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GVSU looks ahead to future

GVL/Kevin Sielaff President Haas gives his closing remarks to the members of the board, acknowleding their hardwork as well as the committment of the student body. The board members were dismissed after a productive and beneficial meeting inside Kirkoff's Pere Marquette Room.

GVSU looks ahead to future


As Grand Valley State University begins to look ahead to the upcoming fall semester and the return of the bulk of its students, the university is also looking even further into the future. The university is finalizing its developmental plan for 2016-2021, ...

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GVSU involved in lawsuit


Grand Valley State University is currently involved in a pending lawsuit in which two students are suing the university for what they feel was a wrongful accusation of academic dishonesty. The two students, Ashley Short and Erin Jurek, were taking MTH ... Read More





Photos of the Week

  • GVL / Robert Mathews - Michael Ratay


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  • GVL / Alex Ramales Jack Rider


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  • GVL / Robert Mathews / Junior Matt Judon


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  • GV / Emily Frye #40 Senior Giancarlo Brugnoni


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  • GVL/Garrett Bleshenski A Google developer conference was held at the Allendale and Pew campuses to limited amount of people.


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  • GVL/ Marissa Dillon


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  • GVL/Kevin Sielaff Mike Nadratowski
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  • GVL/Kevin Sielaff Colin Kameraad, Grand Valley student and bicyclist, plans to make a journey across the the United State this summer. Over the past few months, he has trained vigourously in preparation ...
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  • GVL / Hannah Mico A group of graduating seniors wait in line, eager to officially graduate and recieve their diploma. The ceremony was held in Downtown Grand Rapids, at Van Andel Arena.
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  • GVL/Kevin Sielaff Dean Frederick J. Antczak discusses the need for an explicit Biochemistry major with the board of trustees. After further review, the committee passed the motion unanimously on Wednesday, ...
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  • GV / Emily Frye Freshman Emily Prins and Sophomore Carly Williamson
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News

Sports

7 summer questions for GVSU football


In the wake of a 12-3 season, a trip to the national semifinals and a No. 3 finish in the final 2013 AFCA Division II Coaches’ Poll, it seems a familiar prominence has been restored in Laker Land.

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Laker Life

Opinion

Free speech and the business model of education at GVSU


Last semester, GVSU administrators surveyed students to ask what the university should aspire to be. In considering qualities and defining missions, I never thought certain fundamental functions ? such as champion of free speech or free thought ...

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