Abigail Brown

Editor in chief

FPU student newspaper receives multiple awards in statewide contest

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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

JeffreeStar x ShaneDawson Conspiracy Collection surpasses records

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In less than a week over 1.1 million palettes sold amid technical difficulties, release-day drama  On October 1st, Shane Dawson once again took to YouTube to create yet another series with Jeffree Star. With past series including features of other pop culture figures like Tana Mongeau and Jake Paul, this series, entitled “The Beautiful World

“The Hate U Give” does not sugar coat police brutality

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Focused on an African American teen as she struggles with her identity, crosses cultural boundaries and faces the loss of a friend to a police officer, “The Hate U Give” shows the realities of systematic racism. In a time where diversity is a hot-button topic, “The Hate U Give” portrays a riveting yet heartbreaking representation of the realities many African Americans face in current society.

FPU professor featured at the Fig Tree Gallery

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FPU’s very own Chris Janzen is set to be featured at the Fig Tree Gallery for the entire month of October. The Fig Tree Gallery is considered a prestigious opportunity for local artists in the Central Valley. However, for Janzen, this is nothing new.

To all the rom-coms we’ve loved before

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After the 2014 novel “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”, written by Jenny Han, garnered critical acclaim, the beloved young adult fiction book scored a deal with Netflix to hit the big screen. Fans of the book quickly flocked to Netflix, and within 24 hours the movie was rated at 5 stars and was quickly becoming a hot topic on social media platforms, getting rave reviews from critics.

Teeter-totter removed for repairs

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Closing the Spring 2018 semester, a wonderful surprise appeared as the centerpiece of our Forest. A large wooden teeter-totter gave students and faculty alike a childhood joy away from the stresses of tests, papers, and grading. However, it was suddenly nowhere to be seen. It became lost to our presence but not to our hearts.

Fresno Pacific welcomes a new Theater Director

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n the Spring 2018 semester, students and faculty were heartbroken to hear that the Theater Program was at risk of being cut. After outcry from supporters within the community both on and off campus, Fresno Pacific was able to save the program and hire a new Theater Director to help cultivate and broaden it.