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Grand Dialogue discusses science and religion

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Grand Dialogue discusses science and religion


Alvin Plantinga presented his theory that naturalism and evolution are incompatible at the Grand Dialogue at Grand Valley State University on Saturday.

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Photos of the Week

  • Grand Valley Physical Therapy student Ashley Vandenberg races with eight year old Keagan Curtis during the "Wheel Run Together" 5K on Saturday. Keagan's parents follow behind to support their son. GVL ...
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  • Grand Valley Physical Therapy students (from left) Emily King, Brett Kain, and Ashley Vandenberg race with eight year old Keagan Curtis and his parents during the "Wheel Run Together" 5K on Saturday. ...
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  • Zachary Leinonen defends his case during a mock trial which took place inside the multi-purpose room in the Mary Idema Pew Library. GVL/Kevin Sielaff
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  • The relay for life event, which was held inside the Fieldhouse, aimed to raise awarness and celebrate those who survive the disease of cancer. GVL/Courtesy Peter Chhum
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  • Senior Lexi Rice forehands the ball during Saturday morning's match against Wayne State University; Rice was playing doubles with her partner Carola Orna (junior). GVL / Hannah Mico.
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  • GVL/Kevin Sielaff #11 Ali Dixon
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  • GVL/Kevin Sielaff #16 Sarah Lowe #22 Kali Heller-Spencer
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  • The 2014 Laker football team gather for the annual Spring Classic in the Kelly Turf Building; the players scrimmaged while the crowd participated in fun activities. Coach Mitchell. GVL/Kevin Sielaff
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  • Freshman Erika Bradfield fights off an AIC defender during the DII National-Semifinals. GVL / Robert Mathews
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  • GVL / Hannah Mico David Nail performs in the Fieldhouse Arena on Thursday night as part of his Country Deep Tour.
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  • The Lakers were victorious in their match against Roberts Wesleyan on Monday, with a concluding score of 17-4. GVL / Hannah Mico.
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  • Senior Stuart Eisler making the picking up the grounder at short stop. GV / Emily Frye
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  • Senior Giancarlo Brugnoni makes the play at first base. GV / Emily Frye
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  • Sophomore Russell Griffin. GV / Emily Frye
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News

Sports

Brugnoni powers GV in series win at Walsh


Brugnoni hit his 40th and 41st career home runs in his first two at-bats of a three-game series as the No. 15 Grand Valley State University baseball team took two out of three games (a 10-1 win, a 5-2 win and a 15-12 loss) at Walsh University to maintain ... Read More

Laker Life

Concert shows that GVSU is a little bit country


“Are there any country music fans in the house tonight?” An eruption of ear-piercing screams from Grand Valley State University students, community members and B-93.7 listeners answered the question posed by country musician Sam Hunt. Yes, there ... Read More

Opinion

OPENING DISCUSSION


This weekend, Grand Valley State University hosted the Grand Dialogue to open discussion about the relationship between science and religion. Read More