Author Archives: Zack Edwards

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ review: Boldly takes audiences on a fun and exciting ride

Now this is how you make a summer movie! (I am looking at you “Iron Man 3.”) This movie is definitely going to irritate some people, but for everyone else, this movie is a fantastic ride.

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‘The Great Gatsby’ review: More good than great

In the case of this film, perhaps great is too strong of a word. Maybe “The Good Gatsby” would be more appropriate.

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Baseball: Big hits from Viers, Judge push Bulldogs to win

It seems that the Bulldogs have figured something out, at least at home anyway. Fresno State jumped to an early lead against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors and never let go. 

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‘Iron Man 3’ review: Tony Stark can’t save this story

Oh “Iron Man 3,” what a disappointment you are.

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Baseball: Bulldogs beat down Bako

Judge, Luplow help Fresno State avoid season sweep. Tuesday was their last chance.

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Track and Field: Frosh runner Schwanz goes the distance

Freshman year is a time of change and adjustment for all college students, but for some, the change is much greater than for others.

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Track and Field: Fresno State preps for Bulldog Open

It has been a transition year for Fresno State track and field. Like all the other teams on campus, track and field had to adjust when the news came in that the university was shifting from the Western Athletic Conference ...

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Baseball: ‘Dogs flummox Falcons

  It seems like after 32 games, the Bulldogs are finally starting to figure things out. This weekend looked to be a daunting task for Fresno State, playing five games in three days against Air Force. However, it helped that ...

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Baseball: Roadrunners sweep past ‘Dogs

When Aaron Judge is batting in the nine-spot, you know the team is trying everything.

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Dear Hollywood: A film lover’s plea

After a long winter, the summer is finally coming, and as a movie fan, I am usually thrilled. However, this year I am a bit concerned.

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‘Oblivion’ review: You’ve seen this one before

It is as if somebody took the plot of every science fiction movie they had ever seen, chopped them up, dropped them in a hat and then just started pulling out plot points. Yes, it is that bad.

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‘Golden Threads’ weaves story in library

For anyone who had the Little Golden Books as a child, a walk through the Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery on the second floor of the Henry Madden Library is a nostalgic trip down memory lane – back to a ...

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’42’ review: Robinson biopic knocks it out of the park

The baseball movie is a tricky thing. It can produce films like “The Pride of the Yankees” or “Field of Dreams.” Films as perfect and classic as Ken Griffey Jr.’s homerun swing. However, it can also produce “Benchwarmers” and “Major ...

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Professor enters a new chapter

Every writer hopes to one day find his or her name on the cover of a novel. For one professor in the Fresno State English department, those long held hopes of becoming an author have materialized into a career.

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Baseball: Bats come alive in ‘Dogs’ Sunday win

It was a nice change for the Bulldogs, something they had only experienced once before this season.

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Roger Ebert: The loss of a legend

Film fans and critics around the world are in mourning. On Thursday, legendary film critic and columnist Roger Ebert passed away due to a long battle with cancer. He was 70 years old. Ebert rose to fame thanks to his ...

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Baseball: Youthful pitchers find progress

Pitching has been the Achilles’ heel for the Bulldogs all season, but Fresno State baseball is starting to turn things around — little by little. 

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‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ review: Proof every movie does not need a sequel

One can only hope that this movie will finally convince Hollywood to leave Saturday morning cartoons alone.

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