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(Stone) Soup for Thought

(Stone) Soup for Thought

How one organization is inspiring positive change in a local neighborhood

by Esra Hashem

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An 8-year-old boy carrying a loaded gun approached Kathy Garabed, looking for help after receiving instructions from a local gang to carry out its next hit.

It was not the first time Garabed, a refugee resettlement worker, Read "(Stone) Soup for Thought" […]

(Stone) Soup for Thought 2016-11-22T17:51:13+00:00

Red Eye

Red Eye

A look through the lens of the University photographer

Photo by Cary Edmondson


Children who participate in programs at Stone Soup Fresno gain early education in areas that prepare them to excel in school. Stone Soup is a community-benefit organization established in 1992 to support health, solace, education, culture and citizenship among Southeast Asian families.

Fresno State Read "Red Eye" […]

Red Eye 2016-11-22T00:19:38+00:00

Expert Q&A: Gardening

Expert Q&A: Gardening

Planting a Sustainable, Drought-tolerant Garden

by Geoff Thurner


Expert Q&A: Gardening

FresnoState Magazine sat down with Calliope Correia, a Fresno State instructional support technician with 15 years of experience in water-wise gardening, to learn some of her best tips. Planting a drought-tolerant landscape or garden doesn’t mean people only Read "Expert Q&A: Gardening" […]

Expert Q&A: Gardening 2016-11-16T01:15:05+00:00

Open for Generations

Open for Generations

Family businesses are driving the economy while evolving with each generation

Story by Eddie Hughes
Photos by Cary Edmondson

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John and James Rosetta’s parents immigrated to the United States from Italy in the 1920s in search of a better life for their family. It was a well executed idea — until tragedy struck. Read "Open for Generations" […]

Open for Generations 2016-11-22T17:53:02+00:00

Good as Gold

Good as Gold

Paul George becomes the 20th Olympic medalist from Fresno State

by Eddie Hughes

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While helping the USA team win all eight of its games over two weeks against the best basketball-playing countries in the world, Paul George closed the book on his recovery from a gruesome broken leg suffered while playing with Read "Good as Gold" […]

Good as Gold 2016-12-05T21:54:40+00:00

Fresno State News

Fresno State News

A University on the Rise — and a Ranking to Prove it

by Tom Uribes

Fresno State was selected alongside seven Ivy League institutions, five University of California campuses and Stanford University in a national ranking of the top universities in the United States.

Washington Monthly, a D.C.-based magazine known for its annual rankings of American Read "Fresno State News" […]

Fresno State News 2016-11-22T19:28:31+00:00

In Memoriam

‘For thee, our hopes and memories

Sondra Lee Applegate, March 15 in Visalia.

Lisa Kim Bach (1989), April 20 in Las Vegas.

Betty M. Bainter (1969), June 24 in Fresno.

Henry Barigian (1955), Aug. 5 in Florence, Oregon.

Peggy Jean Barker (1981), May 2 in Tulare.

Wayne C. Bergman (1960), Feb. 21 in Fresno.

Carl Bocchini (1964), June 9 in Santa Cruz.

Wayne Read "In Memoriam" […]

In Memoriam 2016-11-16T01:21:22+00:00

Fueling Valley Business

How Fresno State programs and resources are fostering bold business ideas

Craig School of Business

The Craig School of Business at Fresno State offers a master’s in business administration and bachelor’s degrees in economics and business administration (accountancy, finance and business law, information systems and decision sciences, management and marketing). One of the top business schools in Read "Fueling Valley Business" […]

Fueling Valley Business 2016-11-21T19:00:33+00:00

’Dog Houses


Alumni couple shows backyard Bulldog spirit

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Richard Marshall, a former Bulldogs football player and nine-year NFL veteran, and wife Jasmine (Plummer) Marshall, a former Bulldogs basketball standout, built the perfect spot to compete in the backyard of their new Riverside home. It’s also a fun place to play with their three young Read "’Dog Houses" […]

’Dog Houses 2016-11-22T17:59:33+00:00