The Pacific Index

Student Senate President, CPS stress safety on Halloween

Quinn Sykora

October 25, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Costumes, candy, and a safe party makes Halloween a favorite holiday for many students at Pacific University. Students should remember that staying safe is the most important thing to do this holiday season. A great way to...

Campus Wellness Director weighs in on Kavanaugh hearing and sexual assault in America

Holly Bartholomew, Editor

October 25, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The sexual assault hearing and appointment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court early this month marked a pivotal moment for how the United States views and treats sexual assault and sexual assault survivors. President...

Pacific students attend “Students of Color” conference

Hannah Kendall

October 15, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University will be sending 30 students to Gonzaga University Oct. 13 to Oct. 14 for the Students of Color Conference. This will be the second time Pacific sends students to the conference, participating for the first time...

Students host “We Believe Survivors” Rally after Kavanaugh hearing

Quint Iverson

October 15, 2018

Filed under Student Life

On Sept. 29, seven Pacific University students decided they needed to respond to the sexual assault accusations surrounding Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Five days later, they held a rally. “We really wanted to empower...

Students develop new products at Berglund Center

Sebastian Herr

October 15, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Every year, Pacific University’s Berglund Center works with students to develop groundbreaking new products and this year's five projects do not disappoint. This year’s projects include apps that helps non-native English...

Diversity Cafe undergoes updates

Cody Csulak

October 15, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The Diversity Café in down town Forest Grove, which underwent renovations over the summer, is excited the the school year at Pacific University has started again. The improvements the café made are an effort to expand and to...

Theater performs “Silent Sky”

Hannah Kendall

October 15, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Creating conversation is the goal of Pacific University’s theater program. This fall, the theater department is creating conversation with their upcoming play “Silent Sky” by Lauren Gunderson. The five-member cast is r...

Greeks look to improve campus reputation

Quinn Sykora

September 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s five Greek Life communities are gearing up for their annual fall rush tradition, with a number of events planned to start Sept. 17. A returning rush rule this year will once again set Pacific apart from ot...

Aramark sets higher sustainability standards

Quint Iverson

September 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Aramark, Pacific University’s food service provider, plans to become more sustainable this semester by encouraging students to take smaller portions and to reuse whatever they can. Putting a larger emphasis on reusable to-...

Boxer Mobile App returns

Hannah Kendall

September 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Boxer Mobile is back. It is live, public and in the app store as of July 2018. The new Boxer Mobile app helps students navigate Pacific University’s website and gives users an overview of Pacific’s four main campuses. The app, w...

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