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Students prepare for Gateway Film Festival

Melissa Hood

September 28, 2018

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This October Pacific University’s media arts students will host the first ever Gateway Film Festival. Media Arts Professors Enie Vaisburd and Jennifer Hardacker designed a class together this semester for students to plan, ...

Health professions help those in need

Hunter Buen

September 28, 2018

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Pacific University’s health professions are not as isolated as one may think. As most undergraduates know, the Optometry program has a clinic in Jefferson Hall, open to the public. What most students do not know is that ma...

Early enrollment numbers indicate a promising year

Shelby Cokeley, Co-Editor In Chief

September 12, 2018

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Pacific University’s College of Arts and Sciences new academic year brought in promising preliminary student body numbers. As of Aug. 27 the university unofficially reported to have gained 427 new first-year students. That is compa...

Physical Therapy program thrives

Hunter Buen

September 12, 2018

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Pacific University’s Physical Therapy program is bringing a hefty burden into this academic year. They have to top their perfect score records from the previous year. The program, headed by director Dr. Kevin Chui, saw a 100 percen...

School of Pharmacy introduces new program

Hanin Najar

September 12, 2018

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Pacific University’s School of Pharmacy in Hillsboro has implemented a 3:3 double degree program in environmental science and pharmacy.  In this pathway Pacific students can earn a bachelor's degree and a doctorate of pharm...

Study Abroad offers math focused opportunities

Madeleine Clark

September 12, 2018

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For keen Mathematics majors, an exciting global opportunity awaits in Budapest, Hungary with Budapest Semesters in Mathematics and Mathematics Education. These two programs allow Pacific University students to study alongside som...

Center of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, aims high for fall

Ella Cutter

September 12, 2018

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Narce Rodriguez, chief officer of the Center of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ODEI), is new to the Pacific community, having only been here for two years. She comes from a background with 25 years of experience promoting diversity ...

Pacific professor responds to Oregonian editorial

Lisa Szefel, Professor at Pacific University

September 12, 2018

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When I recently moved from Hillsboro, my cat, Violet Ruth (Violet), decided to stay. The ensuing situation I soon found myself in led to me to question some of the methods of modern journalism, where the number of “clicks” ...

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College of Optometry

September 12, 2018

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