The Pacific Index

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

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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...

Universities target athletes through new NCAA sexual assault policy

Shelby Cokeley

November 9, 2017

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After years full of salacious sexual assault allegations the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has adopted a new policy requiring student athletes, coaches and athletic administrators to complete an annual sexual...

Pacific University looks to update calendar in 2019-2020

Harrison Clifford

October 26, 2017

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In 2019-2020 Pacific University will change its undergraduate academic calendar by cutting Winter Term, moving up the start date for spring term and implementing a three-week-long term in May, during which students will be able...

Alternative schooling poses different options for students

Shelby Cokeley

October 26, 2017

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Not every high school student boasts a 4.3 grade point average on graduation night. Nor does every student possess a desire to spend the next four years of their lives doing more schooling, while shelling out major amounts of...

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