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Students Offered Admission, Scholarships by HBCU

Students Offered Admission, Scholarships by HBCU

Andrea Briseno, News Editor

February 10, 2016

African American students received admission and scholarship offers from Historically Black Colleges and Universities [HBCU] during an event at the Fresno City College gym on Tuesday. Twenty-two HBCU participated and gave away $80,000 worth of scholarships to prospective students. “Being able... READ MORE »

New Chancellor Discusses District Goals

Andrea Briseno, News Editor

Q. When is your official start date as chancellor for SCCCD? A. I’m becoming the State Center Community College District chancellor on March 18. Q. What are some of the most pressing issues facing college students today and how would...  Read More »

February 10, 2016

Promise Scholars Program Provides Specialized Services for Foster Youth

Tammi Nott, Reporter

At the age of 11, Antwan Davis and his six brothers and sisters were removed from their home, and into the foster care system. He moved between foster homes and group homes 12 times before he turned 18. “I was confused and angry. I thought...  Read More »

February 10, 2016

Fresno City College presently has five interims in its top positions. From left to right: Cynthia Azari, interim president, Don Lopez, interim vice-president of instruction, Rojelio Vasquez, interim vice-president of student services, Sean Henderson, interim dean of student services and Lydia Anderson, interim dean of business.

Interim State of Fresno City College

Fresno City College expanded the list of positions currently occupied on temporary basis after the State Center Community College District’s...  Read More »

Fresno City College student Vianey Cobian spars with Eddie Montenegro at the new Heartbeat Boxing gym in downtown Fresno on Feb. 8. Cobian hopes to encourage other students to take the free self-defense classes offered at the gym, and eventually would like to hold seminars at FCC.

Boxing Studio Offers Scholarship, Seminars on Self Defense

Heartbeat Boxing, a Fresno boxing studio, will offer a scholarship to an athletic female enrolled at Fresno City College, most likely by the...  Read More »

Teresa Diaz is the new curator for the art space gallery at Fresno City College.

New Curator Hopes to Inspire with Art

The sun pressed on her skin. Looking at the circular flat topped pyramids, she was thrown back in time, imagining what the world must have...  Read More »

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Fresno City College marks Black History Month

Black History Month was kicked off at Fresno City College with a celebration in the Old Administration Building auditorium on Feb. 1. An audience...  Read More »

Selma Superintendent Urges Students to Seek ‘a Seat at the Table’

The superintendent of Selma Unified School District told Fresno City College students on Feb. 2 that they should make choices to guarantee themselves...  Read More »

Youthbuild Movement Gives Second Chances

Youthbuild Fresno is giving students a second chance to get their high school diploma and take college courses. The program, which is run...  Read More »

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Second Annnual “Love and Comedy Jam” in Tower Theatre Promises Laughter and Love

Second Annnual “Love and Comedy Jam” in Tower Theatre Promises Laughter and Love

Amrita Alaukh, Reporter

Second Annual Love and Comedy Jam in Tower Theater Promises Laughter and Love Prepare to fill your Valentine’s Day with love and laughter with Tower Theatre’s Second Annual Love and Comedy Jam – a night of love,...  Read More »

February 10, 2016

FCC Alumna Opens Photo Studio in Downtown Fresno

FCC Alumna Opens Photo Studio in Downtown Fresno

Patrick Forrest, Guest Writer

Fresno City College alumna celebrated the opening of her new in-home photo studio in downtown Fresno. Isabel Orduno, who had children while being a student at FCC, said she wants her story of single-mother-turned-entrepreneur...  Read More »

February 10, 2016

Get a maximum effort load of Deadpool, played by Ryan Reynolds, when Marvel Universe’s popular anti-hero hits the big screen on Feb. 12, 2016.

2016’s Anticipated Movies

We are barely through the first month of 2016, and it looks like it is going to be a year filled with massive box-office potential. With the...  Read More »

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#OscarsSoWhite Movement Disregards Nominees’ Hard Work and Talent

The hashtag #OscarsSoWhite has been splashed across Facebook and Twitter for a good week or two. The main question is why? Why are the Oscar...  Read More »

Valentine’s Singers at Your Service

This week, the Fresno City Singers will be offering a service to send your valentine a song! Organized by Julie Dana, director of choral activities...  Read More »

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FOOTBALL PLAYERS COMMIT TO FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES

Keaundrey Clark, Sports Editor

Six football players signed letters of intent on Tuesday to continue their college athletic careers at various universities. Defensive Back Tajhe Moore and Linebacker John Weary will be attending Lincoln University in...  Read More »

February 10, 2016

Baseball Spring Training Brings Hope and Excitement

Michael Ford, Sports Editor

With just a week before major league pitchers and catchers report to their teams’ camps, spring training is well on the horizon. With spring training comes a sense of optimism for teams and fans alike. California is...  Read More »

February 10, 2016

Tennis Team Determined to Win State Championship

The Women’s tennis team is setting very high goals this season as it prepares for its most highly anticipated season yet. The team is hoping...  Read More »

Ainger-Schulte to Coach Fresno Pacific Sunbirds

Fresno City College will be looking for a new volleyball coach as Tracy Ainger-Schulte just signed on to coach the Sunbirds of Fresno Pacific...  Read More »

Track and Field Readying for Impressive Season

The Fresno City College men’s and women’s track and field teams are gearing up to make an impressive run this season like they did last season....  Read More »

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