Media Clips 11.2.12

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Media Clips 11.2.12

Postby ucommstudent » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:29 am


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Poll: Jerry Brown’s Prop. 30 Has A Chance
(11/2/2012 © CBS Sacramento)
FYI- California’s undecided voters will determine the fate of Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative as the latest public opinion survey shows support slipping below the majority needed for passage. ... -a-chance/

Extracurricular Activities California State University administrators campaign for a tax hike.
(11/2/2012 © City Journal)
At the same time, CSU officials can’t be too obvious. In October, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association sued Cal State Monterey Bay over an e-mail from humanities professor Ernest Stromberg urging students to vote for Prop. 30. The lawsuit cites the same provision of the state education code that Richmond may have violated in his commencement remarks last spring. Meantime, Cal State Fresno president William Covino sent an e-mail to faculty members last month warning them about using the lecture hall as a political soapbox.

FTA, FUSD close in on $37.3m federal grant
(11/2/2012 © Fresno Bee)
On Thursday, the Children's Movement, a citizen-led, nonpartisan group working to improve the well-being and education of children, released a video encouraging the union to endorse the application. It included statements from Fresno State President John Welty and Fresno County Superior Court Judge David Gottlieb. ... deral.html

Local events for the week of Nov. 2-8
(11/1/2012 © Fresno Bee)
Sixty young German musicians have descended on Fresno. They're spending a week rehearsing, attending special master classes with music professors at Fresno State and enjoying the enticements of Central California -- including a Yosemite hike -- as they prepare as special guests for the kickoff of the Youth Orchestras of Fresno 2012-13 season. ... f-nov.html

Reflective black drama opens at Fresno State
(11/1/2012 © Fresno Bee)
Francine Oputa stars as Weedy in Fresno State's theater production of "Sty of the Blind Pig." The drama, by Phillip Hayes Dean, is set during the 1950s on Chicago's South Side, just before the civil rights movement began to burgeon. Thomas-Whit Ellis directs. ... ns-at.html

Fresno Choral Artists present 'An American Tribute
(11/1/2012 © Fresno Bee)
The ensemble, founded in 1987 as a graduate-level choir at Fresno State, later became an independent nonprofit performance group. It is devoted to providing professional-level vocal programs, including pieces well beyond the performance ability of the average choral group. ... esent.html

BUSINESS NEWS: Visalia chamber to hold social media seminar
(11/1/2012 © Hanford Sentinel)
The 7th Annual Central Valley Venture Forum, a partnership of California State University, Fresno and the Central Valley Fund, will be held at College of Sequoias on Nov. 13. ... 963f4.html

Kings Art Center Guild to be honored
(11/1/2012 © Hanford Sentinel)
Also being honored are John D. Welty, president at California State University, Fresno, and Me-n-Ed's Pizzerias, Inc., along with many other individuals for their philanthropy and volunteer fundraising efforts. ... f887a.html

Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes nine notables
(11/1/2012 © Fresno Bee)
Softball All-America pitchers Carie Dever-Boaz (Woodlake High) and Jamie Southern- Wiggins (Clovis) of Fresno State, former Bulldogs national champion pole vaulter Melissa Price-Lewis (Kingsburg), former Fresno State judo coach and multiple U.S. champ Haruo Imamura and the 1989 NAIA championship Fresno Pacific volleyball team were among the nine honorees. ... rylink=cpy

"Breaking the Silence" summit addresses Hepatitis C threat
(10/4/2012 © ABC30)
A health summit at Fresno State demonstrated what the public needs to know about this growing health threat ... id=8871254

The Collegian talks Prop. 30 with Welty
(10/4/2012 © The Collegian)
Fresno State president John Welty sat down and talked with The Collegian on Wednesday to discuss Proposition 30 – introduced on the Nov. 6 ballot by Gov. Jerry Brown. ... ith-welty/
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