Artists shine with senior art show

Fresno State’s Conley Art Gallery hosted their last art exhibit of the semester showcasing graduating students of the art department for the Young Masters 2015 Senior Art Show, hosted by the Art Gallery Techniques class at Fresno State. A plethora ...

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‘The Playboy of the Western World’ actors tackle the classic Irish dark comedy

The Department of Theatre Arts will present the Irish black comedy “The Playboy of the Western World.” Written by Irish playwright John Millington Synge, the play tells the story of a young, mysterious man stumbling into a rural tavern in ...

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‘The Age of Adaline’ might be Blake Lively’s stepping stone

Blake Lively has given us a promising glimpse into the actress’s future without having to resort to any “Gossip Girl,” “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” references or the latest and most low-brow – “she’s Ryan Reynold’s wife” – to distinguish ...

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Take a Hike: Mount Whitney Trail

Jordan Nicholson Special to The Collegian If you’ve been keeping up with this column and have enjoyed some of the previously recommended hikes, then I’m sure you are in the right state of mind: you have to go bigger. It’s ...

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The Brew Review: A ‘victory’ of man and beer

As Fresno begins to heat up like a runaway train barreling its way toward summer, we drink dark beers less and less in favor of lighter, bubblier beer. However, while you can better enjoy light ales, lagers and IPAs outside ...

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TV Review: ‘Daredevil’ is the dark, hyper-violent superhero series fans have wanted

Marvel’s long-awaited TV adaptation of the “Daredevil” comic book hit Netflix on Friday, and the title character makes one thing perfectly clear from the beginning: His methods are not pretty. The show centers on Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), a blind ...

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‘Furious 7’ is a great ride – just tune out the dialogue

Before you enter a showing of “Furious 7,” do yourself a favor and bring a large glass bowl along. As the music and engine noises signal the opening credits, carefully remove your brain and place it in the bowl. You ...

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Wine pairings everyone can enjoy: The Easter candy edition

By: Megan Bronson Special to The Collegian Wish you’d been the cool kid at your Easter table? You should have brought the perfect wine to dinner. Speaking of dinner, let’s not kid ourselves – you’re gorging yourself on the universal ...

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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Varekai’ takes flight

On tour since 2002, Cirque du Soleil’s “Varekai” made its way to Fresno on Wednesday for its first of seven performances at the Save Mart Center. Since 1984, the internationally-famed Canadian entertainment group has been touring the world with performances ...

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Take a Hike: Jackass Lakes and Madera Peak

Jordan Nicholson Special to The Collegian The Sierra Nevada Mountains are the ultimate playground for mountaineers, climbers and hikers. The jagged mountain peaks, rushing rivers and rocky terrain call for vast exploration and at times, technical skill. It’s also the ...

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FresCon captures geek culture

Student organization Pick Your Potion presented Fresno State’s first comic convention this weekend on campus. The convention provided students, faculty and the general public a means to celebrate all things related to geek culture, from comics to video games. FresCon ...

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Director talks new comedy ‘Fresno’

New film “Fresno” is a comedy that revolves around a co-dependent sister relationship, one a sex addict and the other a lonely lesbian, who work in Fresno as hotel maids. After accidently killing one of the guests, the sisters Martha ...

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FresYes Fest Takes Over Downtown

More than 3,000 people ventured downtown to attend Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company’s FresYes Fest on Saturday; a celebration full of live entertainment, local foods and, of course, craft beers. The second annual FresYes Fest offered beer fans and connoisseurs an opportunity ...

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‘Water by the Spoonful’ cast ready for opening night

Fresno State’s production of “Water by the Spoonful,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, directed by theatre professor Kathleen McKinley, is set to open tonight at the Woods Theatre. Crafted in worlds of realism and cyber chat-rooms, “Water by The Spoonful,” written by ...

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‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ built on shaky foundation

Netflix dipped its toes in the waters of traditional primetime sitcoms Friday by releasing “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” The show, created by “30 Rock” architects Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, was shot for NBC before being sold off to Netflix. Despite its ...

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Inspired by India: Photographs explore ‘new India’

Fresno State photography professor Neil Chowdhury showcased a solo exhibition at local gallery Corridor 2122 as a part of ArtHop. ArtHop takes place twice a month at various venues in Downtown Fresno and Tower District. Chowdhury’s exhibition takes on his ...

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Take a Hike: The Four Mile to Glacier Point

By Jordan Nicholson  Papers and projects are piling up, and pretty soon the library will be filled to the rim with students buckling down for midterms. Tensions will be high, but what better way to brush those midterm blues off ...

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Black Students United celebrate Africana Culture Night

From monologues, to fashion shows to awards, Africana Culture Night paid tribute to Black History Month on Friday night in the Satellite Student Union. For the past three years, Black Students United has organized the event celebrating African-American culture. BSU’s ...

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