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GCU Stadium opener more than just a game

August 27, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The spectacular opening night for GCU Stadium was a celebration like no other at Grand Canyon University. Fans got much more than a soccer game — the amazing atmosphere drew raves. The Lopes thrilled the record crowd with a 4-2 victory.

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Lope-A-Palooza

August 26, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

It was time to get a little crazy Thursday night in GCU Arena, site of the first Lope-A-Palooza. The idea was pretty straightforward: GCU has become well-known for its spirit at sports events, and this was a chance to give new students a glimpse of what it’s all about.

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Transfer Student Social

August 26, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Students transferring to Grand Canyon University got their own social Thursday afternoon to get to know each other better and continue their acclimation to the campus. Several new socials for various groups were introduced this year.

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Move-In, Day 3: Hump day is fun day

August 25, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Brandon Sullivan GCU News Bureau Move-In continued Wednesday at Camelback and Chaparral halls and then at the new Roadrunner Apartments. There’s never any shortage of smiles during Move-In, especially when Thunder is around.  

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Welcome Week activities, Day 2

August 24, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Brandon Sullivan GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University freshmen gathered Tuesday night for a worship service in GCU Arena and then the traditional Ignite ceremony on the Quad. Earlier, freshmen from faraway places got a chance to connect at the Out of State Student Social.  

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Move-In, Day 2: Rain stops, fun begins

August 23, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The overnight rain ended just in time, giving way to sunny skies and sunny attitudes Tuesday morning for the second day of Move-In at Grand Canyon University. Volunteers were out in force at Juniper, Ironwood and Prescott halls.  

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Welcome Week activities, Day 1

August 23, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Brandon Sullivan GCU News Bureau There was plenty for Grand Canyon University freshmen to do soon after they got settled in on campus Monday. After the New Student Expo and New Student and Parent Orientation in the afternoon, the Canyon Cooldown on Monday evening provided a splash of excitement.  

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Move-In, Day 1: Miles of smiles

August 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The start of Welcome Week is a treasured time at Grand Canyon University. With amazing enthusiasm, about 1,600 volunteers take delight in unloading cars in about a minute, and parents and arriving students take equal pleasure in getting such a warm welcome.      

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Canyon 49 Grill is blazing

August 18, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Canyon 49 Grill, the new restaurant at the Grand Canyon University Hotel, opened Monday, Aug. 15. The decor is inviting — and so is the menu. Also open is the hotel’s luxurious new pool.  

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McCain greeted by big crowd in GCU campaign stop

August 12, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Arizona Sen. John McCain made a campaign stop at Grand Canyon University on Thursday. He spoke to a big turnout on the fourth floor of the Student Union.  

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