Archive for September, 2012

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Move-in Begins at Colter Offices; Haunted House Coming to Vacant North Campus

September 28, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Renovation of the Colter offices is complete, which means two things: Employees have started relocating from the North Campus. And before the North Campus buildings are demolished to make way for new dorms and a parking garage, one will serve as a haunted house Oct. 27 and 28.

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Campus Farmers’ Markets Draw Foodies Into Street Fair Atmosphere

September 27, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s farmers’ markets return to the Quad outside GCU Arena this fall, with AZ Food Crafters, Pork on a Fork and other local food vendors known for their fresh or organic ingredients.

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Slideshow: Cars With Character on GCU Campus

September 24, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Our story in GCU Today about Rebecca Bradley’s “Herbie the Love Bug” volkswagon got us thinking: What other vehicles do we have on campus that are, how do we put it, full of character? A sweep of the parking lots found colorful graffiti, a giant Band-Aid, powerful license-plate messages, a smelly cowboy’s pickup truck, political statements and even bacon (because everything is better with bacon).

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Thanks to Nursing Student, ‘Herbie’ of ‘Love Bug’ Fame Rides Again

September 24, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The pearl white paint job, red-white-and-blue racing stripes and No. 53 on the hood of this 1968 Volkswagen Beetle immediately got the attention of GCU sophomore Rebecca Bradley. She loves this bug!

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Slideshow: GCU Welcomed to Campus in Massachusetts

September 23, 2012 / by / 2 Comments

Photos from the Northfield, Mass., campus founded by evangelist D.L. Moody in the 19th century and the news conference hosted by owners of the Hobby Lobby retail chain.

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Q&A About Grand Canyon and the Northfield Campus

September 21, 2012 / by / 9 Comments

Details regarding the announcement from Northfield, Mass., that an arm of the GCU Foundation will receive the gift of a historic, 217-acre campus in the Northeast.

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GCU Affiliate Organization to Receive Gift of Massachusetts Campus

September 21, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

The Northfield property was founded in 1879 by evangelist D.L. Moody as a seminary but has been unoccupied since 2005. It was purchased three years ago by the owners of the Hobby Lobby retail chain, who have since spent millions of dollars in renovations.

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Campus ‘Sexual Violence’ Can Be Prevented, Experts Say

September 20, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Rape and other forms of sexual abuse have long been a concern on college campuses. The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network reports that 75 percent of rape victims are younger than 25.

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Phoenix Police Cast Wide ‘NET’ Around GCU Campus

September 20, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Since Move-In, Phoenix police NET officers have continued to police around campus. But the patrol-based squad assigned to the “91” area in the Interstate 17 Canyon Corridor around GCU also operates in plainclothes and undercover, so they’re largely undetected during investigations.

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Java Jam Busts a Move Outside CAS Starting Saturday

September 20, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Java Jam kicks off Saturday at 8 p.m. on the promenade circle in front of the new College of Arts and Sciences building. The monthly open mic night brings students together over the creative talents of their peers in a coffeehouse atmosphere.

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