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  • Photographers Sean DuFrene and Christopher Kern at Cal State Fullerton this Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. Titan Student Union. Be there.
    April 24, 2017, 11:09am

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 FULLERTON TENNIS STARS TO TAKE ON OJAI VALLEY TENNIS TOURNAMENT

By Tim Tuttle/For Fullertonstories.com --

Fullerton High’s Terry Kang and Kevin Chiang, 15-year-old Fullerton resident Charlotte Chavatipon, Fullerton College’s Alexandra Altamirano and Kalie Laubie and Hope International University’s Kyle Rae, Mauricio Mosquera, Gabriel Barazetti, Adrien Varenne, Avi Bami, Sergio Romero, Jovana Milosevic and Djurdjina Vrhovc are entered in the 117th Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious amateur events. They begin play on Thursday (April 27) and Friday and finals will be played on Saturday and Sunday.

Kang and Chiang, both seniors, will be playing in the Interscholastic doubles, a 64-team field chosen by a CIF committee from entries submitted by their coaches. They were Freeway League doubles champions in their sophomore season of 2015 and runner-up in 2016.

“It’s (Ojai) pretty special,” Chiang said. “The venue is beautiful and it’s cool to see everybody come to one place to complete because tennis is so spread out.”

Kang and Chiang played at Ojai for the first time last year and were eliminated in the first round.

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FOOD

  • FLorentine's Grill Anchors DTF

    High-heels clack against the concrete sidewalk and friends chuckle at inside jokes as the sun sets, setting in motion Florentine’s Grill place in the vibrant nightlife of Downtown Fullerton. Read more of this review by Cal State Fullerton Communications student Ashley Haley. This, and more reviews to come, result from a partnership between FullertonStories.com and the CSUF Communications Department. Read More

Naked Mole Rats can survive 20 minutes without oxygen. 
Read about it in 
Quartz.

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VIctims of Violence Clothesline Project at Fullerton College

More than 1,000 multicolored t-shirts hang on clotheslines across Orange County colleges and universities through the Orange County Clothesline Project this year, with each shirt telling a different story and expressing the emotions, pictures, stories and messages of individual victims of crime. This moving testament to courage and survival speaks in high volume on behalf of victims who have sought help from nonprofit Community Service Programs (CSP) Sexual Assault Victim Services and Victim Assistance Programs. On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, CSP joined Fullerton College for its Clothesline Project installation. 
 
The Clothesline Project installation at Fullerton College also featured a Men's Walk where men, including Fullerton College President Greg Schulz, Ed.D., staff and students, marched in high heels throughout the quad to show empathy while taking a stand against sexual violence. (Story provided by Reveille, Inc.. Video by FullertonStories.com - there is no audio, btw)

 Leading the Way, Titan's Scott Hurst takes over leadoff duties

By Tim Tuttle/Fullertonstories.com --

This has been a turnaround season for Cal State Fullerton baseball player Scott Hurst, who has raised his batting average over 100 points from a year ago to .316 and leads the top-10 nationally ranked Titans in hits (43), home runs (four) and runs (27) following Saturday’s  2-1 win over USC at Goodwin Field. Hurst has started all 34 games in centerfield for the 23-11 Titans.

Hurst was highly touted coming out of Bishop Amat High in La Puente. He batted .419 and was the team’s ace closer in leading Bishop Amat to the CIF Southern Section Division III championship and was its Player of the Year. He was a member of the U18 USA National Team, the gold medalist in the IABF World Cup.

A centerfielder at Bishop Amat, Hurst played right field in his freshman season in 2015 for the Titans until injuring his back and missing the final 23 games. He had started 36 games, played in 41, and batted .250 with 14 RBIs, 13 runs scored, three doubles, three triples and one home run. They were respectable numbers and he says he was “fully healed” for the start of his sophomore season in 2016.

It became a season of frustration for the 5-foot-10, 190-pounder from Glendora. He batted .215 with 31 hits in 51 games, 42 of them starts.

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Cal State Fullerton's Scott Hurst has overcome injuries and assumed the leadoff position in the batting order for the Titans. Photos by Matt Brown/CSUF Sports Information. 

Photography Legends Coming to Fullerton in April


 

Photographers Sean DuFrene and Christopher Kern return to Cal State Fullerton April 26 to show current works and network with students and campus visitors. Both are graduates of the CSUF Photocommunications program and have caught the eye of the conceptual and fashion sectors of the imaging industry. 

Student and professional photographers are encouraged to attend.. Admission to the DuFrene and Kern event is free. 

The photo above is by Sean DuFrene.

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Education

  • Fullerton College adds 12 to athletic hall of fame

    Story by Tim Tuttle/Fullertonstories.com -- Photography by Ricardo Zapata Fullerton College inducted 12 former athletes and coaches into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, April 7, with an on-campus dinner and ceremony attended by 300 including nine of the inductees.Two of the inductees, Dave Wilson and Steve Kiefer, reached the highest levels of professional sports in the United States and credited the coaching and experience gained at Fullerton in with key roles in them playing in the NFL and Major League baseball, respectively.Wilson played quarterback at Katella, where he set single-game (278 yards) and season (1,358) records. Read More

Introducing: Super(fluous) Episode 4

Super(fluous) is about super heroes in a world filled with super heroes--a story of three aspiring super heroes/roommates trying to make their mark fighting crime when they can barely hold down a job, get a date or manage their powers.

Super(fluos)! appears in FullertonStories.com on a semi-regular basis and is created by Siobhan Doherty and Sean Harrigan.

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Story of the Day:  Shoelaces - go figure. 
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    Previously published videos of Fullerton-based businesses. Have a business you would like to feature on LocalStories.US? Call us at 714-525-2671 to learn how. Read More

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