The Pacific Index

Pacesetters achieves record numbers

Victoria Hampton

April 5, 2012

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A record attendance was achieved by the 2012 Pacesetters competition with participants from 16 states and two other countries. Out of the three event dates, The final round of testing took place on Feb. 18. For all of the spring...

Pacific organizations and clubs look forward to Relay for Life

Stephanie Spriggs

March 15, 2012

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Relay For Life, an annual event held on campus by the Colleges Against Cancer club, will be held on April 6 from 4-10 p.m. in the quad. Commonly called Relay, the event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society to help raise...

Rock band Kansas to perform with Pacific orchestra

Tiara Herr

March 15, 2012

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Many people have heard of the band Kansas and some of their top hits, “Dust in the Wind,” “Carry on My Wayward Son” and “Point of No Return.” The band became popular in the 1970s, but have remained well-known, playing...

Series helps students through writing process

Carlie Deltoro

March 15, 2012

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The Writer’s Workshop Series put on by the English Department has seven more sessions available through April 30. With six sessions already passed, the series is about half way through. The sessions, taught by Professor Kyle...

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...

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