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Humans of Fresno State Exclusive: Dr. Joseph Castro says ‘there’s a whole lot more to do’ after graduation

The first day we launched Humans of Fresno State, Khone, visuals editor for The Collegian, and I headed out on campus to find our first group of humans – just a reporter and a photographer looking to get a glimpse ...

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Papers Please: An Exercise in Futility

Do you want to feel depressed? Do you want to feel really good that you don’t live in a Soviet-Russia-Communist-like world? Do you want to become strangely attached to family members that never appear as anything other than a line ...

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By the Numbers: Fresno State’s troubles in the paint

In Wednesday’s game against the Nevada Wolf Pack, the Fresno State men’s basketball team played with discipline and committed fewer fouls. Well done, Bulldogs.

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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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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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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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Tritonal keeps trance alive in the Valley

When it was announced Tritonal would be coming to the valley (Tulare, of all places), my initial reaction was excitement, followed closely by worry and confusion. The up-and-coming trance/progressive duo has played for crowds of thousands in much larger venues around the world. Why would they be coming to the Central Valley?

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Pat Hill calls for student support

With the fifth-ranked Boise State Broncos running down the ramp onto Jim Sweeney Field on Friday, Fresno State head coach Pat Hill is rallying Bulldog students to support his team in hopes of stopping the stampede in the biggest game ...

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Religious questions

The NYT’s Bill Keller has posted a list of religious-themed questions that he sent to the current crop of presidential candidates, ostensibly to see how intertwined their political views are with their religious views, but more likely because it will ...

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My experience in Kenya

This summer, I went to Kenya on a missions trip for 20 days. It was life-changing. I had to write about it. Writing about something like this reminded me about something Saul Bellow once wrote: “A piece of writing is ...

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A royal night out

I was just departing from the concession stand line when Prince came on stage and opened with his 1980s hit single ‘1999.’ Frosty beer in one hand and greasy hot dog in the other, I did an excellent balancing act while running upstairs in my heels to get to my seat.

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Update: Watney finishes tied for fourth at the Players Championship

After an opening-round 64 gave Nick Watney a firm lead at the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, the former Bulldog saw late surge by a trio of opponents and ultimately finished tied for fourth place with Luke Donald. For the ...

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Update: Watney one back at the Players Championship

After holding a one-stroke lead after first-round play of the Players Championship, former Bulldog great Nick Watney is still very much in the hunt after shooting a 1-under 71 in round two. Watney opened the day with a birdie on ...

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