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Up, Up, and Away

FPU tuition is raised despite pandemic and other university responses Fresno Pacific University tuition was raised to $16,477 a semester for the

Six Feet Closer

The Case For Returning to In-Person Classes On October 2 and 10, Fresno Pacific University announced that it planned to reopen for

Where Did Thanksgiving Go?

Remember to be Thankful in November before Rudolph Barges In Ah, Thanksgiving! It’s that time again, gentle Syrinx readers, and it seems

Is hybrid helping your students?

Taking a chance for socialization by lowering face-to-face opportunity A majority of students spend a required 13 years of their lives in

Ariana Grande Releases New Album

Some fans love it and others say “thank u, next” Ariana Grande released a new album on October 30, 2020. This came

Inside the Intensity

A look at the Intensive English Language Program at FPU The Intensive English Language Program (IELP) here at Fresno Pacific may be

What Does TikTok Mean to You?

FPU Students Weigh in on the Popular Video-Sharing App  TikTok may be the newest platform to evolve out of the social media

Theme Parks’ Response to COVID-19

A case by case basis for reopening parks Theme parks are a place of liveliness, entertainment and attractions. This has been missed

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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

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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.

Words for the Weary: STRESS

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The university is the place that promises growth but delivers pain, right? And the biggest blow to our hopes of learning with a smile and soaking in the glory of fresh experience is, of course, stress.
Stress is often thought as a threat to our peace, our joy. We begin college expecting to learn the information that will aid us in our aspirations. We hope to arrive on the other end of four years with a better understanding of the world and a fresh take on how to address its challenges. But, naturally, learning is challenging. Engaging new ideas means straining or even replacing old ones. This means taking the time to think with diligence and communicate with clarity. Hence the essays and exams that are used to assess where we are in the learning process. The stress of it all can be really overwhelming.

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.

FPU student newspaper wins grant for new camera

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The Syrinx student newspaper won a $1500 Campus Equipment Grant from the California Press Foundation. The staff will use the grant to purchase a DSLR camera for their newsroom.
Syrinx editors applied for the grant in April 2018 with the endorsement of the Editor of the Fresno Bee, Joe Kieta. Kieta visited FPU on Monday on behalf of the California Press Foundation to present the $1500 check to Editor-in-Chief Leo Loera.

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