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There are few certainties in life outside of death, taxes and the Grand Valley State swimming & diving program being dominant. GVSU continued their winning ways this weekend, as both the men's and women's teams took team titles Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Busbey Natatorium at Cleveland State University.
Winter in Michigan is a long battle beginning usually in late December and ending around late March and early April. We all suffer from the harsh conditions, but for outdoor spring sports, it can be difficult to keep in shape and be prepared for the season.
“Every time you go out there, you want to be a little nervous, have a little bit of butterflies in your stomach and get the juices flowing,” once said former University of Arizona All-American softball player and two-time Women’s College World Series winner Taryne Mowatt.
For nearly two decades, Grand Valley State has maintained a reputation as the premier baseball program in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Since 2004, GVSU baseball has captured nine regular season GLIAC conference championships and four GLIAC conference tournament championships.
It’s not every election that the party opposing a sitting president has to start planning their primary debate a year early in order to make sure it can accommodate all of its candidates. Political pundits in 2016 thought seventeen Republican candidates was flooding the field; this year, they’ve been surprised again by the almost three dozen presidential hopefuls eyeing the Democratic nomination. The Democratic National Committee, wary of once again being accused of favoring a specific candidate, have announced their plans for two consecutive evenings of at least a dozen total televised debates in order to give every candidate a taste of the limelight. Not only is the Democratic presidential field unusually crowded, they’re showing up unusually early to the party - by early February we already had more candidates than many previous elections did by their primaries. In most presidential elections, even the early hopefuls usually wait to announce their candidacies until March.
The five seniors on the Grand Valley State women’s tennis team competed for the last time in front of their home crowd Sunday, Feb. 24 against Walsh.
On Thursday, Feb. 28, students will expose the Grand Valley State University community to Korean culture in a whole new way. From 7 to 10 p.m. in the Kirkhof Grand River Room, dance group K-pop Group Evolution (K-GE) will be hosting their annual K-pop Unleashed dance showcase.
Grand Valley State University’s library is in the preliminary process of cutting over $800,000 for its collections budget to combat the rising prices of subscription-based services and an absence of bonus funds from the Provost’s office. In a January 2019 memo from University Libraries, the process will include the collection of feedback from students and faculty to ultimately make cancellations to journals and databases by January 2020.
Grand Valley State University’s presence in downtown Grand Rapids has been amplified in recent years with the addition of Finkelstein Hall, the proposed construction of a parking ramp shared with Spectrum Health and the ongoing expansion of the engineering school. As the Laker community continues to grow in the big city, Grand Valley Police Department recognizes the subsequent need for increased security. GVPD now has two officers on duty near the Grand Rapids campuses, the first step in their plan to establish a downtown GVPD unit.
Any fan of defense would be a fan of the No. 11 Grand Valley State women’s basketball team's week, as the Lakers held their two out-of-peninsula opponents – Northern Michigan on Thursday, Feb. 21 and Michigan Tech on Saturday, Feb. 23 – to 10 and 15 points at halftime respectively. The defense translated into victories with GVSU claiming a 50-37 win before a 74-46 drubbing. The wins make nine in a row for the Lakers who are now 25-2 (18-1 GLIAC).
On Feb. 20, Grand Valley State University’s University Arts Chorale and Cantate Chamber Ensemble performed several vocal arrangements as part of a choral concert. Associate Professor of Music Ellen Pool directed the ensembles on Wednesday night.
With 40 years of experience directing GVSU’s University Arts Chorale, Pool stated that this performance was “a very successful concert.”
The Grand Valley State men’s basketball picked the perfect time of year to start playing their best brand of basketball, as after previously losing to Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech this season, they dominated at the Fieldhouse Arena, beating Northern 85-62 on Thursday, Feb. 21 before beating Michigan Tech 71-53 on Saturday, Feb. 23.
Grand Valley State University is home to many students who proudly call themselves the first members of their family to attend college. These first-generation students certainly face a challenge, but they remain some of the most dedicated and driven students at GVSU.
The Grand Valley State University Symphonic Band performed an array of colorful and contemporary pieces to the GVSU community during their Feb. 22 concert at the Louis Armstrong Theatre. Junior trombonist John Tesner earned the opportunity to perform a solo in the concert, which was conducted by Kevin Tutt.
Coming soon to downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., will be famous award winning barbecue restaurant “City Barbeque.” City Barbeque is growing quickly, with a cozy backyard atmosphere, homemade savory foods and caring staff that gives back to the community through fundraisers. Currently, City Barbeque is popular in eight different states and this will be the first ever Michigan location to open.
The oldest Panhellenic chapter on Grand Valley State University’s campus hosted their oldest annual event on Wednesday, Feb. 20 to support their local charity.
Grand Valley State University alumnus Nick Hoffman recently started a business called Mitten on My Mind LLC (Limited Liability Company) with his brother Nate Hoffman. Mitten on My Mind is an online business that has allowed the brothers to share their state pride with fellow Michiganders.
On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Grand Valley Kaufman Interfaith Institute sponsored the annual Abrahamic Dinner in Grand Rapids. The dinner featured guest student speakers from Hope College, Calvin College and Grand Valley State University.
With mental health concerns rising across college campuses nationwide, universities are providing the resources, facilities and expertise to aid in this increasing demand for mental health care, and Grand Valley State University is no exception.
The legalization of marijuana took effect on Dec. 6, 2018, allowing Michiganders who are 21 or older to carry 2.5 oz. of the plant on their person and use it at their leisure in private areas. It gives permission to gift the mentioned weight to another over the age of 21. In fact, many of the laws regarding recreational marijuana are similar to the Minor in Possession laws associated alcohol consumption.