The Pacific Index

#TimesUp pins and black gowns welcome in the start of awards season

Shelby Cokeley

January 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

They wore black. They dawned #TimesUp pins. And they gave meaningful speeches. Is it too demanding to want more? The 75th Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 7 was a night filled with tension. With allegations of sexual harassment plaguing...

Student Senate to take 20 students on its Social Justice Retreat

Max Kirkendall

January 18, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

Pacific University Undergraduate Student Senate (USS) will be taking students to Cedar Ridge Conference Center in Vernonia, Ore. for the annual Social Justice Retreat. The four day retreat will be held from January 24-27 and...

Civic Engagement class helps make positive impact in community

Holly Bartholomew

January 18, 2018

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Pacific University is offering students the opportunity to help fight issues surrounding affordable housing over this winter term with the Action for Affordable Housing civic engagement class. There are two sections of the...

Center offers courses designed to get students involved in community

Shelby Cokeley

December 7, 2017

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) was officially established in 2009, but is always progressing. Each year the department aims to add new program opportunities to its curriculum to get students involved in the community. One...

Editor comments on recent criticism of news article

Max Kirkendall

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

I am writing in response to the critiques I have received regarding my article about the 2017 College Scorecard. The College Scorecard ranks schools in certain regions on the criteria of average SAT scores, retention rates, average...

Pacific welcoming eye care specialists and students from China in 2018

Harrison Clifford

December 7, 2017

Filed under News, Top Stories

China is experiencing a major public health crisis in terms of eye and vision care, with nearly half the population suffering from nearsightedness. In hopes of providing China with more eye care specialists to fight this growing...

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