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Student claims staying positive as key to success

Sebastian Lawler

February 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Popular culture portrays college as a luminal period in which young people are given free rein to digress into the most debouched form of hedonism possible. While the college experience can certainly be enjoyable, we know the...

Boxer Doctors

Jeff Guardalabene

February 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

I work with college students. Therefore, at any given time I work with people who are in the uncomfortable throes of a breakup. I have become something of a breakup expert at this point, whether I’ve wanted to or not, and I...

New UC camera dubbed deceitful

Kathleen Rohde

February 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Deceit is defined as the action of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth. This word is not the first that comes to mind when talking about Pacific University but with the recent installment of a video camera...

MFA residency intern praises life-changing experience on coast

Aleah Steinzeig

February 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

I have been lucky enough to participate in the Pacific MFA in Writing Internship program for two residencies. When I first applied I was just expecting a fun and somewhat educational experience. I had no idea the ways this one...

Alumna returns to serve alma mater with new job

Rachel Burbank

February 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

If you had asked me or anyone who knew me freshman year if I would still be at Pacific University now six years later, you’d hear an eruption of snickers and laughter. Without even visiting campus, and only spending a long weekend...

January grad in search of more assistance

Kaite Sipos

February 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

As spring semester kicks into high gear, it’s difficult to miss the slew of events for seniors. Buying caps, gowns, stoles and class rings, evaluating programs to be sure requirements are met, sending out announcements and invitations...

Student production encourages laughter to break silence

Tyler Oshiro

February 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

This week Thursday, Friday and Saturday, CGE’s production of Jeffrey, a gay love story set in ’90s Manhattan hits Tom Miles Theatre with a glittery bang. The show is amazing—and I’m not just saying that because I’m in...

Facilities renovate Scott Hall with care, says CCE employee

Carla Ingrando

January 19, 2012

Filed under Opinion

In the past year, the Center for Civic Engagement benefitted greatly from the work of Pacific’s facilities engineers and we want to thank our fabulous engineers for all of their hard work on our behalf. In 2011, facilities engineers...

Boxer Doctors

Joselyne Perry

January 19, 2012

Filed under Opinion

I was walking across campus the other day and witnessed the following: a young lady was riding her bicycle, listening to her iPod, talking on her cell phone and drinking what I could only imagine was an irresistible grande double...

Spray paint a privilege; use in proper areas

Kathleen Rohde

December 8, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Really Pacific? I know firsthand that spray paint is a fun pastime, but to randomly paint the Boxer statue and a defenseless tree next to the spirit bench is a blatant example of disrespect to Pacific, art and nature itself. This...

Staff Editorial: Dean search planning discourages participation

Staff

December 8, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Remember all those emails from the Office of the Provost you received starting two weeks ago? Something about dean candidates? Odds are, you filed those messages as university spam and deleted them without opening them. Or...

Occupy at Pacific asks for change

Garen Wales

December 8, 2011

Filed under Opinion

In 2011 the most popular English language word on the Internet has been OCCUPY. What is this movement? What does it stand for? What do they want to change? Those interested may want to look at the following statistics taken from...

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