The Pacific Index

Title IX

Harrison Clifford, Student Life Editor

October 13, 2016

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Federal funding from the government is crucial to the survival of Pacific University and its students. Every year millions of dollars from the federal government is channeled through Pacific, in the form of loans and financial...

Vacant lots:

Steven Childress

October 13, 2016

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There are a few changes that have been noticed around Pacific University. Two lots now stand empty; one empty lot is on Cedar Street and the second is on University Avenue. There is a third property that Pacific has acquired,...

FGPD comments on police brutality issue

Tyler Brown, Co-Editor in Chief

October 13, 2016

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After the tragedies that happened this past summer, police brutality has become a concern in communities nationwide. The Forest Grove Police Department (FGPD) has voiced their concerns on the matter as well, but want the community...

Oregon promise students

Steven Childress

October 13, 2016

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The first year of students with the Oregon Promise program is underway. This program will change the college experience for many Oregonians. The Oregon Promise is a grant program provided by the state and covers a portion of...

Police charge former student with rape

Keith Wallah, Co-Editor in Chief

October 13, 2016

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Former Pacific University student, Kasen Kunishima- Takushi, was arrested on rape charges during a class at the University of Hawaii at Manoa on a warrant by the Forest Grove Police. The 20-year-old is now being charged with...

Rape lawsuit

Clara Howell, Co-Editor in Chief

September 29, 2016

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     A hearing regarding the sexual assault case that was filed against Pacific University last fall is scheduled to take place in November at the Multnomah County Circuit Court.  Last year, Attorney Greg Kafoury filed a $3 mi...

Core requirements, focal studies:

Stephen Childress

September 29, 2016

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Core requirements are a big portion of the curriculum that students will have to complete to graduate from Pacific University. Not only are focal studies actively being investigated, but the core requirements as a whole, are...

Studying abroad

Stephen Childress

September 29, 2016

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Studying abroad has many benefits, but it also has adversities that students experience when they return to life back home or on campus. Feelings of depression, a sense of isolation or finding themselves on the outside of groups...

Events exceed expectations

Clara Howell, Co-Editor in Chief

September 29, 2016

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Red and black shirts filled the Kunuiakea Stadium at Kamehameha Schools Kapalama on Sept. 17 in Honolulu. A majority of the stadium was filled with Boxer fans as the Pacific University football team took the win against Occidental...

Core requirements up for revision

Keith Wallach, Co-Editor in Chief

September 28, 2016

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Core requirements, including focal studies, are currently under review by a group of faculty members. Their goal, according to Interim Dean Mike Geraci, is to find alternative requirements that are more closely aligned with...

Advisor provides graduation tips

Holly Bartholomew

September 15, 2016

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Graduation requirements exist to help students on their path to graduation; though sometimes students see them as irritating hoops to jump through. The magnitude of their transgression however, may not become apparent until senior...

Pacific wins award

Emily McLain

September 15, 2016

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In a recent ranking by Online Psychology Degrees, Pacific University was ranked fifth in the nation for a graduate degree in forensic psychology. According to Leonardo Bobadilla, the advisor for Pacific University’s School...

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