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Lois Hornberger retires after serving university community

Ella Cutter

February 20, 2019

Lois Hornberger has been a part of the Pacific University community for 12 years. Her career began in 2007 as the Director of Conferences and has since grown to encompass more responsibilities and roles at the university. Hornbe...

Study Abroad

Madeleine Clark

February 20, 2019

In an interview with the International Programs Director Stephen Prag, he explained that the office has created a new position to direct the short-term study abroad programs. This addition serves necessary as they are expanding...

Creative Winter Term

Quint Iverson

January 29, 2019

In the summer of 1787, after the Articles of Confederation failed, representatives of 12 states gathered together in Philadelphia to write the U. S. Constitution. The process is moving about as smoothly as can be expected, but ...

Faculty Senate discusses new programs and connection to students on campus

Ella Cutter

January 29, 2019

The Faculty Senate is a little known resource for students. It is comprised of faculty members from each college, and their goal is to use their roles to make sure that the policy and programs that come through the senate are ben...

Political Science professors weigh in on government shutdown

Sebastian Herr

January 29, 2019

The partial government shutdown that started in late December has now dragged into the middle of January, and holds the record as the longest shutdown in U.S. history. Some of Pacific University’s Political Science faculty gave th...

Index responds to media attacks

Shelby Cokeley, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2019

The Pacific Index Editorial staff would like to address readers as a body of proud journalists. We want to acknowledge the very difficult year journalism faced in 2018 and all those who were lost while serving their audiences a...

Boxer ‘Ohana builds on Hawaii connections

Shelby Cokeley, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2019

Pacific University looks to connect with its extended Boxer family this winter break, holding Boxer ‘Ohana events in multiple Hawaiian locations. President Lesley Hallick will be visiting with alumni and other friends of Pacif...

Hawai’i Recruiting

Shelby Cokeley

November 8, 2018

Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘i (NHOH), Pacific University's Students of Hawai‘i Club, began in the fall 1959. Over the last half century Pacific’s Hawaiian student body has grown to represent about 15 to 20 percent of all student...

Center for a Sustainable Society encourages campus to cut down on waste

Michael Arakawa

November 8, 2018

As Pacific University students may have already noticed, dining services have replaced their ceramic plates with bamboo plates. This replacement is one of the Center for a Sustainable Society’s (CSS) several steps to make Pacif...

Community holds vigil in response to faith-based hate and violence

Michael Arakawa

November 8, 2018

Pacific University students, faculty, and staff members held a vigil last week to stand against anti-Semitism and violence against people of faith. This vigil was in response to the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburg...

Peer Advocates take to Forest Grove campus

Ella Cutter

November 8, 2018

Peer advocates provide a relatively new resource for students on campus. The program came into existence last year, but this semester serves as the first official term the program has been implemented with all advocates available to...

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