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Political science professors comment on President Trump’s acquittal

Sebastian Herr

March 24, 2020

President Donald Trump became the third president in United States history to be impeached and acquitted this past February. However, a few questions remain about what this impeachment process says, how it could have gone differen...

Let’s Talk About…Sexual Assault Reporting

Brendan Swogger, Student Life Editor

March 9, 2020

According to Pacific University’s Campus Climate survey in 2018, 1 out of every 11 students have experienced some form of interpersonal violence while attending college. Out of this number, more than 86 percent go unreported. ...

Classes for new engineering major offered by Fall 2021

Nic Stevens

March 9, 2020

A new engineering major is currently in the proposal stage, and is planned to be rolled out by Fall of 2021.  This new major will be partnering with Clean Water Services, an organization responsible for treating wastewater th...

The Backbone of the School: Stories of Pacific’s custodial staff

Ryan Vortisch

March 9, 2020

“I’ve often said that if I want to disappear, I’d pick up a vacuum cleaner,” said Douglas Martin, Custodial Staff Manager of Pacific University. “A lot of our staff I think does feel invisible.” Pacific’s custodial staff consists of a vi...

Political science professors comment on President’s acquittal

Sebastian Herr

March 9, 2020

President Donald Trump became the third president in United States history to be impeached and acquitted this past February. However, a few questions remain about what this impeachment process says, how it could have gone differen...

Pacific administration counters Covid-19 concerns

Sebastian Herr

March 6, 2020

Anxiety around the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rise nationally and locally as more cases are confirmed in Oregon and surrounding states. Pacific University has confirmed that a student from the Forest Grove campus w...

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...

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