Pacific University in the News: June 2-8, 2014


The Stream
(Al Jazeera America © 06/07/2014) - Politics & Government associate professor and department chair Jules Boykoff provides analysis.

Brianna Malcolm wins inaugural Oregon cornhole championship
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 06/07/2014) - First annual state cornhole championships held at the university’s Forest Grove Campus. 

Seaside Valedictorian: Jordan 'Jojo' Miller
(Daily Astorian © 06/06/2014) - Future Boxer aspires to be an actress and astrophysicist. 

Oregon State Championships of Cornhole
(KGW NewsChannel 8 © 06/06/2014) - Drew Carney previews first annual state cornhole championships to be held at the university. 

Standout wrestler honored as CCHS distinguished alumnus
(Central Oregonian [Prineville] © 06/06/2014) - Physical Therapy alumnus Ken Smith. 

Lynden High School class of 2014
(Bellingham [Wash.] Herald © 06/06/2014) - Future Boxer Trisha Snydar. 

Michael Garcia: Forest Grove star will continue to 'wow the hometown crowd' at Pacific University
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 06/06/2014) - Future Boxer to join Men’s Basketball team. 

Richmond: Details, comments on homeless employment workshop
(Contra Costa Times [Walnut Creek, Calif.] © 06/06/2014) - Social Work assistant professor Don Schweitzer presents at homeless workforce conference in San Francisco Bay Area. 

(Optical Lab Product News © 06/06/2014) - Story written by Optometry professor Ken Eakland OD. 

Shelby Turner-Thurman: Forest Grove star will live out her dream, play softball at Pacific University
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 06/05/2014) 

Sports in brief
(Forest Grove News-Times © 06/05/2014) - Liz Yandall elevated to Softball head coach; Brian Billings named Baseball head coach. 

Irae Hosea encourages next generation of poets to "dream bigger": CALC Slam Poetry
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 06/03/2014) - Student Irae Hosea mentors local students. 

Oregon GOP, like nation, softening on medical marijuana; Walden vote to keep Justice Department from interfering on issue praised
(Bend Bulletin © 06/04/2014) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis. 

Tobacco ban heads to 'yes' vote
(Forest Grove News-Times © 06/04/2014) - University’s smoke free campus initiative mentioned in story about city’s attempt to ban smoking on city-owned or leased property. 

Forest Grove inaugurates cornhole state championship
(Forest Grove News-Times © 06/04/2014) - University hosts first annual state cornhole championships. 

Forest Grove alternative high school students find their voices: CALC Slam Poetry
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 06/03/2014) - Pacific student Irae Hosea takes part in Center for Civic Engagement mentorship program to help empower students at local alternative school. 

Student Elia Reyes says she'll carry a notebook the rest of her life: CALC Slam Poetry
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 06/03/2014) - Alternative school student benefits from Center for Civic Engagement’s mentorship program, "PUMP It Up!” 

Health briefs from Great Falls and the region
(Great Falls [Mont.] Tribune © 06/02/2014) - Optometry alumnus Larry Obie OD named Montana’s 2014 Optometrist of the Year. 

American Optometric Foundation Names Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care Winners
(Vision Monday © 06/02/2014) - Optometry alumna Kate Dalrymple OD ’14 honored. 

KXL Morning News
(FM News 101 KXL © 06/02/2014) - Politics & Government instructor and McCall Center director Jim Moore provides analysis. 


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