The Pacific Index

Alumni speaks about racial attack she encountered in Hillsboro the day after Trump’s election

Clara Howell, Co-Editor in Chief

December 5, 2016

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Kara Stevens, who graduated from Pacific University in 2010, was struck by a brick on her left side, her “strong” side she said. She was going to Safeway in the Tanasbourne Plaza in Hillsboro around 1 p.m. when she fe...

Editor comments on campus political diversity

Tyler Brown, Co-Opinion Editor

November 13, 2016

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Pacific University has strived to build a campus environment that is accepting to diversity. In the aspect of attracting different cultures and various ethnicities, Pacific has succeeded. However, what about the diversity of...

Black Friday ruins Thanksgiving holiday for students

Stephen Childress

November 13, 2016

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Black Friday is less than a month away, has the encroachment of the infamous day on Thanksgiving muddied the mythic holiday? Last year, several retail stores were open either all day or at 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. ...

Rape Culture

Bijoux Doherty

November 13, 2016

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Many students were in outrage over the article in the Oct. 27 edition of The Pacific Index. This article, an opinion piece, served to express the frustration of one student over the backlash following the arrest of former Pa...

Rape Culture

Garrett Brown

November 13, 2016

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In an opinion article in the last issue of The Pacific Index, the author writes that he has an issue with how athletic programs, specifically football, were presented at Pacific University through media coverage by local n...

CPS encourages Halloween safety

Ben Hopwood

October 27, 2016

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While the students of Pacific University worry about ghouls, midterms and clowns during the days leading up to Halloween, the Forest Grove Police Department (FGPD) and Campus Public Safety(CPS) have a much more serious issue to address. Alo...

Breakfast forum:

Jaiden Gray

October 27, 2016

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Alumni lled the Boxer Pause on Saturday, Oct. 15, where they had anticipation for the breakfast that was to be served and the speech president Lesley Hallick was going to give regarding the current progress of the unive...

Sexual assault

October 27, 2016

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Rapes and sexual assaults are the most underreported crime in the world. There’s no denying that is has been an issue everywhere for a long time. Sexual assaults can happen anywhere, even on college campuses. In l...

Student reveals various ways to relieve debt

Steven Childress

October 27, 2016

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Student debt is a scary problem for student who face the competitive job market after graduation. With the cost of living constantly rising, combined with a period of great income inequality, college debt has become a...

Housing prices:

Steven Childress

October 27, 2016

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The choice of the student to live on campus or off campus carries both bene ts and consequences. Living on campus has conveniences like having friends and classes close by. Off-campus housing offers more independence an...

Clery Report now available

Clara Howell, C

October 27, 2016

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Under the Clery Act, all colleges that have federal financial aid programs, whether big or small, private or public, are required to record crimes that happen on campus. In the report, which is easily accessible ...

Foreign language teaching assistant

Gabrielle Glaser

October 13, 2016

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Pacific University is involved in bringing foreign language teaching assistants onto campus. This year there are four FLTAs; Merlin Le Glaz is from Germany, Lucía Fraiese is from Spain, Sayuri Takagaki is from Japan, and Maïté...

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