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Counseling Center: Let’s Talk About… Effective Change

Counseling Center

January 19, 2017

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Happy New Year. It is now 2017 and you have most likely been asked, “what is your New Year’s resolution?” Did you make one? This is the time of year when people often feel they can start fresh to create change in their liv...

Outdoor Pursuits:

Harrison Clifford, Student Life Editor

January 19, 2017

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Pacific University’s Outdoor Pursuits (OP) program has been offering students the chance to explore the great outdoors for years. With spring semester just around the corner, students will once again be given the opportunity to v...

New class:

Clara Howell, Co-Editor in Chief

January 19, 2017

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Pacific University, a liberal arts college, offers a wide range of courses to students. From political science to sociology to media arts and beyond, students may dabble in courses outside of their major. But what if there was o...

Alumna advises students to get internships

Keith Wallach, Co-Editor in Chief

January 19, 2017

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As deadlines for internships creep up on students, many are scrambling to complete applications. Internships are an important and essential part of the college experience. Internships provide students with the necessary experience to e...

Former student files lawsuit

Geoff Pursinger

January 19, 2017

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A former Pacific University doctoral student is suing the Forest Grove school, saying professors discriminated against her because she has disabilities. Rebekah Breyer, of Hillsboro, filed a lawsuit in federal court Jan. 9, all...

Pacific University athletes are looking forward to the new turf field installation in summer

Max Kirkendall, Sports Editor

January 19, 2017

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The Pacific University athletic department has approved the plans to install a new turf field at Hanson Stadium this summer. The current turf was installed back in 2007 and is now in its 10th year of its 8-10 year lifespan.   ...

Winter term

Luke Peevyhouse

December 5, 2016

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With fall term ending shortly and winter term coming next, with it comes ACE Board activities. Gabie Mbenza-Ngoma, ACE Board president and the rest of the board have planned an Open Mic Night during the two-week term. On J...

Severe Weather Shelter opens doors

Steven Childress

December 5, 2016

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Cold and rainy weather is the reality of fall and winter seasons. There are many people who are subjected to the adversities that come with the colder  temperatures. The United Church of Christ (UCC) in Forest Grove is part...

Student registration:

Melissa Hood

December 5, 2016

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Some of Pacific University’s student athletes and transfer students have reported having difficulty with registeration. They are not able register for the required courses that are necesarry to graduate. “Transfer students have it very ...

Night-life safety

Tyler Brown, Co-Opinion Editor

December 5, 2016

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Over the last decade, sexual assault involving college students has been a reoccurring problem. These assaults tend to happen on campus, as well as in off-campus houses during  parties. This presents the question, what can...

Hallick reveals Interim Diversity Team

Holly Bartholomew

December 5, 2016

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Since the election of Donald Trump on Nov. 8, the Pacific University administration has offered a steady stream of support in regards to safety, diversity, equity and inclusion. This has come in the form of emails, speeches...

Editor defends The Index:

Keith Wallach, Co-Editor in Chief

December 5, 2016

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"The Pacific Index does not have a strong reputation. Even at the level of basic accuracy and proofreading, the newspaper has a  pattern of problems. It would seem, at the least, that advisor oversight and guidance is lax. It is...

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