The Pacific Index

Letter to the Editor: Alaskans place your vote

Chad D. Gerondale

October 28, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Dear Editor: Alaskan students, I am a 1994 graduate of Pacific University, and my first opportunity for voting absentee took place while I was attending Pacific University.  Please prior to your voting this year read the following. Joe...

Fieldhouse demands improvement

Korina Kaio-Maddox

October 26, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Sports

After playing intramural indoor soccer in the field house I've come to realize that frankly, that building just doesn't cut it. There's grime on the floor, various items haphazardly strewn about, and a crowded, decrepit feeling...

Abstraction: It’s all a matter of perspective

Tyler Oshiro

October 26, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Maturity is a complex, contestable status that isn’t ever easily defined. Most people in our contemporary, American culture would agree, though, that being able to be successful, both socially and academically in college requires...

Don’t go Greek: chapters encourage conformity

Ashley Wilsey

October 26, 2010

Filed under Opinion

It’s that time of year again – the leaves are changing, the weather is getting colder, and Pacific’s sororities and fraternities are pledging. Being in a sorority or a fraternity is a staple of college life. You choose...

“Hate chalk” hoax shows lack of political diversity

Ryan Rosback

October 26, 2010

Filed under Opinion

“I may disagree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” – Voltaire. Two years ago, in the weeks preceding the 2008 Presidential Election, a Pacific senior within the political science department...

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