The Pacific Index

Senior’s novel includes gods from different cultures

Shelby Cokeley

May 11, 2017

Filed under Senior Projects, Student Life

The old gods and the new gods clash in an alternate world where the political climate is as turbulent as this one. Pacific University senior Gillian Reimann ascribed her love for mythology in the prologue and first chapter of...

Senior studies effects of binge-drinking in mice

Tanner Boyle

May 11, 2017

Filed under Senior Projects, Student Life

Senior Andres Garcia, an environmental science major with a focus on environmental toxicology at Pacific University, studied the influence of binge-drinking and stress on drinking behavior for his senior capstone project. According...

Center for Gender Equity reflects on semester

Melissa Hood

May 11, 2017

Filed under Student Life

This year Pacific University’s Center for Gender Equity (CGE) experimented with new events, new projects, new people and new relationships with the Forest Grove community. “We did more stuff with masculinity this year,”...

Student Senate

Luke Peevyhouse

May 11, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The Undergraduate Student Senate (USS) for the 2017-2018 school year have been selected and the representatives are ready and eager to begin work. New President Katie Lightcap will be serving in the USS for her third year. “I...

Black Student Union

Melissa Hood

May 11, 2017

Filed under Student Life

This last semester, Pacific University’s Black Student Union (BSU) actively involved themselves not only on Pacific’s campus, but also in the community. BSU ventured into Portland to donate books they collected to the Boys...

Summer vacation

Maddy Kellas

May 11, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Given the recent rainy weather, it may be hard to believe summer is quickly approaching. Students who are planning to stick around the Forest Grove area during the break do not need to go far to find entertainment during the summer...

Students give advice on preparing for finals

Luke Peevyhouse

April 27, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Many students are already beginning to feel the pressure and stress that accompany finals. Though it may not feel like it right now, there are ways to relax and calm nerves during this tense time. “Going into my last semester...

Bingo night

Michael Arakawa

April 27, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) sorority will be hosting its first bingo night fundraiser in the University Center at 5 p.m. on April 27. This event is held to support AKD’s chosen philanthropy, the Dougy Center. The...

Music Department performs “Into the Woods”

Melissa Hood

April 27, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s Music Department is concluding April with a production of “Into the Woods.” “Into the Woods” is a Tony Award-Winning musical by Stephen Sondheim that incorporates a twist on many classic fairy tales...

Pacific Theatre Department

Maddy Kellas

April 27, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The Spring Reading Series offers audience members an inside perspective of theatre work. The four-night event, which will run from April 27 to April 30, will feature first time readings for three of the four plays. According...

Undergraduate Student Senate

Bobby Ulrich

March 9, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The Undergraduate Student Senate (USS) will soon be sending out their annual survey in order to receive feedback and comments from students on a number of different matters and issues. The feedback they hope to receive will be...

Counseling Center: Let’s Talk About… Body Positivity

Counseling Center

March 9, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Are we supposed to feel positive about our bodies? We receive so many messages from the media, peers and our family and friends that belittle different  bodies types and or perpetuate an unrealistic ideal or standard. We are...

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