On March 12th, 2022, Pacific University plans to lift the mask mandate that has been in place since the state of Oregon issued one. For the last two years, masks have become a regular part of everyday life. Many students, … Continued
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
Ashley’s Cannabis Column On January 10th, 2022, a scientific study was released from the Journal of Natural Products reporting that hemp compounds can help prevent COVID-19 from entering human cells. As the study gained traction through the internet, the information … 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
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
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.