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Day one of Grizzly Fest was a success, don’t miss day two

Day one of Grizzly Fest served to further show that Fresno’s music and arts scene is growing, and people will show up to support it. My afternoon began with a shuttle to Woodward Park from Fresno State’s P20 parking lot. ...

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Justin Willman brings laughter and awe to Fresno State

Former “Cupcake Wars” host Justin Willman made his way to Fresno State on March 1 for a performance that intertwined magic and comedy. Willman has made appearances on “Ellen,” “Conan” and “The Tonight Show.” His Netflix original series that will ...

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Fresno State’s annual ‘Double Reed Day’ brings musical talent

Renowned musicians Minjia Liu and Rufus Olivier Jr. visited Fresno State on Saturday for the 21st annual Double Reed Day. “Double Reed” refers to double-reed instruments, such as the “oboe” and the “bassoon.” The musical event included sessions for the ...

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CineCulture spring lineup commences with Puerto Rican film

Fresno State’s CineCulture club kicked off its first film screening of the semester with the movie “Extra-Terrestrials” (“Extra Terrestrias”) on Friday. The Spanish film, which had English subtitles, was directed by Carla Cavina and is about a Puerto Rican family ...

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‘The Post’ reminds journalists, citizens of need for free press

It’s 1971. The Washington Post staff awaits the Supreme Court decision following New York Times, Co. v United States, where the Nixon administration took the Times and the Post to court for publication of the “Pentagon Papers.” Editorial writer Meg ...

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Annual gala provides musical sounds from faculty and students

In hopes of raising scholarship funds for Fresno State’s department of music, the annual gala concert, featuring an orchestra, was held last Saturday. Faculty orchestra and vocalists performed alongside students in the concert hall. The performances featured a variety of ...

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Where have all the good movies gone?

Hollywood has run out of creativity. So few movies this year have been original, not in the sense that they are lacking in creative story lines, but rather, they are mostly continuations, remakes, sequels or based on books. Even the ...

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An award for Viola Davis is an award for women of color

Viola Davis made history Saturday when she accepted her Emmy for outstanding actress in a drama for her performance in “How to Get Away With Murder.” Davis is the first black woman to win the award. This is a huge ...

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Conference showcases women’s empowerment

Emmy Award-winning entertainment and news broadcaster Leeza Gibbons will be the keynote speaker at the 28th annual Central California Women’s Conference.     The event’s theme this year is Ignite Your Body and Mind, and is designed to inspire women ...

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Hollywood Revisits The Past

Movie Remakes and TV Reboots are in the works for 2014 entertainment At one time, Hollywood had an imagination. Hollywood once produced original television shows and films that have stood the test of time, but somewhere along the line, Tinsel ...

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River Park Farmers Market offers ‘fresh’ options

The River Park Farmers Market began as a way to bring people to the area at a time when little but the cinema was standing. Fifteen years later, Peter DeYoung, River Park Farmers Market founder and owner, said the market ...

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DeRuyter judges Vintage Days food contest

Fresno State football coach Tim DeRuyter judged student made food and booths during the Vintage Days celebration on campus. The Collegian was able to follow him throughout the day and get his opinion.

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Fulton 55 brings entertainment options to students

Just 15 minutes away from the university is Fulton 55, a venue that brings local and national entertainment to downtown. With two bars and an intimate concert experience, it is an option for students to enjoy themselves in their spare ...

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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Dralion’ Flies High

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The Black Keys hit all the right notes

On Monday night, concert tees, leather and your occasional fedora-wearing fans gathered at the Save Mart Center for a night of good music.

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Club promoters target specific Fresno State students

While some students are shying away from spending large sums of money on entertainment, others prioritize it.

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Clovis Fest entertainment good for local business

Saturday, Sept. 17, marked the 37th annual Clovis Fest in Old Town Clovis. The event began with the launching of over a dozen hot air balloons.

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Freshman fun in Fresno just around the corner

Leaving home can be difficult, but it can also be exciting. Moving to a new, unfamiliar place brings new challenges such as, "where is there to go for fun?" Where are the nearest restaurants, movie theatres or shopping malls? Are there any nearby parks or art museums?

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