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Media Clips 4.26.2017

PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:04 am
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UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL IN FRESNO RANKS AMONG THE BEST ON LIST FOR BEST HIGH SCHOOLS IN CALIFORNIA
(ABC30 © 04/26/2017)
The list of best high schools in the country is out and Fresno's University High is among the best.
http://abc30.com/education/university-h ... a/1917199/

Project Vera Bradley: Students compete to remake River Park store in 72 hours
(Fresno Bee © 04/26/2017)
Fifteen Fresno State fashion merchandising students went head-to-head in a competition this week to redesign River Park's Top Drawer store.
http://www.fresnobee.com/living/food-dr ... 88824.html

What I love about Fresno: a thank you note from our Poet Laureate
(Fresno Bee © 04/26/2017)
I organized an event in memory of the 49 victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting and several readings featuring many of Fresnoâ€(tm)s best poets at the Fresno Arts Council. I read at the HmongStory40 exhibit, Clovis Community College, Fresno State, and the San Joaquin River Center, and I spoke at several events for the Fresno County Library.
http://www.fresnobee.com/opinion/reader ... 46424.html

Today: Poet Laureate Closing Events & Livestream
(HueWire © 04/26/2017)
Titled “Speak the People/the Spark/el Poema,” the celebration will kick off at noon with a choral performance by the Fresno State Chamber Singers, who hail from Herrera’s hometown of Fresno, California. They will perform newly commissioned pieces developed in collaboration with Herrera.
https://www.huewire.com/today-poet-laur ... ivestream/

Free speech is costly for California Republicans
(OC Register © 04/26/2017)
Lars Maischak is a history professor at California State University, Fresno, who tweeted, “To save American democracy, Trump must hang. The sooner and the higher, the better. #TheResistance #DeathToFascism”
http://www.ocregister.com/2017/04/26/fr ... publicans/

TWO CARS APPROACHED A CLEARWATER INTERSECTION
(Tampa Bay Times © 04/26/2017)
Andrew Fox, a professor at California State University, Fresno, who specializes in juvenile crime and social network analyses, did his own review of Times data and concluded that kids arrested have “a shocking amount of connectivity. http://www.tampabay.com/projects/2017/i ... -epidemic/

U.S. News and World Report: University High School seventh best in California
(The Fresno Bee © 04/26/2017)
The music-based charter school, located on Fresno State’s campus, was also ranked No. 7 in the state last year, but its national ranking has increased. University High, which has a 97 percent college acceptance rate, is ranked No. 65 in the nation, up from No. 81 in 2016. It is also ranked as the 19th best charter school in the country.
http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/edu ... 776419.htm

FFA youth learn journalism at annual conference
(Vida en el Valle © 04/26/2017)
The conference was sponsored in part by Fresno State specifically the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology on campus. Nearly 7,000 members from throughout the state attend the conference and represent the state’s 330 FFA chapters.
http://www.vidaenelvalle.com/news/state ... 69579.html

Audit: University of California hid $175M in secret fund
(The Fresno Bee © 04/26/2017)
UC NEWS - University of California administrators hid $175 million from the public, its governing board and lawmakers in a secret reserve fund even as the UC raised tuition and asked the state for more funding, the state auditor said in a scathing report released Tuesday.
http://www.fresnobee.com/news/business/ ... 67399.html