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Warsaw Ghetto’s poetry impacts us still

Students learned about pivotal moments in Jewish poetry and engaged with critics in Sven-Erik Rose’s lecture “In Adorno’s Blind Spot: Yiddish Poetry from the Warsaw Ghetto.” Rose, associate professor of German and comparative literature at UC Davis, said he was ...

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A ‘Big Show’ comes to Fresno State’s Homecoming Week

Comedy Central’s “Workaholics” and “Pitch Perfect” star Adam Devine was booked as the headliner for USU Productions’ Big Show last Thursday, with “The Mindy Project’s” Fortune Feimster and “Spy’s” Adam Ray set to open the show. “Adam Devine is a ...

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Magician wows audience at homecoming pep rally

Our idea of a typical magician is a man wearing a top hat, and a rabbit being pulled out of said hat. But Nash Fung, who is a magician, has a much different look. On Friday, Fung drew a crowd ...

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Fresno State celebrates its students

Fresno State’s Kennel Bookstore and University Student Union Productions celebrated Fresno State students at the fourth annual National Student Day on Wednesday in the Memorial Garden. Students grabbed nachos for free at a stand near the entrance and participated in ...

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Diversity in dance celebrated during Homecoming Week

Fresno State students got into the swing of things during Tuesday’s Diversity Dance Workshop, and event that was part of Homecoming Week.. Hosted by the Cross Cultural and Gender Center, the workshop allowed students to learn different cultural dances and ...

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A pie in the face means money for Student Cupboard

With midterms coming up for Fresno State students, Associated Students, Inc. found a way to help the student body release some pent-up nerves on Tuesday. The Pie an ASI event was held in The Pit as a way for ASI ...

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Former Fresno State student performs at The Big Fresno Fair

By Christian Mattos and Hayley Salazar  A musical act at The Big Fresno Fair this year is a familiar face. Local musician and former Fresno State student Travis Brooks will play at the fair through Oct. 15. Brooks, a Hanford ...

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‘Supergirl’ cast talks crossover and new characters

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s “Supergirl,” coming in for its third season landing! On Monday, “Supergirl” was the first series in The CW’s DC superhero universe to premiere this fall. “The Flash” and “Legends of Tomorrow” followed on ...

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Fresno Foodie: The Big Fresno Fair Edition

Fairs have been widely known to be a haven for food adventurers. With the rise of social media and Instagrammable food, more than ever there is a race for food vendors to create the next best thing. In comes The ...

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‘Bitter Harvest:’ Romance during the Holodomor

Director George Mendeluk invited people to “enter the world of the lovers” at Fresno State CineCulture’s screening of “Bitter Harvest.” “Bitter Harvest” is about Yuri’s (played by Max Irons) struggle against Stalin (played by Gary Oliver) and the Holodomor, a ...

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Symphonic band and wind orchestra perform

The Fresno State Concert Hall echoed with the musical sounds of the College of the Sequoias Symphonic Band last week during a joint concert with the Fresno State Wind Orchestra. ​The COS Symphonic Band was led by conductor Michael Tackett, ...

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‘Waria’ documents struggle with identity

Students got an inside look at the life of transgender Muslim students during the movie screening of “Tales of the Waria.” The film takes place in Indonesia, the largest Muslim country in the world, and focuses on the love lives ...

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Jazz and soul were the ‘terrain in which gender and race were contested’

By Christian Mattos and Hayley Salazar  During the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, America went through progressive change. For black Americans partaking in the social activism, music was an outlet as well as a means of expression ...

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Adam Devine coming to campus, tickets on sale Friday

USU Productions has announced that the headliner for the inaugural “Homecoming Big Show” will be actor and comedian Adam Devine. Devine is known for his roles in “Pitch Perfect” and “Workaholics.” He will perform at the Save Mart Center on ...

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Poet and alumnus visits Fresno State

The first fall 2017 read for the Fresno Poets’ Association Reading Series kicked off last Friday, featuring poet and Fresno State alumnus Glover Davis. Davis, a professor of creative writing at San Diego State University, has written six poetry collections. ...

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Famed ‘Filharmonic’ group brings a cappella skills to Fresno State

Beatboxing rhythms, smooth bass vocals and tenor harmonies filled the Satellite Student Union on Wednesday as students sang and danced – all with no instruments. The music was courtesy of the a cappella stylings from The Filharmonic, a Filipino-American singing ...

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Author speaks about saving western Armenian literature

Author and translator Christopher Atamian visited Fresno State on Friday, Sept. 8, and presented a lecture about the book “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France” by Krikor Beledian.  He discussed the historical significance of the book Armenian literature. Atamian’s ...

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Deaf artists put on show at Poetry Jam

Though they can’t hear, deaf artists were heard by others Wednesday as they expressed their views on how society may sometimes interpret deafness as a disability. The deaf artists were featured in the Cross Cultural and Gender Center’s Poetry Jam ...

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