The Black Student Union at its peak in the mid-1970s drew students from Pacific—as well as students attending other Portland schools—to Forest Grove. Members and community leaders gathered for events, hosted seminars and attended the only Black Studies program in the region at that time.
Pacific alumnus Tom Zalutko MFA ’10 and current student Emily Abramson ’14 joined forces in “Dancing on the Edge,” which was shown at two international film festivals in August and won many awards.
Remembering Pacific friends and family.
Several mini profiles followed by class notes listings.
MAY DAY AT PACIFIC began in an outdoor flurry of flowers, song and dance in 1914, then shifted indoors in the 1950s and became more like a formal dance.
When Garrett Russell ‘08 got a phone call from an old friend, he felt his future calling...
Short profiles of Bobbi Nickels '70; Reese Moriyama '10; and Felicity Shoulders '08, followed by full Class Notes listings.
Remembering David Lowe '63 and Sandy Rowe '78, M.A.T. '82; Alicia Denae Elfring '12; Dr. John Howarth; Lt. Col. Clinton Gruber '47, Leon Meade '70; followed by more Class Notes Obituaries.
Though separated by 131 years, 19 students both encountered and became acquainted with President Sidney Harper Marsh, Pacific University’s first president, through their transcription of a selection of Marsh’s letters, sermons and a commencement address.
Remembering Fred Scheller '43, M.A. '54, who passed away in May 2010.