Archive for March, 2014

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Antelope Intros: Rick Vacek, Amy O’Day and Ashor Chamoun

March 14, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Antelope Intros, we feature a senior writer who was a beat reporter for a Major League Baseball team, an enrollment counselor who has crisscrossed the United States on Amtrak, and an another enrollment counselor who enjoys playing softball and smoking cigars (although not at the same time).

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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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A closer look at GCU’s academic excellence

March 11, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

How strong are Grand Canyon University’s academics? We’ve got answers.

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All hands on (upper) deck in Arena project

March 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s basketball home will grow from a capacity of 4,328 to about 7,000 — and in only a few months’ time, thanks to an aggressive renovation schedule.

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Chapel: Trust God’s plan for your life

March 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Jeff Gokee, the father of a boy diagnosed with cancer, says that following God’s plan requires surrendering control.

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Slideshow: Run to Fight Children’s Cancer

March 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Photo highlights from the GCU Foundation Run to Fight Children’s Cancer on March 8.

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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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Cheers and tears at Run to Fight Children’s Cancer

March 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The fourth running of the event on the GCU campus drew more than 3,000 participants, along with a host of family members and supporters, on a glorious spring Saturday.

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