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What Does TikTok Mean to You?

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FPU Students Weigh in on the Popular Video-Sharing App  TikTok may be the newest platform to evolve out of the social media frenzy over the last two decades. I’ve personally seen it’s success and popularity increase significantly in our small part of the world. Its form of communication feeds the human need for exhibition and

Theme Parks’ Response to COVID-19

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A case by case basis for reopening parks Theme parks are a place of liveliness, entertainment and attractions. This has been missed throughout the months of the COVID-19 lockdown. However, some states have begun reopening their parks to the public. Per state regulations, however, some theme parks are more open than others.  In our home

Five-Year Diversity Plan in Action

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The UDC’s comprehensive University Diversity Plan is beginning to be implemented at FPU On June 8, 2020, in light of the murders of Ahmaud Arberry, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, as well as the subsequent protests, the Fresno Pacific University Diversity Committee (UDC), Staff Caucus Executive Committee and Faculty Senate Executive Committee released a statement

“The Mandalorian” Season Two

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The Return of “Baby Yoda” Exciting news for all you “Star Wars” fans: the first episode of “The Mandalorian” season two is going to be released this Friday, October 30. If you are unfamiliar with the show, “The Mandalorian” is a series based on the popular “Star Wars” movies. The show takes place after the

Is this Halloween infected with Covid or will Costumes continue to Surprise Us?

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Let’s Take a Look at This Year’s Trends Halloween this year will look very different for those of us who love a quality scare fest each year. Fortunately, the pandemic has not dampened the season’s spirit. Houses are decorated with spiderwebs and skeletons, the pumpkins are carved with candles shining through their crooked smiles, and

Being grateful for the return to in person church

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schools and even churches were closed down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, stores and restaurants have begun to open up again, albeit with restrictions. It feels as if things are starting to return to normal. However, while some stores and restaurants were able to open, churches remained closed. Many were forced to live-stream their

Broadway Coming Our Way

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Musicals arriving in the Valley Broadway may be the pinnacle of musical theatre, but not everyone can make it to the Big Apple. Fortunately, it does do traveling shows. Broadway is planning on returning to Fresno with several major shows, starting in January 2021.  The first show to grace the stage is the classic musical

What the Newest Trend AMONG US Is

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How Among Us Has Recently Grown to Become Extremely Popular Over the last few months, we have seen many trends come and go as we try to entertain ourselves in quarantine. But one of the biggest trends to come out of 2020 is the video game Among Us. While it was first created in 2018,

VOTING PROVIDES THE POWER; BECOMING AN ADULT PROVIDES THE RIGHT

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We All Have the Opportunity to Join Together and Vote and Let our Voices be Heard “Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country, and this world,” New York Times best selling author Sharon Salzberg once said. Many of us at Fresno Pacific University are facing this election year as

Halloween Events in the Valley

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Trick or Treat-Be Covid-19 friendly please Whether you’re looking for a full-fledged fear fest or a calm and cool COVID Halloween, there is something for everyone this year.  Haunted houses are a must for many people during the scary season. Hobb’s Grove is a popular long-time running haunted grove located in Sanger. Tickets are needed