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Moriah Peters Celebrates New CD Before Appreciative Campus Crowd at Thunder Alley

April 18, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Peters’ strong, soulful voice has hints of R&B, country, folk and pop, similar to what Christian-music audiences have heard for years from Amy Grant. The GCU freshman is off to Florida this weekend as one of the opening acts for the band MercyMe.

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Is It Hot Enough Yet for This? Does Anyone Care?

April 17, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Warmer weather brought about a little water slide merriment on the northwestern corner of the intramural field on Monday afternoon. The event, organized by the fifth-floor residential assistants at Prescott Hall, was open to anyone who wasn’t afraid to get a little wet. “The RAs usually plan events at night, but these particular girls just wanted to do something a little different,” said Nicole Clifton, residential director for Prescott Hall. The first 100-degree day of 2012 could be on the way this weekend.  

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Students Serve the City at Christian Recovery House, Catholic Monastery

April 16, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Most of the volunteers, including the GCU men’s and women’s basketball teams, settled at the Phoenix Dream Center. The previously run-down motel south of Indian School Road on Grand Avenue houses 300 residents recovering from years of heavy drug use, prostitution and crimes that landed many in prison.

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Need for Student Leaders to Increase With Influx of Campus Residents

April 13, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

About 1,500 students currently live on campus. By this fall, the number climbs to around 3,200. Campus officials already have begun training and organizing dozens of new student leaders to cover the numbers of underclassmen filling two new residence halls.

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Mann, Ely Head to Washington, D.C., for Student Leadership Summit

April 13, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The National Campus Leadership Council Summit is an opportunity to hear from Washington decision makers on issues such as the national debt, job opportunities, financial aid, educational assistance and environmental policy.

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Popular Cancer Fundraiser Relay for Life to Make Debut at GCU

March 28, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Relay for Life involves teams of people who take turns walking laps around a track, spelling teammates while they sleep in tents or participate in overnight festivities. The idea is to constantly have a representative running, jogging or walking the track. Teams raise money in advance.

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Sophomore Nick Ely Already Preparing for Student Body President

March 15, 2012 / by / 2 Comments

Ely and junior running mate Trent Bruns were elected in February with 39.5 percent of 546 student votes. Ely will succeed popular ASGCU President Anthony Mann, and he has begun to familiarize himself with issues that will impact GCU students in 2012-13.

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Personal Connection With Fans Keeps Women’s Basketball Team Fired Up

March 07, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

The Antelopes left Wednesday for San Diego, where they will face Cal Poly Pomona on Friday afternoon in the NCAA Division II West Regional. The game is a rematch of last year’s regional final, which was won by Pomona, ending a record-breaking 29-3 season for GCU.

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GCU’s First Farmers’ Market Draws Vendors to the Quad

March 07, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Tamales, salsa, hummus, honey, bread, freeze-dried kale and barbecued pork were among the food items sold at the market, which was planned and organized by senior Matt Muchna, ASGCU’s multicultural director.

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‘Grandma Dorothy,’ 85, Has Good Cause to Come to GCU

March 05, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The northeast Phoenix woman is known for pushing her festively decorated walker in running events, and she’ll be part of Saturday’s Run to Fight Children’s Cancer on the GCU campus. Her theme for the occasion: St. Patrick’s Day.

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