Media Clips 3.31.2017 to 4.3.2017

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Media Clips 3.31.2017 to 4.3.2017

Postby ucommstudent » Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:12 pm


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'1984' screening turns focus on Big Brother
(Fresno Bee © 04/02/2017)
There will be a screening of the 1984 film, "1984," on Tuesday, April 4, at the Community Media Access Collaborative offices presented by Fresno State CineCulture. This will be one of 180 screenings across the country in support of the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Funding for all three would be cut under President Donald Trump's federal budget. ... 02038.html

(ABC30 © 04/02/2017)
Fresno State students have voted no on a $200 a semester fee to build a new 100,000 square foot student union in the center of campus officials said. The fee hike would not have kicked in until the project was done and the building opened. ... n/1826657/

Even as a U.S. Kid, I Was Afraid of ‘La Migra’
(KQED© 04/03/2017)
In honor of Cesar Chavez Day, the Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno partnered with StoryCorps to record and preserve the stories of Latino families in the San Joaquin Valley. ... -la-migra/

Valley’s economic index hits record last month
(The Business Journal © 04/03/2017)
The San Joaquin Valley’s leading economic indicator soared to record levels in February, according to research from the Craig School of Business at Fresno State. ... last-month

Fresno State students say 'no' to new $80M student union, fee increase
(The Business Journal © 03/30/2017)
Fresno State students have voted against increasing fees by about $400 annually to help fund construction of a new student union estimated to cost about $80 million. ... e-increase

5 Things To Do Today, Sunday, April 2
(Fresno Bee © 04/02/2017)
The cosplay convention includes speakers, vendors and live music. Fresno State, North Gym 118, Fresno,, ... 25449.html

Comic fans flock to FresCon Comic Convention at Fresno State
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 04/02/2017)
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- For the third year running, Fresno's version of Comic-Con is bringing anime to life. Gaming and Comic book fans are gathering at Fresno State this weekend for the Frescon Comic Convention. Much like San Diego's Comic-Con, it features artists, panels, collectibles and a content for the best cosplay costume. "I'm normally a very shy person, but this character is a bit more. ... e/1829855/

‘Cinderella’ ballet offers lighthearted touch
(The Fresno Bee © 04/02/2017)
Among my arts picks for the week, “Cinderella” gets an international touch, April Fool’s Day gets the choral treatment and a noted Native American visual artist gets to strut his stuff at Fresno State. Read on for ways to crowd your calendar. ... 70758.html

25 things to do in the Valley in April
(Fresno Bee © 04/01/2017)
Vintage Days returns to the Fresno State campus April 21-23 where more than 50,000 people are expected to attend.Earth Day celebration Family Day at the Fresno Art Museum provides families the chance to learn about the arts and world culture April 22. ... 53769.html

Nearly five decades of flavor at Sierra Nut House
(Fresno Bee © 04/01/2017)
Wine, too, has found a place in Sierra Nut House. Local and regional selections, including those produced by Fresno State Winery, are available at the Villagio store, which offers tastings at its wine bar. Out-of-towners craving a taste of home can place orders online. ... 40009.html

Fresno State serves Valley and society at large
(Fresno Bee © 04/01/2017)
I congratulate Tim Sheehan for writing the article, "Fresno State's Economic Impact: Nearly 10,000 jobs, $717 million in spending" (March 28). I am happy to see the positive outcomes that derive from our local California State University being acknowledged. I am a Fresno State student and I strongly believe that education is essential to economic growth in the San Joaquin Valley. ... 75744.html

PHOTOS: Howling winds create problems Valley-wide
(KBAC Fox 58 Bakersfield © 04/01/2017)
A windy day in the Valley caused a number of power outages and sent trees falling to the ground. PG&E is blaming the wind for more than 130 power outages in the Fresno area impacting 6400 customers. Countless trees fell. Likely the most frightening was a branch that crashed through a window at Fresno State. We're told that a science class was in session at McLane Hall when the window was shattered. ... alley-wide

Celebrate Cesar Chavez Day
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 04/01/2017)
Friday, March 31st is Cesar Chavez Day. Fresno State is honoring his legacy with a host of events. ... /683998082

Commission on Aging senior award winners to be honored in May

(Modesto Examiner © 04/01/2017)
University Women send students to technology event The Modesto/Turlock American Association of University Women will send six girls, all seventh graders from Stanislaus County schools, to Tech Trek at California State University, Fresno, in June. The girls will spend a week studying science, technology, engineering, math and robotics.

Report shows Fresno State economic impact
(Porterville Recorder © 04/01/2017)
Fresno State is a powerful economic driver in the Central Valley, pumping $716.9 million in business sales into the region according to a new report. The study, conducted by the Craig School of Business at Fresno State, measured the economic ripple effect of the university and its auxiliaries on job creation, sales for local firms, generated sales tax and employee and student spending. ... 06c0f.html

Fresno State students reject new study union
(Central Valley Business Times © 03/31/2017)
Vote follows last week’s tuition increase decision A proposed new student union building has been rejected by students at Fresno State University. Students were asked to approve a fee increase of $200 per semester (fall and spring) to take effect when the doors would open on the proposed $80 million building in about four to five years.
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.c ... /?ID=32368

Nearly five decades of flavor at Sierra Nut House
(Clovis Independent © 03/31/2017)
Many have local ties, although some of the products are imports from countries like Italy and France. Wine, too, has found a place in Sierra Nut House. Local and regional selections, including those produced by Fresno State Winery, are available at the Villagio store, which offers tastings at its wine bar. ... 40009.html

Fresno State students reject fee that would have built new student union
(Fresno Bee © 03/31/2017)
Students were asked to approve an annual fee increase of $400 that would not have gone into affect until the new building was open for service â€" an estimated four to five years. The proposed $80 million building would have replaced the current student union, which was built in 1968 and was meant to serve about 10,000 students. Now, the university serves about 24,000. ... 43934.html

Tabletop game craze catching on in the Valley
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 03/31/2017)
Zimmerman said what makes the game unique is that Labyrinth can be played with a group of even solo. His game is sold online and he hopes one day to make Labyrinth a household game. You can meet the creator of Labyrinth and celebrate all things pop culture at Frescon which runs Saturday and Sunday at Fresno State. ... y/1827193/

CUSD's Laitno Student Sucess Conference
(Vida en el Valle © 03/31/2017)
Clovis Unified School District’s 4th annual Latino Student Success Conference at Fresno State University on Friday, March 31. Approximately 800 high school students in CUSD attended the conference that included keynote speaker, panel of professionals, mentors and a career/college fair. ... 19639.html
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