Natural Disasters Plague Pacific Freshmen’s First Year

There are more than 2,000 fires burning in California alone and more fires in Washington, Oregon, and Colorado, in addition to two category four hurricanes in two different regions of the US in a span of three months. This year at Pacific University, there are freshmen who are exploring their first year of college during all this chaos.

Wildfires Continue to Spread, Threaten the State of Oregon

While the year had already brought unprecedented events with the ongoing spread of COVID-19 in the United States and around the world, the state of Oregon is now facing another disastrous event with widespread wildfires sweeping across the state in what Governor Kate Brown says may be the greatest loss of property and human life in the state’s history.