The Pacific Index

Boxer Mobile returns

Harrison Clifford, Student Life Editor

February 23, 2017

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The Undergraduate Student Senate (USS) is currently working on revising and restructuring the Boxer Mobile smart phone application. However, time is of the essence for the USS as they are already a year and a half into a three year contract with the com...

Hillsboro campus:

Madison Thompson, Co-Opinon Editor

February 9, 2017

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Around 6 p.m. on Jan. 23 an adjunct faculty member from Pacific University’s School of Dental Hygiene Studies on the Hillsboro campus was preparing to enter her car when she was approached by a man demanding she get away from the ca...

Snowpocalypse

Steven Childress

February 9, 2017

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The snow storm at Pacific University over winter term posed many challenges for facilities and Campus Public Safety (CPS), several bags of Ice Melt were used on sidewalks around campus, plows were used to clear parking lots...

Technology Information Center:

Steven Childress

February 9, 2017

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Students and digital devices go hand in hand. Some students have laptops or tablets, but there are others who rely exclusively on university provided computers and technology. For students at Pacific University who rely on...

New construction

Clara Howell, Co-Editor in Chief

February 9, 2017

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The building on the corner of Main Street and Pacific Avenue had several structural problems. The roof leaked, the plumbing had issues and the apartments on the top floor suffered from mold. It was clear, the building need...

Black History Month

Holly Bartholemew

February 9, 2017

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Byron Blandford, Black Student Union (BSU) president wants something different out of this year’s Black History Month. “I love Black History Month but it frustrates me because people have such a narrow idea about it,...

Budget discussions force $1 million cut from the College of Arts and Sciences

Clara Howell, Co-Editor in Chief

February 9, 2017

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This year, the College of Arts and Sciences at Pacific University will have to approve about $1 million in budget cuts from the requested budget, a much higher number than previous years. “We were asked to find about $600,0...

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...

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