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Three things we learned about graduating during a recession from a grad who’s been through it

By CHRISTINA BOURI '20 Getting that first job out of college is a concern for all graduates, but if you graduate when the economy is down, it can be a real nail biter. Joshua Foster '08 Economics alumnus Joshua Foster knows all about that. He graduated from Pacific in 2008 at the beginning of the … Continue reading Three things we learned about graduating during a recession from a grad who’s been through it

What you need to know about Super Tuesday

On Tuesday, March 3, California will vote in the presidential primary along with 13 other states and American Samoa. It's the biggest single day of primary and caucus voting in the presidential nominating process, hence the name "Super Tuesday." The Golden State will have 415 Democratic delegates and 172 Republican delegates up for grabs. Professor … Continue reading What you need to know about Super Tuesday

Studying the children of the Holocaust

Natalia Gevara '20Major: HistoryHometown: Stockton From the time I was a freshman here at Pacific, I knew I wanted to research the Holocaust because of how crucial it is to understanding history. For my senior capstone project, I researched the stories of Polish-Jewish children during the Holocaust, which involved analyzing primary sources such as diaries … Continue reading Studying the children of the Holocaust

5 COP programs that fly under the radar

Choosing a major can be overwhelming. You're probably familiar with our well-known programs, but Pacific has new offerings you may not have heard of yet. Let's go through these five programs, and see if there's something here that speaks to you. I have decent math chops, and I want to make money Matthew Leong is … Continue reading 5 COP programs that fly under the radar

An internship at 23andMe changed this political science major’s trajectory

Q: Tell us about your internship at 23andMe. How do you get an internship like that? A: I was involved with the Boys and Girls Club in high school. I was part of their College Bound program. They have a lot of connections, especially the Bay Area. Whenever they had an opportunity open up, they … Continue reading An internship at 23andMe changed this political science major’s trajectory

The hidden benefits of an on-campus job

By: GAVAN MCCOY '21Major: English and Media https://youtu.be/yDUY5jz8ff0 Welcome back COP Tigers One of the most important pieces of advice I would give to students is to get an on campus job at University of the Pacific. There are tons of jobs that are up for grabs on Tiger Jobs: barista, office worker, teaching assistant … Continue reading The hidden benefits of an on-campus job