The Pacific Index

Let’s Talk about… Personal Boundaries

The Counseling Center

November 9, 2017

Filed under Student Life

What are boundaries? Why are they important? How do they help us in our relationships with other people? How does one go about setting boundaries and why may it be challenging to do so? Boundaries are limitations we create...

Sports Information Director discusses creation of Red Den

Aidan Lannom

November 9, 2017

Filed under Student Life

University of Oregon has the Pit Crew, Duke University has the Cameron Crazies and now Pacific University has the Red Den. The student section at collegiate sporting events is an integral part of every game. “The Red Den...

French film festival sparks discussion of social issues

Holly Bartholomew

October 26, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The Tournees Film Festival, taking place a couple blocks from Pacific University’s campus at the Forest Theater, has brought conversation about different social issues, sparked by French films to dozens of students, faculty...

Monster Mash merges Halloween concert and carnival

Melissa Hood

October 26, 2017

Filed under Student Life

This year, Pacific University’s Activities and Cultural Events (ACE) Board is planning a Halloween concert and carnival with other groups, sororities and clubs around campus, including the Deltas, Philos, AKDs, Pirhos and the...

Let’s Talk about… The Bystander Effect

The Counseling Center

October 26, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Imagine it is a Thursday night around 11:00 p.m. You are in your dorm room studying for your exam the next day when all of a sudden you hear someone screaming for help. You look out the window to try to figure out where the screaming...

Financial Aid office gives advice on student debt

Holly Bartholomew

October 12, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s undergraduate class of 2017 left school carrying not only its bachelor’s degrees, but an average of $34,282 of student debt per graduate. The class of 2017 shouldered more than $4,000 more than the class...

International programs grow in popularity

Melissa Hood

October 12, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s Study Abroad Program gives students the opportunity to study for one semester or for a full academic year at a university in a foreign country. Pacific offers programs in 13 different countries and over...

Physics and Music collaborate for concert

Michael Arakawa

October 12, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s Department of Music and Department of Physics are working together to present the Fall Choral Concert, Cosmic Concert: A Night of Music under the Stars. This concert will include performances from Pacific’s...

Let’s Talk about… Managing Stress

The Counseling Center

October 12, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Hello everyone! It is that time of year again. Midterms. Many students do anything and everything under the sun except think about midterms and other course work that has a tendency to cause stress. Unfortunately, college does...

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