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Translation: Estudiantes frustradas luchan por hablar

Ariana Alcaraz

February 21, 2020

Para los estudiantes con problemas de movilidad, el campus de Pacific University es difícil de navegar. Este año se cumple el 30 aniversario de la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA). La mayoría de los edificios de...

Rain, Rain, Go Away: January’s record rainfall breaks three year dry spell

Ryan Vortisch

February 21, 2020

CORRECTION: A previously published version of this story spelled meteorologist Mark Nelsen's name as Mark Nelson. A correction has been made in the story below. We apologize for the error. Oregon has had in close to three years. Fox 1...

Abrupt staff departures concern Pacific community

Hannah Kendall, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2020

This is a developing story. The Pacific Index is conducting further interviews and plans to publish a follow-up story in the March 5 edition of the paper. Within just 60 days, the college has experienced a series of departur...

Outdoor Pursuits offers Summit Series venture for 2020

Nicolas Stevens

February 8, 2020

 This month marks the start of the Outdoor Pursuits (OP) Summit Series, an eight day series spanning from Feb. 17 to April 26. This year's venture will be led by Sam Anderson, a senior at Pacific University, as well as Professo...

Australian Red Cross presents opportunities to help wildfire crises

Ryan Vortisch

February 8, 2020

With fires ravaging Australia, many college students in Oregon may feel we are doomed to just sit by and watch as families, communities, and wildlife are displaced and endangered. However, not all donations have to break the bud...

MFA series brings writers from across the country

Isabelle Williams

February 8, 2020

Pacific University’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Writing program held its first residency conference of the year on the scenic coastal town of Seaside from Jan. 10-17. Featuring writers from across the country, the bi-annu...

Theft of Boxer III raises questions of school spirit

Hannah Kendall, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2020

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story referred to CPS officer Stephen Shores as "Steven Shores". A correction has been made for the article below. We apologize for the error. Unscrew the back. Lift the case. Drop i...

Editor’s Advice: The Pacific Index EIC passes news torch

Shelby Cokeley, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2019

What’s one more blinking cursor, for old time sake? I’ve written nearly 70 stories for The Pacific Index during my three years on staff and it never gets easier. I wrote just a single opinion piece for the newspaper as ...

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