Is Your Social Media Argument Effective?

On Nov 28, the George Fox University (GFU) Speech and Debate Club hosted an event called “Winning Arguments on Social Media.” Shannon Scott, associate professor of Communications, gave a presentation on social media arguments, explaining the conditions under which arguments can be constructive and how to respectfully stand up for your ideas in an online setting.

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Are Students the New CAP Coaches?

The IDEA center at George Fox University (GFU) is a familiar resource for many students. Located in the Stevens Center, the staff regularly assists students in their preparation to enter the professional world. Their student career coaching, however, has gone under the radar.

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Music Department Ramps Up For Another Huge Concert

As the Christmas season approaches, the Ross building begins to transform. Home of the George Fox University (GFU) Music and Art departments, Ross is a hub for many of the school’s artistically-minded students. And so, as December rolls around, dozens of students in the Music department cover Ross and the adjoining Bauman Auditorium with Christmas décor.

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A Fresh Outlook On Combatting Poverty

On Nov. 14, Paige Lange, regional representative for HOPE International, gave a presentation at George Fox University (GFU) to promote sustainable charity. HOPE International is a Christian nonprofit organization focused on alleviating physical and spiritual poverty through Christ-centered microenterprise development.

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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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