The Pacific Index

Interim dean discusses proposed plans to remove Winter Term

Harrison Clifford

September 14, 2017

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When Sarah Phillips was appointed interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Pacific University, she requested she serve a two year term instead of the customary one, so she could get work done and begin making...

Pacific opens Hispanic Heritage club

Sebastian Herr

September 14, 2017

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This fall semester, Pacific University will see the fruition of the Hispanic Heritage Student Association (HHSA) after four years of development. HHSA plans on organizing more events and community outreach for students of Hispanic...

Faculty hopes new core will take effect Fall 2018

Max Kirkendall

September 14, 2017

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Last year, Pacific University began tossing around the idea of revising the current core curriculum all students are required to take. After putting together multiple proposals, it appears a new core revision is in full swing...

Design class works on Japanese Garden

Max Kirkendall

August 24, 2017

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Each year Pacific University students are given the task of coming up with a senior project and completing that project before the year’s end. Most seniors begin this project and by the end of the year they have already moved...

New restaurant serves up comfort and family style cuisine to Forest Grove community

Harrison Clifford

August 24, 2017

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Home-style cooking and a family atmosphere was the dream long time Forest Grove community member and business owner Carey Lafave had in mind when she opened the doors to Diversity Cafe. Located on the corner of 21 Avenue and...

Director of Facilities Management discusses campus projects

Max Kirkendall

August 24, 2017

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At Pacific University, summer is typically the busiest time of year for the Facilities Department to get work done, and this summer was no exception. With over 30 projects on tap for the summer break, Campus Public Safety, Director...

Executive Director Narce Roderiguez discusses role of new position

Harrison Clifford

August 24, 2017

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When Pacific University’s newly appointed Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDEDI) first stepped foot on campus, she saw the need for more synchronized campus efforts. President Lesley Hallick officially...

Pacific hosts Inspired Ideas Competition

Sebastian Herr

May 11, 2017

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Five winning groups have been decided for this year’s Inspired Ideas Competition put on by the Berglund Center. Three groups received the Entrepreneur Award and two received the Makers Award. Winners of both awards receive a...

Food for All

Michael Arakawa

May 11, 2017

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Pacific University senior Jared Kawatani believes access to healthy food should be a basic human right. However, Kawatani saw that Pacific did not have much space to satisfy this for students. “Food and security is a really...

Pacific searches for equity director

Harrison Clifford

May 11, 2017

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Pacific University began its search for the first Executive Director of Equity Diversity and Inclusion (EDEDI) last May when the University Diversity Committee began recommending changes to the position to president of Pacific...

Winter term 2018

Sebastian Herr

May 11, 2017

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For those students who were stuck in a foot of snow during winter term this year, winter term 2018 promises multiple travel courses to warm, exotic and interesting places. However, these courses require either a prerequisite or...

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