The Pacific Index

Holidays encourage materialism, lacks tradition

Tyler Brown, Co-Editor in Chief

December 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It is that wonderful time of year again. The leaves have fallen off the trees, peppermint mochas are being sipped and everyone is buying into America’s favorite tradition, consumerism. I hate to sound like a Scrooge, but even Ebenezer ...

Military involvement

Brooklyn Smith

December 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Student advocates for ROTC program on campus

Student reveals sites for flight options

Luke Peevyhouse

November 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

With Thanksgiving break fast approaching, many students are flying home for the holidays. But ticket prices can be a daunting purchase. The prices students have to pay vary widely with location seeming to play little factor. Sophomore...

Student pushes for laundry etiquette

Kelsi Roth

November 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Your laundry is tumbling away in the washing machines, being cleansed by soap and water. You set an alarm on your phone for 45 minutes so as not to be late. You would hate to be that person who leaves their clothes in too lo...

POD not in need of healthier options

Luke Peevyhouse

November 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Provisions on Demand (POD) in the University Center is no doubt an awesome commodity to have on campus. The easy access to quick snacks and drinks and sometimes a small lunch is a blessing. But is the food and drink in sto...

Editorial: Why voting in local elections matters

Editing Staff

November 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Everybody has a right to vote. The people of our nation fought for people to have the right to vote. So why do people still choose not to vote? Some college students decide not to vote because they may not be from the distr...

Student claims Pacific has a safe campus environment, few issues

Luke Peevyhouse

October 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

As a student of a liberal arts university, it is hard to imagine that people could be insensitive to other people’s ethnic backgrounds. Being a junior at Paci c University, I can say that I have not witnessed, enc...

Rock and Roll

Tyler Brown, Opinion Co-Editor

October 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

“Rock and Roll will survive!” AC/ DC lead singer Brian Johnson screamed in their 1980 hit song “Rock And Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution”, a concept that remained true till the new millennium. Over the last few g...

Editorial:

Editing Staff

October 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Pacific University claims to have a rich and strong history of tradition. But nowadays it seems fun traditions have been lacking on campus. An older tradition that is no longer practiced anymore is the Boxer Toss. T...

Sexual assault:

Steven Childress

October 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Controversy has risen while the 2016 lm Birth of a Nation has made its way to theaters across the country. This controversy involves a rape that occurred in 1999. Rape is a vile and deplorable assault that...

Court considers the legal standings of environment

Madison Thompson, Opinion Co-Editor

October 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

On January 21, 2010, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations granted the same standing as an individual, which allowed the most powerful and in unethical corporations to donate to political campaigns with no limits. ...

Advice column: Ask Ron

Ron

October 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Q: Dear Ron, I think I have an issue with stealing, but it only happens at parties. I always get drunk and take things I think are pointless, but in reality they probably mean something to the people who own the ...

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