The Pacific Index

Student works performed in Lunchbox Theatre

Dion Macdonald

March 1, 2012

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Last week, five student playwrights at Pacific got to see their pieces performed in front of a live audience. The student playwright showcase was part of “LunchBox Theatre,” a student-run organization designed to put on small,...

“Wanderlust” disappoints

Tyler Grant

March 1, 2012

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“Wanderlust,” starring Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd, is rated “R” for “rental.” The movie was highly entertaining at times but also awkward, leaving audience members speechless instead of roaring with laughter....

Neuroscientist to lecture on campus

Karissa George

March 1, 2012

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In the past, Pacific has been able to host a number of well-known speakers, known for their achievements in their respected professions. This April, famed neuroscientist Simon LeVay will join the list of visiting professionals. Pacific’s...

Forest Grove students visit Pacific for early career ideas

Stephanie Haugen

March 1, 2012

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More than 150 middle-schoolers will flock onto campus this Saturday, March 3 in search of their future career. “Soar With Your Dreams,” sponsored by the Forest Grove School District for the last 10 years, brings in guest speakers...

Bi-lingual poetry reading to be held with various writers

Matthew Yasuoka

February 17, 2012

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Liliana Ursu certainly accomplishes  the goal of with, “In the Dusk.” Ursu ruminates, “You look at me and know how autumn makes its way. / In the dusk, under our bodies the hill sinks to ruin - weightless, at last.” Given...

52nd Annual Lu’au tickets now on sale

Tyler Grant

February 17, 2012

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The annual Pacific Lu’au has been a standing tradition for 52 years now. With the 52nd Lu’au just around the corner, there has been much anticipation. The Lu’au will take place in the Stoller Center on Saturday, April...

Classic horror returns in “Woman in Black”

Carlie Deltoro

February 17, 2012

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Based on the 1983 novel by Susan Hill, “The Woman in Black” stars Daniel Radcliffe as Arthur Kipps, a lawyer sent to a small town to help sell a home recently vacated after a woman’s death. Shortly after arriving, Arthur...

Forest Grove hosts guest writers series

Stephanie Haugen

February 17, 2012

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Members of Pacific University and the Forest Grove community will continue to welcome authors from a variety a genres and backgrounds as part of this spring’s Visiting Writers Series. The series will kick off with visiting...

Alternative spring breaks made available to students

Carlie Deltoro

February 17, 2012

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For years, students have gone on service trips for an alternative spring break. This year, 12 lucky students will be going to San Francisco to help at three different service sites focused on hunger and homelessness in a city...

Students emphasize importance of voting

Matthew Yasuoka

February 17, 2012

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Across the United States, the Occupy Wall Street movement seems to have reinvigorated political activism and participation. “The Occupy Wall Street moment, which has flowered into an Occupy Together movement, has done us...

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