The Pacific Index

Center for Gender Equity Celebrates Self-Love During Love Your Body Week

Isabelle Williams

February 21, 2020

Self-love was the name of the game at the Center for Gender Equity’s Love Your Body week, five entire days specifically devoted to promoting body positivity, mental health, and appreciation of oneself.  This time-honored...

“Meek” delivers powerful message on artistic voice

Brendan Swogger, Student Life Editor

February 21, 2020

With a small crowd packed into the Black Box theater in Warner Hall, a simple scene was illuminated with moody lighting: a table, two chairs, a concrete holding cell, and two characters, Irene and Anna. Irene has been taken into...

Spotify Playlist for February 20: Index Staff choose new tracks to vibe through the week

Various Artists

February 21, 2020

“Bathroom Dance” - Hildur Gudnadottir By Brendan Swogger   Icelandic cellist and composer Hildur Gudnadottir has been sweeping the awards scene this year, her original score for HBO’s Chernobyl already earning t...

Let’s Talk About…PTSD and trauma responses

Counseling Center

February 21, 2020

The term “trauma” describes a variety of highly stressful, scary, or impactful experiences, and can include incidents such as the one-time occurrence of an accident, assault, or rape, or multiple incidents over a span of time, ...

Rain, Rain, Go Away: January’s record rainfall breaks three year dry spell

Ryan Vortisch

February 21, 2020

CORRECTION: A previously published version of this story spelled meteorologist Mark Nelsen's name as Mark Nelson. A correction has been made in the story below. We apologize for the error. Oregon has had in close to three years. Fox 1...

Abrupt staff departures concern Pacific community

Hannah Kendall, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2020

This is a developing story. The Pacific Index is conducting further interviews and plans to publish a follow-up story in the March 5 edition of the paper. Within just 60 days, the college has experienced a series of departur...

Outdoor Pursuits offers Summit Series venture for 2020

Nicolas Stevens

February 8, 2020

 This month marks the start of the Outdoor Pursuits (OP) Summit Series, an eight day series spanning from Feb. 17 to April 26. This year's venture will be led by Sam Anderson, a senior at Pacific University, as well as Professo...

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