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Oscar recap: ‘Argo’ wins big

The Academy may have robbed him of a Best Director nomination—and likely win—but Ben Affleck had the last laugh on Sunday night when “Argo” took home Best Picture.

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‘Identity Thief’ review: The most boring road trip ever

This is the NFL Pro Bowl of movies –a bunch of very talented people doing something that is usually quite enjoyable to watch, but instead what we get is simply boring. In other words, this is a perfect example of ...

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‘Warm Bodies’ review: A zombie love story

For anyone that has ever wondered what you would get if you mixed elements of “Zombieland” and “Beauty and the Beast,” with just a dash of “Romeo and Juliet,” there is now an answer.

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The 10-Hour Flight

I am traveling with a group of 20 students from Fresno State and one professor for a study abroad program to London, England for 3-weeks during the winter intersession. The class started in Fresno with meeting during the fall semester ...

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Sights of the Senior Art Exhibit at the Conley Art Gallery

More than two dozen Fresno State seniors had their work featured in the Senior Art Exhibit at the Conley Art Gallery on campus. Two jurors from outside the Fresno State community selected 40 works that they felt best represented the caliber of art at Fresno State. The show featured an array of work, including paintings, photographs, sculptures, screen prints and projections.

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Textbooks for Free

Rice University launches an internet textbook initiative.

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Lady Antebellum performs for sold out crowd at Save Mart Center

Multi-platinum country music trio Lady Antebellum played in front of an energetic (and sold out) crowd last night at the Save Mart Center as part of their Own the Night 2012 World Tour, with Darius Rucker and Thompson Square as supporting acts.

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Demjanjuk: Nazi war criminal or innocent man falsely accused?

With news of the death of John Demjanjuk over the weekend, I thought it would be apt to post an essay I wrote on the man last year for a class on the Holocaust. It is unfortunate that the full truth will never be known.

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Artificially grown meat could serve as alternative for moral vegetarians

BBC News recently proposed the question: Could vegetarians eat a ‘test tube’ burger? The article describes a new process that uses stem cells extracted from animals to grow artificial beef muscle, which could then be used to make a hamburger patty.

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Fresno State’s move to the Mountain West Conference now appears to be a lateral move

When Fresno State first left the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) for the Mountain West Conference (MWC) it was looked at as a huge step forward for the program. The Bulldogs would finally be able to be in a conference that had a shot at an automatic BCS bowl bid.

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Why Jim McElwain should be Fresno State’s next coach

After 15 years as the coach of the Bulldogs Pat Hill was relieved of his duties. During the period that he coached Hill only missed postseason play four times and averaged around 7 to 8 wins a season. The expectations of the Bulldog faithful rose during Hill’s tenure.

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Response to Rick Perry blog

As this publication’s token Christian conservative, I guess I should respond to Sam Cosby’s post decrying Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry’s candidacy and an advertisement he put out. Sam is incorrect when he calls Perry’s campaign commercial a “blunder.” Perry ...

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Rick Perry: Still a Legitimate Presidential Candidate?

As a reporter, I like to stay away from leaning one way or another on the political front. But recently, one of the front runners has caught my eye, and after seeing his recent commercial, I know who I will not be voting for in 2012.

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Our Student Government: The Monarchy

After some recent events, namely the passing of the Tobacco Ban Resolution, I’m beginning to realize that our student government functions more like a monarchy than anything else.

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Save ‘Community’

Three weeks ago, NBC announced that they would be shelving their Thursday night comedy, Community.

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It’s Tebow Time

After winning six of his seven starting games, it’s time to give Tebow some consideration. Maybe not for MVP, but we at least have to recognize that something is happening in Denver.

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History of Christmas

Every year on December 25th most people, whether religious or not, stop for one day and celebrate the holiday of Christmas. Although Christians who give and receive gifts in remembrance of Jesus Christ being born, His true birth date is actually somewhat of a mystery.

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Blink-182 at the Red Rock, Las Vegas

Blink 182 returned from hiatus last year with their irreverent attitude and songs about teenage problems.  Playing at a venue such as the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. to kick off their greatest hits tour last year had to be a great concert.  Unfortunately, I was not able to attend.  I did however do some backtracking to make up for lost time.

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