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Warm hugs and prayers help relieve finals stress

December 09, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

In an effort to help encourage students during finals week, the university’s Office of Student Engagement hosted Fuel for Finals on Thursday. It featured candy canes, warm apple cider and many prayer requests.

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GCU license plates can be purchased soon

December 08, 2016 / by / 2 Comments

Starting as early as Dec. 18, Grand Canyon University students, alumni, fans and employees will have a chance to show their GCU pride with an official Department of Transportation license plate. The purple plate with a white logo will spread the love of all things Lopes.

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From pain comes gain in Worship Arts Showcase

December 08, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The fall 2016 Worship Arts Songwriter Showcase highlighted a dozen songs from Worship Arts students, molded around each other through a common theme of “struggle,” that affects everyone throughout life. The 12 songs will be combined with a dozen from spring semester and finalists will be chosen for a 12-track compilation CD.

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Never a dull moment with the Cantalopes

December 07, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The Cantalopes, GCU’s resident improv troupe, is attracting a bigger audience with every performance, and it’s easy to see why. They put in a lot of hard work to be funny and genuine on the spot. Every Monday, improv captain Kayana Sweeney teaches a free improv study hall that is open to all students. Cantalopes’ members hope to see students from every college not only at the classes but also at the twice-monthly shows.

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Helping on Habitat for Humanity projects is one of the many ways students volunteer off campus regularly.
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Students dig this: GCU help is shovel-ready

December 07, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Students regularly go off campus to help the community around GCU, and, best of all, they do it with a smile. “I think we all understand the meaning of wanting to give back to a community that has blessed us,” said one.

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Hear this! Russell, Havocs earn a huge shout-out

December 05, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

A festive pregame campout, followed by a wild, Havocs-led scene for the game against No. 14-ranked Louisville on Saturday night at GCU Arena. What could be better? Well, the Lopes almost answered that question as DeWayne Russell scored 42 points and they made the Cardinals sweat for a 79-70 victory.

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The Havocs fill the entire east side of GCU Arena and will make their presence known Saturday night.
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Havocs set to camp, get amped for Louisville game

December 01, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Saturday night’s basketball game against Louisville is the biggest in GCU history, and the Havocs are making sure the spirit is strong — they’ll be camping out Friday night on the Quad to be first in line. They also are promising some new routines and, of course, more noise than ever for the game.

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Mr. Charles Gibbs with the stage manager/narrator, Brenna Warren.
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‘Our Town’ urges us to open our eyes

November 18, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Ethtington Theatre’s production of “Our Town” opens tonight. Set in Grovers Corners, N.H., it’s a place like most others. People are born, they live, they fall in love, they marry and they die. That such a simple story is so universal is the very basis of the shattering tragedy in this 1938 Pulitzer Prize winning drama by playwright Thornton Wilder.

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Chad Moore of Sun Valley Community Church stressed the importance of humility in his Chapel talk Monday morning. (Photo by Kaitlyn Terrey)
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Chapel message on humility is anything but meek

November 15, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Chad Moore of Sun Valley Community Church is a forceful speaker, which worked well with his message Monday morning at Chapel. Moore talked about the importance of humility and stressed that it should not be confused with being timid. Instead, it’s about being the real you.

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In her Chapel talk Monday morning at Grand Canyon University, Courtney Cleveland explained how a biblical story helped her with her personal struggles. (Photo by Kaitlyn Terrey)
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Cleveland’s Chapel message merits attention

November 08, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Courtney Cleveland used her Chapel talk Monday morning to get into uncomfortable territory for some people: depression and feeling worthy. She said the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well brought some clarity to her feelings.

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