Media Clips 10.31.12

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Media Clips 10.31.12

Postby ucommstudent » Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:20 am


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Thomas Loewenheim pags 8-10
(Fresno Talent Magazine © 10/31/2012)
Thomas Loewenheim is a modern renaissance man: a unique musician who enjoys an international career, combining cello performance, conducting, and teaching at the highest levels.

Former Viking vaulter headed to Fresno Hall of Fame
(Kingsburg Recorder © 10/31/2012)
At Fresno State, she won indoor national championships in 1998 and 1999 and set the NCAA outdoor National Mark by jumping 14-3 1/2 in 1998. She went on to become a three time All-American and two time Western Athletic Conference indoor and outdoor champion. ... f887a.html

Another View: Uncertain future for higher education in state
(Selma Enterprise © 10/31/2012)
California voters will face a crucial question when they go to the polls Nov. 6 — Is higher education worth their investment for the good of society and the economic future of our state? After years of systematic legislative disinvestment in higher education, the percentage of Fresno State’s budget provided by the state dropped from 96 percent in 1991 to 48 percent in 2011. Now we are faced with the possibility of yet another cut that will severely hinder Fresno State’s ability to prepare the next generation of leaders. ... 963f4.html

CSU bold in illegal Prop. 30 lobbying
(Fresno Bee © 10/30/2012)
The California State University system traditionally has been the steady workhorse of California higher education, generating the engineers, teachers, accountants and middle-managers that any society needs. ... bying.html

PETER WEBER: FUSD's progress continues
(Fresno Bee © 10/30/2012)
Back in 2004, then-Mayor Alan Autry, was so discouraged by the failure of the district that he called for a mayoral takeover of FUSD. Today, former Mayor Autry is a committed supporter of trustees Valerie Davis, Cal Johnson, Carol Mills and Janet Ryan, who have worked collaboratively with Superintendent Michael Hanson to achieve the turn-around. So is Mayor Swearengin, who has two children enrolled in Fresno Unified. So are Superintendent Larry Powell, former Superintendents Walt Buster and Pete Mehas, Fresno State President John Welty, and many, many more. ... inues.html

USDA leader to speak at Central Valley Venture Forum
(Fresno Bee © 10/30/2012)
The event runs from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tickets include lunch and an afternoon reception and cost $60 before Tuesday, Nov. 6 or $75 after. Student tickets cost $25 though the Lyles Center at Fresno State. ... ntral.html

As CSU campus budgets drop, university presidents' pay under fire
(Los Angeles Daily News © 10/30/2012)
Annual tuition at the nation's largest university system is now $5,970, in addition to $1,047 in campus fees. Cal State University students could see an additional 5 percent tuition hike this spring if voters fail to pass Gov. Jerry Brown's November tax initiative. ... ts-get-big

Mike Hale: Your guide to the season of indulgence
(Monterey County Herald © 10/30/2012)
The tour begins at NutriNut in Visalia for walnuts, Sun-Maid in Kingsburg for raisins and dried pears, Valley Fig Growers in Fresno for Calimyrna figs, Gibson's Farm Market at California State University-Fresno for butter and honey and Nilmeier Farms for citrus for their handmade candied citron. ... indulgence

Administrators seek student opinions
(Pomona Poly Post © 10/30/2012)
Cal Poly Pomona students are facing a new financial burden known as a “Student Success Fee” which will raise tuition yet again. While the fee is expected to be unpopular with students, the transparency of the administration is to be commended. Unlike past tuition hikes that came out of the governor’s office in Sacramento, CPP students actually have a say in this fee. ... 0f31a.html

Fresno State crossing fingers for Prop. 30
(The Business Journal © 10/29/2012)
Fresno State says it will have to cut its budget by $7 million to $8 million if Proposition 30 fails at the polls next week. Gov. Jerry Brown's tax proposal aims to raise an average of $6 billion annually for schools by increasing taxes on the wealthy for seven years and increasing the state sales tax by 1/4 cent for four years. ... or-prop-30

Feinstein faults GOP, Obama for stalemate
(Fresno Bee© 10/29/2012)
Feinstein was in Fresno on Tuesday for a Maddy Institute luncheon speech, which was preceded by a meeting with The Bee's editorial board. The 79-year-old former San Francisco mayor is also in a re-election campaign, seeking her fourth full Senate term. ... k=misearch
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