Falling for little black boots

From Kylie Jenner lip kits to Yeezus trainers, there’s no question as to what’s trending right now in the fashion industry.  It’s a visual voice.  On a walk through campus on monday there were many student style choices to capture. ...

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‘The Roommate Book’: I now pronounce you roommates

For many, college can be full of firsts: your first job, your first serious relationship, your first emotional breakdown in a parking lot because you can’t find parking And, of course, your first roommate— Adventures in roommating can sound fun ...

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Frank Ocean’s yearlong awaited album finally drops

Rapper Frank Ocean’s long-awaited album “Blond” was released this weekend alongside a surprise visual album “Endless”, exclusively to Apple Music. His latest album, “Channel Orange,” came out in 2012, making this a four-year break for Ocean. “Blond’s” release was a ...

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One-woman project Your Friend visits Strummer’s with Kurt Vile

Up and coming musical project Your Friend starring Taryn Blake opened for Vile at The Tower District’s Strummer’s Aug. 10. The woman behind the project, Kansas native musician Blake, played the venue as a stop on Vile’s summer tour. The ...

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Music festival takes over downtown Fresno

This Saturday, thousands came out to Fresno’s Chukchansi Park to enjoy Grizzly Fest’s second annual music festival featuring local artists as well as popular headliners like the reggae band, Slightly Stoopid. The festival kicked off at 3 p.m. with non-stop ...

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Former Beatle Paul McCartney rocks Save Mart Center

Sir Paul McCartney has still got it, and he brought ‘it’ and more with him when he played at Fresno’s Save Mart Center on Wednesday as the first stop on his “One on One” tour. The 73-year-old musician kept the ...

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‘Zootopia’ is keeper

“Zootopia” was an amazing movie. From its wonderful graphics to its social commentary, viewers are entrenched in a world so alike to theirs, they will forget that it is a rabbit and a fox teaching them about the ways in ...

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Contemporary Dance Ensemble kicks off a week of performances Friday

After months of preparation, Fresno State’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble is ready to share a series of dances with performances starting Friday at the John Wright Theatre. “This is NOT the Tony Bennett Concert” will have daily show times at 7:30 ...

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Comedian brings show to campus

Hundreds of Fresno State students and staff crowded the Satellite Student Union to watch “America’s Got Talent” runner-up Drew Lynch’s comedy show Tuesday evening. The SSU quickly filled as the crowd awaited Lynch’s performance. The large audience ranged from faculty ...

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‘The X-Files’ revival: The truth is still out there

“The X-Files” is a cult classic in American television, and it also became an American institution during its original run from 1993 to 2002. Fast forward to 2016 — it’s back. The first edition in this six-episode revival series, “My ...

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‘The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 2’: Jennifer Lawrence delivers a fitting send off to dystopian saga

It’s here, folks. After four years of Katniss Everdeen firing off more arrows than one can count, the four-film franchise is over with a dutiful, but still undoubtedly deflated, ending. Lionsgate studio executives continued the profitable trend set by young ...

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Three day celebration for day of the dead honors those who have passed away

Fresno State’s Aztec Dance Club celebrated the Día de los Muertos Celebration from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 in the Free Speech Area with Altar displays. Students and community members were invited to create altar displays commemorating their deceased loved ...

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A supernatural tale of forbidden lovers

The University Theatre is presenting a contemporary version of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opens Friday. Kathleen McKinley, theater arts professor and director selected “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” because its magic and enchantment themes go well with the Halloween season. ...

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‘Treehouse of Horror XXVI’ scares away the funny

Twenty-six years and running strong, but does “The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror” have what it takes to compete with its past iterations? The biggest struggle “The Simpsons” has had is finding a way to balance children’s humor with adult humor. ...

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Student voices of the Valley

More than 60 choirs from the Central Valley came together to participate and perform in this year’s three-day Fresno State Invitational Choral Festival held at the music hall. “This festival had been going on for years when I came in ...

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‘Pan’ never lands

“Pan” was a subpar representation of a traditional story. Littered with plot holes and unexplained storylines, this movie is not worth the matinee price. The thin dialogue and contrived soundtrack do not meet expectations. If “Mad Max: Fury Road” and ...

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The ups and downs of fair food

It is that time of year again when you can satisfy your craving for corn dogs and cinnamon rolls. Instead of trying the traditional fair food, stop by one of the nontraditional booths this year and gorge on the seasonal ...

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A pub of science talk

Peeve’s Public House & Local Market in downtown Fresno has become a monthly gathering location, but not for a band or sporting event, rather a science lecture – Café Scientifique. The Central Valley Café Scientifique began in 2007 as part ...

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