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FresCon captures geek culture

Student organization Pick Your Potion presented Fresno State’s first comic convention this weekend on campus. The convention provided students, faculty and the general public a means to celebrate all things related to geek culture, from comics to video games. FresCon ...

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FresYes Fest Takes Over Downtown

More than 3,000 people ventured downtown to attend Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company’s FresYes Fest on Saturday; a celebration full of live entertainment, local foods and, of course, craft beers. The second annual FresYes Fest offered beer fans and connoisseurs an opportunity ...

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‘Water by the Spoonful’ cast ready for opening night

Fresno State’s production of “Water by the Spoonful,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, directed by theatre professor Kathleen McKinley, is set to open tonight at the Woods Theatre. Crafted in worlds of realism and cyber chat-rooms, “Water by The Spoonful,” written by ...

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Take a Hike: Redwood Mountain Trail

By Jordan Nicholson The weather in the Central Valley as of late has been quite sunny and warm. Pretty soon, the threat of rain won’t be an excuse to put off that epic hike you’ve been meaning to do since ...

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Inspired by India: Photographs explore ‘new India’

Fresno State photography professor Neil Chowdhury showcased a solo exhibition at local gallery Corridor 2122 as a part of ArtHop. ArtHop takes place twice a month at various venues in Downtown Fresno and Tower District. Chowdhury’s exhibition takes on his ...

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Weekend Wonders

Blossom Trail Run The 18th annual 10k run starts bright and early in Sanger at 7 a.m. on Saturday. The route not only takes runners alongside the blooming flowers, but also through Downtown Sanger where participants finish near 7th Street. ...

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Take a Hike: The Four Mile to Glacier Point

By Jordan Nicholson  Papers and projects are piling up, and pretty soon the library will be filled to the rim with students buckling down for midterms. Tensions will be high, but what better way to brush those midterm blues off ...

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Black Students United celebrate Africana Culture Night

From monologues, to fashion shows to awards, Africana Culture Night paid tribute to Black History Month on Friday night in the Satellite Student Union. For the past three years, Black Students United has organized the event celebrating African-American culture. BSU’s ...

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2015 Rogue Festival Fires Up Creativity

The 14th annual festival features independent artists performing a variety of performing arts including theater, dance, music, art, film and comedy. This year’s festival will have around 68 acts performing about 300 shows in 10 venues over ten days. Rogue ...

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Sandwich deli prepares for Campus Pointe opening

The Beach Hut Deli, one of Campus Pointe’s planned establishments, is preparing for a special grand opening toward the end of April. One of the business partners involved in the development, Sammy Franco, said he got involved in the deli ...

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Fighting with Fashion

Made For Them hosted its second annual Fight With Fashion event on Friday to launch its spring collection along with raising awareness on the combat of human trafficking.  The event was held at Porsche of Fresno. Made For Them is ...

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Contemporary Dance Ensemble takes center stage

Fresno State theatre arts students have been testing their dancing skills with recent performances of “Passion, Energy and Imagination,” a contemporary dance concert put on by some of the department’s faculty and students. A compilation of six dance pieces, “Passion, ...

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The Garden returns to Fresno with an energetic set

The Garden and tour guest DJ Geniefactory, stirred up Wednesday evening with a mosh pit of excitement at Peeve’s Public House in Downtown Fresno. The Garden, made up of brothers Wyatt and Fletcher Shears of Orange County, are an exciting ...

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Italian pianist hits the right notes

On Wednesday night, the Concert Hall on campus was filled with music lovers of all ages set to hear the fifth performer for the Phillip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert series, Italian pianist Beatrice Rana. For 43 years, this series has ...

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Take a Hike: Mist Trail

By Jordan Nicholson  I could spend all day and night in Yosemite National Park. Some people do, and I have always envied them. Instead of abandoning my education and going rogue, I try to take time out of my busy ...

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Students strike a chord with faculty

Fresno State’s department of music faculty and students hold concert for scholarship funding  On Saturday evening, Fresno State’s department of music presented its Faculty Gala Concert Benefit, an orchestral collaboration of its faculty members and their top students. Dr. Thomas ...

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Downtown pub awakens “The Force” with ‘Star Wars’ screening

It was standing room only at Peeve’s Public House on Saturday as the Downtown Fresno pub hosted a free all-ages showing of “Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back” for thirsty patrons, hungry families and those who are fans ...

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‘Water in Crisis’ exhibition illustrates California drought

The current record-breaking drought in California has affected many, from Central Valley farmers to Sacramento politicians – it has also caught the attention of four artists who dedicate their time to raising awareness of the water issue, among other environmental ...

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