Speech and Debate Team finishes in top 10 nationally

University of the Pacific’s Speech and Debate Team finished another historic season this year. The team won the Northern California Forensics Association’s Championship Tournament in the University Division for the third consecutive year, continuing its reputation as one of the region’s and nation’s most successful forensics teams. With this feat, the parliamentary debate team is…

The value of slowing down

By RENA FRADEN Dean, College of the Pacific  I have sat in on a lot of ceremonies over the last decade, graduations, convocations, in which we are told and reminded that the pace of life has sped up. Since when, I silently ask myself? Since we pushed out from the Great Rift Valley in Africa?…

The Revolution Will Be DIY

The Revolution Will Be DIY, an interactive exhibition and event series, runs through April 13, 2018. The Reynolds Gallery is hosting art installations, collaborative projects, and performances by campus and community artists that empower change through creative action. All events are free and open to the public. Materials from the Holt-Atherton archives frame the history…

Media X’s Pontuti to discuss transmedia at Sacramento International Film Festival

Media X program director Kevin Pontuti will be a panelist during the upcoming Sacramento International Film Festival. Pontuti will participate in the Transmedia Storytelling Panel at the festival. Transmedia storytelling, also known as transmedia narrative or multiplatform storytelling, is the technique of telling a single story or story experience across multiple platforms and formats. “Transmedia…

Theatre Arts’ new play addresses gender roles, tech

On April 13, Media X and the Department of Theatre Arts collaborate with the School of Engineering and Computer Science to bring together live motion-capture and the theater in the inaugural production of “Ecce Homo,” by playwright Jonathan Luskin, which is making its debut at University of the Pacific. Click on the photo above to…