The Season of Giving

Every year the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) fundraises money in order to put together a “12 Days of Christmas” for families identified by local churches who need some extra love during the Christmas season. Then, SAAC buys presents for each family member for the 12 days leading up to Christmas, including fuzzy socks and a disposable camera.

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Basketball and Living-Area Competitions

Friday afternoon kicked off the home openers for basketball in Wheeler Sports Center at George Fox University (GFU). First was the men’s game, which started at 3 p.m. Playing against the Poets from Whittier University, the game was tight, and the two teams were always within ten points of the other. By the end of the first half, the Bruins were scraping by with a 49-46 lead.

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The Inklings of George Fox

In the attic of Coffee Cottage, up a narrow staircase of creaky floorboards and dusty windowsills, there is a small attic room. Posters scatter the ceiling, covering the wood paneling underneath, and Christmas lights brighten the dim room. A large table is in the center with multiple computers and notebooks on top of it. George Fox University (GFU) students are furiously typing away at the keyboard or scribbling down notes, but they are not working on homework. They are working on something bigger.

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What's Behind the New Bear?

A 10-foot-tall, 800-pound, bronze grizzly bear sculpture now stands in the middle of the new Alumni Plaza nestled in between the football field the south end of Stoffer Family stadium. At 11 p.m. on Oct. 5, George Fox University (GFU) unveiled the sculpture to the community, giving out t-shirts and stickers to commemorate the evening.

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