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From pain comes gain in Worship Arts Showcase

December 08, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The fall 2016 Worship Arts Songwriter Showcase highlighted a dozen songs from Worship Arts students, molded around each other through a common theme of “struggle,” that affects everyone throughout life. The 12 songs will be combined with a dozen from spring semester and finalists will be chosen for a 12-track compilation CD.

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Never a dull moment with the Cantalopes

December 07, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The Cantalopes, GCU’s resident improv troupe, is attracting a bigger audience with every performance, and it’s easy to see why. They put in a lot of hard work to be funny and genuine on the spot. Every Monday, improv captain Kayana Sweeney teaches a free improv study hall that is open to all students. Cantalopes’ members hope to see students from every college not only at the classes but also at the twice-monthly shows.

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Students dig this: GCU help is shovel-ready

December 07, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Students regularly go off campus to help the community around GCU, and, best of all, they do it with a smile. “I think we all understand the meaning of wanting to give back to a community that has blessed us,” said one.

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Regan honored for Speech and Debate success

December 06, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Barry Regan, director of the University’s Speech and Debate Team, was given an award at a recent conference for his leadership of a team that continues racking up successes. The 21-member group finished the fall season with a flurry of outstanding performances as it looks forward to its next contest in January.

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Weekly group beats the drum for building community

December 06, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The rhythmic percussion heard most Thursday afternoons on Grand Canyon University’s campus is courtesy of Dr. Tim Larkin, who sets up his bongos, congas and other hand drums for any passerby wishing to join these jam sessions. It’s Dr. Larkin’s seventh year teaching in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and third year of doing these drum circles, his way of building community and creating social ice breakers.

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Hear this! Russell, Havocs earn a huge shout-out

December 05, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

A festive pregame campout, followed by a wild, Havocs-led scene for the game against No. 14-ranked Louisville on Saturday night at GCU Arena. What could be better? Well, the Lopes almost answered that question as DeWayne Russell scored 42 points and they made the Cardinals sweat for a 79-70 victory.

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GCU team takes 3rd in BioAccel Solutions Challenge

December 02, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University senior Mikee Garcia and recent pre-med graduate Vaugn Devera earned third place and a $1,500 grant toward funding their HandleTech project in the BioAccel Solutions Challenge on Thursday night. Their idea is to patent a spray or liquid infused with copper, which acts as an anti-microbe on high-volume bacteria objects in health care facilities, schools and beyond.

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Lopeville rising: New ‘town’ has grown on residents

November 30, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

GCU is a fast-growing university, but it has maintained its small-town feel as it keeps adding new amenities and attractions. Students say that everything they need is right here on campus, but their affinity is about more than mere conveniences. What they love most, they say, is the culture.

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Beal gets real in Chapel about life’s circumstances

November 29, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Tim Beal of Cornerstone Christian Fellowship used the 11th chapter of Matthew to drive home his Chapel message Monday morning: Life is going to be filled with all sorts of circumstances, many of them challenging, but they should never take our focus away from Jesus.

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New GCBC location opens on campus

November 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

A second Grand Canyon Beverage Company location, in the Roadrunner Apartments, is ready to open Monday. It will feature the same beverages and baked goods as the main location on the second floor of the Student Union.

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