Archive for September, 2012

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Jason Castro Packs Thunderground With Adoring Female Fans

September 20, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The former “American Idol” finalist, who will release a new album in January, had the audience in the palm of his hand for an hourlong set of songs at the new Thunderground concert venue on campus.

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Emergency Texting System Gains Momentum, More Users Subscribe

September 19, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Emergency text-messages could prevent serious calamities on campus by directing students and staff around danger, simply by sending alerts to the palms of their hands. GCU’s new Rave Mobile Safety alert system is up and running now. And emergency alerts are just part of the technology’s potential.

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Turn Off Campaign Trail Leads Mann to Full-Time Job With Student Life

September 19, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Anthony Mann, the former ASGCU president, returned this fall to work in a critical role for Student Life. After a summer of interning in Arizona politics, Mann said he is back doing what he loves most — encouraging GCU students to get involved in their community.

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Getting a Clue: Students Gravitate to Law Enforcement Club

September 18, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s criminal justice law enforcement club is preparing to compete in a regional competition of the American Criminal Justice Association in November.

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GCU’s Improv Troupe Is Getting Serious About Making You Laugh

September 18, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The show “Improv Your Life,” sponsored by GCU Today, will be presented by two seven-member teams of student comedians at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 and 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 in Ethington Theatre.

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That’s the Ticket: Parking Enforcement Becomes Public Safety Priority

September 17, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU Public Safety Director Henry Griffin estimates most citations go to students. The common citation is $20, both for parking in the wrong zone and for parking without a proper decal. But others are facing $50 fees to remove “boots” or $100 for repeat offenders who park in disabled spots.

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Chapel Speaker Says Doubt Helps Grow Community

September 14, 2012 / by / 2 Comments

Jeremy Jernigan, executive pastor of creative arts at Central Christian Church of the East Valley, will lead Monday’s chapel service at GCU Arena. He will focus on doubt as a tool to strengthen community, in line with GCU’s Community: One Spirit, One Purpose theme.

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New Math Professor Discovers Power, Therapy in Irish Harp Music

September 13, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

College of Arts and Sciences assistant professor Shannon Schumann plays the Irish harp as a form of therapy for hospice patients.

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Women’s Volleyball Team Off to Best Start in GCU History

September 13, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The GCU women’s volleyball team is making a lot of noise so far this season, winning 10 straight matches for the best start in school history. Just two years after posting a 10-19 record, the Antelopes are now ranked No. 12 in the country in this week’s NCAA Division II poll.

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Global Outreach Week Focuses on Foundational Passion for Christ

September 12, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The goal of GCU’s global outreach, according to Jacob Page, is to make a lifetime impact for the Gospel in a world where an estimated 2.7 billion people remain unreached by Christianity.

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