Vex Cocktails Provides Sophisticated Drinks and Relaxed Ambiance Vex Cocktails and Small Plates is a relatively new addition to the downtown Forest Grove bar scene, but is growing increasingly popular for bringing a sleek, stylish cocktail experience to the area. … Continued
The many options of parallel universes layer in a play starring current students, and directed by an alumni The Pacific University Theatre department will debut their winter show, Constellations, by Nick Payne, Feb. 9-12. Directed by Pacific alumni Elliot Lorenc … Continued
Lil Yachty’s Brilliant Debut into Psychedelic Rock In late January, Platinum recording artist Lil Yachty made an entrance into psychedelic rock with the release of his fifth studio album, Let’s Start Here. While a somewhat surprising venture to fans who … Continued
Pacific Theatre’s Fall Production Challenges and Enchants Trigger warning: How I Learned to Drive implies and portrays instances of sexual assault and pedophilia. Discretion is advised for anyone who is sensitive to these topics. In the age of flash judgements … Continued
Those of you who are fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race — more specifically, season seven— will doubtless be familiar with the names Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova. These two fan-favorite queens, the drag personas of performers Brian Firkus and Brian … Continued
Pacific University Theatre Department, in conjunction with the Pacific Athletic Department, presents the spring play, The Wolves. In playwright Sarah DeLappe’s masterful peek at the human psyche through the lens of the lives and interactions of teenage girls on a … Continued
This week, editors Ashley Meza and Isabelle Williams share their go-to moody jams for when the weather is nasty. “Numb” by Men I Trust When it’s cold and cloudy outside, there is a specific mood I want to feel when … Continued
A single entertainer dances on the main stage of Golden Dragon Exotic Club in Portland, Oregon: her clear platform heels clunking as she winds through two brass poles. There are but two separate, still, and completely noiseless customers watching her. … Continued
The other day, I was taking a nap in my Vandervelden Court apartment to try to alleviate a migraine, when I was awakened by a loud whirring right outside my window. I immediately recognized it as the sound of one of Pacific Landscape Management’s lawnmowers going back and forth from University Avenue to my building–the obnoxious droning growing softer and louder.
Pacific University’s Visiting Writers Series welcomed 3-term Poet Laureate of the United States, musician, and playwright Joy Harjo to campus via Zoom on Oct. 28, 2021 to give a reading of some of her work. Harjo gave a 45-minute reading of several pieces of poetry, prose, and song before holding a 15-minute Q & A with participants.