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Emotional tribute to open Winter Dance Concert

December 05, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Inspired by Kayla Castro’s life and the song created by friend and former roommate Kristyn Roberts, “Dancing by Your Side” is an emotional opener to this weekend’s “Impermanence” program performed by the Ethington Dance Ensemble as they explore the tension and opportunities created by change.

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GCU team takes 3rd in BioAccel Solutions Challenge

December 02, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University senior Mikee Garcia and recent pre-med graduate Vaugn Devera earned third place and a $1,500 grant toward funding their HandleTech project in the BioAccel Solutions Challenge on Thursday night. Their idea is to patent a spray or liquid infused with copper, which acts as an anti-microbe on high-volume bacteria objects in health care facilities, schools and beyond.

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Lopeville rising: New ‘town’ has grown on residents

November 30, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

GCU is a fast-growing university, but it has maintained its small-town feel as it keeps adding new amenities and attractions. Students say that everything they need is right here on campus, but their affinity is about more than mere conveniences. What they love most, they say, is the culture.

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Tim Beal of Cornerstone Christian Fellowship urged his Chapel audience to not let life's circumstances take their focus away from God. (Photo by Kaitlyn Terrey)
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Beal gets real in Chapel about life’s circumstances

November 29, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Tim Beal of Cornerstone Christian Fellowship used the 11th chapter of Matthew to drive home his Chapel message Monday morning: Life is going to be filled with all sorts of circumstances, many of them challenging, but they should never take our focus away from Jesus.

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Two GCU students in finals for $100,000 award

November 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University students Michael Garcia and Vaugn Devera are finalists for a $100,000 investment at the BioAccel Solutions Challenge. The Dec. 1 award is given to those whose entrepreneurism and innovation could improve community health and well-being. Garcia and Devera created HandleTech, a copper-infused liquid or spray that can act as an antimicrobial on commonly touched objects around health care facilities, hospitals, schools and beyond.

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Justice Courts officials say ‘thank you’ with trophy

November 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

During a season of gratitude, Maricopa County Justice Courts officials gave Grand Canyon University an award Tuesday thanking the University for “invaluable and enthusiastic support.”

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CCOB has more top-3 placers than ever in fall DECA

November 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The Colangelo College of Business had more students than ever competing in the Collegiate DECA Fall Leadership Conference, and they did well, as usual: 16 of the 24 finished in the top three of their category.

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Mission Cookies are tasty way to change lives

November 21, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Mission Cookies are available for purchase at The Grid, Chaparral and Juniper on Grand Canyon University’s campus, and 100 percent of the proceeds go back to help Phoenix Rescue Mission clients as they transition from dire circumstances toward vocational and re-career training.

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Slideshow: Ethington Theatre’s ‘Our Town’

November 18, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

­ Photos by Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau Ethington Theatre’s production of “Our Town” runs this weekend and next, closing 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. But don’t let Thanksgiving weekend stop you from enjoying GCU’s wonderful presentation of Thornton Wilder’s 1938 Pulitzer-Prize winning drama.The show has has a perfect message for any time of year and shows us a slice of Americana while giving us a powerful message. It reminds us that times and ways of life may change, but what truly matters is just as true now as then.For tickets, click here. Students get tickets free with ID. For a story about the show, click here.      

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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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