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Why don’t we travel?

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The struggle of bringing the birdcage on the road Students at Fresno Pacific University as well as student athletes are being deprived of one of the greatest community experiences that college has to offer: student sections. Earlier this year we talked about not having fans in the stands but just recently we had an opportunity

Getting to the sole of the matter

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Shoes aren’t just for kicks, they are a form of self-expression In the world of athletics, there has been a subculture that has been growing and expanding outside of the world of sports: sneaker culture. Sneaker culture first started in the ’70s but went into a larger demographic in the year 1985, when the first

Common speaks at Fresno City as part of Central Valley prison reform tour

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More and more attention is being paid to the black incarceration rate. Considering that more black people are incarcerated than were enslaved, according to author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindedness” Michelle Alexander, it’s no surprise that calls for prison reform have been a part of the ongoing dialogue on how to correct racist institutions.

Athletics, ethos and the bigger picture

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Fresno Pacific Athletics made the jump to NCAA in 2011, and what followed was not easy. Coaches were charged to both assist in making the transition easy and to produce a program that could develop a tradition of winning. While FPU has had some success in recent years, we can't help but notice when a team has an unproductive season.