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The Pacific Index

Undergraduate Student Senate

Bobby Ulrich

March 9

Filed under Student Life

The Undergraduate Student Senate (USS) will soon be sending out their annual survey in order to receive feedback and comments from students on a number of different matters and issues. The feedback they hope to receive will be...

Counseling Center: Let’s Talk About… Body Positivity

Counseling Center

March 9

Filed under Student Life

Are we supposed to feel positive about our bodies? We receive so many messages from the media, peers and our family and friends that belittle different  bodies types and or perpetuate an unrealistic ideal or standard. We are...

Much Ado About Nothing:

Melissa Hood

March 9

Filed under Student Life

Local Director Austin Tichenor and the Pacific University Theatre Department are glad to present “Much Ado About Nothing,” this March. “Much Ado About Nothing” is one of Shakespeare’s most well known dramatic comedies....

Boxer Profile:

Luke Peevyhouse

March 9

Filed under Student Life

Senior Josie Kochendorfer, who is now serving her final year as the Board of Trustees Undergraduate Student Representative (BOTSR), credits the position with helping her to prepare for the future. Kochendorfer was born in Alaska...

Adventure column:

Erika Vives

March 9

Filed under Student Life

Only an hour and a half away from the Pacific University campus lays the beautiful Ecola State Park. A wonderful nine-mile-long stretch along the Oregon Coast that offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and spectacular...

MarCom opens doors to students

Luke Peevyhouse

March 9

Filed under Student Life

If anyone has ever wondered how Pacific University’s name and legacy makes its way around and throughout the country, look no further than the Marketing and Communications Department (MarCom). MarCom is made up of a 10 person...

Women’s History Month

Erika Vives

February 23

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Women have played a crucial role in American history throughout the decades. March, a national time to celebrate and honor women, is quickly approaching, bringing forth many opinions on what Women’s History Month really means. In 1981, ...

Adventure column:

Keith Wallach, Co-Editor in Chief

February 23

Filed under Student Life

Looking for a fun and moderate hike to satisfy your wanderlust? Look no further than Drift Creek Falls. The trailhead is located near Lincoln City and those wiling to take on the adventure are rewarded with spectacular vie...

Center for Gender Equity

Melissa Hood

February 23

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s Center for Gender Equity (CGE) is preparing to  host a number of new and returning events for the spring semester. They are also looking forward to getting students involved by talking about relevant and curre...

Tara Velarde:

Holly Bartholomew

February 9

Filed under Student Life

Singer and Songwriter Tara Velarde has built up quite a following of loyal audience members through her recurring performances at the McMenamins Grand Lodge in Forest Grove. For Velarde, this is one of the best parts about performing ...

Adventure column:

Tristen Nolasco

February 9

Filed under Student Life

From the snow covered peaks of the San Gabriel Mountains to the soothing waves of Southern California’s Pacific Ocean, my winter break was full of adventure.  I started my journey off with a road trip down to Southern ...

“Veils” aims to inspire and unite

Melissa Hood

February 9

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s Theatre Department and local Director Debbie Lamedman, in partnership with the Muslim Student Association and the Center for Peace and Spirituality, are preparing to present “Veils,” a play that...

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