March 2020

First hand travel experience amid COVID-19


The fear and joys of traveling abroad during spring break Spring break has been known as a time where college students travel to have a fun vacation from school. This spring break we decided to go to Paris, France for a week and embrace the tourist life in Paris! However, this trip we were so

FPU celebrates the publication of its 75th anniversary book


Turning the pages through 75 years of history at FPU Fresno Pacific University celebrates 75 years of history and memories this school year. On February 24, 2020, a book filled with photos and commentary titled Fresno Pacific University: The First 75 Years was released. The authors of this book were Archivist Hannah Keeney and Library

Keep your head up


How to stay positive in trying times Remaining positive in the midst of a storm is a choice that is not easy or simple to make, but it is important. Currently, people are trying to balance the unpredictable forces that have brought so much change to their lives and navigate through an overwhelming feeling of

15 tips for students adjusting to online schooling


Being productive in uncertainty Take time to adjust. Allow yourself time to make the change. Making the change from one learning style to another is really challenging and it may take a few weeks to make the full transition. During this change, allow yourself to transition slowly and properly, rather than trying to force yourself

To binge or not to binge?


To binge or not to binge? While some streaming apps release shows in their entirety, others release episodes weekly. Read about the advantages of releasing streamed shows weekly.



Looking for some binge-worthy movies to watch while stuck at home? There is no better time than now to sit back, relax, and enjoy some of you childhood favorites. Go to our latest story (link in bio) and read up on some of our favorite Disney+ movies!

FPU student newspaper receives multiple awards in statewide contest


Winners recognized at the annual California College Media Association banquet For the fourth year in a row, The Syrinx took home multiple awards at the annual California College Media Association (CCMA) banquet held Feb. 29 in San Francisco. The Syrinx two awards, including second place for Best Newspaper Inside Page/Spread Design and second place for

Editor’s Note


The Syrinx will be making adjustments in publication In response to the recent changes on our campus due to COVID-19, The Syrinx will be making adjustments in publication.  The Syrinx will be temporarily suspending the use of print publication and moving to an entirely online platform. We will be producing new and exciting content that