Don’t forget to register now for Richard Foster conference

Friday, February 16th, 2018

George Fox will serve as host for the final Richard Foster conference: “Empowering Spiritual Transformation in the Local Church: Celebrating 40 Years of Celebration of Discipline.” The event is scheduled for June 10-13. The $40 early registration break expires March 1, and 50 $100 scholarships have been offered to George Fox students, faculty and staff registering before May 1.

You can learn more about the conference here. Contact Paul Anderson (panderso@georgefox.edu) if you have questions.

Support Kenya serve team at tonight’s basketball games

Friday, February 16th, 2018

The Nursing Serve Trip team is selling Krispy Kreme donuts at the basketball games tonight (Saturday). The cost is only $1 for a delicious donut or $10 for a dozen.

Come cheer on our Bruin basketball players and support our team for this amazing opportunity to serve in Kenya. We will also be doing a raffle during the men’s game! The games begin at 4 and 6 p.m.

Contact Hannah Thom (hthom16@georgefox.edu) if you have questions.

Come do some swing dancing tonight

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Hey everyone! The Coast to Coast Swing Dance Club invites you to join us tonight (Saturday) in the FoxHole! Bring your friends and bring your dancing shoes. All levels of dancers are welcome! We hope to see you there!

Beginners learn at 6:30 p.m., followed by the intermediate dance at 7 p.m. and  the free social dance from 7:30 p.m. on.

Contact Justin Chang (jchang15@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Survey: Best of Newberg

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Tell The Crescent about your favorite places in “the Berg”! Click the survey link below to participate.

Best of Newberg Survey

Thanks for your feedback!
– Jacks Whitehurst (jwhitehurst16@georgefox.edu)

Disclaimer:
These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Don’t forget to apply for donor-funded scholarships by 5 p.m. today

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Are you …

  1. In the traditional undergraduate program
  2. Currently enrolled this spring
  3. Planning on being enrolled full time in the fall of 2018, AND
  4. Haven’t submitted your application for donor-funded scholarships?

Then get online and get it done! The deadline to apply is today (Friday) at 5 p.m. There is one application for 100-plus scholarships.

Log into your MyGFU. Go to Student Resources>Newberg UG Scholarships (use your MyGFU username and password to login) >Returning Student Donor Funded Scholarship Application.

First-time users don’t need to enter your Student ID.

Got questions? Email finaid@georgefox.edu.

Summer online course registration will be opening soon

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

If you’re interested in catching up or getting ahead on your general education requirements, taking an online course at George Fox this summer is an excellent strategy! Registration begins this Monday, Feb. 19.

Basic gen ed options such as MUSI 100, BIBL 100, BIBL 215, RELI 300, HIST 151, and new offerings in biology, math, physics, HUMA 205 and 290, and accounting are available.

The courses run for eight weeks, and the fee is 50 percent off normal tuition. The courses are all taught by experienced, devoted George Fox faculty members with a track record of success in online teaching. Class sections are limited to 20 students each, and they fill up fast.

Which classes are being offered, and how do I register? Visit the George Fox University summer online website for a course list and instructions for registration.

If you have questions about the applicability of a particular class to your degree requirements, contact your CAP Coach for more information. In some cases, your financial aid package can be used to cover the cost (check with Financial Aid for details).

Questions? Email Professor Brian Doak (bdoak@georgefox.edu), director of the summer online program.

Faculty, please let your students know about this opportunity.

Gentrification discussed at Matheteis this Tuesday night

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Intercultural Life is partnering with the Black Student Union for Black History Month to put together next week’s Matheteis! Join us at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, in Canyon Commons 103.

Matheteis is a discussion forum that comes from the Greek word for disciple. Our goal is to provide space for faculty, staff/administrators and students to discuss difficult topics in a cross-disciplinary approach that leads to learning and understanding.

We invite four panelists who are given two to three prompt questions ahead of time. After panelists have an opportunity to discuss the prompt questions, audience participants can also ask questions and join the discussion.

The topic will be the issue of gentrification. We want to engage in dialogue about the effects that less affluent communities experience in the process of renovating urban areas. Come join us for good conversation, snacks, and chapel credit!

Contact Brianna Martin-Ortega (bmartinortega16@georgefox.edu) for more information.

New ‘Daily Bruin’ feature allows you to further define your intended recipients

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Do you have news or events you’d like to publicize to a specific student population on the Newberg campus? You can now do so, as the Daily Bruin has added the option of selecting “Newberg Graduate Students” and/or “Newberg Undergraduate Students” as your intended audience.

The process of submitting a Daily Bruin request hasn’t changed. You still do so by logging into your MyGFU account and selecting “The Daily Bruin Request” tab. You simply have an additional option now when deciding who should receive the message.

Questions? Contact Sean Patterson at spatterson@georgefox.edu.

Commercial illustrator speaks at Art Talk Monday night

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Calling all artists – particularly those interested in illustration: This Monday, Feb. 19, we will host commercial illustrator Jesse LeDoux for Art Talk at the Chehalem Cultural Center (415 E. Sheridan St.). Join us for this free presentation from 6 to 7 p.m.

LeDoux worked for many years as an art director for Seattle-based Sub Pop Records, where he created iconic album and poster artwork for such artists as the Shins (“Best album packaging” Grammy nominee for Chutes Too Narrow), Iron and Wine, and Death Cab for Cutie before leaving in 2004 to focus on his client-based and personal work. He has worked on commercial illustration and collaborative projects for such clients as Starbucks, Nike, Disney, Giro, Rapha, Penguin UK and Target, and has exhibited internationally.

Hope to see you there! Contact Elizabeth Herrera (herrerae16@georgefox.edu) for more information.

Brandt Hall residents: East wing will be without power today from 10 a.m. to noon

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Today (Friday) the east wing of Brandt Hall (men’s wing) will have the power shut off from 10 a.m. to noon. The power will be shut off in all rooms and bathrooms in the east wing for two hours. Power will be restored in the afternoon.

Thank you for your patience as we make some important updates.

Nursing team selling donuts at basketball games to support trip to Africa

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

The Nursing Serve Trip team is selling Krispy Kreme donuts at the basketball games this weekend. The cost is only $1 for a delicious donut or $10 for a dozen.

Come cheer on our Bruin basketball players and support our team for this amazing opportunity to serve in Kenya. We will also be doing a raffle during both games on Friday and during the men’s game on Saturday! The games begin at 6 and 8 p.m. on Friday and at 4 and 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Contact Hannah Thom (hthom16@georgefox.edu) if you have questions.

Bruin teams are home for an exciting weekend of games

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Don’t miss these exciting matchups featuring your favorite Bruin teams!

Tonight (Friday) is Res Hall Night at the Bruin basketball games. Represent your living area by wearing your assigned color. The area with the most representatives will win an ice cream truck, sponsored by ASC. The winners will be determined at halftime of the men’s game, so be sure to stay for both as the Bruins take on Lewis & Clark at 6 and 8 p.m.!

Find your living area’s color below:

  • RAE: Blue
  • HAN: Green
  • HAW: White
  • EDG: Red
  • HMS: Gold
  • PCWB: Purple
  • Commuter: Black

Saturday

  • Women’s Tennis vs. Hardin-Simmons at 8 a.m.
  • Baseball vs. Lewis & Clark at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Morse Field
  • Basketball Senior Night vs. Pacific, at 4 and 6 p.m., Miller Gymnasium

Sunday

  • Baseball vs. Lewis & Clark, noon at Morse Field

Survey: IMLeagues

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

As a part of the George Fox Web Design II class I am putting together a hypothetical proposal for the redesign of the Intramural Leagues website and App. I need your help! Fill out this quick survey on the common uses of imleagues.com and the IMLeagues App.

IMLeagues Survey

Thanks for your input!
– Zachary Keimig (zkeimig14@gmail.com)

Disclaimer:
These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Support PT’s Africa serve team at tomorrow’s basketball game

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

The George Fox physical therapy program is doing a 50/50 raffle during the women’s basketball game at 4 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday)! We are raising money for a serve trip to Africa in June where we will be giving free physical therapy to those in need.

We would greatly appreciate if you would consider participating or donating to our cause. And it’s a great game to come show your support because it’s senior night. We hope to see you there. Thank you!

Contact Justine Benner (jbenner12@georgefox.edu) for more information.

Join the fun of swing dancing tomorrow in the FoxHole

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Hey everyone! The Coast to Coast Swing Dance Club invites you to join us tomorrow (Saturday) in the FoxHole! Bring your friends and bring your dancing shoes. All levels of dancers are welcome! We hope to see you there!

Beginners learn at 6:30 p.m., followed by the intermediate dance at 7 p.m. and  the free social dance from 7:30 p.m. on.

Contact Justin Chang (jchang15@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Deadline to apply for donor-funded scholarships is tomorrow

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Are you …

  1. In the traditional undergraduate program
  2. Currently enrolled this spring
  3. Planning on being enrolled full time in the fall of 2018, AND
  4. Haven’t submitted your application for donor-funded scholarships?

Then get online and get it done! The deadline to apply is tomorrow (Friday) at 5 p.m. There is one application for 100-plus scholarships.

Log into your MyGFU. Go to Student Resources>Newberg UG Scholarships (use your MyGFU username and password to login) >Returning Student Donor Funded Scholarship Application.

First-time users don’t need to enter your Student ID.

Got questions? Email finaid@georgefox.edu.

Make plans to run in Canyon Chaos Relays this Saturday

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

The Chaos is coming. Our very own canyon is hosting one of the most anticipated Olympic events of the new millennia: The Canyon Chaos Relays.

On Saturday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m. the gun will go off and a horde of newly paired Valentines representing dozens of countries from around the world will race around the trail. They will battle for the title of Olympic Chaos Champion over one hour of racing.

Details:

  • No one needs to preregister; just show up to be signed in and be given a country to represent.
  • The course is a 0.9-mile loop run clockwise in the canyon. It starts running straight up the hill toward HMS.
  • We’ll have a big fire going, warm beverages, music, and lots of cowbell for everyone to enjoy.
  • Teams are of two and must alternate laps. Anyone who doesn’t have a partner we can pair with other singles.
  • We have Winter Olympics-themed prizes for the first three places, and the first 36 people who sign up get cowbells to cheer with.

Sponsored by the Houses and Apartments-West living area. Email Grant Burns at gburns@georgefox.edu for more info.

Healthy breakfast recipes shared at special session Feb. 20

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Come join Emily Forbes from Love and Plants to learn healthy and delicious breakfast recipes. We’ll be in Canyon Commons 101 at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, and credit is available for students in select classes. Emily is presenting as part of the Nutrition Matters program.

Contact Kelsey Herschberger (kherschberger14@georgefox.edu) for more information.

Tomorrow is Res Hall Night at Bruin basketball games

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Represent your living area by wearing your assigned color to the Bruin basketball games tomorrow (Friday)! The area with the most representatives will win an ice cream truck, sponsored by ASC!

The winners will be determined at halftime of the men’s game, so be sure and stay for both as the Bruins take on Lewis & Clark at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.!

Find your living area’s color below and make your plans now for Friday!

  • RAE: Blue
  • HAN: Green
  • HAW: White
  • EDG: Red
  • HMS: Gold
  • PCWB: Purple
  • Commuters: Black

Music and poetry of Harlem Renaissance celebrated on stage March 3

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

George Fox  will serve as the venue for a special musical theatre presentation, Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance, presented by guest Core Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, in Wood-Mar Auditorium. The show is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Celebrating the music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance era in New York City, Of Ebony Embers examines the lives of three outstanding but very different African American poets – Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Claude McKay – as seen through the eyes of the great painter and muralist Aaron Douglas.

Chamber music theatre is a unique performance format created by the Core Ensemble, featuring a marriage of theatrical narrative to chamber music performance. Dracyn Blount portrays multiple characters while interacting with Mikael Darmanie on piano. The script was written by Akin Babatunde, who also serves as the show’s director.

The Core Ensemble performs music by African American composers ranging from jazz greats Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus to concert music composers Jeffrey Mumford and George Walker. Since 1993, the Core Ensemble has toured nationally to every region of the United States and internationally to England, Russia, the Ukraine, Australia and the British Virgin Islands.

The production is being hosted by George Fox’s music and theatre departments, in partnership with the offices of diversity and intercultural life.

Contact Jenny Elsey (jelsey@georgefox.edu) for more information.