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Staff helps students plan for future

Michael Arakawa

November 9, 2017

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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....

Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘I

Harrison Clifford

November 9, 2017

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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”...

Pacific hosts town hall with senator

Harrison Clifford

November 9, 2017

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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...

Core proposal under review by committee

Max Kirkendall

November 9, 2017

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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,...

Pacific endowment exceeds $70 million

Sebastian Herr

November 9, 2017

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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...

Pacific University looks to update calendar in 2019-2020

Harrison Clifford

October 26, 2017

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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...

Pacific experiences rise in sex crimes on campus

Tyler Brown

October 26, 2017

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The Clery Crime Statistics Act holds that all institutions receiving federal funding must record and publish crimes that are committed on their campus throughout the calendar year. Pacific University issued its Clery Crime Report...

Former Pacific student pleads not guilty

Harrison Clifford

October 26, 2017

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Former Pacific University student Kasen Kunishima-Takushi is currently awaiting a pre-trial hearing set for Nov. 14, after pleading not guilty to rape charges in Washington County Circuit Court. Kunishima-Takushi, who pleaded...

Interim dean comments on Pacific’s rank among other schools

Max Kirkendall

October 26, 2017

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The 2017 College Scorecard comparing colleges with similar demographics has been released. It gives students and faculty a chance to see where colleges, such as Pacific University, rank among the other schools in its region. The...

Faculty senate talks course changes

Kyle Riske

October 26, 2017

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Once every month, the faculty senate meets to discuss how they can best shape the curriculum around Pacific University’s educational mission. This year, the focus has mostly been on reviewing and approving changes in the university...

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