Author Archives: Josh Butters

First time voters flock to the election polls

Televisions all over the Fresno State campus were tuned in for Election Day coverage Tuesday. Students walked around wearing presidential candidate T-shirts. Some had buttons on their backpacks for different propositions they were for or against. Others simply wore “I voted” stickers.

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High-speed future

With the November election quickly approaching, Fresno State student voters will face a nearly $10 billion question on the ballot: Are they willing to spend their tax dollars on Proposition 1A’s high-speed rail bonds?

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Women’s basketball preview

After starting the season with six consecutive losses, the Fresno State women’s basketball team finally made it into the win column on Saturday.

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Men’s basketball preview

The Bulldogs are currently 5-3 on the season after squeaking by Division-II bottom feeder Cal-State Monterey Bay 85-80 in overtime.

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Women’s basketball preview

Six games into the season and the Fresno State women’s basketball team is still looking for its first win of the season.

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New system still being tested

As the game goes on, players on the other team should be gasping for air.

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Keeper of the bowling shoes

When entering the University Student Union, you can start to hear the loud crashing of bowling pins. Walk in and you might see students in bowling class, eating lunch or shooting pool. Noah Coble is one of the people behind ...

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Fresno State Men’s Basketball Preview

Fresno State Bulldogs (2-1) at Cal-State Bakersfield Roadrunners (0-2)

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Fresno State Men’s Basketball Preview

World Vision Classic
Tonight vs. Portland at 8 p.m.
Saturday vs. Liberty at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday vs. San Diego State at 4 p.m.

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Women host No. 13 Cal


The Fresno State women’s basketball team opens up the season Saturday when the Bulldogs host No. 13 Cal. With coach Adrian Wiggins imposing a new system, the question arises: How many points will the Bulldogs score?

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Horror flicks worth a watch

I watch a lot of movies. I like the artsy stuff: the dramas, the comedies. But some of my favorite movies to watch — whether it’s Halloween or not — are horror films. After class on Halloween, I’ll be watching ...

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ASI struggles to fill frequent vacancies

Although it is past the deadline, Associated Students Inc., (ASI), is still accepting applications for three open positions. The seats that need to be filled are the chief justice position and two associate justice positions of the Student Court.

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Mathews making his mark in debut season

Ryan Mathews breaks through the San Jose defense during Saturday
Halfway through his freshman year, he already has.

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Converted ’Dogs succeed


Tom Brandstater isn’t the only player on the Fresno State football team that can throw the football around. Tim Lang, Bear Pascoe, Tyler Clutts and Jason Crawley all have something in common: They all played quarterback in high school.

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Not about to give WAC goals

It has been a while since the Fresno State women’s soccer team has given up a goal in Western Athletic Conference (WAC) play. The stretch goes back 10 games dating back to Nov. 4, 2005 when the Bulldogs defeated Hawaii, 2-1. That was 702 days ago and includes 1,063 minutes on the field.

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Lady ’Dogs win at home, break 4-game losing streak

The Fresno State women’s volleyball team (3-9) broke a four-game losing streak and won its first match in conference play Saturday against the lowest-ranked team in the Western Athletic Conference.

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Volleyball begins pursuit of winning season

In his third year as the head coach of the Fresno State women’s volleyball team, Ruben Nieves is continuing to try and build the Bulldogs into a respectable program.

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‘Dogs kicking it up a notch

soccer_large_web.jpg Despite losing key players from last year’s squad, the Fresno State women’s soccer team is hoping to build on its regular season conference title from last season.

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