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GCU statement regarding DACA announcement

September 06, 2017 / by / 5 Comments

Grand Canyon University supports initiatives that provide legal clarity for DACA students. There are 300-400 DACA students currently on our campus and we will continue to support and embrace them as they pursue their education and build a better future for themselves and their families.

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Slideshow: All-employee meeting

September 05, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University employees gathered Friday at GCU Arena. The GCU cheerleaders and dancers, Thundering Heard Pep Band and Thunder performed, and then President Brian Mueller and several other staff members shared information about what’s happening at the University.   

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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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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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’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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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Days 5 and 6

August 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Welcome Week at Grand Canyon University wrapped up with a series of fun events for students, including dodgeball and sand volleyball tournaments plus “Party Like It’s 1999” on Friday and a “Glow Party” on Saturday. The “1999” party was based on the fact that the incoming freshmen are the last class of students born in the 1990s.  

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Lope-A-Palooza’s fruity fun catches on with freshmen

August 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

One night after the spiritually uplifting Ignite ceremony, Lope-A-Palooza evoked passion in a different way Thursday night in the Arena. Like so many newcomers before them, the freshmen were rocked by the Havocs’ energy.

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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Day 4

August 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Another day of Move-In at Grand Canyon University was followed later on Thursday by Lope-A-Palooza, the pep rally to end all pep rallies. Even though they’d heard a lot about the Havocs, newcomers still were stunned by the spirit.  

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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Day 3

August 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Wednesday was another day of student volunteers have a ball while helping their peers move in. Another highlight of the day was the Commuter Social, and the always emotional Ignite ceremony topped off Day 3 of Welcome Week.  

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