Archive for September, 2023

Watch ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ with the Comic Book Club today

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

The Comic Book Club will be meeting today (Friday) at 5:30 p.m. in the FoxHole (we will prop the door open) to watch The Amazing Spider-Man. Snacks will be provided! And don’t worry if you know nothing about comics! Members vary in knowledge and commitment to different fandoms. We hope to see you there!

Contact Elise Cox at with any questions.

Join the Arts and Crafts Club and the Critical Hit Club for miniature painting on Oct. 7

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

The Arts & Crafts Club and the Critical Hit Club invite you to our collaborative event, miniature painting! Join us from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in Hoover 203 on Saturday, Oct. 7, for a fun afternoon of creating miniature masterpieces!

Miniature painting is the art of painting tiny figurines, which can be used for tabletop gaming characters, collectibles, or simply for artistic decoration! All materials will be provided.

Feel free to email Lilly McAfee at if you have any questions.

Reminder: Review the updated campus display and posting policy

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

The posting and display policy at George Fox applies to student-sponsored public displays and posters. Displays generally consist of a number of images, pictures, or ideas intended for engagement by the broader campus community to create awareness or generate discussion.

Posters are generally intended to advertise a particular event or raise awareness about the activities of a particular officially recognized campus club or organization.

Find all the details you need in the Student Handbook: Campus Display & Posting Policy section, which can be viewed at this link.

For more information, please contact Jere Witherspoon in the student life office at

Check out the Bruin Community Pantry’s updated hours

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

We have posted new hours for the Bruin Community Pantry food bank!

  • Mondays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: Noon to 2 p.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Fridays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, please check out our website at this link.

Support men’s tennis and enjoy free pizza on Oct. 6

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

Come support the three-time defending Northwest Conference champions George Fox men’s tennis team as they play UC Santa Cruz on Friday, Oct. 6, at 5:45 p.m. at the George Fox Tennis Center. You won’t want to miss it!

The match will feature the following:

  • Free Abby’s pizza for fans
  • Free admission!
  • Free George Fox Tennis shirts for the first 20 fans!
  • George Fox Tennis gear for sale!
  • Three doubles pro-sets will start first, followed by six singles matches

Contact Jeff Cero at if you have any questions.

Kinesiology research study is still seeking participants

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

Want to be a part of a research study with a minimal time commitment? Join our short study testing sprinting performance at different times of day!

All fitness levels are encouraged; we want your contribution to our study! Find out whether your theories of when you work out best are correct, and earn potential extra credit (especially kinesiology students) at the discretion of your instructor.

Interested? Want to know more? Email Colin Bethurum at, or sign up for the study using this Informed Consent Form.

It’s time for our annual ’80s-themed dance tomorrow night

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

We’re sending you Back to the Future at 8 p.m. tomorrow night (Friday)! The EHS Atrium is about to be transformed into your ’80s dream.

The DJ will play the best ’80s jams as you dance the night away, eating all the classic snacks (including Dippin’ Dots!) The first 200 arrivals will get free fanny packs, glasses, pins, hats and other amazing accessories to match your radical outfits!

Check out the Activities Weekly email for more details.

Events coming up:

  • Fox Got Talent: Friday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. in Bauman
  • Midnight Madness: Friday, Oct. 20, at 9 p.m. in Wheeler
  • Haunted House: Friday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m. in Roberts Center

Contact with any questions.

Learn about the financial services industry at alumni panel next week

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

Would you like to learn more about what it is like to work in the financial services industry? Come to our panel on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in Hoover 103!

The Financial Planning Club is hosting this exclusive alumni panel that is open to all financial services majors, including finance, accounting, financial planning, and economics! George Fox alumni will talk about their current jobs and answer your questions. Don’t have any questions? Just come and listen. There will also be pizza and time to network with the panelists

Please fill out this form to RSVP.

Reach out to Cort Morris at with any questions.

Attend or watch tonight’s presentation of Richard J. Foster Award in Spiritual Formation

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

Come see renowned Christian author, teacher and alumnus Richard J. Foster present an award in his name to pastor and fellow author Joshua Choonmin Kang tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m.

The presentation in Canyon Commons will be followed by Kang’s lecture, “Deep-Rooted in Christ,” and a reception. Kang will also speak in chapel this morning at 10:50 a.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

Can’t make today’s session? You can register to watch it at this link.

A selection committee selected Kang as the 2023 recipient of the Richard J. Foster Award in Spiritual Formation. The award recognizes those whose intellectual and practical work helps others come into an ongoing transformational relationship with Jesus Christ. More info about the award and this year’s events can be found at this link.

Kang is the founding pastor of New Life Vision Church in the Koreatown area of Los Angeles, and the author of more than 80 books in Korean, including Solitude of a Leader, with over 1.5 million copies in print.

Contact Sarah Taylor at for more information.

Have your study abroad questions answered at Oct. 10 info meeting

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

The Center for Study Abroad will be hosting an information meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. in EHS 102.

Attend this meeting for more details about specific programs, the application process, and application due dates. Study abroad ambassadors will also be in attendance to answer questions and offer guidance.

Questions? Can’t make the meeting? Email Lynn Scott at, David Martínez at, or stop by the Center for Study Abroad.

Join in on Homecoming events this Thursday through Saturday

Tuesday, September 26th, 2023

Join us for Homecoming this Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 28-30! Visit for scheduled activities and locations. We are looking forward to a wonderful time together!

Here are a few highlights:


  • Chapel: Hear 2023 Richard J. Foster Award in Spiritual Formation recipient Joshua Choonmin Kang speak at 10:50 a.m. Return that night for the 7 p.m. awards presentation in Canyon Commons.


  • “Friday Flowers” in Memory of Grandpa Roy: Join us at 11:30 a.m. in the quad for this second annual tradition
  • “Navigating the ChatGPT Revolution”: Hear President Baker address the challenges and opportunities AI brings to higher education at 2 p.m. in Canyon Commons
  • Sports Hall of Fame Reception: 7 p.m. in Canyon Commons
  • Homecoming Concert: 7:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium


  • Bruinpalooza on the Quad: Join us for a celebration of Bruin pride from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.! The event includes popcorn, cotton candy, free hotdogs, inflatables, games, faculty meet-ups, and more. And the goats are back!
  • Football vs. Lewis & Clark: 4 p.m. in Stoffer Stadium

If you have any questions, contact Holly Anderson at

Please return pop-up banners to undergraduate admissions office

Tuesday, September 26th, 2023

If you have recently borrowed a pop-up display banner from the undergraduate admissions office, please return it to the admissions office or contact Joy Brown at

Check out the study abroad fair on Oct. 4

Tuesday, September 26th, 2023

Are you interested in studying abroad? The Center for Study Abroad is hosting a study abroad fair on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Canyon Commons.

Many of our off-campus programs will have representatives present, so come by to get information about different programs, countries, and their requirements. We will also be passing out information about the Center for Study Abroad application requirements and due dates.

Finally, we’ll also have a prize drawing of $500 toward a study abroad program of your choice for those who attend and participate.

Questions? Email Lynn Scott at or David Martínez at, or stop by the Center for Study Abroad.

Reminder: ‘Sticks and Stones’ workshop on faith and the language of racism is tonight

Tuesday, September 26th, 2023

Don’t forget to join us tonight (Wednesday) at 7 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101 for the “Sticks & Stones” workshop facilitated by the amazing DMetri Mattocks.

Come dive deeper and unpack the language of racism and how we as people of faith should respond. We welcome all levels of experience to engage in this conversation! Come ready to learn something new, and please feel free to bring a friend or two along.

We’re excited to see you all there tonight! There will also be chapel credit available for students.

If you have any questions or would like more information, feel free to contact Ayahna Bahati at

Today’s Quaker worship will be hosted by professor Ross McCullough

Tuesday, September 26th, 2023

Please join us today (Wednesday) for Quaker open worship from 2:15 to 2:45 p.m. in Hoover 250, seeking to discern how Christ speaks to us through the Holy Spirit as we gather in his name. Ross McCullough will be the host. Chapel credit is available.

You may email your questions to Paul Anderson at

Hear college tips from first-generation seniors tomorrow night

Tuesday, September 26th, 2023

Still trying to find your rhythm as a college student? Learn from your fellow first-generation* seniors as they share tips that helped them in their college journeys. The first 40 students will be provided with a free dinner! The session will be at the Intercultural Resource Center at 6 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday).

Here are the majors represented in this session:

  • Studio art
  • Biology
  • Social work
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Nursing

Join us for good food, conversation, and connection with your first-generation peers.

*A first-generation student is defined as a student for whom neither parent or guardian has completed a four year bachelor’s degree.

If you have any questions, email Jesse Cetz at

Come see students get baptized today at noon in the quad

Monday, September 25th, 2023

The George Fox community is invited to join us at noon in front of the Murdock Library today (Tuesday) to celebrate the baptism of several students.

All are welcome to come and witness this wonderful moment of committing to follow Jesus.

Check out new items at the Bruin Bookstore during Bruinpalooza this Saturday

Monday, September 25th, 2023

The Bruin Bookstore will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. this Saturday for Homecoming and Bruinpalooza. There will be lots of fresh new merch in for the fall season (including a new “Mom” shirt). Stop in and check us out!

Get a discounted massage and help fund a service trip to Uganda

Monday, September 25th, 2023

Do you have stress, aches, pains, or just want to feel relaxed? Come by to get a massage from a Doctor of Physical Therapy student!

Our mission is to improve our community’s health by offering discounted massages to students and employees ($25) and community members ($30). We are offering 25-minute massages on Monday, Oct. 16, from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Medical Sciences Building (448 Werth Blvd. in Newberg).

Your contribution will help fund our medical service trip to Uganda. Donations are also welcome; there will be a tip jar on site! You can register for a massage using this Google Form.

Come to ‘Sticks and Stones’ workshop regarding racism and faith tomorrow night

Monday, September 25th, 2023

Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7 p.m. in Canyon Commons for a “Sticks & Stones” workshop facilitated by the amazing DMetri Mattocks.

We’ll be diving deeper and unpacking the language of racism and how we people of faith should respond. We welcome all levels of experience to engage in this conversation! Come ready to learn something new, and please feel free to bring a friend or two along. We’re excited to see you all there!

If you have any questions or would like more information, feel free to contact Ayahna Bahati at