The Pacific Index

Index receives commendation from ‘Oregonian’ before administration

Hailey Hawkins

November 18, 2010

Filed under Opinion

For those that didn’t catch the link on Facebook or the News at Pacific story on the university website, The Pacific Index was recognized by The Oregonian for our new website, www.pacindex.com.  The new website was desig...

Gossip, trash-talking too juvenile for college; take the initiative instead

Kathleen Rohde

November 18, 2010

Filed under Opinion

A recent acquaintance of mine came up to me and asked out of the blue, “Is it true that you’re dating that guy on the first floor of Clark?”  Okay, first, a bit taken back. Why is this pretty much random person assuming...

Video games in controversy for California bill

Justin Dean

November 3, 2010

Filed under Opinion

For those of you who are unaware, and shame on you for your ignorance, this week is election week. By the time you read this it will be too late for you to fulfill your democratic duty, but it’s not too late to learn a little...

Technology will increase youth voting in future elections

Ryan Rosback

November 3, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Attention all students!  Democrats and Republicans, Independents and Libertarians, liberals, conservatives and “Teabaggers” alike, even those who just think that “Rent is Too Damn High,” regardless of your political ideology...

Going green with a new kind of grass

Zach Rousslang

November 3, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Are you familiar with breast implants? What about cell phones? How about computers, solar panels, or even your nearest night light? If so then we have a common friend, or should I say two? All of the aforementioned items are engineered...

Administration shouldn’t forget students in website redesign

Hailey Hawkins

November 3, 2010

Filed under Opinion

“So what process would I have to do to get a link to The Pacific Index’s website up on Pacific’s homepage?” I asked at last week’s CASSS meeting with President Hallick and company. My question was met with laughter from...

Covered bike storage needed for Forest Grove campus

Hailey Hawkins

November 3, 2010

Filed under Opinion

I attended last week’s CASSS meeting with President Hallick and her cabinet. Students from all facets of campus came to represent themselves or their organizations and requests stemmed from the purchase of a Greek house, to...

Response: Pacific welcomes people of all backgrounds

Joe Lang, Media Relations Director

November 3, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

In response to Ryan Rosback's commentary about political diversity at Pacific (See, The Pacific Index's Oct. 21, 2010 issue - pg 2): Mr. Rosback's editorial is based on incomplete information. He suggests that Pacific University...

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...

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