The Pacific Index

Center for Gender Equity seeks new perspectives

Bianca Aldrich

April 13, 2019

Few schools have a Center for Gender Equality (CGE) quite as unique and active as Pacific University’s. Junior Kaira Bird, the co-chair of the center, explains that despite broad similarities among other centers, Pacific’...

Staff Playlist of the Week

The Pacific Index Staff

April 13, 2019

Switch - 6lack I discovered this song a couple of weeks ago, and I have been in the same mood since I found it. It is pretty much been the only thing I listen to. I enjoy that it has a really good beat, and it is also some...

Director has attended more than 800 concerts

Quint Iverson

April 13, 2019

Director of Student Activities at Pacific University Steve Klein’s love of music began on a whim in 1973. He was a high school freshman when he went to see country band Mason Proffit in northwest Iowa, where he grew up. Klei...

Director of Academic Advising gives tips on how to plan next semester’s class schedule

Ella Cutter

March 21, 2019

Advising can be stressful for students, because of all of the factors to take into consideration when choosing classes and fulfilling requirements. Navigating through core requirements and the multitude of classes offered tends to be ...

Inspired Ideas Competition offers students up to $20,000

Cody Sulak

March 21, 2019

The Berglund Center is holding its fifth annual Inspired Ideas Competition Saturday, April 6. The competition helps people bring their ideas to life, and is geared for any major. The prize for winning the competition is $20,...

The Counseling Center: Let’s Talk About… Understanding Discrimination

Counseling Center

March 21, 2019

Many of us have heard of non-discrimination policies which announce that organizations do not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, religion, disability, gender identity, sexual orienta...

Whitewater rafting series gives Boxer students a taste of raft guiding

Kenzie Grover

March 21, 2019

The Outdoor Pursuits program at Pacific University is getting students involved in a whitewater rafting series this spring. The trip is common to the program, which includes two in-class sessions and three whitewater rafting tr...

Alex Aiono

Kenzie Grover

March 21, 2019

Youtube influencer Alex Aiono hyped up the university late Saturday night with his original Work the Middle and a few covers such as “I Spy,” by KYLE ft. Lil Yachty. Aiono, who both sings and produces, has a Youtube followi...

Boxer Spirit Award applications due by Friday, March 22

Megan Garside

March 21, 2019

The academic year is almost over and while students are getting excited about summer, the next school year is fast approaching, along with the stress of inevitable financial strain. But students in Pacific’s College of Arts ...

University community has 12 weeks to raise $7,800 for charity

Hannah Kendall, Student Life Editor

March 7, 2019

Pacific senior Victoria Wingell and sophomore Isabelle Chapman have 12 weeks to raise $7,800. If they reach their goal, they will be able to make a summit attempt of Mount Hood, and all proceeds will be donated to the American...

Students share upcoming Spring Break vacation plans

Megan Garside

March 7, 2019

With spring break just around the corner, students are frantically making plans for the week in a bid to escape campus and take a break from college life. From visiting their hometown to taking a vacation, students are desper...

Outdoor Pursuits

Kenzie Grover

March 7, 2019

Outdoor Pursuits (OP) does an amazing job of bringing adventure seeking students to their door. They have a wide variety of trips from a summit series to beginner camping on Marsh lawn. I was stoked when I got the chance to catch ...

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