Lip Sync Success

George Fox University (GFU) students tore down the doors at 8:00 p.m. on November 2 to watch the annual Lip Sync Battle after waiting in line for an hour to fight for the best seats in Bauman Auditorium. Students put together their performances in a few short weeks for a chance to win $500. This year, four impressive acts killed it on stage: The Clock Boys, The Robin Quakers, The Recess and the Pieces and the GFU Women’s Soccer Team.

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The Kids on the Block

If you spend anytime in the Canyon Commons at George Fox University (GFU), you have likely had the experience of being passed by a small giggling streak. Before you have a chance to comprehend what happened, they’re gone, weaving their way between the legs of your peers. When you see a parent following close behind, it becomes clear what the mass of giggles was. There are kids living here.

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Guadalupe McCall Joins GFU English Faculty

Guadalupe McCall began writing poetry as a demonstration for her eighth grade students in San Antonio, Texas, and is now an award-winning author. Her next big step is taking on the role of professor at George Fox University (GFU) and using this platform to encourage young people to use their voices for change.

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PSA: Don't Touch the Service Dogs

Roaming around George Fox University’s campus are two hardworking dogs, Shadow and Penny, who spend their days assisting sophomore Aspen Monkhouse and freshman Alyssa Minar respectively. You have probably seen the dark, shiny fur of Shadow or the curly brown hairs of Penny, but as tempting as it may be to pet them, these dogs are not to be distracted from their jobs.

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Doubters Are Given Space For Discussion

The first Doubters’ Town Hall was held in Hoover 105 on Oct 14. Dr. Isaac Choi and Dr. Ross McCullough presented four arguments for the existence of God, followed by an interactive question and answer session. Students brought doubts and ideas, and they walked away with more questions and new ideas.

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GFU Affected by Hunger

In a recent study at George Fox University (GFU), 19 percent of students reported experiencing hardships in having enough to eat. 13 percent said they did not have access to an adequate amount of food due to lack of resources, and 64 percent reported having a friend that did not have access to an adequate amount of food.

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Anxious? Try Sleeping

On Thursday, an open discussion on anxiety was held in Canyon Commons at George Fox University (GFU). Dr. Bill Buhrow, dean of Student Services, director of Health and Counseling Services and licensed psychologist, and Dr. Luann Foster, licensed psychologist, led the conversation with an informative presentation.

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Welcome Weekend

Aug. 23-26 incoming freshmen and transfer students were invited to participate in Welcome Weekend. Welcome Weekend, an annual George Fox University event, consists of four days packed with informational and recreational activities.

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A Different Kind of Completeness

The world wasn’t created from void at the hand of God. In the story that the Cherokee people believe, humans were born and raised on the shell of a giant turtle until it sunk under the ocean at the end of its life, letting the people walk off and settle onto the land.

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Jessica Daugherty
Top 9 Spring Break Outings

While some students rarely have the funding or the time to attempt a mid-semester excursion into the bountiful Northwest, an annual respite of seven full days of sun and joy shines down on those who are tired of doing homework in the form of spring break. How to spend that respite is up to you.

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Who Is International Justice Mission?

Flipping through clothes and through several sources of brands, Reagan Swier, who was then just a high school student, traveled down the rabbit hole to understand how her everyday attire was made. Behind the racks of jackets, jeans and jewelry at a store like Forever 21 exists a hidden story of third-party manufacturers in foreign countries abusing their workers.

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KFOX Radio Shows

George Fox University (GFU) students host over twenty different hour-long shows each week on the KFOX radio station. Shows can be easily accessed via the GFU website by searching “kfox” and clicking on the first link. From there, simply click on the “stream here” button.

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