The Pacific Index

Award show a platform for social issues

Maddy Kellas

February 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Like many award shows recently, the 60th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was used as a platform for guests to touch on issues that are currently in the spotlight, such as sexual assault and immigration. Kendrick Lamar opened...

Steroid usage continues to hinder former baseball great’s Hall of Fame chances

Tyler Brown

February 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

On Jan. 24 the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame added seven more members to the prestigious club in Cooperstown, NY. Vladamir Guerrero, Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Jack Morris, Trevor Hoffman and Alan Trammell were among those...

Lack of modern rock station kills genre

Tyler Brown

January 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

You hit the seek button once and you find a hip-hop station. You hit the seek button again and you find a country station. On your third try you find a station playing indie-pop. After five minutes of searching, the most modern...

#TimesUp pins and black gowns welcome in the start of awards season

Shelby Cokeley

January 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

They wore black. They dawned #TimesUp pins. And they gave meaningful speeches. Is it too demanding to want more? The 75th Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 7 was a night filled with tension. With allegations of sexual harassment plaguing...

College Scorecard response

Diana Beke

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Sarah Phillips stated, “Pacific has far more low income students than most of the schools around us and that has real consequences. Unfortunately we live in a society where your income goes a long way in explaining what your...

College Scorecard response

Daneena Scholl

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I found the article about Low Income Students that was recently published to be quite troubling. Sarah Phillips' statement,"Unfortunately, we live in a society where your income goes a long way in explaining what your SAT and...

College Scorecard response

Natalie Hinds

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In your October issue you printed a story regarding Pacific’s College Scorecard which quoted Sarah Phillips, our interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. This article looks awful at a glance, with the blaring quote,...

College Scorecard response

Cailie Cross

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I am a student at Pacific and I am writing this email in response to an article published in the Pacific Index regarding Pacific's ranking and the effects of low income students on our score. I believe the Index published this...

College Scorecard response

Cordet Gula

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I am writing about the article published in October that discussed the statistics associated with low-income students. I just want to point out that the way it was stated, and the misinterpretation of the information made the...

College Scorecard response

Alicia Rizo Mendoza

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I am writing this email in response to the recent article published for Pacific Index newspaper featuring Interim Dean of Students, Sarah Phillips. I would like to start by saying that I strongly and polite disagree with many...

Apple’s technology progresses with new Face ID

Aidan Lannom

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Apple’s unveiling of the iPhone X took social media by storm when it was announced on Sept. 12, receiving a wide array of reactions. However, nothing was as divisive as the replacement of the home button and Touch ID feature...

Student questions fairness behind the college admissions process

Erika Vives

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It is no surprise that applying to college is considered a big deal in many households across the nation. Students spend hours of time pouring blood, sweat and tears into a seemingly perfect application before sending it off to...

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