The Pacific Index

Executive Director Narce Roderiguez discusses role of new position

Harrison Clifford

August 24, 2017

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When Pacific University’s newly appointed Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDEDI) first stepped foot on campus, she saw the need for more synchronized campus efforts. President Lesley Hallick officially...

Rape lawsuit:

Clara Howell

March 9, 2017

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On Nov. 16, 2015, Pacific University was sued for $3 million. The case, filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court in 2013, allegedly said that a then 20-year-old woman was raped after attending a house party that was allegedly hosted...

Editor defends The Index:

Keith Wallach, Co-Editor in Chief

December 5, 2016

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"The Pacific Index does not have a strong reputation. Even at the level of basic accuracy and proofreading, the newspaper has a  pattern of problems. It would seem, at the least, that advisor oversight and guidance is lax. It is...

Alumni speaks about racial attack she encountered in Hillsboro the day after Trump’s election

Clara Howell, Co-Editor in Chief

December 5, 2016

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Kara Stevens, who graduated from Pacific University in 2010, was struck by a brick on her left side, her “strong” side she said. She was going to Safeway in the Tanasbourne Plaza in Hillsboro around 1 p.m. when she fe...

Housing prices:

Steven Childress

October 27, 2016

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The choice of the student to live on campus or off campus carries both bene ts and consequences. Living on campus has conveniences like having friends and classes close by. Off-campus housing offers more independence an...

Pacific Rape Culture

Tyler Brown, Opinion Co-Editor

October 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Over the past few weeks Paci c University athletic programs have come under re as being part of a rape culture. This was after news broke in early October that a former student athlete had been charged with one cou...

Food Pantry

Harrison Clifford, Student Life Editor

October 27, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

As the cost of tuition and textbooks continue to rise, many college students are trying to save money in any way that they can. This often means cutting back on food spending which then results in neglecting to maintain a proper and ...

Sports injuries

Keith Wallach, Co-Editor in Chief

October 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

There has been an elevation in the talent and physical ability among athletes of all ages. Unfortunately, the spike in talented athletes has not come without a price. Kids must specialize in their sport at a very young age...

Welcome home

Clara Howell, Co-Editor in Chief

October 13, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Pacific University will be crowded with alumni, faculty, staff and students during Homecoming weekend. The campus will be chalked-full with events that start Oct. 14 and last throughout the weekend. While no tradition will go...

Harvey Clark Hall

Harrison Clifford, Student Life Editor

October 13, 2016

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In 1966, the students and faculty of Pacific University stashed away a time capsule filled with mementos and special items at the dedication ceremony of the then newly built Harvey Clark Hall. Now, after 50 years and as a part...

Events exceed expectations

Clara Howell, Co-Editor in Chief

September 29, 2016

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Red and black shirts filled the Kunuiakea Stadium at Kamehameha Schools Kapalama on Sept. 17 in Honolulu. A majority of the stadium was filled with Boxer fans as the Pacific University football team took the win against Occidental...

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