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A student's hand grabs onto a handhold at an indoor rock gym.
Learn how you can get involved with Outdoor Pursuits, including renting gear from Outdoor Pursuits for a long weekend, borrowing a free cruiser bike to ride around town, or even simply going for a hike at the local Henry Hagg Lake!
Freshman Maddie Moradi '25 took top honors for Novice/Junior Speakers at the 91st Mahaffey Memorial Forensics Tournament and the team placed seventh overall. 
In Memoriam: Chris Berg '52, OD '52
Spirit bennch thanking veterans
As we mark Veterans Day today, we pause to acknowledge those who have put on a uniform in service of the United States.
Zapotec weaving by Francisco and Laura Bautista
The Cawein Gallery of Art presents an exciting exhibition of vibrant weaving by the Bautistas. Meet the artists at an opening reception at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15. The Bautista exhibition is showing through Thursday, Dec. 9. 
Francis Kohler
Kohler is surely the only Pacific undergraduate who’s eligible for Social Security, lost his job for honoring a picket line during the Reagan administration, had a son born in Mexico, and produced the last live show that featured Billy Rancher.
Red gift box with white polka dots on a bed of lights
There are many ways to support Pacific at the calendar year-end.
clockwise from top-left: Catherine-Esther Cowie, Kazim Ali, Aviya Kushner, Allisa Cherry
Pacific MFA Mapmakers Alumni Institute | Featuring Catherine-Esther Cowie '20, Kazim Ali, Allisa Cherry '21, & Aviya Kushner
Mushrooms poke through the grass alongside a trail.
As the semester trundles on toward finals week, Outdoor Pursuits wants to remind the Pacific community to take breaks and utilize opportunities to get outside and get moving! There are plenty of ways students can do this including renting gear from Outdoor Pursuits for a long weekend, borrowing a free cruiser bike to ride around town, or even simply taking a walk outside!
Lorne Yudcovitch
Lorne Yudcovitch OD '96, MS '97 was named the recipient of the 2021 Oregon Optometric Physicians Association Advocacy Award.