Media Clips 10.10.2012

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Media Clips 10.10.2012

Postby madona » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:44 am


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Fresno fraternity members evasive in drinking death investigation
(Fresno Bee © 10/10/2012)
Leaders of the Fresno State fraternity where a freshman drank himself to death told 15 pledges they couldn't leave a room until they polished off multiple bottles of liquor, a court document released Tuesday stated. ... ating.html

Report: Bakersfield teen carried to 'drunk room' before dying
(KBAC Fox 58 Bakersfield © 10/10/2012)
This and other information is contained in a search warrant obtained by Eyewitness News. The 18-year-old Dhanens recently graduated from Bakersfield's Garces High and was attending Fresno State University. The chain of events began on the evening of Friday, Aug. 31, when Dhanens attended a "pinning ceremony" at Theta Chi Fraternity with 14-15 other pledges and 30-40 active frat members. Afterward, the group went to celebrate at a restaurant. ... 05271.html

Growers Get Answers at Grape Day
(American Vineyard -September 2012)
In August a sizable group of grape growers, researchers and students gathered at the Viticulture and Enology Research Center (VERC) at California State University Fresno, for a biennial event known as Grape Day. ... rs0072.pdf ... s-2008.pdf

Fraternity could be held accountable for drinking death
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 10/10/2012)
Investigators say fraternity chairman Aaron Raymo and Leonard Serrato bought the liquor he consumed from a store near Fresno State. ... id=8841445

Fraternity members not cooperating in drinking death investigation

(Bakersfield Californian © 10/09/2012)
Members of the Theta Chi Fraternity at Fresno State have been evasive and are impeding the investigation of the alcohol-related death of Patrick Dhanens, a freshman fraternity pledge from Bakersfield, according to an affidavit filed in Fresno County Superior Court. ... gn=synapse

The complicated emotions behind the Supreme Court’s upcoming argument on affirmative action.
( - 10/9/2012)
I’ll start with the anger. J.R. Constable writes that after taking the community college courses he was told were required, he tried to transfer to California State University at Fresno, only to be told by a counselor there off the record: “ ‘We can’t admit you, because we have too many white males enrolled in your major.’ ” He says, “I was enraged,” and continues: ... ns_.3.html
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