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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Fresno food trucks bring flavor to Downtown experience

Just as the sun begins to settle overhead, a mixed aroma of food brings passersby to the Northeast end of the Fulton Mall, where every Thursday afternoon local food trucks gather for CArtHop. “I smelled food,” said June Goree, a ...

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Take a Hike: Lewis Creek Trail

By Jordan Nicholson In The Sierras, right in our own backyard, there are some pretty incredible trails, full of wildlife, rivers and dense forests. You want to call yourself a hiker and be a part of this crazy outdoor goodness? ...

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Kernels of [Pop] Culture

Remake nabs its “Ghostbusters” The all-female lead cast is set to bring the classic ‘80s comedy back on screen with the likes of Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. Director Paul Feig will join forces again with funny ...

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Through the child’s eye: A local children author’s work celebrated in exhibition

By Cassandra Sandoval Leo Politi, a local artist whose illustrations and children’s books celebrate diversity, was remembered in an exhibit at the Fresno Art Museum on Friday. Born in Fresno in 1908 and passing in 1996, he was internationally recognized ...

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Eclectic reggae concert energizes local hot spot

By Royce Dunn A unique night of food, craft beers and psychedelic tunes drew in a lively crowd at the hyper-local Peeve’s Public House on Saturday as two regional bands performed experimental reggae. Fresno’s The Notones along with Extra Classic ...

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Take A Hike: Tips and tricks for the beginner hiker to the expert trailblazer

By Jordan Nicholson The spring semester has begun, and it’s time to get outdoorsy. There’s no better way to relieve semester stress and tension than to lace up your boots and blaze a new trail. The Central Valley is home ...

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Local restaurant celebrates 5th anniversary of popular ‘Pub Quiz’

A few drinks with friends, harmless banter and a slew of trivia questions is what a Wednesday night looks like at The Landmark during its Pub Quiz night. Located in the Tower District, The Landmark hosted Pub Quiz’s fifth-year anniversary ...

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Ways to ring in the New Year

Whether you spend New Year’s Eve in town, out of town or on the beach, there is a little something for everyone to make the last day of the year memorable. Local venue Rainbow Ballroom will host the “MasqueRage New ...

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Holiday Gifts Full of ‘Bulldog Pride’

Looking for the perfect gift for upcoming holidays? Look no further than the Fresno State Kennel Bookstore and the Bulldog Shop. The bookstore has plenty of merchandise that would make great gifts for family, friends and coworkers. Kennel bookstore retail ...

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