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RAVINE ROMP

(10/07/12 6:43pm)

As part of Grand Valley State Univeristy’s Family Weekend, Peter Wampler, a geology professor, led students and their families on the annual Ravine Romp, which gives attendees the hands-on opportunity to romp through the ravines and learn about storm water management.










That Takes Ovaries! hosts sneak preview, open mic

(01/20/13 5:41pm)

The Women’s Center will be hosting a sneak preview for the upcoming production That Takes Ovaries!: Bold Women, Brazen Acts on Jan. 27 from 6-8 p.m. in the Cook Dewitt Center, located on the Allendale campus of Grand Valley State University. The preview, Leading a Bold Life, will be led by GVSU theater professor Karen Libman and will include readings from the play and discussion about real-life situations in which women and girls preformed a courageous action.


GV holds Last Laker Standing semifinals

(02/03/13 7:01pm)

The top ten student comedians, out of the original 25 at GVSU, competed in the semifinals of Last Laker Standing, a stand-up comedy competition, on Saturday at the Kirkof Center. Comedian and former Last Laker Standing winner Allen Trieu hosted Spotlight Productions’ seventh annual competition and had the whole audience of friends, family, and students laughing at his jokes about marriage, texting, and Facebook when he performed.