FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --A large group of Fresno City College students marched across campus in a unity walk. The event was organized by several students looking to raise the level of respect among each other.
"We want all our students to be successful and the only way we can be successful is to create unity here on our campus. Again, unity in the community," said Wyconda Hopkins, event organizer.
Administrators took part as well.
The students also took a student unity oath prior to the walk. They promised not to judge a person by race or culture.
"Again the unity that all these amazing different cultures are standing together. That we are one and that we will stand unified," said Kaura Lopez, event organizer.
The march ended at FCC's old administration building which was built a century ago. The building was the former home of the Fresno Normal School which eventually made way for two of your favorite colleges.
"California Community Colleges started right here at Fresno City College, but before it was Fresno City College this was actually first Fresno State," said Carole Goldsmith, FCC President.
The old building and auditorium re-opened in 2010 after being closed for 30 years before funds were raised through measure e to begin renovation work.
The students marked the building's 100 year anniversary by posing for a group picture to mark the historic occasion.