Fresno State debate team places third at tournament

Barking Bulldogs Debate Team win another trophy

Primavera Leal Martinez and Hunter Sansom, with the Barking Bulldogs Debate Team, finished in third place in the varsity division of the recent Winter at the Beach Speech and Debate Tournament held on the California State University Long Beach campus Feb. 2-4. Martinez earned the eighth-place speaker award and Sansom earned 12th place. “We took three novice teams […]

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Barking Bulldogs place third in debate tournament

From left: Quinten Levin, Hunter Sansom, Primavera Leal Martinez, Nick Mirza, Correll Vaughn and Tom Boroujeni.

Fresno State Barking Bulldog debaters Primavera Leal Martinez and Hunter Sansom placed third in the Robert Barbera Debate Tournament at California State University Northridge, Nov. 10-12, their final tournament of the fall semester. 

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Top 10 stories of Fall 2016

We’ve put together a list of the Top 10 Stories on the Arts and Humanities blog in Fall 2016: No. 10: Debate camp draws students from around the state  No. 9: Timing is everything in trip to London No. 8: Striving for world peace, one note at a time No. 7: Second volume of “My […]

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ALUMNI NEWS: Bulldog named to lead Marjaree Mason Center

Nicole DiBuduo Linder, class of 1998, was recently named the new executive director for the Marjaree Mason Center (, a shelter for victims of domestic violence in the Fresno area. While she was a student at Fresno State, Linder studied public relations in the Mass Communications and Journalism Department ( and was a member of the Barking […]

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Debate camp draws students from around the state

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles Standing at the front of a classroom in the North Gym, Sameer Sundranj grinned before he started. Then the University High School student launched into a 5-plus minute speech, spewing words faster than a rapper. With gasping breaths in between phrases, Sundranj expounded about China, Zambia, capitalism, Marxism and neo-liberal […]

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