Nabbing a first job

The sound of the real world beckons, calling from the horizon. With graduation two weeks away, now is the time many college seniors begin pondering about just where they want to go in life and what steps they need to ...

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Dance classes swing to a social beat

Any student standing in the hallway of the South Gym is bound to hear all different kinds of music emanating from behind closed doors. From swing, to classical, to Kermit the Frog singing “Rainbow Connection,” there is always some sort ...

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Singing to a community tune

The Fresno Community Chorus prepares for performances Saturday and Sunday of Bruckner’s “Te Deum.� The choir is made up of community members and Fresno State students.
The Fresno Community Chorus has been singing its way ‘round town for more than 50 years.

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Intramurals are his game

By Edson Barrantes Collegian Staff Writer If you find yourself walking through the South Gym at 11 a.m. on a Friday, Bart Ballard’s class may make you take a detour. The sounds of basketballs bouncing, shoes screeching and players trash-talking ...

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Student turns online games into business

A Fresno State student has made his greatest dream a reality with the opening his own business, Cyber Alley. Cyber Alley, which opened this spring in Fresno, is a computer gaming company, which is thriving off the growing interest in ...

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Crowned with wickedness

Action, evil and wickedness take center stage in “Macbeth,�? University Theatre’s final production of the spring semester. University High School instructor Eric Day, being crowned above, plays Macbeth. Dr. Tim Skeen, a poetry professor at Fresno State, plays a priest and Hayley Galbraith, a theatre arts major, plays Lady Macbeth. The show opens Friday in the John Wright Theatre.
Shakespeare’s classic power struggle between good and evil gets a new twist in Fresno State’s last play of the season, “Macbeth.�?

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Immersed in robots

Author Lee Gutkind is no stranger to the mysteries of life, especially when it comes to writing about them.

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Comedy class is a laughing matter

Ron Loder laughs at his classmate’s performance during a special Saturday meeting of Professor Mary Parker’s communication and humor class.
Fresno State is known for many things, but a sense of humor is probably not one of them.

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“Spider-Man 3” weaves a darker, funnier web

Peter Parker is back in black the third time around as he dons the black suit and fights many battles — including one with himself — in the new Spider-Man movie.

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Crafting costumes for the stage

Aubree Walker, a theatre arts design tech major, works on the costume for Angus, a character in Fresno State’s production of Macbeth. The costumes for the show, which opens Friday, were produced by the students in the advanced theatre craft class. Each costume took about 50 hours to make. “It was really, really intense,� student Dana Cooper said.
Nestled in the back of the Speech Arts building is a small but spacious classroom that serves as a costume workshop.

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Marketing a life-saving campaign

May 1 through May 3 you have the opportunity to save somebody’s life. That is the message that marketing students at Fresno State’s Craig School of Business want to get across. This is the fourth and final campus blood drive ...

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Creative Drama aims to inspire

A spotlight hits the stage illuminating two beach chairs. The scene has now been set and two students come on stage to perform their piece before an audience of their peers. But this isn’t your typical Fresno State drama class. ...

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Six Ounce Gloves brings tour home

It’s the sound of youth rebellion. It’s a loud scream to a society that doesn’t answer its cries. It has survived decades and it shows no signs of slowing down. It’s rock and roll — and local metal drummer Darren Badorine does his best to rock Fresno.

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Day tripping to honor César Chávez’s legacy

For the past 10 years, Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor has been taking his students on a field trip.

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Fun and games – 4/27/2007

Puzzle solutions for Friday April 27th

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Master of multicultural counseling

Dr. Song Lee, an associate professor in the counseling, special education and rehabilitation department, recently received one of the nation’s highest awards in counseling. Lee, who fled war torn Vietnam with her family when she was a child, may be the only Hmong speaking Ph.D. in counselor education in the United States.
In the war torn jungle of Laos, a then 2-year-old, Dr. Song Lee began the flight that would take her from Vietnam to Fresno.

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Fun and games – 4/24/07

Puzzle solutions for Wednesday April 25th

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The Dimes drop by for a nooner

Students unfamiliar with the Oregon music scene can experience it firsthand Monday when self-described indie pop band The Dimes makes a stop during its fifth tour to play at the University Student Union. “When we go on tour, we like ...

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