‘OMG, The Things I Learned in College’ offends and misrepresents modern college students

As a college student, I see the value in taking advantage of resources and getting involved in order to prepare myself for the “real world.” But after reading “OMG, The Things I Learned in College,” I felt inadequate, ill-represented and, ...

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Contemporary Dance Ensemble to premiere ‘Epistêmê’

University Theatre at Fresno State is premiering “Epistêmê” on Friday. It is the eighth-annual spring production by the Contemporary Dance Ensemble. The show will run through Feb. 24 in the John Wright Theatre. “Epistêmê” is the product of the portable ...

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Don’t fear the ‘vagina,’ monologue performers say

As Ashley Juskalian sat in the Cross Cultural and Gender Center’s offices, she listened to cast members practice their monologues. Juskalian and many others are part of Fresno State’s 2018 production of “The Vagina Monologues,” a play written by Eve ...

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Grizzly Fest is Fresno’s chance to flourish

I attended my first Fresno City Council meeting and witnessed my first council vote last Thursday afternoon. I attended because I knew the result of this vote, no matter the outcome, would change the future of music in Fresno for ...

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Lambert lacks liveliness in Fresno

Miranda Lambert slowly walked onto the stage of the Save Mart Center as her band played, lacking much of the staging or choreography of other artists who have come to Fresno. It was a low-key entrance and set the tone ...

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Fresno State student crowned Miss California tackles bullying

If there’s one thing Tara Broderick, a business marketing and accounting student, has taken away from competing in pageants, it’s her newfound voice. And as the newly-crowned Miss California, International Junior Miss 2018, she is using that voice to tackle ...

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This week in entertainment: Black History Month celebrations, WordFest and ‘The Vagina Monologues’

‘Vagina Monologues’ this week “The Vagina Monologues” will be held Thursday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in North Gym 118. Tickets are $5 in advance at the Cross Cultural Gender Center in Thomas Building 110 or $7 at the door ...

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Concerto competition prepares students for life after college

Matthew Smoke sits in a small practice room upstairs in the Music Building at Fresno State, waiting for his turn to perform a viola concerto. Nearly a year of practice has come to this moment. Smoke is just one of ...

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Fresno State’s annual ‘Double Reed Day’ brings musical talent

Renowned musicians Minjia Liu and Rufus Olivier Jr. visited Fresno State on Saturday for the 21st annual Double Reed Day. “Double Reed” refers to double-reed instruments, such as the “oboe” and the “bassoon.” The musical event included sessions for the ...

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B-boys continues dance traditions

Arte Americas became a battlefield for 15 dance crews Saturday during the “Battle for Fresno State” preliminary dance competition. Their weapons? Rhythm and groove. More than 45 B-boy dancers participated in a battle on a three-on-three crew dance battle, judged ...

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CineCulture spring lineup commences with Puerto Rican film

Fresno State’s CineCulture club kicked off its first film screening of the semester with the movie “Extra-Terrestrials” (“Extra Terrestrias”) on Friday. The Spanish film, which had English subtitles, was directed by Carla Cavina and is about a Puerto Rican family ...

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Paisley performs hit after hit

Country music star Brad Paisley captivated the Save Mart Center Friday night on the second stop of his 2018 “Weekend Warrior” world tour. The night began at 7 p.m. sharp with opener Lindsay Ell, who was a nice addition to ...

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Students treated to winter fun to kick off new semester

“A Winter’s Night at Campus Pointe” drew crowds of students last week with Fresno State ID cards in hand who were eager to take advantage of the numerous free activities being offered. It was a welcome-back gift from University Student ...

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‘The Post’ reminds journalists, citizens of need for free press

It’s 1971. The Washington Post staff awaits the Supreme Court decision following New York Times, Co. v United States, where the Nixon administration took the Times and the Post to court for publication of the “Pentagon Papers.” Editorial writer Meg ...

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Sir Elton John announces 2019 Save Mart Center date for his farewell tour

Sir Elton John announced in a New York press event Wednesday morning that he will be retiring from touring – in three years. The 70-year-old British singer announced that his next world tour, the “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour which ...

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He is showcasing his passion where it began

Doug Hansen sits surrounded by his illustrations bound in books and hung on the concrete walls of his second floor office at the Conley Art building. The Fresno State art professor, illustrator and author is getting ready to showcase his ...

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A digital future is certain. For printed work, it’s necessary, says speaker

Although the Internet Archive, a nonprofit digital library, holds 30 million digital media items, it came to the Henry Madden Library recently to ask for more. Alexis Rossi, director of media and access for the organization, said the library is ...

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Annual gala provides musical sounds from faculty and students

In hopes of raising scholarship funds for Fresno State’s department of music, the annual gala concert, featuring an orchestra, was held last Saturday. Faculty orchestra and vocalists performed alongside students in the concert hall. The performances featured a variety of ...

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