The Pacific Index

Pacific’s re-branding process a success so far

Commentary by Ryan Rosback

April 14, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Although I may grow to regret it, I did not spend my final spring break as an (undergraduate) college student ditching Oregon for some decent weather and traveling south – as many wiser students did.  Instead, I visited home, caught u...

Letter to the Editor: Student input important to university

Fran O'Brien, Pacific Alum '65

April 14, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Unfortunately, I do not know enough about current development projects at Pacific to comment intelligently; I hope to remedy that in the future. However, as a teacher with forty-four years of experience, I do know good wri...

Seniors: Take some time to relax while you still can

Commentary by Hailey Hawkins

April 14, 2011

Filed under Opinion

It’s April. Not just April. The middle of April. As in, two-weeks-until-Senior-Projects-Day April. Oh. Jesus. Suffice to say we’re starting to feel the pressure and the polite, “How’s your project coming along?” may...

Students should be more involved in university’s decision-making

Commentary by Sean Mills

April 14, 2011

Filed under Opinion

The statement that financial benefits “come back directly to the students” can only be said by somebody who hasn’t eaten pizza the University Center recently. Behind this kind of fog I think it can seen straightforwardly...

Sign of the times: Finding the 22nd Street Cafe

Sean Mills

March 31, 2011

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The 22nd Street Café is an omelet of small-business success and community flavor. Voted “favorite breakfast” option of 2008 and 2010 by the Forest Grove News Times, 22nd Street Café is one of Forest Grove’s oldest family-o...

From the 808 to the 503: Look to the Source

Tyler Oshiro

March 31, 2011

Filed under Opinion

It’s everywhere. From the Pacific University website, to the numerous posters hanging from nearly every wall on campus; The 51st annual Pacific University Lu’au is almost here, and it’s arriving quickly. Much like every...

Looking for some Northwest culture? Try the Blazers

Ryan Rosback

March 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Here at Pacific, and at most college campuses for that matter, students are encouraged to share their own cultures with others, and in turn, reciprocate by being open to new experiences one may not encounter outside of the coll...

From the 808 to the 503: Spring Break

Tyler Oshiro

March 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

As the second wave of mid-terms looms ever closer and homework begins piling up past our ears, spring break is the beautiful escape we’ve all been waiting for. Wallowing in lost hours of sleep, we can only tread water for so m...

Letter: Administration deserves respect, not resentment

March 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Sean Mills’ commentary, “Green for growth or just the sake of green” in the Mar. 3 edition of The Pacific Index contained what I can only hope was an attempt at humor and hyperbole about our President and Board of Trustees. It...

Letter: Students follies their own business

March 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Choosing not to publish incident reports has more to do with students than with wanting to put the university’s “best foot forward.” True, the Index did not publish the names of those involved, but Pacific is a small school, a...

Letter: Incident report hassle a misunderstanding

March 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

In response to The Pacific Index editorial titled “CPS reports withheld from Index,” 3 March 2011: The University has provided summary information of campus incident reports to The Pacific Index in the past and this sum...

Editorial: Tragedy serves as reminder to stay safe behind the wheel

March 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day from The Pacific Index! Our staff wishes everyone a fun, relaxing holiday and transition into spring break. However, we would like to take a moment to be serious. The last month of Pacific history met ...

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