Author Archives: Kristen Tolleson

Bulldogs drop to 0-5 against Utes

Tierre Wilson led the Bulldogs in scoring with 19 points in Saturday's loss to the Utah Utes at the Save Mart Center.
The Fresno State Bulldogs hosted the Utah Utes this past Saturday, trying for their first win of the season.

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Tarnished glory

SITTING INDIAN-STYLE in front of my TV, I waited for my favorite tennis player, Martina Hingis, to start her match.

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Food for fans

Fans can purchase various items at Bulldog Stadium, such as popcorn and lemonade. One product missing from Bulldog Stadium concession stands since 2006 is alcohol. While the alcohol ban is in effect at Bulldog Stadium, fans can purchase alcoholic drinks at the Save Mart Center.
Hot dogs and baseball are synonymous, but Fresno State sporting events have a wide variety of options for cheering fans. Food and drinks for both Bulldog Stadium and the Save Mart Center are provided by Ovations Food Services, and Fresno State has a contract with Ovations through 2008.

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Preparation for season underway

Even though practice has begun, the season for the track and field team doesn’t officially start competing until the spring semester. The only event that took place this semester was the Turkey Trials, which was held Nov. 15 at the Save Mart Center.

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Serving it up with a former tennis standout

From Switzerland to Fresno State, alumna Lucia Tallo is remembered for being competitive on and off the tennis court. With over ten athletic and academic awards under her belt, Tallo has continued to succeed in her life after graduating in 2005.

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Tough schedule to challenge newcomers

A new season means a new team, and this year’s women’s basketball team is gearing up for its season with a mix of new and old. There are nine newcomers to the team and seven returning players.

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For the love of the game

Jorge Beltran (left), Wilita Sanguma (center) and Norifumi Takagi (right) play Thursday on campus.  Both Beltran and Takagi ar members of the soccer club.  Sanguma plans to try out for the team.
Anyone who likes to watch or play soccer now has a place to go. A soccer club, called Fresno International Soccer Association (FISA), has been established on campus.

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No funding — no problem

When the Fresno State water polo club team started in 1999, there was only enough money for one full team. Eight years later they have money for two — men’s and women’s.

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Former standout returns for a cause

Former Fresno State golf standout and now PGA standout, Nick Watney, has accomplished a lot throughout his career. He has traveled the world but this past weekend, he returned to his roots here in Fresno for the Save Mart Shootout.

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Family Fun at Chukchansi Sports Zone

The new place to go for sports and family fun is the Chukchansi Sports Zone at The Big Fresno Fair. One of the fair’s new attractions, the Sports Zone, has fun activities for almost everyone in the family. It consists of a Chukchansi Casino booth, ESPN radio, TVs, a bull riding machine and baseball and football throwing.

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‘Polish Joke’ opens season


University Theatre’s first play of the year is a cultural comedy that has been compared to the movie “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”. Directed by Edward EmanuEl, Ph.D., and written by David Ives, the play revolves around Jasiu Sadlowski, played by Adam Schroeder.

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Egypt study among new Middle East programs offered

Fresno State will soon be expanding its foreign-based academic curriculum in the near future with the Middle East Studies (MES) Project. A proposal will be presented at the beginning of next year, said Jóse Díaz, the assoicate dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.

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More e-mail space draws praise, indifference

Gmail, AOL, Yahoo! and Hotmail are some of the e-mail services many Fresno State students use, setting aside their school-assigned e-mail address. Don't rule out that csufresno.edu account just yet.

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