Author Archives: Brooke Rodriguez

Student Spotlight: Student uses screen printing as creative outlet

Have you ever wondered how designs get on your T-shirts? Who picks the designs and how they become part of the fabric?   Senior printmaking major Zachary Bland, 22, does just that – graphic design and screen printing. Bland participated ...

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Student Spotlight: ‘Creativity and art shouldn’t be hindered by rules.’

Chad Saecho started making films six years ago as a sophomore in high school when his dad bought him his first camera. “Inception,” the 2010 movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was an inspiration. “I was completely in awe as to how ...

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Fresno Foodie: ‘Batter Up’ knocks breakfast out of the park

What’s the hype? Batter Up is a baseball themed breakfast joint that is famous for their pancakes, and for good reason. It offers a large variety of pancakes all made from scratch, including gluten free and protein options. Aside from ...

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Haunted attraction raises hell

Raisin Hell Ranch Haunted Cornfield and Corn Maze near Highway 99 in Madera are definitely not for the weak hearted. The attractions are all about fright, without any kid-friendly attractions. From the moment you enter the cornfield you are greeted ...

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Across the board the U.S. offers more opportunity for swimmers

Several foreign-born Fresno State swimmers are quick to verify a common assumption in their sport – The United States with its superior coaching and facilities offers uncommon opportunities for international competitors. This truism is a lure with the power of ...

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Meet the Coach: Anthony Randall, Swimming & Diving

Anthony Randall is the new assistant swimming coach of the Fresno State women’s swimming and diving team. Before, he was the associate head swimming coach at the University of Rhode Island. BR: What’s your favorite thing about swimming and coaching? ...

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Local farmers market promotes healthy lifestyle

Once a week by River Park in Fresno, farmers and vendors gather to sell their produce. Ten to 15 vendors sell vegetables, fruits, nuts, honey, wine and even some desserts. It’s a place for people to get all-natural, locally grown ...

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