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Boxer Food Share Moves to Drake
The Boxer Food Share is now located in the garage of Drake House.
B Street Farms to Become Boxer Gardens
Pacific University unveiled its new Boxer Gardens at an open house Aug. 29. The gardens sit on a compact .4-acre property on the Forest Grove Campus bordered on the west by Main Street, east by Hanson Stadium, north by the barber pole and south along the Stoller Center parking lot.
As the spring semester winds down, join Outdoor Pursuits in one of their final excursions of the season! Paddle into an all-women sea kayaking day trip at Scappoose Bay, hang ten on a surfing day trip, or earn your Wilderness First Aid certification. And don't forget to swing by the Outdoor Pursuits office any weekday to rent gear for your own individualized outdoor experience! 
Mikaila Way ’12 is working to help Indigenous Peoples reclaim, reestablish and reconnect the food systems integral to their cultures, health and ways of life. It's all part of her job as the first Indigenous peoples’ liaison for North America with the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization.
A list of online and physically distanced opportunities for the Pacific community to celebrate Earth Month 2021 in April. 
Karsen Buck and Seema Khatecharian
A pair of Pacific University students were struck by the need to post an inclusive mural on a wall in a Forest Grove city park. It took a while, but they succeeded.
Canned food on shelves
Now, more than ever, people and families are struggling with hunger and need assistance, due to the disruption caused by the pandemic. Find out how to access food resources and how to make a financial contribution to Boxer Food Share and help alleviate the barriers of food insecurity.
Styrofoam will no longer be allowed for use with food at Pacific University campuses after July 1, 2021. The new ban prohibits the purchasing, selling, providing or use of Styrofoam food service containers at any Pacific University authorized concessions, university sponsored events, or university programs.
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For many around the globe, this time of year is sacred. This is true for the many people of faith at Pacific University, a community that finds strength in the religious and cultural diversity represented by our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Pacific University marks Indigneous Peoples Month this November with a series of events on its campuses and in the community. You are invited to join us in learning more about the cultures and experiences of native peoples in our area historically and throughout the world.

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