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Europe leads the way with legislation while America trails behind

Erika Vives

October 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

In countries around the world, hate speech is viewed as a threatening and vilifying offense. In America, it continues to be tolerated with little to no consequence. Denmark, France, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom are a...

Forest Grove constructing new housing options for residents

Max Kirkendall

October 12, 2017

Filed under News, Top Stories

The Forest Grove community will be receiving multi-million dollar renovations and developments over the next four years. With new buildings sprouting up around town and old buildings given a face lift, many of the projects will...

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...

Confederate flag ignites debate over First Amendment privileges

Erika Vives

September 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Freedom of speech has been a hot topics as of late especially after the election of President Donald Trump. With issues that push the boundaries of what is considered freedom of speech and what is not, the confederate flag and...

Internet usage poisons personality of millennials

Tyler Brown

September 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Our generation is obsessed with ourselves. We are actors, entertainers and comedians, all for a press of a button. The search for acceptance is crucial, but for what? Is it so everybody can tell us how attractive we look in filtered...

Former Boxers take on coaching jobs

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

August 24, 2017

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Pacific University football team added two new coaching assistants to the staff for the 2017-2018 season, both of whom played on the team just last year. New coaching assistant Jack Perez, who graduated from Pacific in...

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