MCJ student creates Spanish language podcast on COVID-19

Olegario Tapia in front of a waterfall

As businesses closed and schools began operating remotely due to COVID-19, Olegario Tapia became concerned as he watched his mother leave to work in the fields around Dinuba. “An abundance of the information my family consumed about the new virus came from unreliable social media outlets, and a lot of the time, it was misinformation […]

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Seedlings from Hiroshima planted in Peace Garden on 75th anniversary of atomic bombing

The Peace Garden with the bust of Gandhi surrounded by trees reflecting on the nearby Henry Madden Library.

Many survivors tell a similar story. As the sun rose over Hiroshima on a clear summer morning on Aug. 6, 1945, air-raid sirens blared, rousing a sleeping city awake. Several minutes later, an all-clear was issued, the sirens stopped, and the estimated 350,000 residents of the city began their daily routines on a hot summer day. 31,000 feet above…

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Featured Supporter: Danny Swartz

Featured Supporter: Danny Swartz

In 1987, Fresno State student Danny Swartz departed for London. It was only his second trip on a plane — the first had been a short hop from Fresno to San Francisco — and his first time out of the country. Up until that point, he had only left the state a couple of times to go to Reno and Las Vegas. Now he would be spending his spring semester in London as part of the Fresno State London Program.

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