May 2018

Hutson returns to the Valley to lead Bulldogs basketball


Hutson returns to the Valley to lead Bulldogs basketball

New Fresno State coach says it’s his dream job

by Eddie Hughes and Stephen Trembley

Justin Hutson arrived at Fresno Yosemite International airport aboard “Bulldog One,” a private plane owned by one of Fresno State’s biggest supporters. The moment he stepped off the plane, he began fielding congratulatory phone […]

Hutson returns to the Valley to lead Bulldogs basketball2018-05-14T19:34:50+00:00

Longhairs Do Care


Longhairs Do Care

ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ was full of hair whips and high fives with these Fresno State alumni

By Eddie Hughes

The double doors opened, and Chris Healy and Lindsay Barto emerged with a rush of swagger that captured the nation’s attention on the Jan. 14 episode of the ABC hit show “Shark Tank.”

Healy and Barto, both […]

Longhairs Do Care2018-05-03T23:32:12+00:00

The Ultimate Bulldog Room


The Ultimate

Bulldog Room

Wayne and Judy Holm caught the Red Wave spirit in the early 1980s and turned it into a lifetime of memories. With a particular fondness for Bulldogs men’s basketball, the Holms travelled on the team charter to every road game from 1995 to 2002 — and were regulars at home basketball and football […]

The Ultimate Bulldog Room2018-05-03T23:46:14+00:00

Oh, Happy Days!


Oh, Happy Days!

Thousands of spring Fresno State graduates got a jump on celebrating at the 15th annual Grad Fest on the lawn outside the Kennel Bookstore. Hosted by the Fresno State Alumni Association, the event serves as a fundraiser and is the first chance for graduates to pick up the popular Grad Box that includes […]

Oh, Happy Days!2018-05-02T15:19:43+00:00

Fresno State News Briefs


Fresno State News Briefs

‘Water U’

Thomas EsquedaTo strengthen its reputation as a national leader in applied research on water, Fresno State appointed Central Valley native Thomas C. Esqueda as its first associate vice president for water and sustainability. Esqueda was previously the director of public utilities for the […]

Fresno State News Briefs2018-05-11T19:02:25+00:00

Forever National Champions


Forever National Champions

2018 marks milestone anniversaries for both the softball and baseball programs

Those Fresno State bat-and-ball sports sure must like years that end in the number 8 — because they’ve made a habit out of finishing No. 1.

This year marks the 10th anniversary since Fresno State baseball won the 2008 College World Series, becoming the lowest […]

Forever National Champions2018-06-29T20:51:59+00:00

Back in the Spotlight


Back in the Spotlight

Photo by Cary Edmondson

Fresno State wrestling returned to the mat this season for the first time since the program was disbanded in 2006, and women’s water polo competed for the first time ever. And the Red Wave showed its excitement. The wrestling home opener against No. 14 Illinois drew the third-largest crowd […]

Back in the Spotlight2018-05-04T16:56:51+00:00

Class Notes




Lillian Faderman (1940) authored “Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death,” which was published by the University Press of Yale.


Carlene A. Kostiw (1958), a watercolorist who runs an art studio in Fresno, and her students displayed their artwork at “A Legacy Exhibit” at The Kings Art Center.


Richard Doepker (1960), an educator, was inducted posthumously to […]

Class Notes2018-05-03T22:57:24+00:00

April 2018

Splashing onto the Scene


Splashing onto the Scene

Photo by Cary Edmondson

Fresno State women’s water polo hit the local sports scene with its first-ever home match on Feb. 9, a 16-6 win over crosstown Fresno Pacific. A standing-room-only crowd of 858 fans were treated to plenty of action and a beautiful sunset at the Fresno State Aquatics Center.

With a young […]

Splashing onto the Scene2018-05-04T16:52:21+00:00

Fulfilling a Need Across Faiths


Fulfilling a Need Across Faiths

How one room creates a sense of belonging across spiritual lines

By Esra Hashem

It’s 3:15 p.m. and 19-year-old  Nadia Jassim just finished her third class of the day. She walks from the Peters Business building to the Henry Madden Library, eager to find some quiet time before her 4 p.m. class.

The finance […]

Fulfilling a Need Across Faiths2018-05-11T18:51:44+00:00
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