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Annual Fresno State Campus Festival Celebrates 47 years With Activities Via Digital Platforms

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FRESNO — The three-day Vintage Days festival has shifted again this year to host performances and activities online for the community from April 16 through 18. The student committee behind the festival announced on Feb. 19 that in-person festivities would be canceled for the second year in alignment with public health advisories. Vintage Days, an annual campus festival in its ...

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Fresno State Campus Winery Savors Recent Awards

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FRESNO — After recently winning another Fresno Bee People’s Choice award, the Fresno State Winery added its first medals of the year at the San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition. The student-made wines won one gold medal and three silver medals in the largest North American wine competition that evaluated nearly 5,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries. Fresno State’s 2019 ...

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Fresno State Contributes Millions in Economic Impact

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FRESNO — Salvador Solorio-Ruiz grew up in Delano, a small Central Valley town where 22% of residents live in poverty, according to the U.S. Census. The son of immigrants, however, was bound for something different when he became the first in his family to graduate from college — Fresno State. He returned to his hometown, started working and also ran for ...

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Fresno State In-Person Commencement

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Fresno State Plans In-Person Commencement Due to Improving COVID Numbers FRESNO — Fresno County’s COVID-19 improved ranking to the state’s red tier category will allow Fresno State to offer smaller-scale, in-person commencement ceremonies May 14, 15, and 16 in Bulldog Stadium for graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021. “With the expectation that Fresno County will be in a ...

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2021 Virtual Academic Pentathlon a Success!

MADERA COUNTY – The second virtual Madera County Academic Pentathlon concluded with an online Super Quiz after a full morning of testing on Saturday, March 13.  Rivergold Elementary School was the victor in this year’s 7th grade competition and Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School (MLK) was the champion in the eighth grade competition. This is MLK’s first overall team ...

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Adopt-A-Senior: Class of 2021

Submitted by Jessica McGrail and Priya Cheema, Student Journalists for Minarets Press The “Adopt-a-Senior” event is back up and running for this year’s senior class! As of Feb. 21, 2021, Courtney Herrera, the organizer, has set up a new Facebook group for the Class of 2021 for any senior in the mountain community. For those interested in getting involved, parents ...

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Minarets Seniors Host Waste Drop-Off Event

Submitted by Stevi Valenzuela, Student Journalist for Minarets Press On Feb. 6, seniors Matthew Sheller and Moises Agundez hosted a non-hazardous household waste drop-off event for their Senior Legacy Experience (SLE), free to all of Madera County. Last year, Sheller’s brother Michael held the same SLE, inspiring Sheller and Agundez to carry it on another year with the hopes someone ...

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One Year Later: Minarets Reflects on COVID Anniversary

Submitted by Jolene Anderson & Mia Hipwood, Student Journalists for Minaret’s Press With the anniversary of COVID-19 mandated quarantine coming up this Saturday, students and staff at Minarets High School reflect on the past year, talking about their struggles and disappointments. Freshman Acacia Edeluchel recalls that her teachers had previously talked about the possibility of schools closing, but she didn’t ...

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Yosemite Unified Board Meeting

OAKHURST – Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) will be holding their next Board Meeting on March 8, 2021, via google meet.  This is a great opportunity for parents and citizens interested in participating in the Board Meetings for YUSD. Attached is the agenda for Monday’s meeting. 3.8.2021 Board Meeting Agenda Request for Public Comment needs to be emailed to Raylene ...

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