Campus activism has been on the rise nationwide for the past half-decade, and we’ve seen that increase here at Pacific over the past several years, particularly in the past week.
It was the summer of 1967. My family and I were living in Portland, Oregon. One summer day, I took them out for Chinese food and after we got home, I went to the mail box to find a letter that said “GREETINGS.” There was no box that I could check that said, “No Thanks” […]
Fall is in the air at Pacific University, where nearly 550 incoming freshmen and transfer students are moving in this week to get their undergraduate years underway. As part of their Orientation, they will talk about “Pacific Heroes,” the people who make Pacific such a special place to live, learn and grow. A group of alumni and […]
Wid Bleything ’51, OD ’52, MS ’54 is a retired Air Force colonel and dean of the Pacific University College of Optometry. But first, he was a Pacific student.
Stacy Bannerman is dressed head-to-toe in red, white and blue. Her Old Navy T-shirt is adorned with an American flag. She doesn’t look like the stereotype of a peace activist. The political narrative often paints those who oppose the country’s War on Terror as anti-military, even anti-American. That’s not Bannerman.