The Pacific Index

Financial Aid office gives advice on student debt

Holly Bartholomew

October 12, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s undergraduate class of 2017 left school carrying not only its bachelor’s degrees, but an average of $34,282 of student debt per graduate. The class of 2017 shouldered more than $4,000 more than the class...

International programs grow in popularity

Melissa Hood

October 12, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s Study Abroad Program gives students the opportunity to study for one semester or for a full academic year at a university in a foreign country. Pacific offers programs in 13 different countries and over...

Physics and Music collaborate for concert

Michael Arakawa

October 12, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Pacific University’s Department of Music and Department of Physics are working together to present the Fall Choral Concert, Cosmic Concert: A Night of Music under the Stars. This concert will include performances from Pacific’s...

Let’s Talk about… Managing Stress

The Counseling Center

October 12, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Hello everyone! It is that time of year again. Midterms. Many students do anything and everything under the sun except think about midterms and other course work that has a tendency to cause stress. Unfortunately, college does...

First Year Seminar undergoes revisions

Luke Peevyhouse

October 12, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The First Year Seminar class or FYS as it is known around campus, has recently undergone changes that many returning students may not be aware of. After many polls and a lot of student input, the class is now first come first...

Administration supports DACA at Vigil

Holly Bartholomew

September 28, 2017

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

In response to President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Pacific University’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host a vigil in support of DACA and its...

Students host Game Jam

Ben Hopwood

September 28, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Within 72 hours, how much of a functioning video game can be created? All members of the Pacific University community will be given an opportunity to attempt this Oct. 6-8 by participating in the Game Jam. The event will be...

Outdoor Pursuits offers three fall break trips

Michael Arakawa

September 28, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Outdoor Pursuits will have three potential trips available for Pacific University students during fall break. Students will have the option of rock climbing at Smith Rock State Park, backpacking in Central Oregon or whitewater...

Let’s Talk about… Reasons to Live

The Counseling Center

September 28, 2017

Filed under Student Life

You may have noticed the Student Counseling Center’s table recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day in the University Center two weeks ago. We wanted to challenge the Pacific University community to be present with the reasons...

Students comment on recreational activities

Ben Hopwood

September 28, 2017

Filed under Student Life

With the semester well underway, the fall intramural leagues have begun and while registration for many of the sports has closed, low participation numbers mean it is still possible to sign up. Intramural sports can help relieve...

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