Though it may not seem like a flat tire, a baseball game and a grilled cheese sandwich have anything in common, each one taught listeners an important lesson about capturing “the moment” during the first event in Grand Valley State University’s 2015-2016 Writers Series.
As the sound of a didgeridoo echoed in the distance, a Michael Jackson impersonator danced while crowds of curly afro wigs bobbed to the music.
Featuring members of the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra, a professor’s original composition and a professor performing with his saxophone quartet, the Fall Arts Celebration continued with a concert put on by some of Grand Valley State University’s music department faculty.
History is often taught through textbooks and museums, but during the Paleo-Olympic Games, history is taught through demonstration and interaction. Bringing medieval rugby, Roman religious practices, archery and more to Grand Valley State University, the Paleo-Olympics is an annual tradition that allows students to participate and learn about history in an engaging way.
A diverse audience of all ages tapped their toes and swayed to the beat at a concert on Friday night - a concert without any instruments. With nothing but the power of their voices, three vocal groups took the stage at Allendale High School’s Ceglarek Fine Arts Center on the evening of Sept. 18.
While many returning Grand Valley students are just getting unpacked and ready for the academic year, the school’s dedicated Laker Marching Band has been working to make sure that this season’s football games will be more memorable than ever before.