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Day 1 blog: Commencement at Comerica Theatre

March 14, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Highlights from Friday’s graduation of nearly 900 students in four of GCU’s colleges: Arts and Sciences, Theology, Doctoral Studies and Business.

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Speech and debate team wins national tournament

March 13, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s inaugural speech and debate team won its division at a prestigious national competition for Christian universities, besting teams from Pepperdine University, Azusa Pacific Universities and Seattle Pacific Universities, among others.

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Thunder Big Band plays with the big boys

March 13, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Barely a year old, the band is growing up fast under the direction of Paul Koch and was a worthy opening act for the more experienced Red Mountain Big Band.

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‘Requiem’ by Brahms awakens the senses

March 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The seven movements of Brahms’ grand work for chorus, orchestra and soloists were completed by 1868 and received superb treatment by the Canyon Choral Society and Canyon Symphony Orchestra.

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Online grad overcomes disability, serves seniors

March 10, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

Being shot and paralyzed did little to prevent Latisha Anderson from recognizing her path in life. The GCU online nursing graduate student will receive her diploma this week and put it to use as a nurse manager working in the geriatric psych unit at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in Sun City.

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Cancer’s cutting edge: Molecular medicine could help customize treatment for children

March 07, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

By Janie Magruder GCU News Bureau A thief lives in the home of every child with cancer. It steals play dates from the little girl too drained to go outside, favorite ice cream from the teenager too nauseous to keep it down and carefree days from siblings whose parents are barely surviving the cruel journey thrust on their family. It holds hostage happiness, promotes job loss, wrecks marriages and wipes out bank accounts. All this, and yet the ultimate crime of cancer is even more unjust. At its worst, cancer robs a child of nearly 70 years of life. “I think cancer is pretty lousy no matter what age you are,” said Dr. Robert Arceci, medical director of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, a beneficiary of the March 8 GCU Foundation Run to Fight Children’s Cancer. “But children’s cancer is a horrible thing. The profound trauma and tragedy of cancer in the very young is that it reverses the age progression. It cuts people short.” Childhood cancer must be caught earlier, treated better and, ultimately, eradicated, and the way to do that is to understand it. Arceci and other prominent oncologists are working to unlock […]

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Student Spotlight dance has talent, message

March 06, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Choreographer Brianna Macias made a powerful statement with “Silent Screams,” her piece on the issue of human trafficking.

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Slideshow: Student Spotlight Dance Concert

March 06, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Highlights from the Student Spotlight Dance Concert in Thunderground on March 5.

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Haitian choreographer a lesson in perseverance

March 05, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Jeanguy Saintus brought his unique style, rooted in Haitian culture, to GCU as the dance program’s artist-in-residence for the spring semester.

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Canyon Challenge finalists gear up for ‘Sharks’

March 04, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Five have made the final cut in the third annual entrepreneurial competition and will make live presentations on March 27.

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