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More than just a football game


Over the past 12 years, Grand Valley State University and Saginaw Valley State University have turned their football rivalry into something more than a game of touchdowns and tackles.

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Support for sidewalks increases


According to the Ottawa County Road Commission, there has been a history of car accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists on 48

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One year later


One year after it was temporarily taken down, the iconic Grand Valley State University pendulum stands tall as a beacon of science and art. Last year, the pendulum was removed amid safety concerns after an increasing number of students swung on it. It ...

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GV to remember lost Lakers


“May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.” Words like these, spoken by an anonymous author, will surely ring in the minds of members of Grand Valley State University's Laker community for the second year of a new tradition.

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More than just a football game


Over the past 12 years, Grand Valley State University and Saginaw Valley State University have turned their football rivalry into something more than a game of touchdowns and tackles.

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Sports

Shipley goes low again at Pioneer Invitational


The Grand Valley State University women’s golf team kept riding its recent wave of momentum over the weekend with another top-level performance in the Pioneer Invitational hosted by Malone University.

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Laker Life

Behind the curtain


Behind the rows of seats, past the thick velvet curtains and over the worn-in wood floor of the Grand Valley State University Louis Armstrong Theatre is the scene shop. It is in this workshop that eight pairs of hands construct the sets of four main ...

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Opinion

FUNDRAISING RIVALRY


This year, Grand Valley State University is taking a new approach to an old tradition. Rather than donating to just one charity during this year's Battle of the Valleys, GVSU has created the Children's Fund, which has the potential to benefit multiple ...

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