Over winter break, many students, including myself, were unsure if we would be able to return to in-person classes this spring. I remembered checking my email every day, waiting for a message informing the students that we would return to … Continued
There are 3,871 covid cases in Washington County alone. Covid has impacted our community in many different ways but as a collective, it has majorly impacted education. As of Feb. 21st, there are six reported cases on Pacific University campus, … Continued
Hay 3,871 casos de covid solo en el condado de Washington. Covid ha impactado a nuestra comunidad de varias formas distintas pero, como colectivo, ha impactado en gran medida la educación. Hasta el 21 de febrero, hay seis casos reportados … Continued
Nearly two years after the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the United States, Pacific University’s community continues to grapple with the impact of the virus. Now, Pacific’s community, which reports a vaccination rate over 95%, is face-to-face with the question of what life after COVID-19 looks like.
2020 was a year full of hardships for everybody, but it was especially difficult for senior athletes who had lost their last year of college sports to the pandemic. Then, in October of 2020, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) granted an extra year of eligibility for all fall, winter, and spring sport athletes in the Division III category to make up for their lost year.
Since the return of mask mandates in Oregon, many Pacific University students have wondered whether more restrictions will be implemented. Pacific plans to require vaccinations for guests on campus during events or visits. However, Sarah Phillips, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, assures that guest policies have been loosened since last year.