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‘Avocados’ start the semester off fresh

The Tunes at Noon series in The Pit kicked off this semester with Fresno State student band, “The Midnight Avocados.” It was the first of the Tunes at Noon events that will be held in The Pit throughout the semester ...

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Beer me! Fresno State may allow alcohol sales at sport events

California State University Chancellor Timothy White has now made it possible again for alcohol to be sold and advertised at university athletic events. White said in a news release that because a majority of students, faculty and staff are of ...

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Bad Suns gives shining performance at Strummer’s

The last time Los-Angeles-based rock band Bad Suns played in Fresno, their crowd was small. “The first time … we played to ten people and two stuffed cheeseburgers,” singer Chris Bowman said. “This feels good.” The band returned to Fresno ...

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Four binge-worthy Netflix Originals you should watch this summer

Now that the school year is coming to a close, students  finally have time to catch up on entertainment. In the past few years, Netflix has produced its own original shows that have got TV junkies begging for more. Here ...

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Students need to watch “13 Reasons Why” – with caution

  Netflix dropped an instant hit among millions of viewers in March with “13 Reasons Why.” The 13-episode series touched on topics like: alcohol abuse, rape, stalking, sexual abuse, anxiety and of course, suicide. The television-adaptation is based on the ...

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Parade of Lights is electric

Parade of Lights is an electronic rock band from Los Angeles that makes feel-good music one can dance and sing to. Formed in 2010, Parade of Lights consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Ryan Daly, bassist Randy Schulte, keyboardist Michelle ...

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Fresno Spring Fair hosts food and family fun

The second annual Fresno Spring Fair featured a variety of attractions and fun for all ages. Unlike the Big Fresno Fair that is held every October, the Fresno Spring Fair, held May 4 – 7 at the Fresno District Fairgrounds, ...

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Heathers: The Musical ‘paints a picture of culture’

1989 – a great year to listen to Janet Jackson’s album, “Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814,” go watch George Michael in concert during his Faith World Tour or kill three of your classmates. Fresno State’s University Theatre premiered “Heathers: The ...

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“Brightening” up the indie-pop scene

Brighten is an indie-pop band from Chico, California that consists of guitarist and lead vocalist Justin Richards, drummer Jimmy Richards and bassist Alex Draper.   Being a band for 13 years means Brighten’s history is a long one and can ...

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All “hopped” up on beer history

Many beer drinkers may have a glass at the end of the day to unwind, at an event to celebrate or at a bar to socialize.   What many people don’t think about is the history of beer and how ...

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Student created film shows at Maya Cinema

As the lights dimmed in the theater, an audience of friends and family eagerly awaited to view the work of Fresno State students on the big screen.   “Chase”, a short film directed by Jacob Alvarado, follows a young man ...

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Gina Rodriguez empowers students

Actress. Activist. Feminist.   Gina Rodriguez, star of the hit CW network television show “Jane the Virgin,” uses her celebrity status to represent people of color, underrepresented cultures and fight for women’s rights.   Rodriguez came to Fresno State on ...

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Why Fresno is growling for Grizzly Fest

Two words come to mind when rock and roll, vibrating basslines, food trucks and graffiti art come together: Grizzly Fest.   This year, the festival attracted thousands of music fans to Chukchansi Park for an evening of reggae, rock, rap ...

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Student written play celebrates Filipino culture

Fresno State’s Magkaisa Filipino Club presented its Filipino Culture Night on April 29 in the Satellite Student Union to an audience full of friends and family. Magkaisa, also known as ‘MGK1,” presented “Katipunan,” a play written by members of the ...

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Cooking and The Joys Of Experimentation

Oftentimes in the past I would find myself making dishes that were initially quite pleasing and satisfactory.  They contained the usual mix of ingredients and provided a stable but rather uninteresting and routine expression of taste.     This would reveal itself ...

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Highlighting educators’ excellence in the arts

At the end of every academic year, Fresno State professors and faculty are nominated and selected for a variety of awards. Of the 12 faculty members who were recognized this year, four of them were awarded for benefiting the lives ...

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Vintage Days (April 2017)

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]Photos by: Khone Saysamongdy and Megan Trindad

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Dancing with a pop of color

For many college students, a music festival is just not an option. However, Vintage Days offered an alternative for students who like to dance the night away and while getting messy. The Powder Paint Dance Party was one of the ...

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