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MyGraceland: Navigating Academia


While MyGraceland tries very hard to be user-friendly, there are always going to be parts of a website that some people can’t find or don’t understand. When I was an underclassman, I found myself fiddling around on MyGraceland when I looking for my class schedule or even when I was bored, but not all students do that (many others have ... Read More »

To Climb or Not to Climb: A Closson Center Journey


One of the few of its kind left in the world, Closson Center stands at the South side of campus with three humps, two dips, and a whole lot of charm. This is the type of charm that attracts all kinds of students – economics majors and spoken word poets, film fanatics and pre-med students – up to its dangerous ... Read More »

Scholars’ Showcase Provides Exceptional Experience for Students


Students got to enjoy the hard work that their colleagues put forward on Thursday, April 7 at Scholars’ Showcase. Events started at 9 am with a welcome session and transitioned into the keynote speaker, Roger D. Launius. Students attending the keynote picked up a stamp card that checked them into Showcase events and that was later turned in for a prize drawing. ... Read More »

The Process of (Dis)connect

The student-designed set for (Dis)connect.

(Dis)connect, Graceland University’s latest production in the drama department, is a story about a man learning about himself and relationships through the experiences of the vast amount of characters of the show. It is interconnected with a mystery story that involves your stereotypical noir detective and inner monologues. The story of (Dis)connect is a fairly conventional one; sure, it contains ... Read More »

Who is Behind the Changes in The Swarm?


Before everyone left for spring break, the Swarm was the same old place that it always was. However, when we returned from break, it was as if the Swarm had undergone a complete transformation. That transformation was the result of Jeff McElroy’s Operations Management class. Austin Halls, Josh Waite, Jacob Soltis, & Gustavo Yanez Dabdoub were the students who presented the ideas to ... Read More »

Guest Lecture: Indigenous Activism Across Media


On Thursday, March 24, guest speaker Joshua D. Miner gave a presentation entitled Indigenous Activism Across Media. The lecture focused on the role of new media such as film, social media, video games, etc. are playing in activist movements of Indigenous peoples. Additionally, all the various “Occupy” movements of recent history have dealt with elements of time and space that ... Read More »

The First Graceland Enactus Dance-a-Thon

There was more than dancing going on at the Dance-a-Thon! These students played "Hungry, Hungry Hippos!"

On Friday, March 11, Graceland students were preparing to be up even later than usual. Enactus members took afternoon naps and bought energy drinks and coffee. Other students laced up their comfiest tennis shoes and prepared for a night on their feet for the first Dance-a-Thon ever sponsored by Graceland Enactus. This idea had been circulating for awhile. “At one ... Read More »

What’s New in The Helene Center?


It’s that time of the year again: March. It’s time, yet again, for a whole series of Senior art shows to go up in the Helene Center. The first two shows currently up in the student galleries are Oswaldo Herrera’s Of Love and Relationships and Jasmine Morales’s Epona. Herrera’s Of Love and Relationships showcases a series of digital illustrations paired ... Read More »

The GSG Fight is Over!


The fight for GSG positions 2k16 is finally over, and I am here to give you the rundown of the winners of each position. So without further ado, here are your new GSG Officers for the 2016-17 school year: The winner out of the COSA corner is Hayley Rankin! House: Solah Year: Sophomore Major: Elementary Education with endorsements in reading ... Read More »

Spring Break… in February?


It’s almost here… spring break. That glorious week during which we get to head home and see family and high school friends. Some of us, like many college students, may head to the beach to get some much-needed sun rays and warmth. However, as I was planning my spring break this year, I hit a few speed bumps when I ... Read More »

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