The Pacific Index

The Counseling Center: Let’s Talk About… Understanding Discrimination

Counseling Center

March 21, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Many of us have heard of non-discrimination policies which announce that organizations do not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, religion, disability, gender identity, sexual orienta...

Whitewater rafting series gives Boxer students a taste of raft guiding

Kenzie Grover

March 21, 2019

Filed under Student Life

The Outdoor Pursuits program at Pacific University is getting students involved in a whitewater rafting series this spring. The trip is common to the program, which includes two in-class sessions and three whitewater rafting tr...

Alex Aiono

Kenzie Grover

March 21, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Youtube influencer Alex Aiono hyped up the university late Saturday night with his original Work the Middle and a few covers such as “I Spy,” by KYLE ft. Lil Yachty. Aiono, who both sings and produces, has a Youtube followi...

Boxer Spirit Award applications due by Friday, March 22

Megan Garside

March 21, 2019

Filed under Student Life

The academic year is almost over and while students are getting excited about summer, the next school year is fast approaching, along with the stress of inevitable financial strain. But students in Pacific’s College of Arts ...

University community has 12 weeks to raise $7,800 for charity

Hannah Kendall, Student Life Editor

March 7, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Pacific senior Victoria Wingell and sophomore Isabelle Chapman have 12 weeks to raise $7,800. If they reach their goal, they will be able to make a summit attempt of Mount Hood, and all proceeds will be donated to the American...

Students share upcoming Spring Break vacation plans

Megan Garside

March 7, 2019

Filed under Student Life

With spring break just around the corner, students are frantically making plans for the week in a bid to escape campus and take a break from college life. From visiting their hometown to taking a vacation, students are desper...

Outdoor Pursuits

Kenzie Grover

March 7, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Outdoor Pursuits (OP) does an amazing job of bringing adventure seeking students to their door. They have a wide variety of trips from a summit series to beginner camping on Marsh lawn. I was stoked when I got the chance to catch ...

The Counseling Center: Let’s Talk About… Making Time for Self-Care

The Counseling Center

March 7, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Whew. It’s been a busy week for you too, huh? Maybe you just started studying for midterms, or maybe you have a major paper or project coming up. Perhaps you have that social event you need to attend, or perhaps you have bee...

Yoga Drop-Ins

Tanner Wick

March 7, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Recently I attended a yoga class offered here at Pacific University. These classes are held  every Wednesday and Friday in Warner Hall from 12:00-1:00. Being that I rarely do yoga, and have never attended an official class on i...

Human body canvas empowers students

Quinn Sykora

March 7, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Break out the body glitter and skin paint because this Friday, March 8, will be the Center for Gender Equity’s (CGE) Human Body Canvas event. The event’s main purpose is to promote body positivity. This year's theme is 90’s ret...

Spring Term

Cody Csulak

February 21, 2019

Filed under Student Life

With the spring semester in full swing, students are already feeling overwhelmed. This begs the question which semester is easier, fall or spring? The answer to this question honestly depends on the person. One thing that has a ...

Students voice desired changes for new winter term

Hannah Kendall, Student Life Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Winter term is here to stay, and students are vocal about the changes they want to see. In the fall of 2018, administration proposed a summer term instead of a winter term. The thought was to have a 2 credit summer classes th...

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