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‘Native Son’ is ‘disorienting, but purposefully so’

Fresno State’s University Theatre premiered “Native Son” last Friday in the Dennis & Cheryl Woods Theatre to a full audience eager to get immersed in Chicago’s cold winter of 1939. The play is an adaptation of the novel by African-American ...

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Roger Ebert: The loss of a legend

Film fans and critics around the world are in mourning. On Thursday, legendary film critic and columnist Roger Ebert passed away due to a long battle with cancer. He was 70 years old. Ebert rose to fame thanks to his ...

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Illinois governor arrested

CHICAGO—Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff, John Harris, were arrested Tuesday for what U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald called a “political corruption crime spree” that allegedly included attempts to sell the U.S. Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama.

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The Lyricist

Fresno State senior Rion Spears, 22, also known as “Chicago,” has left the street life to entertain others. The hip-hop artist was the opening act for Chingy last year at Vintage Days at the university and will soon release his first single, which was worked on by Kanye West.

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Obama urges passage

CHICAGO — With the world suddenly hanging on his every word, Barack Obama answered questions Friday for the first time as president-elect, speaking cautiously about a skittish economy and joking that his family’s discussion of a new puppy had become “a major issue.”

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