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A FESTIVAL OF COLORS AND CULTURE Khone Saysamongdy • The Collegian

Members of the Japanese Student Association (JSA), pose as they finish up their performance to the Soran-Bushi dance in the Satellite Student Union during Japanese culture night on April 3, 2017. The event marked the start of Amerasia week. Soran-Bushi is a Japanese sea shanty that is said to been first sung by the fishermen of Hokkaido, northern Japan.



City hall to Community pulls together to resettle Syrian refugee families recognize The Collegian

By Hayley Salazar

By Collegian Staff

A panel discussion at Fresno state Tuesday night provided insight into community efforts to settle 27 refugee families to their new life in America. Speakers offered their thoughts during the “Refugees Assistance Work in the Central Valley” panel. Wasan Abu Baker, a fellow with American Friends Service Committee, spoke first about the organization’s services and her personal experience as an immigrant in the United States. For Baker, the most important service the community can provide to the refugee families is the chance for the families to keep their culture. “For me as a Palestinian immigrant, I kept what my parents taught me and I passed it to my kids,” Baker said. “But I still go to school, look for [a] job, have American friends but I’m still Palestinian. I can’t hide myself. We want those Syrian families to have that.” American Friends Service Committee provides events such as Tamejavi to bring refugees and immigrants together in a space

Fresno’s City Hall will proclaim April 6 as “The Collegian Day” to recognize the student-run newspaper’s triumphs in this year’s California Collegiate Media Association statewide competition. “The Collegian Day” was proclaimed by Councilmember Paul Caprioglio for the second consecutive year. In 2016, Caprioglio proclaimed the day after the student-run newspaper took home 14 awards in 2016 from the CCMA and a “best in show” award from the Associated Collegiate Press. This year, the student media organization swept the statewide competition, taking 18 awards ranging from best headline portfolio, best sales promotional material, and best newspaper inside page/ spread design. “We want to recognize your hard work,” Caprioglio said during the 2016 proclamation. A total of 37 association schools submitted 1,138 entries in the 2017 CCMA contest, which covered journalism and advertising produced in 2016. The entries were judged by professionals from



Megan Trindad • The Collegian

Wasan Abu Baker of the American Friends Service Committee speaks at the University Business Center for Refugee Assistance Work in the Central Valley on April 4, 2017.

where they can share their culture with one another. “They still have this culture. For me, I will help them preserve this culture and learn how to integrate to the American society keeping this culture,” Baker said. “I don’t want them to lose this cul-

ture. I want them to feel confident sharing what they learn. We don’t want them to be the lost generation.” Kathleen Chavoor from Fresno Interdenominational Refugee

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across the country. “This is the second year that we’ve been recognized, which is a pretty big deal for us because it’s the City of Fresno honoring a Fresno State organization a part of Fresno,” said Diana Giraldo, editor-in-chief of The Collegian. “I am proud of my team, and the hard work they put in every day. Now they can see how much they mean to all of Fresno.” This year, The Collegian took home the most awards since 2009. Giraldo said the student news organization has taken on many new projects this year. One of which she is most proud of is The Collegian’s new social media strategy. “How can this continue to work and how can we continue to improve?” Giraldo said on stepping into the digital age of social media. “We started with a few hundred followers and now we have hit 3,000,” Giraldo said. “The print industry is changing and our generation is learning how to bring innovation into print. We are spearheading the change.” The Collegian staff members will visit City Hall Thursday at 8:30 a.m. to accept the proclamation.





Every experience deserves a platform By Collegian Editorial Board @TheCollegian

In the wake of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Fresno State is hosting an event Wednesday night featuring speaker Tim Mousseau, who is a sexual assault survivor-turned-speaker who promotes the idea of “reframing” the rape narrative. There are concerns amongst students with featuring Mousseau as the event’s keynote speaker, which involves issues of diversity and representation in regards to sexual assault. Some students are criticizing Associated Students Inc,. for not taking the opportunity to host a more diverse speaker – a speaker outside of the box of a white male. While the concerns of students demanding diversity are completely valid, allowing Mousseau to tell his story as they’ve experienced them shines the light onto a group underrepresented in the traditional conversation about sexual assault – the 1 in 6 men every year who are affected by sexual assault. But when do things stop being about diversity and representation and more about storytelling? How do we, as a university of diverse students, address the needs of all students in a fashion that encompasses equally diverse human experiences? We should not invalidate Mousseau’s experience with sexual assault just because he doesn’t fit the diversity standard for all students. Idealistically, if the university could host every event to fit every kind of student with every kind of experience, it probably would. However, the concerns expressed by

student leaders and administrators could also open opportunities for change in regards to future guest speakers. It is brave for people of privilege to step forward and act as catalysts for change and address the demand for diversity on campus. University administrators and organizations should facilitate events that address the diverse needs of all students – and offer students the ability to attend events and see themselves in the speakers spearheading them. But when it comes to issues as overarching as rape and sexual assault, this event could be the one that causes men who have been affected by such issues to come forward and share their experiences as a means to eventually reach a point of healing. In 2014, Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro made it a priority to require all students to complete a sexual assault awareness program prior to registering for classes. From that point on, the university has hosted several events that bring sexual assault and abuse to the foreground. When students demand or enunciate the need for these events, the university hears our calls and a response often follows. It is the responsibility of students and administrators to be aware of representation amongst events catered to students. We should treat this event as a means to reach those underrepresented and as a further means to eradicate the shame around males affected by sexual abuse or assault. Diversity is one third of Fresno State University’s tagline and, as students, we should be demanding diverse representation in all ways – through speakers, staff members and student awareness.

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Diverse representations of experience are important, but so is facilitating a safe space for all of those who might have experienced assault.


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‘I don’t want them to lose this culture’ PANEL from Page 1 Ministries (FIRM), focused her discussion on mental health issues faced by refugees following their relocation. In her research, Chavoor has found that trauma, depression and anxiety are “culturally specific.” “There is a western conceptualization of trauma and mental health that is not the same in every culture, in every country,” Chavoor said. “In our minds, [we say] okay these people have experience horrific events, they just need to see a counselor.” Chavoor said that what works for western countries does not necessarily work for individuals from eastern countries. “For Middle Eastern people, and for Syrians, healing is actually found within. It’s not found on the outside. Chavoor said. “It’s found within the family center. It’s found within the elders. It’s found within the community. Sending them outside to someone is not culturally responsible.” As a first generation Armenian woman, Chavoor said her goal is to advocate for “multicultural competent clinicians” available for families in this situation. “If health is found within the system, calling someone on the phone isn’t going to cut it,” Chavoor said. “Clinicians actually need to join the system and become part of the community. It needs to encompass the community at large.” Zack Darrah, also from FIRM, also spoke in the panel. Darrah stressed that in addition to the preservation of refugee family cultures, learning English is their biggest asset to acclimation in America. The support services provided through FIRM are built into different levels incorporating basic English education through the Clovis Adult School and the Fresno Adult School. It is through tutoring and educational assistance that Fresno State students can become active volunteers. For Darrah, volunteers should remember that resettling families is a long process, not easily conquered overnight. “We can’t deny good hearts and we never want to deny basic needs to family but we have to understand that there’s a long-game in resettling families,” Darrah said. “[It’s] much longer that the short-game and the way we typically feel like we should help.”



Mock Trial nationals team does not neglect young talent By Jessica Johnson @iamjesslj

Hand-picked members from the Fresno State Mock Trial team will be heading to Los Angeles for the 33rd annual American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) National Championship Tournament (NCT) with some of the youngest talent on the team. Out of 10 members going to nationals, two members are freshmen and three are sophomore students. Kellie Hustedde, a senior who is a media, communications and journalism major and local association president, said, “The team is made up of the two teams that competed at the Open Round Championship Series tournament.” Hustedde said selecting the 10 members was not an easy decision. Both teams worked hard and competed well in the Fresno State – hosted ORCS on March 25 to 26, she said. Lauryn Flores, a freshman double major in agricultural business and communications who has been on the team for two semesters, said that competing on the nationals team as a freshman is a huge accomplishment. “It may seem intimidating to some, but the amount of support I have received from my teammates is incredible,” Flores said. “I wouldn’t be at this point if it

wasn’t for their unconditional support and motivation.” The thought of competing with mock trial veterans does not add pressure to the freshman. “Being on the nationals team is a lot of pressure regardless of what year you are. However, at no point have I ever felt more pressure because I’m a freshman,” Flores said. This is not the first memorable moment for Flores as part of the team. “One of my greatest accomplishments was receiving a top witness award at my very first tournament representing Fresno State,” she said. Tanner Morgan, a sophomore political science major who has been on the team for two semesters, said he feels the same amount of pressure as the rest of the nine nationals team members. “At this point, I’m just going to keep doing what we’ve been doing this whole year – representing this team and representing Fresno State with the passion and drive it takes to win,” Morgan said. Morgan said he is ready to compete up to par with other schools in the national championships. “I’ve been surrounded by veterans and coaches who have taught me an incredible amount of things in a very short time,” Morgan said. “It reflects well on me, sure – but it reflects even bet-

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ter on the strong program that’s been built here and how welcoming it is for newcomers.” Hard work, Morgan said, is one thing the team values the most. “If you have that, and the passion to go with it, you’ll go very far,” he added. With two semesters under Morgan’s belt, he has served as a captain of one of the regionals teams and received an All-Region Attorney Award. Flores and Morgan said they agree that all 40 members of the team deserve to go to the national championship. Gordon Park, one of the team’s founders and coaches, said, “We have never had so many freshman join mock trial as we did this fall.” Park said that it was difficult for the coaches to decide which of

the 20 members who competed in the ORCS should compete in the national championship. Hustedde said one of the reasons for bringing freshmen and sophomores onto the nationals team was to “[keep] in mind the future of the program [for] the years to come.” The 10 members who will be competing in the national competition are: Kellie Hustedde, senior; Tanner Morgan, sophomore; Cody Davis, senior; Micaela Cisneros-Nuñez, freshman; Juan Guzman, senior; Jackson Hadden, sophomore; Sally Enoh, junior; Santhana Kongvilai, senior; Nour Basharaheel, sophomore; and Lauryn Flores, freshman. The National Championship Tournament will take place on April 21 - 23 at the Los Angeles Superior Courthouse.


Taking steps to prevent suicide By Yesenia Candelaria @yesiamanda6

In hopes to prevent suicide, the Student Health and Counseling Center is providing suicide prevention training for students. Question, Persuade and Refer (QPR) is a Fresno State suicide prevention training program, offered by the Student Health and Counseling Center. It provides students with information about common misconceptions that come up about suicide, warning signs and how to help others. “The main core of these trainings is that we want everyone to know that we care,” said Georgianna Negron-Long, a health educator at the Health Center. Negron-Long is the lead facilitator for the QPR trainings. She said it is her goal to help lower the number of suicides by helping people get connected with resources. She said she is involved with suicide prevention because of her background in psychology. Her focus is mental health.

According to the Health Center’s website, suicide is the second leading cause of death for college students between the ages of 18 and 24. The QPR training sessions are designed to help recognize the warning signs of suicide and be able to respond to the signs. “We want participants to be able to utilize the QPR technique to help their family, friends or [whomever] it may be, get connected to help,” Negron-Long said. The “Question” part of the training provides participants with tips on when and how to ask somebody if they are considering suicide. Participants break into groups to practice asking the question. The training then moves into the “Persuade” phase, which is based on listening to what someone is going through and why he or she is feeling a certain way. It lets students know that everything is going to be OK, and they can get help. The “Refer” component of the training teaches participants how

to determine resources to which they can point someone. Some possible resources are those in the Health Center and also the suicide hotline 1-800-273-8255. “It’s really easy for students to get overwhelmed, so knowing that there are resources or knowing how to help a friend is important,” said Danielle Mendoza, a graduate student in the marriage, family and child counseling program. Mendoza is a student coordinator in the Health Center who helps prepare materials for the QPR training sessions. She said participating in a QPR training session made her more confident in being able to help someone prevent suicide. Mendoza said suicide prevention interests her because she will be entering the mental health field. The topic is relevant to her, and she will use what she’s learned in her career. Nhu Quynh Nguyen, a pre-nursing student with a minor in gerontology, is a health peer ambassador wellness volunteer who works with the stress and

anxiety theme team. She said she believes that, based on the numbers, suicide is a very serious topic that more people should be aware about. Nguyen cares about suicide prevention because stress and anxiety are causes of suicide. She said her involvement with the stress and anxiety theme team is important because it can help students cope with stress or anxiety before it leads to something like suicide. “It’s great that we have trainings like QPR because it serves as a way for the campus to become more aware of how to approach the topic of suicide and be able to help prevent it,” Nguyen said. Students can register for the trainings online on the Health Center’s website. Participants who complete the training will receive a certificate and officially be QPR certified. The last two scheduled QPR training sessions for suicide prevention will be on April 4 and April 24 in the Henry Madden Library, Room 2206.


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Dancing into Amerasia Week with Japanese culture night

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(Left): Members of the Japanese Student Association (JSA) and a few of the audience perform the Koi dance on stage in the Satellite Student Union on April 3, 2017. (Right): JSA performs the Soran-Bushi in the Satellite Student Union on April 3, 2017 during Japanese culture night for the start of Amerasia week.

By Eric Zamora @TheCollegian

The first night of the annual Amerasia Week kicked off at Fresno State by celebrating Japanese culture in the Satellite Student Union on April 4. This year, the Amerasia Organization observed its 47th year of Amerasia Week. Other on-campus organizations such as the Japanese Student Association (JSA) and Malaysian Student Organization (MSO) also participated in the many activities of Japanese Culture Night.

The night started off with the lion dance, performed by students from MSO. Five students performed percussion instruments, while another four wore two giant lion costumes as they jumped off the stage and danced among the crowd. “What stood out to me the most was the dancing of the [lions] because of the colors and how much they both had to work together in order to create the effect of a live [lion],” said Yolanda Milan, a third-year art major and member of JSA. Two members of the JSA, Lennin Pizano and Mutsumi Ogaki, hosted the event most of the night and presented on Japan, filled




with fun facts and statistics. Afterward, audience members participated in an online quiz which tested their knowledge of certain facts about Japan. One performance was an energetic dance featuring the “Soran Bushi,” a traditional work song first sung by fishermen from the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. “It took about a month for us to get ready, and as we prepared some of our members didn’t know the traditional dance,” said Ogaki, an international student and fourth-year criminology major. “So we got to learn more about Japanese cultures as we prepared for the event.”

Ogaki said that in regards to the Soran Bushi dance, she also ended up learning more about the history behind the dance, because she initially learned the dance as a child. The night ended with the Koi dance. Five students performed a choreographed dance from a popular television show in Japan. Audience members were pulled on stage to dance along with the rest of the performers. “My favorite section [of the event] is seeing everyone being able to perform [and] fulfill all of the hard work they’ve been putting lots of hours into,” said Pizano, a sixthyear sociology and anthropology major.





So much style, so little time

Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin, and Michael Caine in “Going in Style.”

By Analicia Garcia @TheCollegian

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 EXCELLENT Going into a movie with the knowledge that it is a remake can sometimes hinder one’s opinion before even watching it. There are usually high expectations for any remake, and I think “Going in Style” went above them. Just like the original from 1979, “Going in Style” tells the tale of three lifelong best friends who decide to take a chance in life by risking it all. The three decide to plot a heist against the bank that has been treating them poorly for so many years. The friends are played by Morgan Freeman as Willie, Michael Caine as Joe and Alan Arkin as Albert. Willie, Joe and Albert go through training and become criminal masterminds leading up to the heist, leaving me with so many moments of laughter along the way. With Freeman, Caine and Arkin being the legends they are, there was no doubt in my mind that the acting would be so perfect. Yes, there were definitely moments with very cheesy jokes involved, but it was just

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the right amount of cheesiness. Different aspects of their lives, including their families and their health, become the motivation to go out with a bang and live the rest of their lives to the fullest. Although it is labeled as a comedy film, there are definitely so many moments that pulled on my heartstrings. The love the main characters have for each other and their families is perfectly displayed throughout the movie. The pace of the movie went smoothly, and each scene fit well into the story. I think one of the only things I’d have to criticize the film for is the length. There weren’t any missing pieces, but I felt as if the movie could have been a little longer. Maybe I just wanted more laughs and more jokes to be incorporated. I promise you that while watching this film, you won’t go longer than a minute without laughing. “Going in Style” is oddly inspiring and motivates us to take every chance you have and to love the people in your life because you don’t know when your time will come. It’s a movie fit for all ages that will make you think twice about the time you have in this life and how you should spend it. “Going in Style” comes out in theaters on April 7.

This week in entertainment Wednesday Nikiko Masumoto to perform as part of 9066 exhibition

Nikiko Masumoto will do a special adaptation of her performance “What We Could Carry” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Table Mountain Rancheria Reading Room in the Henry Madden Library. The event is part of “9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside.”

Friday Lorenz Keyboard Series will feature pianist Rafal Blechacz

Award-winning pianist Rafal Blechacz will perform works by J.S Bach, Beethoven and Chopin at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall in the Fresno State Music Building. The performance is part of the Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series. Tickets are $5 for students.

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Fresno State’s Los Danzantes de Aztlan, members of the Ballet Folklorico Nacional de Mexico de Silva Lozano and other local groups will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Satellite Student Union at this free event.


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Profesora de Español hace creaciones a mano Escrito por Rebeca Flores @RebecaaFlores

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María Dolores Morillo muestra su creación hecha a mano en su oficina del edificio Peters Business en Abril 4, 2017.

María Dolores Morillo, una profesora de Fresno State, hace más que enseñar literatura española. La profesora nacida en España también construye objetos hechos a mano y los vende en su propia tienda digital en Esty. En España, Morillo no tenía interés en coser o en hacer cosas a mano. “Odiaba aprender cómo coser botones, así que decidí sólo leer”, dijo Morillo. El impulso le vino cuando estaba embarazada con su hija. “Sentí la necesidad de crear, hacer cosas. Quería hacer algo para ella, para preparar su llegada “, dijo Morillo. “Pensé, he

visto a mi mamá hacer esto toda mi vida, voy a intentarlo’”. Ella hace sus creaciones a mano y del estilo de épocas pasadas como bolsos de mano, billeteras, etc. “Al principio mi corazón no estaba en lo que hacía y de repente sí lo estaba”, dijo Morillo. “Mi parte favorita es pensar en lo que voy hacer, para quién, pensar en la persona a quien se lo voy a dar, los colores, materiales, el estampado y cómo voy a unirlo todo”. Morillo compara sus creaciones con el teatro de la Edad de Oro de España que enseña en su aula. “Cuando tienes que trabajar con un personaje de los siglos 16 y 17 tienes que adaptar el texto para una audiencia moderna”, dijo Morillo. “Estás cortando,

pegando, y reorganizando las líneas en una drama, estás creando”. Morillo dijo que cuando hace los objetos hechos a mano y lee literatura se siente inspirada. “Me gusta expresar mi pasión por el teatro y la literatura”, dijo Morillo. “Siendo una persona académica es difícil encontrar satisfacción a término corto, tienes que encontrar otras formas de mostrar tu creatividad.” Morillo dijo que algún día le gustaría involucrar a la comunidad con su costura y, al jubilarse, le gustaría tener su propia tienda de textiles. Sus objetos se pueden encontrar en Facebook: @The Little Teapot Creations y en Etsy: @ LittleTeapoCreation.


Reverendo ofrece una alternativa al actual sistema de inmigración Escrito por Francisco J. De León @frankiejda

El Rev. Robin Hoover le dijo a una audiencia de Fresno State el 30 de marzo que un sistema de inmigración más humano y económicamente integrado se encuentra en otorgar visas, las cuales ayudarían a emigrantes andar en el país libremente. Hoover habló sobre el “Reportaje de la Frontera”, “Report from the Border” en inglés, como parte de la Serie de Discursos por parte del departamento de estudios chicanos y latinoamericanos. Hoover, de acuerdo con El Centro para las Humanidades, fue el primer ganador no mexicano del Premio Nacional de los Derechos Humanos. El premio fue otorgado por la Comisión Nacional de los Derechos de México en Los Pinos – donde está localizada la oficina presidencial – mientras su amigo y actual profesor de politología Kenneth N. Hansen asistió. Hoover visitó Fresno State hace 11 años, cuando habló en un foro de inmigración. Hoover tiene un doctorado en politología con enfoque en la subdisciplina de religión y teoría política. A través de su educación, ha desarrollado lo que algunos politólogos llaman una alternativa bien formada a la actual política de inmigración de los EE. UU. La alternativa significativamente reduciría la cantidad de muertes de emigrantes intentando cruzar la frontera en algunas

de las regiones más peligrosas. De acuerdo a Hoover, la posibilidad de morir en el intento de emigrar a los EE. UU. es cinco veces más probable desde el año 2000. En su libro, “Creating Humane Borders: a migration ethic”, cubre temas como The Hoover Plan, su propuesta de inmigración. Después de la proyección de “La Barda” un documental de HBO de Rory Kennedy, Hoover explicó su propuesta para una política de inmigración alternativa. La alternativa de Hoover se ideó a base de años en estar en contacto con los emigrantes. Mediante estas interacciones con los emigrantes, la mayor parte de México y Centroamérica, ha descubierto que muchos de estos individuos sólo desean vivir en los EE. UU. no más de tres años. Este plazo se basa en correlación al tiempo que se necesitaría para generar una cantidad aceptable de ingresos y regresar a su país de origen. El muro, construido mediante la ley Secure Fence Act de 2006, ha hecho lo opuesto a su propósito. Ha impedido que los inmigrantes salgan del país, dijo Hoover. Aproximadamente el 43 por ciento de la población indocumentada en los EE. UU. se queda después de que se hayan vencido sus visas, él dijo. Su propuesta tiene dos aproximaciones basadas en la situación del individuo – una para la población indocumentada ya en los EE. UU. y otra para aquellos con el único propósito de trabajar en

Daniel Avalos • The Collegian

El Rev. Robin Hoover platica con estudiantes en el edificio Kremen Education sobre la frontera de los EE.UU y Mexico el 30 de Marzo del 2017.

los EE. UU. Ambas otorgarían visas, y así les quitaría sus estatus como persona indocumentada. Para la población indocumentada ya en los EE. UU., esta propuesta incluye: entrevistar a la persona indocumentada; asignar una visa de dos a 12 años basándose en necesidad y cuotas de los EE. UU.; requerir un permiso para conducir, cumplimiento de seguro de auto y de salud; comenzar el proceso de naturalización, el cual se puede hacer in absentia; y permitir aquellos con visas a viajar, comprar automóviles, casas y empezar compañías entre otros privilegios. Para aquellos que sólo quieren trabajar en los EE. UU., esta propuesta incluye: cuotas del

Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos para visas de dos años sólo para México, Honduras, Guatemala y El Salvador; revisión de antecedentes por parte del país del individuo; abrir una cuenta de seguridad con el Servicio de Impuestos Internos de $5,500; descontar el 10 por ciento del salario bruto y agregarlo a la cuenta cada periodo de remuneración; la cuenta se acumula por dos años; cuando la visa se vence, el inmigrante debe trasladar los fondos electrónicamente y regresar a su país. Hoover, sus colegas y algunos oficiales del gobierno están de acuerdo que esta propuesta puede ser una verdadera alternativa a la actual política de inmigración.

Esta posiblemente podría aumentar la seguridad nacional; reducir, considerablemente, los ingresos del cartel mexicano debido a que el uso del dinero se usaría para la legalización y no para el contrabando de personas; y reduciría el número de muertos a consecuencia del intento en cruzar la frontera, él dijo. Aunque Hoover dijo que no cree que su propuesta de inmigración será considerada por la actual administración, él cree que una reforma migratoria puede ocurrir dentro de un periodo de tres décadas. Hasta entonces, su consejo para los estudiantes es aprender más sobre la inmigración y “aprenderla bien”.




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‘I’m glad to be back in a smaller community that embraces the football program’ FOOTBALL from Page 12 with his role as a coach. “It’s been a really good experience learning from all of our offensive staff and coach Tedford,” Moore said. “It’s been a great transition for me, and we have a really good group of receivers, so I enjoy working with them every day.” Junior KeeSean Johnson was Fresno

State’s leading wide receiver last season. He said spring practices with Moore have gone well. “He’s been excellent,” Johnson said. “He’s been teaching me things that have been helping me personally getting out of my breaks, different ways of catching in traffic and everything like that.” Moore’s history as a Bronco has led to some lighthearted moments between him

and his receivers. “I always give him crap about it, and just tell him how we are going to play hard against Boise State this year,” Johnson said. “I’m just giving him stuff all the time about how we’re going to play against them.” Fresno State hosts Boise State Nov. 25, the last regular-season game. Moore said he is not thinking about facing his former

team, and is just focused on coaching his receivers and working on the game plan. Moore is happy to be in Fresno and appreciates the community’s support of all Bulldog athletics. “I really enjoy living in Fresno,” Moore said. “Living in Seattle, a big city, that was a great experience, but I’m glad to be back in a smaller community that embraces the football program.”





From Bronco player to Bulldog coach: replacing old memories

Megan Trindad • The Collegian

Fresno State wide receivers coach Kirby Moore throwing the ball at spring practice on Monday, April 3, 2017, at Bulldog Stadium.

By Daniel Gligich @danielgligich

Kirby Moore, Fresno State football’s new wide receivers coach, has a few good memories of playing in Bulldog Stadium, but one very bad one. That one bad moment was when Boise State played at Bulldog Stadium in 2013 against the Derek Carr-led Bulldogs.

Moore was a wide receiver for a Broncos team that lost 41-40. It was Moore’s only loss to Fresno State. Now Moore is in his first year with Fresno State, coming in as a part of head coach Jeff Tedford’s staff. Even with his bad memory of Bulldog Stadium, Moore is happy to be a Bulldog. “This is a great place to work and a great stadium to play in,” Moore said. “I’m just looking forward to this year.”

After finishing up his playing career at Boise State in 2013, he served as wide receivers coach at the College of Idaho in 2014. After his first stint as a coach, Moore joined his former head coach Chris Petersen at the University of Washington as a graduate assistant for two years. In 2016, Tedford joined Washington as an offensive consultant, where he connected with Moore. Tedford brought Moore with him to Fresno State when he

was hired. “He’s great. I got an opportunity to be with him last year at Washington, and that was the reason I hired him,” Tedford said. “He’s a real attention-to-detail guy. He does a great job and is a really good coach. I’m really happy to have him here.” The Bulldogs are in their second week of spring practice, and Moore is happy

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Justin Wilson, P Wilson enters his sixth year in the majors, his second with Detroit. He is an integral part of the Tigers’ bullpen as a lefty reliever. Wilson was drafted by the Pirates in 2008 and broke into the team in 2012. He was traded to the Yankees in 2015 and the next year was traded to Detroit. Wilson was a starting pitcher on Fresno State’s 2008 NCAA College World Series championship team.


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Aaron Judge, RF Judge earned the starting right field job coming out of spring training for his rookie year. He was called up to the Yankees last season in August and hit a home run in his first at-bat. Judge’s season ended early due to an injury in September. Judge is part of the youth movement in New York as the team is trying to rebound quickly after missing the postseason last year.

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