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GVSU downs Rollins to win national title
Photo: GVL / Kevin Sielaff

GVSU downs Rollins to win national title


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – When a key member of the original cast leaves a TV show, it rarely remains as good. Writers stretch for storylines and slowly the fan base dwindles.

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Reevaluating sexual assault policies


For the third time this semester, Grand Valley State University students, faculty and staff received a campus safety notification informing them of a sexual assault in the GVSU community. The Dec. 3 notification was in reference to an incident at ...

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Exam cram


It is once again finals week. Redbull, insomnia and a commendable disregard for sanity are the weapons of choice for many who scramble at all hours of the night to finish projects, write papers, coordinate group presentations and study for exams. ...

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Lakers gain over 1,000 new alumni


Van Andel Arena was lacking the usual hockey fans and concert fanatics on Saturday and instead was filled with friends and family of the 2014 class of Grand Valley State University alumni.

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News

Reevaluating sexual assault policies


For the third time this semester, Grand Valley State University students, faculty and staff received a campus safety notification informing them of a sexual assault in the GVSU community. The Dec. 3 notification was in reference to an incident at ...

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Exam cram

Sports

For GVSU, NCAA title easy as 1-2-3


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – In less than 10 seconds, the Grand Valley State women’s cross country team cemented its standing as an NCAA Division II dynasty.

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Student Life

From student to mentor


Over the past few years, Grand Valley State University’s Pals Student Mentors program has provided at-risk youth of the Grand Rapids community with a sense of stability and reliability – two things unfamiliar to those who come from broken homes ...

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Opinion

LIBRARY LESSONS


With the semester coming to a close, many Lakers have gone into full-study mode for the final week to prepare for exams. Every nook and cranny of the library is packed, and with it being open 24/7 for exams, students can literally claim their spot ...

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