The Pacific Index

Do It Yourself: Recycled corks supply new works of art

Commentary by: Olivia Round

March 3, 2011

Filed under Student Life

Wine corks are largely ignored objects.  Although they appear to be nothing more than small and unassuming little chunks of ground-up, spongy wood, they’re awesome for crafts! Corks are more interesting than one would guess. ...

Prom to promote environmental awareness with recycled fashion

Molly Trotter & Ashleigh Simons

March 3, 2011

Filed under Student Life

The 33rd annual Lip Sync will take place March 11 in the University Center at 9 p.m. with the Goodwill Prom following in the Multi Purpose Room at 10:30 p.m. “This year [Lip Sync] should feature anywhere from five to ten...

New Travel courses to be offered in 2011-12

Hailey Hawkins

March 3, 2011

Filed under Student Life

Although travel courses will not be leaving for at least another year, now is the time to start looking into travel courses for the 2012 winter term. Every year, the Pacific University faculty from various areas of study chooses...

Royksopp provides complete musical experience

Commentary by: Guthrie Straw

March 3, 2011

Filed under Student Life

Welcome to Guthrie’s Grooves, in this new column I will be sharing my thoughts and perceptions of some of the new(ish) music out there today. I know that many of our readers have very specific niches in the musical world, from...

Students get wet for “Free Willy”

Kathleen Rohde

March 3, 2011

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

For the first time ever, RHA showed a “dive-in” movie in the Aquatic Center Tuesday night. Students swam in the pool while the movie “Free Willy” was projected onto a wall of the center. “We wanted to show made-in-Oregon...

The Dean’s List: Indie rock band Ringside triumphs second album

Justin Dean

February 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Six years ago, a little band from California grabbed my attention with a car commercial for the Pontiac Torrent. Little did I know that 30 seconds would blossom into a six-year love affair. The featured track “Struggle” was fro...

Do It Yourself: Recycling fashions for cold winter months

Olivia Rounds

February 17, 2011

Filed under Student Life

Growing up in blustery southeast Alaska, miniskirts weren’t a garment choice so much as a punishment. During their peak of fashion in middle school, I saw girls every day standing out by the bus stops with their naked knees knockin...

Advising Center open to all students beginning Jan. 24

Molly Trotter

February 2, 2011

Filed under Student Life

A new advising center will be available for all Pacific students after Jan. 24. The center will be located on the first floor of Bates House. Gretchen Potter will be the center’s director and her office will be in Steve Smith’s...

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