Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series presents ‘Human Rights and Civil Rights’

In celebration of the United Nations annual Human Rights Day, the Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series presents “Human Right and Civil Rights” at 9 a.m., Dec. 7, at the North Gym. Speakers include Dr. Clayborne Carson, professor of American history at Stanford University and Ash Kalra, California state assemblyman and chair of the Committee […]

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Philosophy Department spearheads Gandhi commemorations for 150th birthday

Anyone familiar with Fresno State will recognize the Peace Garden, just north of the Henry Madden Library, as one of the most beautiful and serene places on campus. The statues begin with the larger than life head of Gandhi who gazes east at the depictions of those who have followed his legacy. With the Peace Garden’s location near the center of campus life, these ideals of civil rights and non-violence lie at the heart of Fresno State.

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Gandhi’s 150th birthday begins commemoration with exhibition of peace

Gandhi's bust in the Peace Garden at Fresno State.

The inauguration of an exhibition on the lives of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Daisaku Ikeda, and Cesar Chavez will mark the start of a series of events commemorating the 150th birthday of Gandhi at Fresno State. The community is invited to the ceremony at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2 in the Henry […]

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