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‘Last Flag Flying’ actors give excellent performance

The Iraq War remains one of the most trying and divisive times in this nation’s history, and Richard Linklater’s latest film, “Last Flag Flying,” tries to encapsulate those emotions through its three main characters. The film is based off the ...

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Genocide ripped a family apart. Uncovered letters tell their story

Adrienne Alexanian went to clean the closet of her late father not too long after he died. In the process, she uncovered an old chapter – personal experiences she hadn’t known about – of the Armenian Genocide. Her father, Yervant ...

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Sun Devils defense too hot for ‘Dogs

A fierce Arizona State defense deprived the Fresno State women’s basketball team of easy field goals and a victory Wednesday. Fresno State shot 28.6 percent from the field in the 81-49 loss. The ‘Dogs were unable to score more than ...

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‘Dogs rout Banana Slugs in season opener

The Fresno State Bulldogs’ offense and defense were firing on all cylinders in their 96-65 victory over UC Santa Cruz on Saturday at the Save Mart Center. The ‘Dogs made seven 3-pointers before their first miss from beyond the arc, ...

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Women’s basketball is young and hungry

The Fresno State women’s basketball team is coming off a tumultuous 2016-17 season that saw the Bulldogs finish seventh in the Mountain West, while also coming within one game of calling itself conference tournament champions. “I don’t think we can ...

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A new identity for men’s basketball

Prime time, here come the ‘Dogs. Fresno State kicks off its 2017-18 men’s basketball campaign on Friday against UC Santa Cruz. The ‘Dogs finished 2-1 in exhibition play, which featured routs of 43 and 40 points over Pacific Union College ...

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‘Dogs bowl eligible!

After a hiatus, Fresno State football returned to its winning ways against BYU Saturday night, beating the Cougars 20-13 with a stellar performance from the defense. Fresno State, with their non-conference victory, is now 6-3 and bowl eligible for the ...

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Did student rallies help bring in donations?

Students and alumni alike rallied together at the corner of Shaw and Chestnut from 5 to 9 a.m. in support of Fresno State’s Day of Giving campaign. The Day of Giving was a 24-hour online fundraiser meant to “enhance student ...

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Top Dog of the Week: Josh Hokit

Running back Josh Hokit scored all three of Fresno State’s touchdowns in the win 27-3 win at San Diego State Saturday night. Though he can’t quite share the touchdowns, he made sure to share everything else – the backfield and ...

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‘Happy Death Day’ brings nothing new to the party

Stop me if you’ve heard this plot line before: Protagonist relives the same day over and over, and in the process is able to self-analyze ‒ and eventually rediscover ‒ his or herself. It is a premise that has been ...

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Marcus McMaryion: Home is where the heart is

Fresno State quarterback Marcus McMaryion’s amatuer football journey began and will most likely end in the Central Valley. Throughout the way there was that detour to Oregon State. McMaryion, a Dinuba native, still remembers not being offered a scholarship by ...

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Designs begin for Victor E.’s stage

Victor E. Bulldog III strutted his paws during a meet and greet Tuesday morning. Participants in the “Victor E. Bulldog III Design Challenge” met the live mascot to better understand the requirements of the stage they are volunteering to design. ...

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Top Dog of the Week: Keesean Johnson

Wide receiver KeeSean Johnson’s successful efforts in the offseason to add 14 pounds to his frame may go unnoticed, but what can’t be ignored is Johnson’s efforts on the field. His stellar play has earned him this week’s Top Dog ...

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Health center makeover almost complete

Fresno State’s Student Health and Counseling Center has been undergoing reconstruction for over a year now, but this month all of that work should be completed. According to information provided by Deborah Adishian-Astone, vice president for administration and associate vice ...

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Mexican artisans present the makings of the rebozo

Fresno has the opportunity this entire week to learn about an intricate part of Mexican culture, the rebozo. The weeklong “Rebozo Revival Festival” began with an opening ceremony Monday night at Fres.Co where various selections of the rebozo, or “Mexican ...

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Ronnie Rivers looks to create his own history

Ronnie Rivers isn’t worried about his father’s storied athletic shadow. The Bulldogs running back wants to build his own legacy.   Rivers’ father, Ron Rivers, played for the Bulldogs from 1991 to 1993 and is Fresno State’s second all-time leading ...

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Top Dog of the week: Aaron Mitchell

Senior Aaron Mitchell is a man of many roles: starting center for the Bulldogs football team, team captain, student, family man and, this week, The Collegian’s Top Dog. Mitchell led the charge for the offensive line last Saturday in the ...

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Top Dog of the week with Jeffrey Allison

Linebacker Jeffrey Allison had a breakout game against Alabama Saturday, his best individual performance as a Bulldog to date. The sophomore finished with a career-high 14 tackles, half of which were solo tackles. Allison’s performance has earned him this school ...

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