The Pacific Index

University offers ways for students to de-stress

Nick Dolan

December 5, 2016

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One of the most stressful parts of the year is just around the corner, finals week. However, Pacific University students will not have to worry as several resources and events will be offered throughout the coming weeks ...

Student plans to combat food insecurity

Harrison Clifford, Student Life Editor

December 5, 2016

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As problems associated with food insecurity, or lack of proper access to nutritious and sufficient food continues to grow, several Pacific University students  have banded together in an attempt to create new initiatives and p...

Adventure Column:

Keith Wallach

November 13, 2016

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Before the weather gets too bad, I strongly suggest taking advantage of the sunshine or cloud cover, for that matter and enjoy the beautiful scenery around you. Whether you like to hike the picture at the end of the day or to...

The Boxer:

Melissa Hood

November 13, 2016

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In 1986, Christian missionary Reverend J.E. Walker and his mother gifted the Boxer to Pacific University. The Boxer is a Qilin, a mythical creature from Chinese culture, depicted most commonly with a scaled body, hooved fe...

Counseling Center:

Counseling Center

November 13, 2016

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Isn’t it lovely to go home for the holidays? The what? Yes, this semester is rapidly moving toward a close, which means it’s almost time for Thanksgiving break, which inevitably leads to finals and then to winter break. ...

Textbook Exchange

Harrison Clifford, Student Life Editor

November 13, 2016

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College is an expensive time in many peoples’ lives. As if spending hard earned money on tuition and housing was not already enough to handle, students are also expected to buy or rent costly textbooks at the start of eac...

Hallick shares plans

November 13, 2016

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Pacific University President Lesley Hallick visited the Undergraduate Student Senate meeting on Oct. 27 and spoke on diversity, enrollment and future plans and goals for the university, in front of student representatives f...

Boxer Profile:

Nicky Dolan

November 13, 2016

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Pacific University sophomore Hannah Hulse is a business major who plays volleyball and lacrosse and in her free time, she fights wild fires. Hulse, who is originally from Cove, Ore., had no previous experience fightin...

Scott Hall renovations continue

Kelsi Roth

November 13, 2016

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People have most likely seen the renovations occurring in Scott Hall on the second floor. Large tarps covering the windows from the inside, planks of wood everywhere and the sign on the door that says “Do Not Enter C...

Social Media

Stephen Childress

November 13, 2016

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Consumer culture effects many aspects of everyone’s lives and on social media, the influence can have a lot of power over its users.  The images people choose  to represent themselves are constantly changing as shifts in pop cul...

Professor gives terrorism advice abroad

Ben Hopwood

November 13, 2016

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Terrorism is a major issue in today’s society that generates huge amounts of fear and anxiety. However, terror events themselves are not all that common.  Students who wish to study abroad in college, must first take...

Campus Wellness:

Clara Howell, Co-Editor in Chief

November 13, 2016

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Whether it’s sex, stress or tips for drinking responsibly, the workshops hosted by Campus Wellness at Pacific University cover a wide variety of topics. There are four different kinds of workshops that are led by Peer Wellness E...

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