Archive for November, 2012

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Antelope Intros: Stevie Kamp, Ross Kirby and Marty Smith

November 21, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

In our Antelope Intros this week, you’ll meet a former GCU basketball player, someone born with 12 fingers (he’s kidding, we think) and a NASCAR/Cardinals/Oregano’s fan.

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Ethington Cast Ready to Put Own Spin on Dickens’ ‘Christmas Carol’

November 21, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The holiday classic, with its large cast and unique demands, is more difficult to stage than you might think. And with a short turnaround since the most recent Ethington Theatre production, the crew has been under the gun to make Friday’s opening night.

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‘Community: One Spirit, One Purpose’ Chapel Series Extends Into Spring

November 20, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The upcoming spring semester will mark the second installment of a Chapel speaker series focused on the theme, with a number of new speakers coming to campus.

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Meeting With President Reflects GCU Professor’s Drive, Passion

November 20, 2012 / by / 6 Comments

Shica Little has done a lot of things in her life, including an appearance in a national TV commercial and competing on a televised cooking show. But her meeting with President Obama is what she considers “my bragging rights.”

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Thunderground Emerges as Main Nerve for Christian Music on Campus

November 19, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Thunderground has emerged as a premier Christian music venue, with GCU planning to expand shows to reach more students by the spring. The final performance of the fall semester is scheduled for Dec. 3.

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Patience, Problem-Solving Learned by Arena’s Student Supervisor

November 19, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Christopher Biles, a 19-year-old dance education major, earned November Student Worker of the Month honors for his leadership among student workers at GCU Arena.

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Slideshow: Thunderground’s Range of Fall Performances in Photos

November 18, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Thunderground’s range of fall semester performances included hip-hop artist Andy Mineo, mellow acoustic performers such as Todd Agnew, and fierce rock performances by Thousand Foot Krutch and Manic Drive.

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GCU’s Heralded New Heavyweight Throwing His Weight Around Already

November 16, 2012 / by / 2 Comments

GCU’s new heavyweight wrestler, Tyrell Fortune, is more of a gentle giant away from the practice room. But on the mat, he has been a beast, with two tournament titles already under his belt. And his coach says he’s going to get even better.

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Doctoral Learner From South Carolina Turns Tragedy Into Opportunity

November 16, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Firefighter David Griffin felt the need to make an impact in the wake of a 2007 blaze that claimed the lives of nine of his colleagues, and he’s only a few months from earning a doctorate in organizational leadership and development.

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Slideshow: Men’s Soccer in Sweet 16

November 16, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

A cool autumn night, a big crowd, a hard-fought match … that was the scene Thursday night at GCU Soccer Field. Top-seeded and No. 2-ranked Simon Fraser University eliminated the GCU men’s team from the NCAA Division II playoffs by scoring a late goal for a 2-1 victory. The overachieving Antelopes, who finished 15-3-2 and went 11-1 at home, were a team that was easy to appreciate. “We thank everybody for the support all year and the love they’ve given us,” said Head Coach Petar Draksin, making the rounds of campus this morning. “The players played their hearts out for the front of the jersey, for GCU.”

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