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What is psych rock music A tribute to the surf rock of the sixties Or rather has it become an umbrella term encompassing everything that might once have been considered garage music The upcoming Michigan Psych Night may help attendees decide for themselves.
New talent rubbed elbows with some of Grand Rapids most recognized and celebrated groups at Friday nights installment of WYCEs Jammy Awards. Brad Fritcher trois a jazz quartet made up of several students from Grand Valley State University attended for the first time and in doing so only added to its growing reputation.
If you take psychological suffering in the right frame of mind you can find the humor in it.
Internships. While some bemoan tasks that may seem like thankless uncompensated work others find internships that truly enrich their learning experience. The interns of the Grand Rapids Film Festival can attest to the latter.
On Saturday the final round of Grand Valley State Universitys Last Laker Standing competition sponsored by Spotlight Productions took place. The final installment of the stand-up comedy contest featured five finalists selected by votes from audience members and a panel of judges in previous rounds. The finalists featured were Ren Rodriguez Jarrett Weber Luis Valencia Bryan Jackson and Lawrence Ensminger.
On Tuesday the Grand Valley State University String Trio made its debut at GVSU. Joined by clarinetist Arthur Campbell the group showcased two pieces one important to the clarinet and the other educational for string players.
After its sudden eviction last July some people may have thought that was the end of the Division Arts Avenue Collective.
People joined hands and clapped while the band fronted by singer Emad Batayeh led the celebration. The dabke a traditional Arab line dance was in full swing and Grand Valley State University students rushed to join those already dancing at last weeks Arabian Night.
It may have been 18 degrees outside but that did not stop students from traveling to Grand Valley State Universitys Kirkhof Center on Saturday night. The relaxed crowd was made up of everyone from musicians to poetry lovers who had come to check out the third annual Def Jam hosted by the GVSU chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
There may be rumors of ghosts haunting the halls of Grand Valley State Universitys Kistler and Copeland Living Centers but on Oct. 31 from 8 p.m to 11 p.m. these halls will be transformed into a real-life nightmare.
This past week Grand Valley State University followed the yellow brick road into Homecoming Week. Transforming GVSU into a place that can usually only be accessed by cyclone both students and alumni got into the spirit.
Grand Valley State University got a taste of raging electronic dance music Thursday night with this years Homecoming Concert featuring DJ Steve Aoki. Taking place in the universitys Fieldhouse the beat enticed plenty of students as well as non-students to dance.
Smirking jack-o-lanterns enough candy to rot teeth and the ability to become someoneor somethingelse for a night yes it8217s Halloween again. Many diehards have had their costume planned since Nov. 1 of last year but if youre one of the scramblers who plan their ensemble the day of have no fear because the Lanthorn has you covered.
Between the War on Terror and the current debate to go to war with Syria some Americans have skewed ideas of what Middle Eastern culture is actually like. On Oct. 8 Grand Valley State University played host to the Middle East Film Festival an event meant to attract students from all backgrounds and educate the community on Middle Eastern culture.
The Study Abroad Fair at Grand Valley State University strives to bring students an opportunity to explore several different countries at once while remaining in the U.S.
While Grand Valley State University offers both international students and American students opportunities to get to know each other many still have a hard time bonding across cultures. The Global Games which take place on Oct. 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Fieldhouse hopes to give students a chance to mingle in a relaxed environment while becoming familiar with games from other countries.
While studying abroad is an experience most students wish to pursue many do not have the financial means to do so. To raise money for those in need the Study Abroad Alumni Association has joined forces with the Padnos International Center to hold a reunion for alumni of the study abroad program.
Imagine being the face of several posters plastered across campus but still feeling lonely. Lewis Stone knows the feeling.
Studying abroad is not an option for everyone. To make international students feel more comfortable and to introduce students at Grand Valley State University to other cultures the Connection partnering with the Padnos International Center will once again play host to monthly international dinners.
When you think open mic night the first image that might come to mind is that of sensitive hipsters playing Oasis songs on the acoustic guitar. Spotlight Productions hopes to broaden that perspective with its edition of GVSU-based open mic nights.