Strikes, spares and syllabuses

The “to-do” list for the beginning of a new semester can seem never ending. Before tackling that list, students rolled into the USU Bulldog Bowl on Monday to enjoy the last day of winter break. The special rate – two ...

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Campus solutions for New Year’s resolutions

  The beginning of a new year means a fresh start for some students at Fresno State, but “new year, new me” is easier said than done. There are many measures students can take to ensure that they follow through ...

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This book is killer

In his latest release, “California’s Deadliest Women,” author David Kulczyk presents a collection of 28 strange and shocking murder cases in California. From well-known murder cases that even I had heard of, to more obscure ones that I couldn’t believe ...

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‘La La Land’ is brilliant, beautiful and breathtaking

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in a musical? When I first heard about “La La Land,” I thought it would be ridiculous. But I’m glad I gave it a chance because this beautiful technicolor film swept me off my feet ...

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Student Spotlight: Student uses screen printing as creative outlet

Have you ever wondered how designs get on your T-shirts? Who picks the designs and how they become part of the fabric?   Senior printmaking major Zachary Bland, 22, does just that – graphic design and screen printing. Bland participated ...

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Student Spotlight: ‘Creativity and art shouldn’t be hindered by rules.’

Chad Saecho started making films six years ago as a sophomore in high school when his dad bought him his first camera. “Inception,” the 2010 movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was an inspiration. “I was completely in awe as to how ...

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Christmas shopping on a student budget

With Christmas approaching, college students everywhere are scrounging up their loose change in attempts to pay for all of the gifts they still need to buy. Considering students are notorious for not having enough money to buy themselves a proper ...

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‘Passion Play’ gives a historical twist to politics

The Fresno State University Theatre this month is presenting “Passion Play: Part 1 & 2” on campus at the John Wright Theatre. This “behind-the-scenes play within a play” is written by playwright Sarah Ruhl and is being directed by professor ...

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Art Gallery displays student work

The 2016 Student Art Show is underway at the Phebe Conley Art Gallery, displaying this semester’s best pieces done by students. Chris Lopez, a gallery technician who was in charge of organizing the annual event said the show is not ...

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Poetry Jam offers cultural insight

 A Poetry Jam which focused on Native American speakers attracted 40 people on Wednesday. Nwachaukwu Oputa, student coordinator for the center, said she helped bring the event back to encourage students to interact with other cultures. “I think this a ...

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My Christmas Playlist

Every year for the past seven years or so, I have created a Christmas playlist because for me, one of the better parts about the season is the music. This year my playlist is all over the place in terms ...

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A merry movie marathon

With the harsh winter season approaching and finals coming to a close, students will soon have time to binge-watch holiday favorites without having school lingering in the back of their minds. People’s taste in films usually differ, and friends can ...

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Fresno Foodie: ‘Batter Up’ knocks breakfast out of the park

What’s the hype? Batter Up is a baseball themed breakfast joint that is famous for their pancakes, and for good reason. It offers a large variety of pancakes all made from scratch, including gluten free and protein options. Aside from ...

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Get festive in Fresno

Christmas Tree Lane One of Fresno’s most famous holiday traditions is Christmas Tree Lane. Located on Van Ness Boulevard between Shields Avenue and Shaw Avenue, millions of lights illuminate the nearly two-mile stretch of homes decorated for the holidays. Over ...

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‘Valley Fever’ is not that hot

I had high hopes for Katherine Taylor’s “Valley Fever.” I really did. While there were moments I was completely engrossed in what I was reading, a lot of the time everything ended up falling flat. Ingrid Palamede is our narrator, ...

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Heavens: understanding the universe through art

If you have recently passed by the Shaw Avenue and Fresno Street intersection, you may have noticed a small, glitzy store on the southwest corner. Heavens Gifts and Gallery is a celestially themed store and art gallery and is run ...

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Music Monday: Ryan Beatty

At just 21 years old, Los Angeles-based pop artist Ryan Beatty continues to showcase his growth as an individual and a musician with every step he takes in his career. Hailing from Clovis, Beatty started his career in 2009 when ...

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Walking in a fashion wonderland

Even though the weather is still warm and sunny, soon the winter chill will make its way to Fresno. Winter is arguably the coziest time of year, perfect for sweatpants, UGG boots and oversized hoodies. But what about that date ...

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