The Pacific Index

Rocky Horror Show continues despite graduated cast

Quint Iverson

October 25, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Every year around Halloween, Pacific University holds a showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Some students may have found themselves shivering with anticipation for this year’s show, but there was one problem: the group...

French film festival returns for second year

Melissa Hood

October 25, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University is hosting the Tournées Film Festival, an event which strives to bring quality French films to American universities. This is the second year Pacific will host the event. “I’ve always been really interested...

Clubs notice drop in student involvement

Hannah Kendall

October 25, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Whether it is because of midterms or lack of interest, students are not attending events on campus. Departments and clubs dedicate copious amounts of time, effort, and money to putting on an event, only to have a few people show...

Let’s talk about managing stress

Counseling Center

October 25, 2018

Filed under Student Life

At just over halfway through fall semester, students are probably well-acquainted with stress by now. It is a feeling a lot of people experience on a university campus. But what exactly is stress? Stress is the body’s way of...

American Sign Language Club and curriculum grow

Ella Cutter

October 25, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s American Sign Language Club began three years ago. The class was introduced to the curriculum a year after the club came into existence. The sign language club is open to anybody who is interested. Students...

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...

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