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‘60s rock ‘n’ roll band, The Seeds, plant themselves in Fresno’s music history

“We heard good things about Fresno,” said Daryl Hooper, founding member and keyboardist for The Seeds. The Seeds, who are said to have influenced Iggy Pop and the Beach Boys, are making a stop at the Tower Theatre for a ...

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CineCulture club film screenings: ‘Watch with an open mind’

What began as an on-campus club, CineCulture has blossomed into an academic course that engages with community members who wish to discuss independent filmography at film screenings CineCulture puts on. Club adviser and instructor Dr. Mary Husain has been preparing ...

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SWMRS is making waves

SWMRS, pronounced “Swimmers,” is a punk rock band from Oakland that is taking over the punk scene with its fearless lyrics and unique sound. Members of SWMRS are lead vocalist and guitarist Cole Becker, lead guitarist Max Becker, bassist Seb ...

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Deals and dancing at Fresno State Night

Fresno State Night brought the first week of the semester to a close with a variety of activities for students to enjoy last Friday. Local businesses at The Square at Campus Pointe helped the student body to relax after their ...

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Pink treats and a sweet ‘Kitty’

Black eyes, black whiskers, a yellow nose and a big red bow – it’s Hello Kitty. The iconic Japanese character was introduced to the United States in 1976. Since her debut, Hello Kitty has been sold in various forms, whether ...

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Fresno Foodie: Quesadilla Gorilla

What’s the hype? Quesadilla Gorilla is serving gourmet quesadillas to the Central Valley and it is showing no sign of stopping anytime soon. The restaurant, which opened up its third location in July in downtown Fresno, offers unique combinations of ...

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The Sounds of Summer Seventeen

It is no secret that 2017 has been a great year for music, and the songs that graced the airwaves this summer further reveal that.    Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has been all over the radio with his song “Shape of ...

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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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