The Pacific Index

Editorial: CPS incident reports withheld from Index

March 3, 2011

Filed under Opinion

In our last issue of the Index, our news section featured, for the first time, a copy of Campus Public Safety’s monthly incident report. On the report were documented cases of drug violations, alcohol violations and harassm...

Green for growth or just the sake of green

Sean Mills

March 3, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Depending on whom you ask, “sustainability” and “sustainable development” can have contentious and contradictory meanings. The 1987 Brundtland Report defines sustainable development as “meeting the needs of the prese...

LikeALittle offers more stalking than flirting

Kathleen Rohde

March 3, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Likealittle.com has become the option of choice for students of Pacific to passively flirt with their peers. This “dating” website uses anonymity to give users full range to be as descriptive or vague as they choose about vi...

Verizon finally lands iPhone, but don’t expect top quality just yet

Ryan Rosback

March 3, 2011

Filed under Opinion

The iPhone has finally come to Verizon.  To some this move is trivial, if not meaningless, while to others it marks the end of an era (or beginning, depending on who you ask) where the world’s most in-demand piece of hardware was he...

The Dean’s List: Indie rock band Ringside triumphs second album

Justin Dean

February 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Six years ago, a little band from California grabbed my attention with a car commercial for the Pontiac Torrent. Little did I know that 30 seconds would blossom into a six-year love affair. The featured track “Struggle” was fro...

All I do is complain: Tweeting hate

Drew Prindle

February 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Like many living in the digital age, I sometimes get annoyed with the endless torrent of cyber-slang and internet terminology that sneaks its way into people’s everyday conversations. Whether it’s people audibly saying “lol...

Killing Clark Hall

Killing Clark Hall

February 17, 2011

From the 808 to the 503: Pacesetters

Tyler Oshiro

February 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

This past weekend, campus was abundant with nametag-brandishing youngsters who eagerly explored campus and all it has to offer.  The white tent erected in the quad served as a visual reminder for all those who weren’t previously...

Editorial: Parking not on par with growth

February 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Any student who commutes to campus knows how frustrating it can be to search for a parking spot.  Pacific’s particular location and the layout of Forest Grove leave only about two usable blocks (along College Way and Cedar...

New Winter III term format unfitting for upperclassmen

Katie Sipos

February 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Upon returning to Pacific from a semester’s study abroad in Japan, I found myself humming the lyrics of “Everything Changes” from the Pokémon soundtrack 2.B.A Master: There isn’t anything in life that ever stays the sam...

Pacific could benefit from a tech overhaul

Tabitha Rodgers

January 28, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Macbooks, iMacs, iPads, digital microscopes, digital cameras and camcorders; all of these are available to students at Pacific – if they are five years old. The College of Education’s Early Learning Community is staying technologically...

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