The Pacific Index

Students give advice on preparing for finals

Luke Peevyhouse

April 27, 2017

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Many students are already beginning to feel the pressure and stress that accompany finals. Though it may not feel like it right now, there are ways to relax and calm nerves during this tense time. “Going into my last semester...

Bingo night

Michael Arakawa

April 27, 2017

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Pacific University’s Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) sorority will be hosting its first bingo night fundraiser in the University Center at 5 p.m. on April 27. This event is held to support AKD’s chosen philanthropy, the Dougy Center. The...

Music Department performs “Into the Woods”

Melissa Hood

April 27, 2017

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Pacific University’s Music Department is concluding April with a production of “Into the Woods.” “Into the Woods” is a Tony Award-Winning musical by Stephen Sondheim that incorporates a twist on many classic fairy tales...

Pacific Theatre Department

Maddy Kellas

April 27, 2017

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The Spring Reading Series offers audience members an inside perspective of theatre work. The four-night event, which will run from April 27 to April 30, will feature first time readings for three of the four plays. According...

Undergraduate Student Senate

Bobby Ulrich

March 9, 2017

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The Undergraduate Student Senate (USS) will soon be sending out their annual survey in order to receive feedback and comments from students on a number of different matters and issues. The feedback they hope to receive will be...

Counseling Center: Let’s Talk About… Body Positivity

Counseling Center

March 9, 2017

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Are we supposed to feel positive about our bodies? We receive so many messages from the media, peers and our family and friends that belittle different  bodies types and or perpetuate an unrealistic ideal or standard. We are...

Much Ado About Nothing:

Melissa Hood

March 9, 2017

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Local Director Austin Tichenor and the Pacific University Theatre Department are glad to present “Much Ado About Nothing,” this March. “Much Ado About Nothing” is one of Shakespeare’s most well known dramatic comedies....

Boxer Profile:

Luke Peevyhouse

March 9, 2017

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Senior Josie Kochendorfer, who is now serving her final year as the Board of Trustees Undergraduate Student Representative (BOTSR), credits the position with helping her to prepare for the future. Kochendorfer was born in Alaska...

Adventure column:

Erika Vives

March 9, 2017

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Only an hour and a half away from the Pacific University campus lays the beautiful Ecola State Park. A wonderful nine-mile-long stretch along the Oregon Coast that offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and spectacular...

MarCom opens doors to students

Luke Peevyhouse

March 9, 2017

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If anyone has ever wondered how Pacific University’s name and legacy makes its way around and throughout the country, look no further than the Marketing and Communications Department (MarCom). MarCom is made up of a 10 person...

Women’s History Month

Erika Vives

February 23, 2017

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Women have played a crucial role in American history throughout the decades. March, a national time to celebrate and honor women, is quickly approaching, bringing forth many opinions on what Women’s History Month really means. In 1981, ...

Adventure column:

Keith Wallach, Co-Editor in Chief

February 23, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Looking for a fun and moderate hike to satisfy your wanderlust? Look no further than Drift Creek Falls. The trailhead is located near Lincoln City and those wiling to take on the adventure are rewarded with spectacular vie...

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