Behind the music: Anthony Seeger explains ethnomusicology

UCLA professor Anthony Seeger came to Fresno State to give a lecture as a part of the Center for Creativity and the Arts’ “Native Communities: Tradition and Innovation” theme on March 23. Seeger is an anthropologist, musician, record producer and ...

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Power Rangers morph into a new generation of superheroes

Since remakes have swept the nation lately, it is easy to have mixed emotions when a childhood favorite is being remade for modern times. Will they destroy the legacy of the show? Or will it be so thrilling it takes ...

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Going ‘Back to the Future’ with Vintage Days

Since 1974, Vintage Days has taken event planning and creativity to the next level. Throughout the years, it has become more student run while maintaining its ongoing mission to bring the community to Fresno State. “I think every year, since ...

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Amoret rocks the USU during “Tunes at Noon”

Every Wednesday in March, when the clock strikes noon, The Pit comes to life with USU Productions’ “Tunes at Noon.” “Tunes at Noon” brings a different local band to the The Pit to play live music from noon to 1:00 ...

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Smittcamp comedy group raises money for Camp Kesem

Organ harvesters. Lacrosse-playing flounder experts. Thigh modelling. Stay-at-home fathers. While these things may not seem like they have much in common, they were all topics covered in the improvisational comedy show by FLOCC, the Smittcamp improvisational comedy group, on Friday. ...

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Disney gives timeless remake of a ‘Tale As Old As Time’

The world received a brief first glimpse at Disney’s live-action re-adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” last spring when a teaser trailer was released. Nearly one year later, the film is out and capturing the hearts of audiences of all ...

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‘Missoula’: A sexual assault story that ‘needs to be read’

In 400 pages, Jon Krakauer investigates the college town of Missoula, Montana and a series of campus rapes that took place between 2010 and 2012. He documents the experiences of five victims and the aftermath of their assaults. “Missoula: Rape ...

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Native American culture sews students to their heritage

At Fresno State, you learn a lot about other’s cultures through lectures and presentations but tribal elders Corky Mills and Millie Richards Vela are literally putting tradition in your hands. “The Shawl Project: Winyan Omnicha – Gathering of the Women” ...

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Springing forward into new fashion

If you’ve ever been in the Family and Food Sciences Building, you may have noticed mannequins that decorate the display cases in the hallways. Three students from a visual merchandising class were given an assignment to decorate a window display ...

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Night Riots give Fresno a night to remember

Alternative rock band Night Riots returned to Fresno on March 11 to perform in front of a sold out crowd at Strummer’s. Based out of Templeton, California, Night Riots has been together since 2011. The group consists of singer Travis ...

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Influencing history and the books

California politician Carole Migden talked to students on Monday following the screening of “Political Animals” in the North Gym. The documentary film “Political Animals” follows four women and the work they did fighting for the civil rights of LGBT people ...

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Fresno State alumnus A.J. Lacuesta will ‘move’ you

A group exercise instructor, veteran, fitness program director and choreographer walk onto campus. What do they all have in common? They are the same person. Meet A.J. Lacuesta: a man who does it all and still has time to fundraise ...

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Blake brings buzz to Fresno

Save Mart Center was the place to be on Friday night when Blake Shelton made his stop in Fresno to bring the “Doing it to Country Songs” tour to a full house of country music fans. The Oklahoma native and ...

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Teaching new ‘Dogs old tricks: Medieval comedy troupe performs on campus

Fresno State students were transported back in time with a performance of two medieval comedies on March 4 in the Satellite Student Union. Le Cercle Français, the French club of the modern and classical languages and literatures department, brought Les ...

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Grammy-winning cellist performs with Fresno State music faculty

  In the music industry, many artist’s break off from a group to start a solo career, but self proclaimed team player Lynn Harrell enjoys performing with others. Harrell, two-time Grammy Award-winner, performed with other guest artists in a string ...

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Expressing diversity through dance

       An active dance group on campus is showing how different cultural backgrounds can unite through dance and performance.         Los Danzantes de Aztlán is the Fresno State folkloric dance group that was founded in 1970 through the department of Chicano ...

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Student Spotlight: Fashion student inspired by the ‘90s

The fashion world is fast-paced and ever-changing. What may be popular and trending one day will be out the next day, and student Juan Echeverria said he intends on always being ahead of the curve. Echeverria is a communications major ...

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Nothing ‘Cliche’ about marching to a new beat

Snares are sizzling, bass drums are rumbling and marimba keys are skipping because the Bulldog Marching Band has taken the floor with its new indoor winter percussion team, Red Wave Indoor. Its 2017 show is titled “Cliche.” The concept is ...

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