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Stories from COSS

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Intersectional feminism and radically accepting the whole self: an interview with Ericka Huggins.

March is Women’s History Month. To celebrate Women’s History Month, educator, author and activist from the Black Panther Party Ericka Huggins will be a guest speaker on the Fresno State campus in a one-night lecture sponsored by the Africana Studies Program. Read more...

COSS Press Releases

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Fresno State professors featured in upcoming Netflix documentary series

Fresno State’s faculty will be on display beginning March 12 when the nine-episode docuseries “Turning Point: The Bomb and The Cold War” premieres globally on Netflix. To celebrate the documentary and the participation of two Fresno State professors tied to the project, a special screening will be held Read more...


COSS Faculty in the news

Experts in the news

Dr. Kenneth Hansen, professor, Department of Political Science, was quoted on the outcomes of Measure B and how if it were to pass, it still probably wouldn't be able to take effect. This story ran in KVPR (March 4) Read full story

Why are there 2 separate elections to fill McCarthy's seat? 

Dr. Thomas Holyoke, professor, Department of Political Science, was quoted on the confusion caused for voters with having two separate elections to fill McCarthy's seat.

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Guaranteed basic income program coming to Fresno County this summer. Here’s who can apply.

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COSS Students

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Undergraduate research opportunities help grad student find career path

Since her first visit to the Fresno State campus as a child with her uncle, Citlalli Rendón Guzmán envisioned her future as a Bulldog. Today, Rendón Guzmán is a graduate student in the Kremen School of Education and Human Development, studying to get her master’s degree in counseling. Read more...

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Moot court: preparing tomorrow's lawyers

During a cold December morning, Fresno State junior Cameron Flowers and senior Simran Kaur deliver their closing arguments defending the right to privacy for Mindy Vo. Vo is a pharmacist who was recently arrested for buying and selling birth control in the state of Olympus. Read more...

Noel Aguilar

First-generation student embraces culture, overcomes barriers to graduation

Separated from her Native American culture and community, Noel Aguilar-Zazueta had forgotten who she was as she entered college. Read more...