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Color Me Rad hits Fresno

Hundreds of Fresno State students participated in Saturday’s rainbow-spattered race Color Me Rad, either running the 5K course or volunteering their time. Part of the proceeds from the sold-out event will go toward benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of ...

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Color Me Rad [gallery]

Many Fresno State students headed out to Woodward Park on Saturday to participate in Color Me Rad, the rainbow-spattered 5K race to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Central Valley.

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There’s no place like home

As Fresno State’s livelihood returns in the midst of the August heat, students snooze their alarms for a few extra minutes of sleep – thirty in my case – before rising to begin another semester of term papers, PowerPoint presentations and dare I say fun.

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Trashique: A Whole Lot of Garbage! [gallery]

Hundreds of people gathered at the Fresno Art Museum Saturday for Trashique, a benefit fashion show that utilizes recycled materials to create clothing. Proceeds from the event benefit the Fresno Art Museum’s education and exhibition programs. Fresno Art Museum executive ...

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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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Fresno: Redesigned by students

Interior design students displayed their ideas of how several Fresno areas could look in the year 2035.

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The ‘B’ word is possible

The city of Fresno, after treading water for the last few years with stopgap measures to shore up the budget deficit, now appears to be sinking. The city is under “severe financial stress,” Mayor Ashley Swearengin explained last week. City Manager Mark Scott even warned that the “B” word — bankruptcy — was a possibility.

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Fresno is a regional host for women’s NCAA Tournament

March Madness is here and Fresno State will be home to one of four Women’s NCAA Tournament Regional sites. On March 24-26, the Save Mart Center will host the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight rounds of the women’s NCAA Tournament, with the winner advancing to the Final Four.

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Crime Alert – Off Campus

An incident was reported to Fresno PD that 2 male were walking on Cedar heading towards Taco Bell from Bulldog Lane when a white Chevy Malibu approached them.

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Jason Wu’s Target line provides fashionistas with affordable, youthful clothing options

Local Target stores might have another fashion stampede on their hands this Sunday when the highly anticipated Jason Wu clothing line is released by the mass retailer.

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The Valley is not the culture club

Bridesmaids is a terrible movie. Despite my being an SNL fan, I thoroughly disliked Kristin Wiig’s screenplay — I thought it was one of the most obnoxious movies I’ve ever seen.

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Fresno declared as city with second-highest unemployment

With unemployment rates plaguing the country from coast to coast, Fresno is feeling nearly the worst effects. Fresno’s unemployment rate is at a staggering 15.7 percent. Fresno State students who will soon look for jobs may be in trouble if they plan on staying in the Central Valley upon graduation.

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Fresno State spring enrollment exceeds target for first time

For the first time in Fresno State history, the university surpassed its spring enrollment target on the first day of classes by 778 students with an unofficial headcount enrollment of 20,780, reports Bernie Vinovrski, associate vice president for enrollment.

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Fresno Bike Kitchen [video]

Fresno State Bike Kitchen is a store in Fresno where bike riders may purchase bikes or learn how to repair them. The kitchen will offer classes in late November where bike riders will have the opportunity to learn the basics of bike maintenance.

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Protests continue to grow

Occupy Fresno hit the streets last week demanding change and a halt to corporate greed in over 400 cities across the United States and cities around the world.  However, not everyone was thrilled by the protests.

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Wall Street protests hit Fresno

A diverse crowd of nearly 150 people attended the first of four “Occupy Fresno” events on Thursday at Tulare and O Streets this past weekend. Similar protests have taken place around the country in solidarity with “Occupy Wall Street” in New York City.

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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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Fresno State gets a scare in the home opener

Fresno State finally had its chance to get their first win in front of the Bulldog faithful, but North Dakota had another idea.

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