The Pacific Index

FAFSA deadline sneaks up on Pacific

Kevin Arrowsmith

January 19, 2012

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Students can now fill out and submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the 2012-2013 academic year. Oregon undergraduates must submit their FAFSA by Feb. 1 at 10 p.m. to be considered for Oregon Opportunity...

Elderly students learn for free

Matthew Yasouka

January 19, 2012

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Outside the Forest Grove senior center, fresh snow covers the ground as a chilly winter’s day begins to take shape. Inside, members of Writers in the Grove mill about following another meeting; many of them worked as doctors...

‘Incomplete’ grade policy reworded

Kevin Arrowsmith

December 8, 2011

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Pacific’s incomplete policy was recently reworded and went through a slight change. A grade of incomplete is something given to students who satisfactorily complete the majority of class work but are not able to finish because...

Guest from New York to choreograph spring dance

Tyler Grant

December 8, 2011

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Every year, theatre professor Jennifer Camp hopes to try something new to keep things fresh in the dance community and this year is no exception. The spring concert, “Dance Works,” will be taking place this April 26 to 28. Camp...

Course reserves easy to abuse

Victoria Hampton

December 8, 2011

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In 2008, the first lawsuit over electronic course content began when Georgia State University was sued by a group of publishers over their misuse of e-reserves. The publishers claimed that the university abused their e-reserve...

Forensics team helps high school club

Matthew Yasuoka

December 8, 2011

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“I’ve grown up with ADD and a stutter, so I joined speech and debate team freshman year in order to learn how to control that and learn to use pauses in an effective manner,” Dominek Barajas explained, no evidence of a stutter...

Optometry alumni, faculty earn honors

Stephanie Haugen

December 8, 2011

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This year proved noteworthy for Pacific University’s College of Optometry with two alumni and two faculty members recognized for their contributions to the profession. The Oregon Optometrists Physicians Association Board...

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