The Pacific Index

Performing arts departments unite

Stephanie Haugen

February 7, 2012

Filed under Student Life

Pacific students in the music, theatre and dance departments are stepping into sin this week. Student performers in varied disciplines are coming together to bring the PG-13 musical 7 Deadly Sins to the stage tonight and Friday...

Winter travel course combines science with culture

Karissa George

January 19, 2012

Filed under Student Life

Although many Pacific students returning to campus have just completed a long winter break, winter term gives students an opportunity to continue their education off campus. Each year, a number of the courses offered during winter...

Returning OMSI exhibit a success

Victoria Hampton

December 8, 2011

Filed under Student Life

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry exhibit “Body Worlds & The Brain” is a trip that will leave any onlooker with a sense of mystification. Real, preserved human bodies are on display, letting people get up-close...

Thefts put Outback’s free bike program on hold

Kevin Arrowsmith

December 8, 2011

Filed under Student Life

The bikes for Pacific Outback’s Afree program have been pulled out of circulation while association members address concerns about theft and misuse. The Afree program started three years ago with six bikes and a plan to add...

Technology center continues making updates

Carlie Deltoro

December 8, 2011

Filed under Student Life

From Nov. 14 up through Thanksgiving break, University Information Services upgraded and merged Boxer Apps with several other services available to students through Google Apps for Education. The first change was making the...

Residence Life urges students to follow checkout procedure

Victoria Hampton

December 8, 2011

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As students gear up for a much-needed winter break, there are a few things that need to be remembered before packing up bags and racing off campus. The Director of Residence Life Ryan Aiello and Director of Housing Lisa Geraci...

Career coach gives tips for interviewing

Korina Kaio-Maddox

December 8, 2011

Filed under Student Life

According to a New York Times article, employment rates for new college graduates have fallen sharply in the last two years and only half of the jobs landed by new graduates even require a college degree. So, it’s no wonder...

Guest poet inspires students

Victoria Hampton

November 10, 2011

Filed under Student Life

Many opportunities present themselves on Pacific University’s campus for students to experience different styles of writing and view life in a new light through an author’s eyes. Tess Gallagher, ranked one of America’s...

Speech and debate begins year strong

Korina Kaio-Maddox

November 10, 2011

Filed under Student Life

The Pacific Speech and Debate team is off to a strong start for the 2011-12 season. So far, the team has participated in three tournaments. On Oct. 1-2 the team finished second overall out of more than 10 teams at the Virginia...

Library uses displays for hate crime awareness

Tiara Herr

November 10, 2011

Filed under Student Life

The last week of October is known nationally as Open Access Week. The purpose of this week is to improve student, professor and public access to information. The cost of scholarly journals has skyrocketed in the last decade, particularly...

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