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Not enough beds

GVL/Brianna Olson Sarah Hyde

Not enough beds


Grand Valley State University has a total of 6,000 beds on campus for incoming freshmen and returning upper-class students, but many students have seen shortages since the selection process for fall 2015 opened on Oct. 20.

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Theater group spreads awareness about sexual violence


Violence and sexual assault are taboo topics in society, and Grand Valley State University is no exception. One group on campus is ignoring the stigma and facing these controversial topics in a unique and raw way.

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Last Lecture honoree chosen


Charles Pazdernik, a classics professor at Grand Valley State University, was chosen by the Student Senate to deliver this year's “Last Lecture." The annual Last Lecture series is based on a similar event held in 2007 by Randy Pausch, a professor ...

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Not enough beds


Grand Valley State University has a total of 6,000 beds on campus for incoming freshmen and returning upper-class students, but many students have seen shortages since the selection process for fall 2015 opened on Oct. 20.

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Sports

Sister duo becomes key piece to GVSU puzzle


Championships are simply part of life for Gabriella Mencotti. During her multiyear playing career with Michigan Rush Northville, Mencotti helped bring home a state championship. As a senior, Mencotti tasted glory again when the midfielder led Northville ...

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STARTING CONVERSATION


In the United States, violence and sexual assault are hard topics to discuss. They are often glazed over, ignored and brushed past. People don’t want to address uncomfortable issues such as domestic violence or rape, especially in a public debate ...

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