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  • Golf improves throughout fall season

    Golf improves throughout fall season

    Bobby Ulrich

    November 9, 2017

    The Pacific University golf teams’ end to the fall season has revealed a glimmer of hope for future team and individual success. Though both the men’s and women’s golf teams were unable to finish in the top tier levels of the conference, Richard Warren, head golf coach, said the experience gained...

    Sophomore Jessica Braun was a key contributor for the women's team this fall season.

    Pacific University Sports Information Department

  • Changes come to Boxer Mobile app

    Changes come to Boxer Mobile app

    Luke Peevyhouse

    November 9, 2017

    The revamped Boxer Mobile app has been running now for three years. In those three years, the success of the app has made the team who run it famous in the tech world. Seniors Katie Lightcap and Dylan Wells, and juniors Riki Rivera and Charlie Davis, are the team responsible for running the Boxer Mobile...

    The Boxer Mobile app will undergo changes in 2018 as it switches platform providers and gets rid of the old version.

  • Pacific attempts to bridge gap between administration and students

    Pacific attempts to bridge gap between administration and students

    Max Kirkendall

    November 9, 2017

    A popular topic on college campuses across the United States has been the communication between administration and student body. Pacific University is no exception when it comes to working toward bridging that dividing gap. President Lesley Hallick is well aware of this issue and is looking at a new...

    President Lesley Hallick is working with freshmen Fernando Lira to create a student run panel and forum to discuss issues around campus.

    Tanner Boyle

Staff helps students plan for future

Michael Arakawa

November 9, 2017No Comments

Pacific University’s Career Development Center (CDC) works every year to help both current students and alumni find their perfect career path. The CDC plays an integral part in helping prepare students for life after college. And provides them with essential career building skills valuable in the working...

Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘I

Harrison Clifford

November 9, 2017No Comments

CORRECTION-In the November 9 issue of the Pacific Index, a story about the Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘I (NHOH) club with the headline “NHOH advisor and president comment on club successes, and efforts to make Pacific a home” reported incorrect information. The article reported “all are welcome...

Pacific hosts town hall with senator

Harrison Clifford

November 9, 2017No Comments

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon called for more “common sense gun rules” during a town hall meeting at Pacific University on Nov. 5. Wyden held a moment of silence for the victims of the Sutherland Springs shooting in Texas, where a single gunman killed 26 people and injured 20 more at a First...

Core proposal under review by committee

Max Kirkendall

November 9, 2017No Comments

Pacific University’s new core curriculum proposal has been finalized by the task force who has been reviewing and revising different proposals since August. The proposal is currently under review by the curriculum committee, a group of elected full time faculty members whose job is to make the curriculum...

Pacific endowment exceeds $70 million

Sebastian Herr

November 9, 2017No Comments

On Oct. 6, Pacific University named the Forest Grove campus library after two generous donors Tim and Cathy Tran, who established an endowment fund purely for the library. “Endowed funds are a major focus of our comprehensive fundraising campaign,” Vice President of University Advancement, Cassie...

Pacific University looks to update calendar in 2019-2020

Harrison Clifford

October 26, 2017No Comments

In 2019-2020 Pacific University will change its undergraduate academic calendar by cutting Winter Term, moving up the start date for spring term and implementing a three-week-long term in May, during which students will be able to take a full credit course. According to Sarah Phillips, interim dean...

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Maddy Kellas

November 9, 2017No Comments

October was Breast Cancer Awareness month, which likely caused more people to talk or at least think about a cause that they normally would not. It is important to give issues...

Societal value of degree determines cost of higher education

November 9, 2017

With the rising costs of tuition, it may seem reasonable to make certain majors more affordable than...

May term to replace current January courses

November 9, 2017

Pacific University is thinking of doing away with January term in favor of a May term. This would mean...

Publisher sets reward for Trump’s impeachment

November 9, 2017

Almost a month has past since infamous pornography publisher Larry Flynt offered a 10 million dollar...

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Happy last day of classes Boxers! Our final Boxercast of the semester features the Improv Troupe, "Improm" performance, the Center for Civic Engagement's presentation on Housing Insecurity, the Give n' Go donation pods around campus, the Media Arts department's student film screenings, graduation information, the West Virginia primary election, and international news.

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Aidan Lannom

November 9, 2017No Comments

On Oct. 18, Pacific University athletics named Karolyn Milton the new head rowing coach. Milton began her career on the east coast where she attended the University of Mary...

Junior named NWC player of week

November 9, 2017

Pacific University junior Jake Castanha, a forward on the men’s soccer team, was recently awarded the Northwest Conference (NWC) Offensive...

Diabetes fails to slow student athletes

November 9, 2017

Many student athletes at Pacific University balance busy schedules filled with practices, games, work, social activities and, of course, schooling....

Boxer athletes show unity during anthem

October 26, 2017

On Sept. 22 at a rally in Alabama, President Donald Trump exclaimed that National Football League (NFL) owners need to fire players who kneel...

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