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Cycling Club works to start bike repair shop

(09/19/12 5:14pm)

The Grand Valley State University Cycling Club is avidly seeking to open a bike repair shop that will bring the university one step closer to being a ‘bike-friendly’ campus. “There is a master bike plan that was developed by a consulting firm working with the GVSU facilities planning department a couple years ago,” said Lindsey DesArmo, who works for Human Resources and is heading up the application process to make GVSU a recognized ‘bike-friendly’ institution. “The bike repair stands…are partly a result of the recommendations from the report. A move in the right direction.” The bike repair shop will be an extension of the bike rental program instituted by Pew Campus Operations last year.






Community remembers Shane Welch with Heart Walk and basketball tournament

(10/14/12 5:27pm)

One year after the untimely death of Grand Valley State University student Shane Peoples-Welch, students from GVSU and members of the Grand Rapids community gathered together Saturday in Ah-Nab-Awen park to commemorate their loved ones who have suffered or currently suffer from heart-related ailments. The park, located behind the Gerald R.