CineCulture Film: Road to La Paz

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Remembering the passengers of the fatal 1948 Los Gatos flight

  American Book Award-winning author Tim Z. Hernandez drew an audience of over 100 people to officially launch his novel “All They Will Call You” at Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union on Jan. 27. The novel takes readers on an ...

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Fresno State’s library features display on human trafficking

  “Human trafficking is modern day slavery.” These words are displayed with a new human trafficking display in the Henry Madden Library. Raymond Pun, the Library Diversity Committee’s co-chair, said the exhibit was there to bring awareness on campus. “Fresno ...

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Native American art exhibit is ‘History in the making’

With President Donald Trump advancing approval of the Keystone XL and North Dakota Pipelines, creating discussion and awareness of the issue is imperative to many activists and artists including Merritt Johnson. Johnson held a lecture on campus Jan. 24 featuring ...

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Student Spotlight: ‘Incorporating art into everything’

From French artist Henri Matisse’s vibrant collages, to Salvador Dalí’s distorted reimaginations of the world, nature has often had a big influence on the work of many artists. Joe Montijo is among those artists who has a passion for the ...

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Music Monday: The Frights

Hailing from San Diego, The Frights are a three-piece surf punk band that formed in 2012. Their style is a form of punk-rock music derived from surf culture. The current lineup consists of singer and guitarist Mikey Carnevale, bassist Richard ...

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Marimba, cello players steal the show

Melodies echoed through the halls of the Music Building Jan. 20 and 21 as the Fresno State music department held its 10th annual Concerto Competition. Fresno State music students were featured both days as they performed a variety of pieces ...

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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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