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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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Campus Growth Wows Alumni in Return for 2012 Homecoming

March 05, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Saturday’s festivities honored the Class of 1962 along with six inductees into the GCU Hall of Fame: Dr. Robin Baker, Marci Salmon, Jared Stauffer, Shirley Righi, Christine Weidinger and Kevin Warren.

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Children’s Cancer Run Has Special Meaning for GCU Academic Counselor

February 28, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Childhood cancer survivor Jessica Louis, 29, works as an academic counselor at GCU’s Peoria Avenue office. She helps students navigate their coursework for the Ken Blanchard College of Business and College of Arts and Sciences. And she plans to attend the Run to Fight Children’s Cancer, which benefits the Children’s Cancer Network, on March 10 on the GCU campus.

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Slideshow: Tempe-Peoria Interoffice Basketball Game

February 24, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Jak Keyser, Jerry Bauer and Tim Winzeler The Tempe Educators upset the Peoria Pride, 24-23, in last Wednesday night’s interoffice exhibition game at halftime of the men’s basketball game in GCU Arena. Some of our impressions of a surprisingly intense matchup, which began with Peoria applying a full-court pressure defense: ● Best shirts: Tempe. Its players wore black with only the white block letters “TEMPE” on the front, as if they were representing the city itself. Nothing said “bring it” like that. ● Best fans: Peoria. The purple P’s seen throughout the Arena were a terrific way to show support, like something you’d see at an NBA game. ● Best sign: Peoria. “Hey Tempe, Your Game Needs an Education” was clever.

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GCU’s Latino Student Union Leaders Making ‘Awesome’ Community Impact

February 24, 2012 / by / 4 Comments

With the Arizona primary on Tuesday, national media have noticed the grass-roots political involvement of juniors Viridiana Hernandez and Aldo Gonzalez and other GCU students. In November, the students’ efforts helped Daniel Valenzuela become the first Latino elected to the Phoenix City Council’s District 5 seat.

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Basketball Player Maylinn Smith: ‘My Dad Embraced GCU’

February 24, 2012 / by / 2 Comments

Randy Smith, 54, who died unexpectedly three weeks ago, could be heard and seen at the home games of the Antelope women’s basketball team and was a true fan. “Basketball is just a game,” his daughter says, “but to know that he touched people through the game means so much more.”

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