The Pacific Index

Dean Phillips discusses plans for next year

Harrison Clifford

May 3, 2018

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With the 2017-18 academic year quickly drawing to an end, Pacific University officials and administrators are already looking to the future. According to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Sarah Phillips, the 2018-19...

Pacific University students and Mayor of Forest Grove comment on current gun climate in America

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

May 3, 2018

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It is no mystery that the United States is suffering from a gun violence epidemic. An epidemic that is clearly affecting schools more so than anything else. There were a total of 17 lives lost on Feb. 14 in the Parkland, Florida...

Pacific sets higher sustainability standards

Sydney Virgen

April 19, 2018

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There exists a misconception around campus that Pacific University is going to be completely fossil fuel free by 2020. According to the Director of the Center for a Sustainable Society Michelle Larkins, colleges and universit...

Ritter to leave Pacific

Sebastian Herr

April 19, 2018

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Pacific University’s School of Social Sciences will lose its associate dean and director of eleven years at the end of this spring semester. Dr. Jessica Ritter is going to Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado to work in...

Director of Applied Vision Science Program Dr. Shun-Nan-Yang comments on partnership with China

Harrison Clifford

April 19, 2018

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In an attempt to help combat China’s public health crisis with eye and vision care, Pacific University’s College of Optometry will welcome both eye care specialists and students from China to the Forest Grove campus in 201...

Students face retribution for part in incident

Max Kirkendall

April 5, 2018

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On Saturday, March 17, two Pacific University students were arrested on campus following an altercation with a teenage drug dealer in Cornelius, Ore. The two freshmen students were members of the Pacific football team, but hav...

Faculty prepares proposal for Hallick

Harrison Clifford

April 5, 2018

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Discussions surrounding a potential calendar change within Pacific University’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) has been ongoing throughout the year, with a final decision, regarding the potential removal of the two-credi...

NWCCU Peer Evaluators will visit Pacific University

Harrison Clifford

April 5, 2018

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Pacific University will be visited by three Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) appointed peer evaluators on April 6 for a follow-up visit as a part of the school’s seven-year reaccreditation cycle. Accor...

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