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Media Clips 5.25-26.2017

PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2017 10:30 am
by ucommstudent


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

Now, more than ever, good job and college degree go hand in hand
(Fresno Bee © 05/26/2017)
For the doubters, we point to positive developments at Fresno State and the other 22 CSU campuses after it was reported 18 months ago that that only 20 percent of students system wide were graduating in four years. ... 64129.html

Cyclones of Jupiter. Sweet corn! Old Kids on the Block. Your Morning Scoop
(Fresno Bee © 05/26/2017)
Fresno State sweet corn goes on sale in a week ... 96599.html

Mary's Chickens takes top honor at California Family Business Awards
(The Business Journal © 05/26/2017)
The Pitman family accepts its California Family Business Award from the Institute for Family Business at Fresno State. Photo by Gabriel DillardSanger-based Marys Chickens, and the Pitman family, are the 2017 winners of the California Family Business Award bestowed by the Institute for Family Business at Fresno State. ... ess-awards

How sweet it is – Fresno State corn arrives in one week
(Fresno Bee © 05/25/2017)
It’s official. Fresno State sweet corn will be available starting June 2 at the Gibson Farm Market . ... 07609.html

Chris Stapleton coming to Central Valley
(Visalia Times-Delta © 05/24/2017)
Stapleton’s tour in support of his new album “From A Room: Volume 1” comes Thursday, June 1 to the Save Mart Center on the campus of Fresno State. “We got the luxury of making the last record in this vacuum where no one could interfere,” he said. ... 101797884/

Feminist Artists Revive the Spirit of the Woman's Building
(KCET © 05/25/2017)
Judy Chicago, the co-founder who established the first feminist art program at [Fresno State], further roots the Woman’s Building in the San Joaquin Valley. Interest in Chicago is hot right now. Emmy-winning director Jill Soloway is developing a series on Chicago who brought what she started at Fresno to Los Angeles, turning it into the Feminist Studio Workshop. ... s-building

Fresno joins list of big cities around the globe to offer the Uber Eats app
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 05/25/2017)
Fresno State played a big part in making the app available here. Helana is an Uber driver who figures she will make extra money delivering food, especially to college students. "We have our study group and you get hungry okay. You gotta get somebody. Who is gonna go with this person and gets everybody's money? Well you can just sit there on your phone, study, and order your food and have it brought to you." ... p/2032542/

US Approves $650M for Train System, Also Helps High-Speed Rail
(Mass Transit Magazine © 05/24/2017)
Trump has spoken favorably of high-speed rail and lamented that the United States is behind many other countries that have bullet trains. Central San Joaquin Valley supporters of Trump tend not to support the train, according to a study this month by the Institute for Leadership and Public Policy at Fresno State. About 62 percent of his supporters oppose the train, compared to the 58 percent overall who support it. ... speed-rail

Frustrated with campus discourse limits, California Republicans take on 'free speech zones'
(San Diego Union Tribune © 05/24/2017)
Such zones have prompted a spate of lawsuits. Tomas suit against Cal Poly Pomona was settled for $35,000. Earlier this month, the Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative Christian group, sued on behalf of an anti-abortion group at Fresno State, after a teacher said the students chalk messages ran afoul of the schools speech zone policy. The university's president, Joseph Castro, said that policy had been overturned two years ago. ... story.html