Faculty Pressure Early Heterosexual Marriages
Black Friday Through The Eyes Of An Employee
George Fox University (GFU) does not allow for faculty to openly support the LGBTQ
community or same-sex marriage. While they can be kind toward queer students, they are not
allowed to express that they are allies or that they agree with same-sex marriage. However,
faculty are allowed to support heterosexual marriages, ring by spring, and early marriage in
Is Thanksgiving a Day of Thanks, or a Day of Mourning?
Black Friday is quite the holiday phenomenon. Highly anticipated by bargainers and shopaholics alike, this post-Thanksgiving event provides the perfect opportunity to snag typically-expensive products and purchase Christmas gifts on a budget. While Black Friday may be considered a delightful, deal-driven outing to shoppers, it’s a very different experience for store employees.
A Guest Lecturer's Disapproval of Microagressions
Thanksgiving is one of the most “American” holidays we celebrate. Turkey, football and family mark the fourth Thursday in November for most of us as a time to be thankful — and eat a lot of good food.
How Can You Support Minority Clubs?
Bradley Campbell, associate professor of sociology at California State University, gave a lecture on Nov. 7 entitled “Dignity, Victimhood, and the Future of the University” at George Fox University (GFU) as part of the William Penn Honors Program lecture series. During his lecture, he warned against the idea of “speech as violence” and requested that we work towards restoring a “dignity culture” in which we are all treated as equal human beings.
Dating and Discernment
There are four clubs for people of color (POC) at George Fox University (GFU). Although GFU is predominantly white, there is still a large group of minorities who can often be forgotten on campus.
Food Options: Are There Really Enough?
On October 29, Abigail Favale, William Penn Honors Program director and associate professor of English, spoke about Dating and Discernment as part of the Couch Lecture series at George Fox University (GFU). The Pennington lobby was packed with students eager to hear from a professor about healthy dating relationships.
Is Halloween Haunted By Religious Stigma?
Bon Appetit, the catering company at George Fox University (GFU), has always offered a variety of food options. And for good reason — with a diverse student body, all sorts of diets must be accommodated, from vegan to gluten free. Freshmen are required to have a meal plan, and for this reason there must be options for everyone. After all, we’re paying a lot of money for the meal plan.
GFU Website Provides Resources For Illegal Discrimination
Halloween has always been a controversial holiday in the Christian community, and my family is no exception. It was always one of those “us” and “them” things; my friends were allowed to dress up and go trick-or-treating, but I was not.
Sexual Assault Prevention on Campus
On the George Fox University (GFU) website, georgefox.edu, there is a page titled “Religious Liberty Resources.” This page concerns the current problem of same-sex couples being denied service for their wedding ceremonies. The resources linked on this section of the GFU website are for those businesses who do not want to participate in same-sex relationships and marriages. These resources advise them on how to avoid legal trouble based on their opposition to these marriages.
On Oct. 6, Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court. In September, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford accused him of attempted rape while they were both high school students in the 1980s. The allegations were followed by Senate hearings and an FBI investigation, both of which seemed to have little effect on the confirmation vote.
Community Denied: The Church of George Fox
In the past five years at George Fox University (GFU), the William Penn Honors Program (WPHP) has hosted 29 guest lecturers through its lecture series, most of them white men.
Racial Reconciliation and You
As high schoolers prepare for university, they have to choose what school to go to, what to major in, and possible career options, among a variety of other decisions. However, students at George Fox University (GFU) typically have one more decision to make: where to go to church.
To Recycle or Not to Recycle?
On Sept. 18, the Intercultural Resource Center hosted Mathetes, a monthly discussion in Canyon Commons, encouraging students to thoughtfully discuss contemporary issues. Four panelists spoke on the role of the church in racial reconciliation, followed by a Q&A session.
Stop Unconscious Christian Culture
Lately, recycling has been a popular subject for discussion on the George Fox University (GFU) campus. For those who aren’t aware, GFU has recently cut back on the amount of recycling it takes in, and the masses have been reasonably upset about it.
Does 22 Percent of the Student Body Really Define Who We Are?
I was recently scrolling through the comments about George Fox University (GFU) on studentsreview.com and was unsurprised by the results.
Faith Without Works: The Christian Approach to Gun Control
Every year, George Fox University (GFU) becomes the new home to some of the best athletes in the Northwest.
GFU Oscar-Lover Predicts "The Shape of Water" as Best Film
This Valentine’s Day, a tragedy occurred that once again sparked the debate over gun control.
Black History Month - Gaining Perspective: An Interview
George Fox University (GFU) junior Lauren Meadow’s love of the Oscars began with some Chinese food and a red carpet. What began as a gathering of family and friends to watch the Oscars soon became a yearly tradition for Meadows that developed her love of films.
An interview with several students on the topic of diversity at George Fox University and diversity around campus.