The Pacific Index

Editor’s Column: Capitalism, activism & race in the modern sports world

Aidan Lannom, Sports Editor

October 10, 2019

Houston’s new problem: In recent years, we have seen the power athletes, teams and athletic organizations have when it comes to making progress for social issues in our country. Whether it be the unity NFL players showed whe...

A decade of football

A decade of football

October 10, 2019

Homecoming gives Boxer & Forest Grove communities connection

Joey Balleweg

October 10, 2019

As Pacific University turns 170-years-old, the institution which gives students numerous opportunities on and off the field will be celebrated.   Each year, Pacific holds an event known as the Boxer Nation celebration dur...

Surf Series makes for exciting outdoor challenge

Nicholas Stevens

October 10, 2019

Pacific University lies just an hour from the Pacific Ocean. Outdoor Pursuits (OP) here on campus offers a handful of surfing courses and excursions throughout the fall and spring, including the surf series that recently wrapp...

Pacific’s Director of Athletics announces retirement

Aidan Lannom, Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

Pacific University Athletics announced Director of Athletics Kenneth Schumann will retire, nearing the end of this academic year, June 2020. Schumann will conclude this year having spent 36 years at Pacific, 16 of them in his c...

Boxer Football

Boxer Football

September 25, 2019

Intramural sports at university open gameplay to all

Aidan Lannom, Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

The repetitive and tiresome nature of school can often take its toll throughout a semester. What helps many people is inserting some routine activity into that schedule. Pacific offers a number of intramural sports in both th...

Pacific’s ultimate Frisbee club hopes to continue growth

Joey Balleweg

September 25, 2019

Over the course of just a few years, Pacific University’s ultimate Frisbee club has grown from a small group of friends searching for members, to a growing team improving every day. “I remember my freshman year we had maybe, ...

Editor’s Column: We need to hold people in sports accountable

Aidan Lannom, Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

Sports is now more than making plays. It’s more than winning games. It’s more than making money. Teams, organizations and owners now have a moral responsibility to take ownership of the actions their employees. We as consume...

Editor’s Column: Why Andrew Luck’s decision could change the NFL

Aidan Lannom, Sports Editor

September 11, 2019

I don’t care that Andrew Luck ruined your fantasy football team. I don’t care that you think he’s abandoning his team. I don’t care that you think he should have toughed it up. What I care about is that Andrew Luck just did...

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