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…

Shifting Gears: The Making of an Art Car

Six student artists from University of the Pacific’s Department of Art and Graphic Design over the winter transformed a 1982 BMW 320 into a work of art, following the same road paved by celebrated artists such as Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder and Roy Lichtenstein. Along the way, students learned about the rich history of the…

Poet, musician Madeleine Guekguezian writes to spark empathy for gender diversity

By KAYLEE WEBSTER English and psychology minor Madeleine Guekguezian ’18 showcased her poetry last fall at the “OUT/LOOK & The Birth of the Queer” exhibition at the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco’s Castro District. The multimedia exhibition featured the new works of 38 culture-makers who were tasked with finding inspiration and responding to one…