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The Center for a Sustainable Society will be opening a new free store behind Drake House this spring! Before the grand opening, we are accepting donations from anyone, and will offer essentials for students, including clothing, cookware, dorm essentials, appliances, and more!
Attend a free movie screening of The Game Changers or Cowspiracy, and help Hope Ellis '23 with her capstone project! This capstone aims to educate Pacific University students about sustainability concepts through films. 
Full-time students admitted to the Master of Nonprofit Leadership program's 2023 cohort are eligible for two new $5,000 scholarships. Students serving Latino/a/x communities or dedicated to environmental conservation, advocacy or education are eligible to apply by Oct. 31.
Elle Cordima
Cordima "oozes positivity and couples their fearlessness with kindness," said Dean of Students Jonathon Hyde.
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.

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