LATEST NEWS:

Music Monday: The Summer Set is still going strong

The Summer Set, a pop-rock band from Phoenix, Az., has been recording for almost a decade and with every release continues to prove why it has lasted so long. Formed in 2007, The Summer Set is made up of singer ...

Read More »

Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon is a side scrolling, turn-based role playing (RP) management game with a macabre theme. The main plot is that you are a relative of some old, eccentric rich dude. The old dude got bored, so he decided to ...

Read More »

‘Furthermore’ is a captivating adventure

“Furthermore,” by New York Times best-selling author Tahereh Mafi, is a fairy-tale-like story that captures the reader from start to finish. Alice Alexis Queensmeadow was born without pigmentation—her skin is white, her hair is white, her eyes are a barely-there ...

Read More »

Fresno Foodie: They rolled one for ‘Mi’

What’s the hype? I always love a good pun so a sushi restaurant named “Roll One For Mi” tempted me to try it out. The clever name holds up to its high standards. With a great patio, good service and ...

Read More »

Life after assault: ‘Tar Beach’ tells a victim’s story

 The Fresno State University Theatre had its opening night of the play “Tar Beach” on Oct. 28.  This play is a stark production that relies more on character development and its language than its dramatic visuals.     The play is directed ...

Read More »

Twitter announces Vine will be clipped

Last week, Twitter announced it will be discontinuing its looping video app, Vine. Vine has created job opportunities and made internet celebrities out of average people since its release in 2013 but has had a recent decline in popularity. Fresno ...

Read More »

Nightmare on your street

  With Halloween falling on a Monday this year, it makes for the perfect opportunity to stay in and binge watch the best movies. Halloween and horror movies have always gone hand in hand. But finding one that doesn’t make ...

Read More »

Things that go bump in the night: A Halloween safety guide

There is something about costumes, candy and scary movies on a brisk October night that encourages mischief and mayhem. This Halloween, be sure to steer clear of the ghouls and goblins that could be lurking all around you by following ...

Read More »

Haunted attraction raises hell

Raisin Hell Ranch Haunted Cornfield and Corn Maze near Highway 99 in Madera are definitely not for the weak hearted. The attractions are all about fright, without any kid-friendly attractions. From the moment you enter the cornfield you are greeted ...

Read More »

DIY Halloween costumes that won’t break the bank

    As Cady Heron from “Mean Girls” once said, “Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total s*** and no other girls can say anything about it.”  But perhaps this year is ...

Read More »

Student Spotlight: Fresno State student is literally behind the scenes

When you watch a play, movie or show, it’s obvious how hard the actors and directors work to make the show come to life. One component many audience members forget about is the stage manager. Fresno State senior Emilea Paulson ...

Read More »

Music Monday: Hippo Campus locks into memories

Indie rock band Hippo Campus is one of music’s best-kept secrets, and it’s time to finally share that secret with the world. Hippo Campus formed in 2013 and consists of guitarist and vocalist Jake Luppen, guitarist Nathan Stocker, bassist Zach ...

Read More »

Jokes for Votes: comedy tour encourages voting by inducing laughs

Jokes for Votes is a stand-up comedy show that has toured around California’s college campuses to encourage students to vote. Around 300 people attended Jokes for Votes in the Student Satellite Union on Thursday night. Each event features four stand-up ...

Read More »

The real scream of the crop

Hobb’s Grove succeeded at bringing horror films to life and placing me in the midst of several creepy situations. The Central Valley haunt offers three main attractions: a haunted house, haunted forest and haunted hayride priced around $30 for all ...

Read More »

This War of Mine

This War of Mine is a side scrolling survival mental-state-destroyer game that will remind you that many people in wars are civilians. You play as several survivors who are hiding in a building. You control all of them and tell ...

Read More »

‘Carry On’ is original, relatable, magical

“Carry On” by New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell is a coming-of-age tale at its core that explores the topics you’d find most confusing as a teenager: school, love, loss, destiny and, of course, magic. Simon Snow, also known ...

Read More »

Titus comes to Tower

Writer, actor and stand-up comedian Christopher Titus is coming back to Fresno this weekend for his seventh special “Born with a Defect.” His new show discusses his personal life but also invites debate on issues most comedians dare not tackle ...

Read More »

Fresno Foodie: Pokiland provokes taste buds, prevents big spending

What’s the hype? A sushi craze has erupted lately, particularly in California and among 20- to 30-year-olds, and for good reason. The flavors are incredible and the ingredients are so fresh (no pun intended). There’s no denying how easily sushi ...

Read More »