera professor, is a transplant from Australia who was born in Russia, so she knows how to adapt. Consider her setting for the new fully staged Fresno State Opera Theatre production of “Die Fledermaus.”
http://www.fresnobee.com/entertainment/ ... rylink=cpy

Fresno area entertainment calendar, April 21-27
(Fresno Bee © 04/21/2017)
Fresno State Wahlberg Recital Hall, Fresno, http://www.fresnostate.edu/artshum/music/concerts, $6, 8 p.m. April 26.
http://www.fresnobee.com/entertainment/ ... 81534.html

Twitter, Faculty Hangman
(Inside Higher Education © 04/21/2017)
Many in academe wouldn't bat an eye at Maischak's comments, since professors tend to skew to the political left, and a large number have expressed particular concern about the rhetoric and actions of the Trump administration. Professors themselves often employ their own brands of rhetoric, using strong language for effect that they say should not be taken literally. And Maischak has since said he never meant to incite actual violence against the president.
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/201 ... r-who-said

Your Weekend

(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 04/21/2017)
Vintage Days April 21st to the 23rd Fresno State (VIDEO).
http://abc30.com/entertainment/your-weekend/1897533/

Fresno State AD wants to help victims of child sexual abuse
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 04/21/2017)
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Fresno State Athletic Director Jim Bartko is sharing his story of childhood abuse with the hopes of helping others come forward (VIDEO).
http://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/f ... /695179245

Laguna Beach Local News Thanks for Not Teaching - Laguna Beach Local News

(Laguna Beach Independent © 04/21/2017)
Last week, a Cal State Fresno teacher tweeted at #TheResistance that President Trump should be hung, encouraged assassination, and called for the execution of two Republicans for each immigrant deported. There is something seriously wrong with our education system when teachers like these are permitted in our children’s classrooms.
http://www.lagunabeachindy.com/thanks-not-teaching/

Fresno State professor placed on leave after tweeting 'Trump must hang'
(Los Angeles Times © 04/21/2017)
A history professor at Fresno State University has been placed on paid leave after writing on Twitter that President Trump must hang to save American democracy. Fresno State President Joseph Castro announced Monday that Lars Maischak has agreed to go on paid leave for the rest of spring semester. The professor posted the tweet in late February. Maischak, who teaches five American history classes to more than 200 students, will spend the rest of the semester conducting research off campus, Castro said in a statement.
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-m ... story.html

TRUMP TWEETS BY COLLEGE PROFESSORS END IN SUSPENSION, RESIGNATION AND APOLOGIES
(Newsweek © 04/21/2017)
California's Fresno State University put a professor on paid leave this week for tweets he posted in February calling for President Donald Trump's execution. Lars Maischak, a history professor with more than 200 students in five classes, will be doing off-campus research for what's left of the semester, the Los Angeles Times reported.
http://www.newsweek.com/college-profess ... ump-586809

Cultivating Leaderful Ecosystems
(Nonprofit Quarterly © 04/21/2017)
Joseph Castro, president of California State University (CSU), Fresno, finds it critical to think of leadership within an interconnected system. CSU Fresno is part of a broader ecosystem, one that is larger than its students, staff, and faculty. It is part of the social and economic fabric of Fresno and its surrounding communities.
https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2017/04/ ... cosystems/

California State University cannot justify administrative growth, manager raises, audit says

(Sacramento Bee © 04/20/2017)
CSU - The California State University system has hired new managers at more than double the rate of other employees over the past decade, perhaps unnecessarily, according to a new state audit released Thursday.
http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-gov ... 76119.html