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Al dente: Pacific freshman and top "Smash Bros." player

Sorry for the long hiatus without any updates! There's new admins--we're working on getting our digital presence back up to speed. You should see more consistent posts in the near future! For now, here's our first and most recent video feature:
Jonah Greenberg, according to himself and his teammates, is one of the top 25 "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" players in the state of Oregon.
Video and narration by Quint Iverson
Music "Hot Chip" by Podington Bear (
Tournament footage provided by Team Unity
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Boxercast 9:13:17

Check out today's quick campus news recap on Boxercast!

The third installment of Boxercast in the fall semester of the 2017-2018 school year. Brought to you by the Pacific Index

Boxercast 9/8/17

If you missed it, here's a chance to see this years very first episode of Boxercast. Tune in every Monday-Thursday for a quick news recap and every Friday for a Mega episode. Here's last weeks Mega episode.

The first Boxercast of the 2017-2018 school year at Pacific University. Presented by the Pacific Index. Sept. 8, 2017

Boxercast 4:10:17

For the week of April April 10 2017, check out this first segment of Boxercast! New segments every Monday. Stay updated on all of Pacific's campus and community news!

The first edition of Boxercast presented by the Pacific Index of Pacific University of Oregon.

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Pacific University Libraries in Forest Grove announces expanded services!

We are thrilled to announce that the Media Commons is now accessible 24/7 beginning Monday, November 7, 2016.

With your Boxer ID you can enter via 24 hour study room, and have use of the study room with an all-in-one photocopier and 6 computers, access to the classroom with 24 computers, and now the Media Commons with 8 Macs, power outlets for your personal laptops and an additional all-in-one photocopier.

A grand opening will be held on Monday, November 7th at 6:00PM to 7:00PM in the Media Commons where we will be serving apple cider and cookies.


Don't forget to submit your script for The Wellys by this Sunday. Email submissions to [email protected]

Never heard of The Wellys? No problem!

"The Wellys are a video contest, where students produce short videos to promote being BRAVE bystanders. The videos will be shown at a red carpet award show. Attendees will vote for their favorite video, and winners will walk away with their very own Welly, prizes, fame, glory, and the feeling that they made a difference!"

For more information, please visit

Get to know the FGPD at Coffee With a Cop today on the UC Patio until 1:30!

Get to know the FGPD at Coffee With a Cop today on the UC Patio until 1:30!

Come check out the homecoming festivities at Hanson Stadium with Boxer Nation today!

Come check out the homecoming festivities at Hanson Stadium with Boxer Nation today!

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For those of you interested, take a look at one of our Co-Editor in Chief's Odyssey profile! And here is a link to his l...
Why Is Trust So Hard To Understand?

For those of you interested, take a look at one of our Co-Editor in Chief's Odyssey profile! And here is a link to his latest article.

Keith Wallach 0followersIC Pin ItJuly 5, 2016Why Is Trust So Hard To Understand?Trust: It can be gained or lost in the matter of minutes. Trust is not tangible; it is objective to everyone, including what signifies trust for that specific person. Assuming the ethical values and moral compass of a pe...

Hey guys! For those of you interested in studying abroad next year or in the future, take a look at this listicle and se...
11 Tips For Studying Abroad

Hey guys! For those of you interested in studying abroad next year or in the future, take a look at this listicle and see if this is something you would want to do!

Tips to make the best out of your experience abroad

Boxercast 5-10-16

BOXERCAST: Happy last day of classes Boxers! Don't forget to join the Improv Troupe tonight for "Improm" at 7:30 and midnight!

Happy last day of classes Boxers! Our final Boxercast of the semester features the Improv Troupe end of the year, "Improm" performance, the Center for Civic ...

Boxercast 5-9-2016

BOXERCAST: Only a couple more days until finals, Boxers. Don't forget that there will be a free Percussion Ensemble concert in Taylor-Meade tonight. They will be performing some music from the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix soundtrack!

Today's segment features the Percussion Concert, Zumba, Improm, last day of classes, TriMet closures and repairs, Sanders rally, lawsuit against North Caroli...

Boxercast 5-6-2016

BOXERCAST: Pacific's Got Talent happening TONIGHT! Come by the Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center at 7pm for a night of music, dance, talents performed by students.

Today's segment features Pacific'c Got Talent, Japan Day, May Day celebration, fatal shootings in Maryland, and Senator Lindsey Graham's latest criticisms of...

Boxercast 05-05-2016

BOXERCAST: Silk Road's Open Mic Night, this and more on tonight's report.

Tonight on Boxercast Silk Road's Open Mic Night, Zumba class, the Gender and Sexuality Department's open discussion, Pacific's Got Talent, Oregon Supreme Cou...

Boxercast 05-04-2016

BOXERCAST: Baby sea stars of the Oregon Coast, this and more.

Today on Boxercast ROOTS club invites students to "The Color of Fear" movie, Center for Gender Equity's breakfast fundraiser, Adelante Mujeras Bridge program...

Boxercast 5-3-2016

BOXERCAST: Stop by the UCC church patio tomorrow for a breakfast and raffle starting at 8 AM.

Today's Boxercast features the bi-weekly Zumba class, the screening of The Color of Fear, breakfast with the Center for Gender Equity, a recent recall of fro...

Boxercast 05-02-16

BOXERCAST: Find out about JK Rowling's thoughts on the 18th anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts...and more!!

Today's segment features information about lunch with healthcare professionals hosted by the Career Development Center, the weekly Zumba class, closing of so...

Boxercast 4-29-2016

BOXERCAST: Make sure to check out the Boxer Night Market in the UC Patio at 7pm tonight!

Today's segment features the weekend sports lineup, Much Ado About Gender, the night market, Symphonic Band, Philharmonic Orchestra, and the protests happeni...

Boxercast 04-28-2016

BOXERCAST: Dave Boersema's retirement, this and more.

Tonight on Boxercast congrats to the seniors who presented senior projects yesterday, dance team and cheerleading squad tryouts, opening night of the origina...

Boxercast 4-26-2016

BOXERCAST: Just a reminder there will be no classes in session tomorrow. Instead, check out the Senior Projects from 8 AM to 5 PM. The full list of presentation times can be found on the Pacific website.

Today's Boxercast includes the community collaboration celebration in the MPR today, bi-weekly Zumba class, senior capstone projects being presented tomorrow...

Boxercast 4-25-2016

BOXERCAST: Forest Grove has been named the "best Portland suburb" from Thrillist.

Today's segment features CPR training, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Civic Engagement Ceremony, Forest Grove winning best Portland suburb, and a major merge b...

Boxercast 4-22-16

BOXERCAST: This weekend, Pacific is all about Performing Arts.

Today's segment features Sera Delle Arti, Ransom Opera, Dance Works XIII, Roots Knight and Justin Young, Prince's autopsy, and deadly shootings in Ohio.

Boxercast 04-21-2016

BOXERCAST: Tonight the death of Prince, this and more.

Tonight on Boxercast the Greek Life Stuff Swap, Spring Dance Works Thirteen concert, bi-weekly Zumba, the annual B Street Farms plant sale, join the Muslim S...

Boxercast 04-20-2016

BOXERCAST: On tonight's segment the Muslim Student Association assembling care packages tomorrow, this and more.

Tonight on Boxercast JV baseball against Benton Community College, Women's Lacrosse against George Fox University, tomorrow afternoon the Muslim Student Asso...

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Senior Projects Day times and abstracts have been announced! Go and support all of the seniors of the Class of 2016 as they present the projects that they have worked all year on!



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