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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Jessica DaughertyComment
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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MLK Day of Service

George Fox University (GFU) students and staff participated in the eighth annual Martin
Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 15. Contrary to GFU’s Serve Day during fall semester, this volunteer opportunity is optional yet it is just as meaningful. The Day of Service intends to have students working as a community for justice and the service of others to honor King’s legacy.

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Do You Even Study Bro?

I am a professional procrastinator if there ever was one. As cliché as that sounds from a college student, I believe we can all relate on some level to putting off an assignment or reading until the night before its due, then flying into class feeling accomplished for the perfunctory work that we know will land us a solid “A-.”

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Austin O'Donnell

Austin O’Donnell stood at the utensil station in the Canyon Commons at dinnertime, scanning
the room for someone to sit with. Someone waving caught his eye, and he saw a guy from his Bible class, someone with whom he had exchanged a few words, sitting at a table. He returned the greeting and went over to sit with him. 

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FeaturesLilie de la Motte
Bill Jolliff: Professor of English

Poet. Professor of English. Banjo extraordinaire. These are just a few words to describe Bill Jolliff, long-time faculty member and active writer and researcher at George Fox University (GFU). Most students may know him as “the guy that went up on stage and played the banjo during chapel.”

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FeaturesLilie de la Motte
The Only Muslim on the Quad

Walking around the George Fox University (GFU) campus, one is bound to see many
baseball caps, a few beanies, and maybe a couple odd umbrellas. But only one student at GFU wears the hijab, the traditional Islamic head covering for women, and her name is Asma Al-Harami.

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FeaturesLilie de la Motte
The Pair Visuals

22-year-old twins Stephanie and Laurie Peterson are not only graduating from George Fox University (GFU) this semester, they have developed their own photography and videography business called The Pair Visuals.

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FeaturesLilie de la Motte