The Pacific Index

Registration, major declaration updated

Tyler Grant

September 15, 2011

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As of last year, Pacific offers an online way to add and drop classes. Prior to last April, students filled out paper applications for course registration and later adding or dropping of classes. The program was a huge hit among...

Film series looks at global sustainability

Carlie Deltoro

September 15, 2011

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Every Tuesday from Sept. 13 through Nov. 15, the languages department will be holding its Global Sustainability Film Series. Made possible with funding from the Elise Elliot Academic Fund, this series consists of 10 international...

Changes abound for Forest Grove campus

Ashleigh Simons

August 27, 2011

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While most students spent the summer away from the Forest Grove campus, the facilities crews were working away on the campus in preparation for the new academic year. Students returning to campus will undoubtedly notice the n...

Athletics scores at Legends Golf

Ashleigh Simons

August 27, 2011

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On July 31 and Aug. 1, Pacific hosted another successful university fundraiser for the athletic department. The annual Legends Golf Classic included a celebrity-stocked celebration on Sunday night at the Nike World Headquarters in...

Stress, eating not connected in senior study

Karissa George

May 12, 2011

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Even before beginning the research phase of his senior project, Justin Dean knew that his topic was one that was not only relatable to his student audience, but to the general population as well. Obesity is a commonly addr...

Historian to retire at end of this year

Stephanie Haugen

May 12, 2011

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Special Collections Librarian and Associate Professor Alex Toth decided to retire at the end of the current academic year, just when he got his own parking space. Toth came to Pacific in 1977, two years after Marsh Hall caught f...

Senior creates orientation website for PU

Zach Adler

May 12, 2011

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It’s an inevitable fact that parents always have a lot of questions when it comes to their son or daughter leaving for college. It’s also a fact that more often than not the child has no idea how to answer the question. Tha...

Dance brings together elements of success

Kathleen Rohde

May 12, 2011

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Starting with a little idea, one senior was surprised at how large that idea could become. Senior Breanna Chandler presented and performed her senior project on Earth Day, a dance called “Elements of Man and Nature,” with ...

Service abroad brings rewards, challenges

Stephanie Haugen

May 12, 2011

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Holly Hawkins left all of her textbooks behind, slept under a bug net and helped deliver a baby a week after arriving in Kenya. Some of Pacific’s health professions programs offer students the opportunity to complete one of t...

Price to be remodeled

Karissa George

May 12, 2011

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When students return to the Forest Grove campus at the end of this summer, they will have access to a newly renovated Price Hall. The building that is now Price Hall, home to the mathematics department office, will also inclu...

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