The Pacific Index

Weekend to instill old traditions

Callie Simmons

October 27, 2011

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Homecoming and Family weekend are fast approaching and with them come the rich and exciting legacy of Pacific. Homecoming and Family Weekend are traditionally not on the same weekend, but due to the return of football and an increase...

Graduating class of 1961 honored

Tiara Herr

October 27, 2011

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With more than a year since Pacific’s football program returned after a 19-year absence, the opportunity arose to combine Homecoming with class reunions. Homecoming and Family Weekend is expected to be a huge event with Boxer...

Hauntings suspected in Walter Hall rooms

Kathleen Rohde & Korina Kaio-Maddox

October 27, 2011

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Several strange occurrences in Walter Hall have led some to speculate there are more ghosts present at Pacific University then just the infamous Vera. This reporter along with fellow Index reporter Kathleen Rohde went on an...

Vera legends lack concrete evidence

Ashleigh Simons

October 27, 2011

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Rumors swirl around campus each year about the ghost in Knight Hall that people refer to simply as “Vera.” With each generation of students passing through Pacific, Vera’s story gets alterations and additions. A few things...

Campus Public Safety: Incident Reports Oct. 27 Issue

October 27, 2011

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10/9/2011 between 7 p.m. and 6:20 a.m. Theft I Student reported theft of their bicycle from the bike rack at Walter Hall.  Bike was secured with a cable lock, which had been cut. No suspect identified. No identifying information...

New audiology school prepares for first students

Stephanie Haugen

October 27, 2011

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Victoria Keetay, who was selected to direct Pacific’s new School of Audiology in the College of Health Professions, has numerous goals for this school year. She said getting a new program up and running is “challenging, but...

Students eligible for food stamps

Tiara Herr

October 27, 2011

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As undergraduate college students, it would be a stretch to say that money isn’t tight. With the economy in a stagnant state, it’s getting more difficult to afford necessities as essential as food. This is why it’s good...

Students urged to consider courses, majors, advisers

Karissa George

October 27, 2011

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The winter and spring advising term began on Oct. 17. As students were planning required appointments with their advisers, looking over gaps in their transcripts and exploring the lists of available courses, the still somewhat...

Pacific named ‘A+ option’ in rankings

Carlie Deltoro

October 27, 2011

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Recent rankings were published in major publications on colleges nationwide. Pacific was ranked in several of these, including the U.S. News &World Report, The Princeton Review and Forbes magazine. Considered a suburban...

Power outage strikes Grove

October 13, 2011

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Residents across Forest Grove experienced a power outage at 12:03 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8. According to the City of Forest Grove, the outage was due to a hit-and-run accident that resulted in a pole being broken off at the ground. The...

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