Author Archives: Ian Holmes

No draft, no problem?

In July 1968, Fresno resident Jesse Fabela was drafted. Five months later he shipped out to Vietnam.

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Fajita Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

With an assortment of fajita dishes to choose from and a festive atmosphere, Fajita Fiesta Mexican Restaurant lives up to its name.

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University Courtyard — the campus buffet

There’s a new item on the University Courtyard Dining Hall lunch menu this semester, bringing with it a taste of Japan and approval from some campus diners.

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Columnist Dan Walters to speak at Fresno State Friday

When political columnist Dan Walters applied for a job with the Klamath Falls Herald and News in 1963, he fudged on his age. A high school dropout working as a police reporter for the Humboldt Times in Eureka, Walters sought ...

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Former student stand-out experiences China

Two days after Neil Gibson graduated from Fresno State in May 2005, the President’s Medalist and former president of Associated Students Inc. boarded a plane for China. For two months, Gibson lived with a family in Beijing and studied Mandarin ...

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Bulldog Stadium remains ‘dry’ after one year

Not all Fresno State fans were thrilled with the new, alcohol-free policy at Bulldog Stadium shortly after the policy went into effect at the start of the fall 2006 semester.  This photo was taken Sept. 9, 2006 in the student section as the Bulldogs hosted the University of Oregon.
For Bulldog football season ticket holder Bob Labrucherie, banning alcohol at Fresno State sporting events equals calmer crowds. “I think it’s good,” the 50-year-old Labrucherie said. “It’s good for keeping the crowd under control. I’ve noticed the crowd is quieter.”

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