Media Clips 10.20-22.2012

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Media Clips 10.20-22.2012

Postby madona » Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:22 am


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

Fresno County to sign up voters till midnight
(Fresno Bee © 10/22/2012)
Thomas Holyoke, political science professor at Fresno State, said stable voter registration numbers can be summed up in three words: "Lack of enthusiasm. ... oters.html

Action News team among Race for the Cure participants

(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 10/21/2012)
Thousands of people took part in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Fresno State including some members of the Action News team. ... id=8854074

Fiala on ethics: Work issues raise deep moral questions
(Fresno Bee © 10/20/2012)
Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of the Ethics Center at Fresno State. He has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from UCLA and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Vanderbilt University. His column, which runs twice a month in The Bee ... raise.html

Did Fresno State Break Law With Pro-Prop. 30 Letter?
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 10/20/2012)
But in a letter sent out to nearly 10,000 parents of Fresno State students, University President Dr. John Welty spells out the consequences if proposition 30 fails. The letter states, "Failure to approve proposition 30 will automatically trigger a mid-year, $250 million reduction in the state budget support for the California State University." ... -30-letter

Prop 30 debate at Fresno State
(KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno © 10/19/2012)
The proposition was debated at Fresno State on Thursday. Student Democrats and Republicans debated an issue that will have a direct impact on their education. ... id=8851445

Olympic boxer to headline Comcast store opening
(The Business Journal © 10/19/2012)
The grand opening will include a free reception and local elected officials and Fresno State mascot Time Out will be in attendance. The reception will run from noon to 4 p.m., with giveaways, food, refreshments and face painting. ... re-opening

Ole Miss fires Wiggins, former Fresno State women's basketball coach
(Fresno Bee © 10/20/2012)
Adrian Wiggins led Fresno State's women's basketball program out of scandal and into national prominence, but in a near-reversal is out at his new job at Ole Miss before coaching a single game amid an investigation into recruiting and academic irregularities. ... k=misearch

Fresno State event aids breast cancer battle
(Fresno Bee © 10/20/2012)
PHOTOS ... .St.8.jpeg

Educator and advocate Balderas remembered
(Fresno Bee © 10/20/2012)
Ms. Balderas, 73, a retired business and Chicano studies professor from Fresno State, died Sept. 28 after a long illness. Often called "the mayor of Sunset" -- a southwest Fresno neighborhood -- Ms. Balderas created friendships and credibility because she was knowledgeable and approachable, said her daughter, Raquel Haro. ... deras.html

Boardroom for Sunday, Oct. 21

(Fresno Bee © 10/20/2012)
Fresno State's Claude Laval Water, Energy and Technology (WET) Center was presented the Pacific Southwest Region's 2012 Efficient Water Infrastructure Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The awards program acknowledges commitments and significant contributions to protecting the environment. ... k=misearch

Prop. 30 is wrong

(Fresno Bee © 10/20/2012)
FYI - For the California voters to pass this measure would be a sin of commission -- similar to giving an alcoholic another bottle of moonshine. The California Legislature has yet to come to terms with its bad habit of buying votes by spewing our money onto meaningless rules, regulations and laws that favor only the minuscule few that stuff their re-election collection bags. ... k=misearch#storylink=cpy

Supports Prop. 38
(Fresno Bee © 10/20/2012)
FYI - I am sorry to see The Bee urging voters (less than enthusiastically it seems) to support Proposition 30.Voters have a clear choice on how to help the schools. Proposition 38 raises taxes, but all the money goes to fund education while allowing none of it go to the politicians in Sacramento to squander like they do the rest of our tax dollars. ... k=misearch#storylink=cpy

Teachers union stumps in Fresno for Prop. 30
(Fresno Bee © 10/21/2012)
The California Teacher's Association held a Sunday morning rally in Fresno to kick-start its final push to get voters to pass Proposition 30, which would raise the sales tax and taxes on the state's wealthiest to generate money for public schools. ... k=misearch
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