Cleaned out by COVID


Nature’s reclaiming of public spaces in a quarantined world Living on-campus during the first few months of quarantine made me privy to an experience that others like me may find familiar: walking through the coffee shop, the green, and the forest and seeing no one there. I imagine that this is a far from uncommon

Zooming with the Sunbirds


Students are waking up and getting ready for class, in front of their webcams. This is the new normal for us. Since classes have moved to Zoom, students have had to adjust to this change in learning. While it has allowed classes to meet without risk of spreading the virus, it has also drastically altered

Student Parents raising students at home


10 tips to make your life easier This is a climate of uncertainty in our world.  It is disruptive and scary. The shelter in place and social distancing has made managing online classes especially difficult for the students here at Fresno Pacific. This situation creates added stress for students with children.  It has challenged our

Quarantine prayers and meditation


Tips for finding God in social isolation “And a great and mighty wind tore into the mountains and shattered the rocks before the LORD, but the LORD was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake. After the earthquake there was a fire, but

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.

Powering through another semester


Are you having trouble finding the motivation and balance to push through the semester? Read all about finding the power to push through another semester.

Winter break breaks us


Looking at the downsides of Christmas break Many people find Christmas to be the best holiday of the year, and as the year comes to a close, plans are already being made for the holidays. Students are sharing their plans to be with family and are already predicting the gifts they will receive, and it

Black Friday is more popular among students than Cyber Monday


Black Friday is more popular among students than Cyber Monday For some students, Thanksgiving is a great time to gather with family and catch up, but once that is over many students start thinking about shopping on Black Friday. Black Friday seems to be happening earlier and earlier each year. But is it really worth

Escapism: Creative solution to hard times


Creates opportunity for positive self reflection Throughout our time in college, we all face situations where we find ourselves stuck, and it feels as if we’re in our own burrows underground with no way out. Perhaps you’re in debt with student loans, your grades aren’t as great as you’d hoped, or you have done something

FPU’s sense of security


How students, staff and faculty feel about FPU’s safety Outside of FPU’s walls, it’s no secret that there are all types of dangers. With this being said, FPU has been able to remain safe until recently, when there was a run-in with a potentially dangerous individual on FPU Property. Students were told to lock and

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