Media Clips 9.20.2012

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Media Clips 9.20.2012

Postby madona » Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:31 am

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(Arizona Daily Star © 09/20/2012)
And while his educational contributions may not be known to a majority of Latinos in Southern Arizona, Orozco's work in bilingual education and pre-Mesoamerican culture was profound. He was a national leader in bilingual education. In 1975 California State University at Fresno, hired Orozco as one of its first Mexican-American professors.

Welty warns tuition hike is alternative to rejecting Prop. 30
(Fresno Bee © 09/20/2012)
Fresno State President John Welty said Wednesday that a contingency plan to raise tuition 5% should send a clear message to voters about the dangers of rejecting Proposition 30 on the November ballot. The California State University Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition by $150 per semester beginning in January if the governor’s tax initiative fails. The increase would put annual tuition at $6,270 for full-time undergraduates.

Public education advocacy group will recognize four community leaders
(Fresno Bee © 09/20/2012)
-- Earl Smittcamp, a prominent agribusiness leader who founded Wawona Frozen Foods in Clovis with his wife, Muriel, nearly 70 years ago. In 1997, the couple donated $1 million to Fresno State to establish the Smittcamp Family Honors College.

Cheaper Student Loans, Who Knew?
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 09/20/2012)
Heading off to college in the CSU system could get a little more expensive next year if the Governor Brown's tax initiative doesn't pass. Fresno State freshman Jasmit Mann hopes one day become a high school counselor.

Fresno State Physics Majors Reflect on 'God Particle' Experience
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 09/20/2012)
The Higgs-Boson particle: It explains why atoms have weight, and how the universe works. The discovery is still fresh in the minds of Fresno State professor Dr. Yongsheng Gao and several of his post-doctorate students. Arya Afshari, Physics Major: "I worked on programming, my colleagues worked on experimental aspects of the detectors."

CSU official's comment is the lowest blow
(Torrance Daily Breeze © 09/20/2012)
"The $150 per semester increase will be one of the lowest tuition increases that we've had in the last seven years," Reed said. Who is supposed to feel good about this? Wouldn't it be better if this was one of the hi//ghest tuition increases in the past seven years? Or if it was the only tuition increase in the past seven years?

Man shot, killed by police during Fresno standoff
(Fresno Bee - 9/19/2012)
The fatal officer-involved shooting unfolded shortly after 8:30 a.m. at a modest home in the 5600 block of Millbrook Avenue near Browning Avenue, and a few blocks north of Fresno State's Bulldog Stadium.

Bentley: Fresno State football fans won't see much on TV
(Fresno Bee - 9/19/2012)
Unless things change in the next few weeks, you will be able to see only four of the remaining nine Fresno State football games on television.Saturday's game against Tulsa will be shown on the CBS Sports Network that can be seen on: Comcast Channel 418; AT&T U-Verse, Channel 643; DirecTV, Channel 613; and Dish Network, Channel 158.
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