The Pacific Index

#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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Gap year positively impacts student’s mindset

Shelby Cokeley

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The terms “gap year” and “taking a year off” used to be interchangeable. High school and college graduates who are desperately seeking some sort of mental break, find solace in these phrases, even though they mean different...

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Sam Anderson

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In an interview with Sarah Phillips, you suggest the amount of low-income students at Pacific University has “real consequences,” because Pacific admits so many working-class students, the institution is suffering and students...

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Megan Bailey

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I have read your article concerning Pacific University’s rank among other schools and I was rather perturbed by what was stated by Sarah Phillips: “Pacific has far more low-income students than most of the schools around us...

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