The Pacific Index

Editor responds to Index criticism

Tyler Brown

April 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

What is freedom of press? A question, many journalists have battled for decades. It appears, more than ever, this freedom is being denied from reporters around the country. Not only by the President of the United States but also...

OMSI lego exhibit opens

March 9, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized


Junior Varsity teams adjust athletes to collegiate play

Bobby Ulrich

March 9, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized

When most people think about Junior Varsity (JV) sports, they usually associate it with high school and young awkward athletes trying to prepare for the world of varsity sports. In college, JV sports play a key role in helping...

Student calls for republican club

Erika Vives

March 9, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized

Since George H.W. Bush was in office, Pacific University has not had a college Republicans club offered on campus. Seeing that the school largely towards the liberal spectrum, it doesn’t come as a surprise there aren’t many...

Buckley finishes seventh season

Luke Olson

January 19, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized

Pacific University’s football was eliminated back in 1992 and was brought back six years ago in 2010. Head coach Keith Buckley has finished his seventh season as the team’s head coach since the program’s reinstatement a...

Muslim Student Association Talks Plans for the Upcoming Year

Erica Vives

October 13, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

The Muslim Student Association (MSA) will be putting on several events for the Pacific community starting with an interfaith panel set to begin within the next few months. The MSA's main goals are to create a familiarization and...

Library Expands 24 Hour Study Area

Holly Bartholomew

October 13, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

The Forest Grove campus library has recently undergone development to expand the 24 hour study area, a project costing the university $48,000, according to Director of Facilities Management, Cindy Shchuppert. Isaac Gilman, Director...

Renovations Continue on Jefferson Hall

Maddy Kellas

October 13, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

The Pacific EyeClinic located in the lower west wing of Jefferson Hall is being remodeled. This area of the optometry building is where the examination rooms are. According to Jennifer Coyle, the Dean of the College of Optometry,...

Pacific addresses racial sign, harassment

Clara Howell, Co-Editor in Chief

October 13, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

On Sept. 30, Mark Ankeny, the vice president of enrollment management and student affairs, sent out an email to everyone at Pacific University to remind people that harassment and attacks toward one another will not be tolerated...

Outdoor Pursuits:

Nicky Dolan

September 29, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Pacific University is located right within the heart of the Pacific Northwest and all that it has to offer. Oregon has everything one could ever want, with large mountains, grand forests, and intricate coasts. What better way...

Cross country shows great improvement

Max Kirkendall, Sports Editor

September 19, 2016

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The Pacific University cross country team’s season began with their season opener September 1 in a dual meet against Lewis and Clark College in Portland. Both the men’s and women’s teams, however lost their dual meets...

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