The Pacific Index

Bon Appetit receives mixed reviews from student body

Isabelle Williams

September 11, 2019

Weeks after the start of the first semester, the student body is abuzz with conflicting takes on Pacific University’s new food service provider Bon Appétit. The giant college dining corporation has certainly spiced things up...

Campus Renovations

Campus Renovations

September 11, 2019

Concert Review: Portland duo and alum serenade crowd

Brendan Swogger

September 11, 2019

On the north side of campus, emanating from the stands in the football stadium, roars and cheers could be heard belting out as the Boxers took on the Chapman University Panthers the night of Friday, Sept. 6. Though the energy fr...

Forum set to discuss undergrad diversity plan

Brendan Swogger

September 11, 2019

Only a few days into the new semester, Pacific University students received an invitation to a College Diversity Strategic Plan Forum. Though the description for the event was vague, a focus on making Pacific a “more inclusive cam...

Campus activists prep for climate change walkout

Nicholas Stevens

September 10, 2019

Pacific University will be home to another climate walkout at 12 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20. Passionate students and faculty will leave class, reschedule meetings and drop what they’re doing to meet in Trombley Square. The crowd...

No summers off for university facilities team

Shelby Cokeley, Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2019

While the students are away, Pacific University Facilities Management play… or work, rather. Creepy flickering lights, dead shrubs and outdated bathrooms are no match for Cindy Schuppert, Director of Facilities Management...

Let’s Talk About… the Student Counseling Center

The Counseling Center

August 30, 2019

Welcome (back) to Pacific! The Student Counseling Center (SCC) is committed to supporting Pacific students in reaching their academic potential by focusing on intellectual, emotional, social, and cultural development. We of...

Pharmacy grads tackle language barriers with app

Ella Cutter and Contributions from Pacific University Press

August 30, 2019

Some Pacific University pharmacy students have been developing a project named “LitKit.” It is a mobile app that will have multiple uses for patients, pharmacists and healthcare providers alike. The task of creating this...

Dear class of 2023, Here’s a little advice… With love, Pacific Upperclassmen

Hannah Kendall, Student Life Editor

August 30, 2019

For those living on campus, everyone experiences that first night of dorm life. The clothes are hung and put away, the bed made, and photos of loved ones and home are tacked to walls. All belongings from a pre-college life...

Campus Wellness leader transitions to new CGE role

Quint Iverson, Boxercast Editor

August 30, 2019

Moving from one office to another on Pacific University’s campus often means a shift in the work one does. But for Kathleen Converse, moving from Pacific’s former Campus Wellness office to the head of its Center for Gender...

Pacific takes its last step in becoming a certified tree campus

Michael Arakawa

April 26, 2019

With spring weather bringing out the sun, it is a perfect time to get a green thumb. Pacific University’s Center for a Sustainable Society (CSS) will be holding a Bees and Trees Festival on their lawn near Marsh Hall on April 2...

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