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5 hrs ago | The Courier Mailer

Forest Grove City Council race: Aldie Howard calls for more transparency, YMCA at Times...

Howard, 75, calls for more transparency in the city's decision-making and for a recreation center at the Times Litho site. He graduated from Pacific University in 1969, as student body president, after he served for six years in the United States Navy.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, US Military, US Navy, US News, Portland State University

Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno Pacific students seek answers after presidenta s abrupt resignation

A determined group of Fresno Pacific University students and faculty members gathered on campus Tuesday night seeking to learn more about why university President Pete Menjares resigned last Friday. They said they were blindsided by the sudden resignation, and they gathered in the center of campus to petition the university's board of trustees for answers.

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The Fresno Bee

Arthur Wiebe, president who led growth of Fresno Pacific University, dies

Longtime educator Arthur Wiebe, who helped transform Fresno Pacific University from a Bible college into a four-year accredited program, died Sunday. He was 94. Mr. Wiebe served as Fresno Pacific's president from 1960 to 1975.

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Related Topix: Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA, Cal State Fresno, Stanford University

The Courier Mailer

New Master of Social Work program at Pacific University will focus on Latino community

Spencer Zeiger meets with Sarah Phillips and Rachel Jensen at Pacific University's Forest Grove campus in August. Zeiger is the director of Pacific's new Master of Social Work program, which started its first classes in early September.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Dalton State College

Colombo Page

Seminar on Japanese university education for Sri Lankan students on September 20

Sept 16, Colombo: A seminar on Japanese university education will be held in Colombo this week to enlighten Sri Lankan students interested in obtaining university education at Japanese institutions, the Embassy of Japan said in a release today. "Japanese Education Seminar 2014" will be held at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo on Saturday 20th September 2014, from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Admission to this seminar is free of charge.

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Related Topix: Sri Lanka, World News, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, Sri Lanka Travel

Christianity Today

How I Got "Dead Poets Society" Wrong

Alissa's note: This reflection is part of a series on "Watch This Way" called "Rewind," in which movie critics and film buffs reflect on how a film they watched in the past and what it means to them today. He's leaving.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Dead Poets Society, Seattle Pacific University, Celebrities, Robin Williams

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Courier Mailer

Pacific University professor writes Vic Atiyeh's biography; free community college proposal: School Notes

Former Gov. Vic Atiyeh donated hundreds of documents, photographs and artifacts from his time in office to Pacific University's library archives. A Pacific University professor is writing Atiyeh's biography.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR

American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE $700 Billion Mistake

The Sunbird Conservatives, a student group, put out some pro-McCain literature at a recruiting table at Fresno Pacific University a week ago. But, administrators at this Christian-based college didn't like it.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Ross, Chelf earn cyclocross wins

Bicyclists compete in the 2nd Arctic Cross race of the season setting up the cyclocross course on Government Hill on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The next Arctic Cross event will be Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Alaska Pacific University.

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The Courier Mailer

Forest Grove Corn Roast: what's new, what's to eat, what's to do

Rick Johnston of Forest Grove, oversees roasting corn at Forest Grove's 2013 Corn Roast. Local firefighters help roast each year as well.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Weather, Cornelius, OR

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno Pacific president resigns, plans to relocate

Fresno Pacific University President Pete C. Menjares has resigned after serving a little more than two years as head of the private university, the school announced on Friday. "After prayerful consideration, Virginia and I have made the decision to relocate back to Southern California to be closer to our families and to explore new opportunities," Menjares said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA, Biola University

American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE $700 Billion Mistake

The Sunbird Conservatives, a student group, put out some pro-McCain literature at a recruiting table at Fresno Pacific University a week ago. But, administrators at this Christian-based college didn't like it.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Flat Hat

Alumnus missing abroad since early July

On July 9, Cody Roman Dial '09 emailed his parents and friends about his plans to explore Costa Rica's rugged, treacherous Corcovado National Park. The journey should have taken 4 or 5 days.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, Central America, Alaska Pacific University, Rice, VA, College of William and Mary

Maui News

Five finalists selected for University of Hawaii Maui College Chancellor

The University of Hawai'i Maui College Chancellor Search Advisory Committee has identified five finalists for the chancellor position to replace replace long-time Chancellor Clyde Sakamoto who will retire by Oct. 31. The finalists will participate in a final round of interviews and an open forum on the college campus Sept. 18. - Lui K. Hokoana - who started his higher education career at the University of Hawai'i in 1991 and currently serves as the vice chancellor for student affairs at UH West Oahu since 2013.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

AmmoLand

Designing History: The Identity Of The 21st Century

Our primary focus in December of 1999 was Y2K. Would the computer systems handle the millennial change? Might we suffer from serious computer snafus? In the midst of the Y2K hype, we knew, though sometimes forgot, that the year 2000 was, in actuality, the last year of the 20th century and the second millennium, rather than the first year of the new millennium.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Seattle Pacific University, Grove City, PA

OregonLive.com

'Holocaust Images' sculpted by Hillsboro artist on display at Pacific University

D.K. Lubarsky doesn't take credit for the dozens of Holocaust Images she's cast from clay and terra-cotta; she's simply the one who sculpts them into existence. "It was like jotting down some notes," the Hillsboro resident also known as Diana Lubarsky said of shaping the stories of Holocaust victims and survivors - some abstract, some realistic - into three-dimensional form.

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Related Topix: Hillsboro, OR, Arts, Sculpting, Forest Grove, OR

Claremont Courier

CUSD veteran brings new enthusiasm to Mountain View

Natalie Taylor stepped in as Mountain View's interim principal last February after the school's former head, Clara Dehmer, moved on to a post as assistant principal of student services at Claremont High School. As Ms.

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Related Topix: Claremont Graduate University, Azusa Pacific University, Education Etc., Alta Loma, CA

Point of View

Hearts of Men

The Hearts of Men is a joint endeavor between the creators of the Rape for Profit film and Unearthed, Inc. In association with Unearthed, the creators of the film Rape for Profit are Producing and Directing the Hearts of Men film. In Rape for Profit, Jason Pamer and Eric Esau brilliantly executed a compelling story about how men perpetuated the sex trade through their illicit sexual behavior.

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Related Topix: Ozark Christian College, Lexington, KY, Seattle Pacific University

Tue Sep 09, 2014

OregonLive.com

Forest Grove Lions 14th Annual Run & Walk for Sight to benefit eye care programs

The event, sanctioned by Road Runners Club of America , offers a 10K run, a 5K run/walk, and a tot trot for ages 5 and younger. The 10K and 5K runs will be chip-timed on separate flat, fast courses.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Canada, World News

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

UH slips 10 places in ranking of research universities

The University of Hawaii at Manoa slipped 10 spots on U.S. News & World Report's ranking of top public and private research schools offering undergraduate and graduate programs. The University of Hawaii system's flagship campus ranked No.

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Related Topix: University of Hawaii Manoa, Hawaii Pacific University

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