Series depicting mental health struggle wins top honors at 2020 Student Art Show

Erin Ryan and her piece "Robyn's Egg Blue"

The layered work begins with a deep coat of cyanotype manipulated with sunlight and tannic acid–fading the dark background into the light. Collage, gouache, and drawing elements are added creating intricately detailed imagery through perceived chaos. The artist’s tears became part of the works as the turmoil of her soul laid bare on the 12 […]

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Barking Bulldogs Debate Team shines in San Diego

From left to right Primavera Leal Martinez, Payton Polanco, Demitria Wack, and Tom Boroujeni.

Last weekend, Oct 5 and 6, the Barking Bulldogs traveled to San Diego to participate in the Aztec Invitational Forensics Tournament hosted by San Diego State University. A total of 22 teams participated in the tournament and Fresno State Barking Bulldogs shined amongst them.

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Bravely enduring

Jordan Cody

Facing fatherhood, homelessness and injuries: One veteran’s journey to success

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Lorie Hanoian, Student of Distinction

Lorie Hanoian

As a child visiting the Los Angles art museums, Lorie Hanoian fell in love with art. That love led her to attend an apparel design program at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill before getting her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and later a B.A. in Studio Art at Fresno State. Hanoian is currently working to complete her Master of Arts in Art History.

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Blanca Y. Davila D., Student of Distinction

Blanca Davila

When Blanca Y. Davila D. was just three years old, her family moved from Mexico to the United States in pursuit of the American Dream. With field work being a part of her family’s daily life, her parents pushed her, and she pushed herself, to succeed in her educational pursuits. “Blanca sees herself as a […]

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Victoria Cisneros, Student of Distinction

Victoria Cisneros

A graduate of Selma High School, Victoria Cisneros says she found her home and a place of belonging in the Communication Department. During her time at Fresno State, she has utilized her writing skills as a political reporter for the Collegian and a Communication Assitant for the Alumni Association.

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