The following is a letter drafted by faculty and staff at Pacific University in light of the recent events of this week. This letter was sent to The Pacific Index exclusively and is here published in its entirety.
El Senado de estudiantes de pregrado de Pacific, dirigido por el presidente Doan Pham, llevó a cabo un Ayuntamiento de estudiantes de pregrado a través de Zoom el 10 de septiembre para abordar los problemas y preguntas más urgentes que Pacific enfrenta durante este período.
On February 10th, a text went out to all Concordia University students saying classes were cancelled for the day. Soon after, at an all student meeting, the university announced that spring term would be their last.
Pacific’s undergraduate Student Senate, led by President Doan Pham, held an undergraduate student Town Hall via Zoom on September 10th to address the most pressing issues and questions Pacific is facing this term.
Arrows and signs mark the walkways through campus, buildings and classrooms have been redesigned and common spaces are lacking areas for students to convalesce like past years. This is college in the middle of a global pandemic.