The Pacific Index

MFA program attends Wordstock

Korina Kaio-Maddox

October 27, 2011

Filed under Student Life

The Masters of Fine Arts program along with Pacific’s literary publication, the Silk Road Review had the chance to participate in Wordstock Saturday Oct. 8 and Sunday Oct. 9. Wordstock is a multi-day, multi-event festival...

LunchBox Theatre sets goals

Kathleen Rohde

October 13, 2011

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The completely student-run program LunchBox Theatre is starting out this semester with new shows and a larger cast than usual. “It gives people who don’t have time for a main stage show to get their theatre fix,” said ...

Oasis Room relieves stress

Victoria Hampton

October 13, 2011

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Feeling the gray sky blues? Is the recognition that summer is now officially over too much to bare? Or maybe that stressful test or homework overload has finally sent you over the edge. If so, the staff at the Student Health Center...

Tours provide Pacific history

Carlie Deltoro

October 13, 2011

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On the first Wednesday of every month, Old College Hall is open to the public for tours from 1 to 4 p.m. The museum holds a mass amount of history about Pacific and Forest Grove, , the docents who hold the tours supply just as...

Clubs and organizations team up to celebrate National Coming Out Week

Callie Simons

October 13, 2011

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Pacific University has chosen to celebrate National Coming Out Week with a whole week of games, speakers and interactive activities. The week is meant to raise awareness about the societal challenges and pressures that can be...

Seniors’ schedule focuses on post-grad life

Karissa George

October 13, 2011

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Because the classes students take can only prepare them to a certain extent for life after college, Pacific and universities have scheduled events, lectures, panels and more so that students can have a few examples of what to...

Vienna Boys to perform

Tiara Herr

October 13, 2011

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On Friday, Oct. 21, the Vienna Boys’ Choir is coming to perform for at 7:30 p.m. in Taylor Meade auditorium. The choir originated in 1498, when Emperor Maximilian I gave instructions that there were to be six boys among his...

Gamma struggles with new membership

Kathleen Rohde

October 13, 2011

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This fall marks the 148th anniversary of the Gamma Sigma Fraternity; it also marks a serious drought in the number of pledges for the Gammas. Currently Gamma has four members; President Jon Riffey, Vice President Jordan Polly,...

Donors establish future funding for scholarship

Kevin Arrowsmith

October 13, 2011

Filed under Student Life

Recently, a scholarship fund was established for students at Pacific who identify as being lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender. The Coral Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by Dawn Holt and Shaun Simpkins, parents...

Students find traces of lead in Clark Hall water

Katie Sipos

September 29, 2011

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Water quality tests performed in Clark Hall by the introduction to environmental science class were “inconclusive,” according to biology professor Deke Gundersen. “Students were given a variety of different test kits...

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