Archive for August, 2017

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Scholarship winners are new faces of west Phoenix

August 31, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

The Students Inspiring Students scholarship initiative took an interesting turn as a second class of recipients was awarded full-tuition grants: They’re focused on staying in the community after graduation and helping west Phoenix.

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You’ll laugh on your visit to ‘The Good Doctor’

August 31, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Brilliant performances and side-splitting humor are on the playbill of Ethington Theatre’s newest production, “The Good Doctor.” The Neil Simon play features short stories by Russian writer Anton Chekhov that reveal a gamut of humanity and elicit one laugh after the next. You’ll laugh your way through the visit.

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Slideshow: ‘The Good Doctor’

August 31, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau “The Good Doctor” will be performed at Grand Canyon University’s Ethington Theatre on Sept. 1-3 and Sept. 8-10. The play is a series of short stories humorously depicting life in turn-of-the-century Russia.    

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Local Outreach offers 6 new ways to spread the love

August 30, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU students love to help others more needy than themselves, and Local Outreach Ministries this year offers six new ways to spread love to local residents. It’s a great way to feel the joy of bringing happiness to others.

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New option for students: medical advice by phone

August 30, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University has added a new way students can get medical advice — by phone. It is free to students who have GCU health insurance.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Reducing stress

August 30, 2017 / by / 3 Comments

Dr. Deb Wade discusses some factors that cause stress in our lives and how to eliminate or reduce their effect. “Stress is not something we catch,” she writes.

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Fitness Facts: Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate

August 30, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Drinking enough water every day is more important than ever during the summer months. Connie Colbert, Director of the Canyon Health and Wellness Clinic, explains how to calculate how much you should drink.

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Let God work through us, Mueller tells Chapel

August 29, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University President Brian Mueller delivered a passionate talk at Chapel on Monday about the importance of keeping God in the center of our lives. “This is a community of believers that God is working in, and as a result of that there is nothing that God can’t do through us,” he said.

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’90s kids celebrate their decade at ‘1999’ party

August 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Thousands of students crowded the Arena Friday night for what was a fun-filled flashback party to the 90s. Dressed in their funkiest 90s gear – high-waist jeans, tattoo chokers, rainbow colors, sassy socks and oversized jerseys students – students recreated the 90s and danced the night away. “Nostalgia is the thing nowadays,” said Sydney Grover, a Canyon Activities Board member. “Everybody wants to go back to when they were a kid, and ‘Party Like It’s 1999’ allows students not only to go back but also come together as a family.”

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Campus life once again transformed by start of classes

August 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Building off the crescendo of Welcome Week, the first day of classes meant a campus filled with students hustling to classes and good deals at GCBC and elsewhere. “It’s back to the grind, but in a good way,” said one student.

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