The Smittcamp Family Honors College Colloquium will host a town hall meeting 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, at Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union addressing poverty in the central San Joaquin Valley. “Why Are We So Poor and What Can We Do About it?” will be moderated by Fresno Bee columnist Bill McEwen. The presentation is free and open to the public. INFO: Dr. Honora Chapman at 559.232.3035 or