The Pacific Index

Do It Yourself: “Immortality” tea, cheap, easy to make

Commentary by: Olivia Round

March 31, 2011

Filed under Student Life

When someone offered me my first taste of kombucha, I was wary of the bubbly amber beverage, but eventually I put the glass to my lips and swallowed.  It was not what I expected. Kombucha is a beverage made from fermenting...

Greek Senate turns down proposed co-ed fraternity

Kathleen Rohde

March 31, 2011

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Pacific University Greek Senate declined a proposal for a co-ed fraternity March 14 saying that the current Greek system needed focus first. Lambda Omega Delta would have been Pacific’s first co-ed fraternity. While they met...

Outback provides tools to repair bikes

Olivia Round

March 17, 2011

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At Pacific, we seem to be not so much a “bike culture,” but a “culture of bikes.” As freshman, we eagerly haul our bike from home or purchase one off of Craigslist. We see the gentle landscape of Washington County and...

“Rodrigo y Gabriella” features guitar duo

Guthrie Straw

March 17, 2011

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Very few artists are as mesmerizing to watch as they are to hear, but the guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriella manages to accomplish both. With musical depth, and an electric sensation that makes it quite difficult not to hop up from...

Seattle reggae band Kore Ionz to perform

Alexa Block

March 17, 2011

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The Na Haumana O Hawai’i club and Activies and Cultural Events Board will present reggae band Kore Ionz at Pacific Thursday March 17 at 9:30 p.m. Kore Ionz will be bringing a message of love to Pacific students in the Multi-Purpose...

Do It Yourself: Recycled corks supply new works of art

Commentary by: Olivia Round

March 3, 2011

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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

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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...

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