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‘Passionate and Effective’: Fresno State’s Castro Will Now Lead CSU System.

Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro has been selected as the eighth chancellor of the California State University system, the CSU announced Wednesday morning. Castro has led Fresno State since 2013. He will be the first California native and first Mexican American to lead the 23-campus university system with enrollments...

Mexican American Group MEChA Eyes Name Change Amid Furor

MEChA, a Mexican American student group founded 50 years ago at the end of the turbulent 1960s, is considering a name change, highlighting the divisions between older civil rights leaders and college activists who are shunning traditional modes of ethnic identity. At a meeting Sunday in Los Angeles, student leaders...

Ted Williams' Mexican-American Heritage Explored in PBS Film

ALBQUERQUE, N.M. — Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with his dazzling swing and towering homers throughout the 1940s and 1950s in competition with New York Yankees hero Joe DiMaggio. But beneath the smiles and happy...