All are welcome to healthy holiday food demo on Monday

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The Nutrition Matters grant at George Fox is sponsoring upcoming cooking demonstrations. If you would like to learn how to make a healthy meal, join us in Canyon Commons this Monday, Nov. 19, from 7 to 8 p.m. to learn how to make healthy holiday food!

Emily Forbes, a George Fox alumna and local nutritionist, is passionate about helping students learn to make healthy meals. You will walk away with knowledge on how to make a dish, a sample, and the recipe! It’s like watching a cooking show, but you actually get to taste the food! Join us! Both students and employees are welcome.

Any questions should be directed to Kristi Welker by emailing

Students invited to free performance of Christmas Concert

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The George Fox music department will host its annual Christmas Concerts on Dec. 7, 8 and 9. Come enjoy an evening of wonderful music in our beautiful Bauman Auditorium.

Tickets are on sale now on the music department website, and one ticket is FREE to every current student for the 7:30 p.m. Friday evening performance. We hope you will share this evening of peace, hope, comfort and joy with us.

Contact Danielle Warner ( with any questions.

Join the Swing Dance Club tomorrow night

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Love dancing? Then come to the FoxHole tomorrow night (Saturday) for some swing dancing! Beginner lessons start at 6:30 p.m., intermediate at 7 p.m., and open dance at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to join us!

For more information, contact Andrea Alsager (

Join Photography Club in light painting outing this Sunday night

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

This Sunday, Nov. 18, the Photography Club will be working on light photography around campus. We will be light painting and taking long exposure photos with glow sticks, flashlights and anything that glows.

We will be meeting at the Crisman Crossing bridge (cafeteria side) before 7 p.m., and the outing will end around 9 p.m. There will also be snacks.

If you’re interested, please sign up here so we have an idea of how many cameras, tripods and lights to bring. Please bring a coat, gloves and anything else you need to stay warm in the evening.

Questions? Contact Tsacha Hyneman (

Please take your bikes home over Thanksgiving break

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Although the weather is great now, it is supposed to begin raining over Thanksgiving break. If you aren’t riding your bike much, please take it home over Thanksgiving and bring it back during spring break when the weather improves.

If you decide to keep it on campus, put it in your dorm room or apartment over breaks to avoid potential theft, and always keep it locked, preferably with a U-lock!

Thank you,
– Campus Public Safety Office

Follow @gfuasc on Instagram to connect with your Student Government

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Student Government has a new Instagram account!

Sign into Instagram and follow @gfuasc to learn about what ASC looks like and does now, know who represents you, and to stay informed on what ideas, proposals and changes are being worked on.

Register now for relationship retreat and ‘Great Date Night’

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The Office of Commuter Life will be hosting a relationship retreat Feb. 8-10, 2019. The retreat is open to undergraduate married, engaged or seriously dating couples (one person per couple must be an undergraduate George Fox University student).

There will be a $50 early-bird fee per couple for this weekend-long retreat on the Oregon Coast, which will include meals and an amazing speaker. The early-bird price will run now through Jan. 14. The price for registration from Jan. 15 to Jan. 25 will be $65.

Spots are limited to 15 couples, so please fill out this form to sign up. Only one person from the couple needs to complete the form.

Please note: The second part of the retreat is a “Great Date Night” scheduled for Sunday, March 10, from 5 to 8 p.m. Mark your calendar now for both events, and save the date if you hope to attend. More information will be sent to you once the application is completed.

Any questions should be directed toward Kristi Welker, director of commuter life, at or Tyler Welker, assistant professor of cinematic arts, at

All students are welcome to join Ecology Club field trip to the coast tomorrow

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The Ecology Club is hosting a field trip to the Oregon Coast tomorrow (Saturday). We will be leaving in the morning and spending the day exploring tide pools, whale watching, birding, etc. This field trip is open to all students, but we have limited spots available.

If you would like to come or have any questions, please contact Shelby Byerly (

Swing by the quad this morning for some crepes

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Enjoy hot crepes all while supporting a local charity! Crepes will be sold for $3 each this morning (Friday) from 9 a.m. to noon on the quad. All proceeds will go toward the Hillside Inn.

More information on the Hillside Inn is available here. Contact Dani Schmaltz ( for more information.

Join panel discussion on cultural identity tonight in IRC

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Today (Thursday), our International Chapel will host, as part of our International Cultural Celebration Week festivities, a special panel discussion featuring students and administrators. All are welcome to join us beginning with a meal at 5:30 p.m. in the Intercultural Resource Center (IRC).

Members of the panel have all lived in a variety of cultural settings, and they will talk about how these experiences have affected them in their own cultural identity as well as how it has shaped them spiritually. Members of the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions as well.

The panel members are: Bryce Coefield, Monik Kadarmanto, Satoshi Seth, Sara Hailemeskel, Kentaro Toma and Sei Sameshima.

Join us! Contact Alex Pia ( with any questions.

All invited to watch movie ‘A Plastic Ocean’ tomorrow night

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

It’s movie night in the Hadlock Student Center! The sociology department and the Stewards on Sustainability Club invite you to watch the documentary A Plastic Ocean at 7 p.m. tomorrow (Friday).

Come learn more about plastic pollution, and if you want to know what you can do, stick around after the movie for a discussion. Snacks will be provided, but this event is “B.Y.O.B.” (bring your own bowl … and mug)!

We hope to see you there! Contact Kristina Peterson ( with any questions.

Come hear students perform recitals this morning

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

All are invited to hear a collection of applied music students across all instruments perform their repertoire this morning (Thursday) from 10:50 to 11:40 a.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

Students who need performance credit may earn one professional credit for attending. Admission is free! Come support your peers and here a wide variety of music.

Support charity by purchasing a crepe tomorrow morning

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Enjoy hot crepes all while supporting a local charity! Crepes will be sold for $3 each tomorrow (Friday) from 9 a.m. to noon on the quad. All proceeds will go toward the Hillside Inn.

More information on the Hillside Inn is available here. Contact Dani Schmaltz ( for more information on the fundraiser.

Want to feel relaxed? Come by Roberts and get a massage

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Got stress, aches and pains, or do you just want to feel relaxed? We want to help! Come by Roberts 204 Wednesday, Nov. 28, between 3 and 6 p.m. to get a 30-minute massage performed by a doctor of physical therapy student and receive free stress management advice!

Our mission is to improve our community’s health by offering discounted massages to students ($15) and employees ($20). All proceeds will be donated to help fund our medical service trip to Uganda and Ghana. Donations are also welcome!

Preregister here. Questions? Contact Kayla Winter (

Get your flu shot today!

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Now is a great time to get your flu shot! The School of Nursing and the Health and Counseling Center will be teaming up to hold a flu shot clinic today (Thursday) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Roberts Center’s Room 117.

For students with the PacificSource school health insurance plan, the flu shot is free. For all others, the shot is $20. Cash or check accepted.

Contact Cari Jermann ( for more information.

Applying to grad school? New resources available

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Did you know that 18 percent of students from the George Fox class of 2018 are in graduate school? The IDEA Center and the Academic Resource Center (ARC) are partnering to offer grad school application resources.

Check out the new webpage that includes test prep information, writing personal statements, and obtaining letters of reference. If you would still like someone to proof your personal statement after reading through the resources on your own, you can make an appointment with the Academic Resource Center (ARC).

Before you schedule, we recommend doing some research on personal statement guidelines for your selected graduate school.

Be sure to write up your first draft (500 to 600 words) before meeting with an ARC consultant.

Students may schedule appointments with the ARC by calling 503-554-2327 or sending an email to

Join ‘Real Conversations: Race’ this afternoon in Canyon Commons

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

The Office of Student Life is hosting a “Real Conversation” this afternoon (Thursday), when Bryce Coefield and Jenny Elsey will discuss the topic of race. The Real Conversations Student Life programming series intends to give space for important and pertinent cultural conversations.

“Real Conversations: Race” will take place in Canyon Commons 101-103 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. and will include a time of Q&A.

For more information, contact Brett Meyers (

Athletes: Please fill out concussion and mental health survey

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

We are conducting a survey for our senior seminar project, and we need help from George Fox athletes!

Our study is designed to identify correlations between pre-existing mental health illness or risk for illness with post-concussive data. Even if you have not experienced a concussion, please take the time to fill out our quick five-minute survey!

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Mackenzie Campbell ( or Rachel Fox (

Find the survey here.

Thank you for taking the time; any participation helps!

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.

Listen to guest physical therapy doctor speak on exercise and chronic disease

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

The School of Physical Therapy is excited to host Dr. Kim E. Eppen, physical therapist and clinical specialist at the University of Iowa, tonight (Thursday) in Canyon Commons 101 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Dr. Eppen will present the topic “Exercise Prescription in Chronic Disease.” The primary objectives for this lecture are to identify the relationship between inactivity and chronic disease, discuss physical activity guidelines for “general health benefits,” and discuss the role of physicians and other healthcare providers in assessing and prescribing physical activity/exercise for prevention and/or management of chronic disease.

Everyone is encouraged to attend this free event. Light refreshments will be served.

Questions? Contact Linda Dallof at

All are welcome to open mic at Coffee Cottage this Saturday

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
Have you ever wanted to present your slam poetry? Original music? Stand-up comedy? Interpretive dance? Or anything in between?

Try it all at Coffee Cottage Open Mic this Saturday, Nov. 17! It is a great time to try something new. Show up at 6:45 p.m. to fill in your slot, or 7 p.m. if you would rather watch the fun.

Please note: Due to our copyright laws, we cannot allow covers; we encourage original works all around. Additional note: musicians must provide their instruments. We have speakers and microphones available!

Join us at the Coffee Cottage, 808 E Hancock St.

Contact Araya Glancy ( for more information.