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Given that domestic violence, sexual assault and gender equity continue to be prevalent issues throughout the U.S. and across the globe, Grand Valley State University gave several speakers the opportunity to address these issues Monday, Oct. 23, as part of a panel on violence against women.
When the No. 14-ranked Grand Valley State Lakers lost to the rival Ferris State Bulldogs, who moved up to No. 7 in the country after the win, the vibe in the locker room was unenviable. It was only their first conference loss and second overall, but there are just some games that teams circle to start the season and hype up to be more important than the others, right?
One of the most storied runners in Grand Valley State history is looking for a storybook ending to his career.
The GVSU men’s cross country team is coming off a big weekend at the GLIAC Championships. They won the GLIAC Championship as a team, and the standout individual was senior runner Wuoi Mach. Mach finished second in the men’s division with a time of 24:40.4 in the 8K.
It’s been quite a career for Grand Valley State volleyball middle blocker Sydney Doby. The senior has started every one of GVSU's matches so far this season, and she has accepted her leadership role in fashion.
After having a few weeks off from competition, the Grand Valley State women’s golf team packed their bags and headed to Old Hickory, Tennessee, to compete in the Music City Fall Invite Monday, Oct. 23, through Tuesday, Oct. 24.
In September, Anne Marie Fauvel, adviser for the Grand Valley State University Beekeepers club and professor of environmental studies and liberal studies, traveled beyond the fields of Western Michigan to Slovenia, in central Europe, to further her professional development. It was there that she learned more about beekeeping and additional beekeeping management practices.
As part of the 15th annual Fall Arts Celebration at Grand Valley State University, a poetry night will be held. The event, “An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with Jane Hirshfield and Dan Gerber,” will take place Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the L.V. Eberhard Center on GVSU’s Pew Campus.
People will soon have the opportunity to watch a collection of foreign movies when Grand Valley State University's and Grand Rapids Community College’s French programs host their 2nd annual Tournées Film Festival from Monday, Oct. 30, to Friday, Nov. 17.
Approximately 30 attendees gathered to experience the annual conference hosted by the student organization Revive at Grand Valley State University Saturday, Oct. 21, in the Kirkhof Center. The conference, which focused on issues affecting minority populations, was a combination of five sessions co-sponsored by the Omicron Alpha Chapter of the Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc.
Grand Valley State University President Thomas Haas signed an early assurance agreement with Central Michigan University President George Ross Thursday, Oct. 19. Starting in winter 2018, GVSU premedical students can apply for an early assurance of admission to the CMU College of Medicine.
Whether they're buying books, clothing or kitchen utensils online, almost everyone is familiar with the online shopping superpower Amazon.com. As of right now, there is only one Amazon headquarters, which is located in Seattle.
However, that is scheduled to change as the online shopping giant is currently in the process of evaluating different locations for a second home, and Grand Rapids is a potential contender.
Born and raised in Madrid, I have found that being touchy and feely with people who are considered only friends or acquaintances is the norm in Spain—but this does not occur in America.
Grand Valley State University will host a one-day seminar on the topic of being inclusive in the classroom and in the community Friday, Nov. 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room. Deepa Iyer, senior fellow at the Center for Social Inclusion in New York City will lead the event.
There’s nothing like being scared out of your wits to make a joke twice as hilarious as it should have been. Maybe the punchline is just harder to see coming when you’re frightened, or maybe your mind is already so desperate for relief it would have laughed at anything, but whatever the reason, it’s clear that horror and comedy are the chocolate and peanut butter of movie genres. Sure, they’re good separately, but there’s no denying that the combination is on another level entirely
“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind." -Mahatma Ghandi
This is a quote to live by. Wanting retribution on someone for committing a heinous crime like murder is an understandable reaction, but killing someone should not be allowed as a punishment because the criminal justice system is not perfect.
In an effort to raise money for those affected by the recent hurricanes in the U.S., the Grand Valley State men’s basketball team teamed up with Hope College to face off in a preseason charity game Monday, Oct. 30.
To highlight Grand Valley State University student leadership, nominations for GVSU's annual “I Am Grand Valley” campaign will take place all day Friday, Oct. 27. The campaign gives students, staff and faculty the opportunity to nominate GVSU students as campus and community leaders.
As part of a campus-wide sustainability initiative, Grand Valley State University’s Student Environmental Coalition (SEC) is promoting sustainability on campus by teaming up with campus dining’s "green team" for their waste bin monitoring project to educate students on recycling and composting on campus.
The Grand Valley State football team fell to the rival Ferris State Bulldogs in Big Rapids, Michigan, Saturday, Oct. 21, by a score of 28-27 in the Anchor-Bone Classic. It was the first conference loss of the season for GVSU, knocking them to 6-2 (5-1 GLIAC), while FSU improved to 6-1 (5-1 GLIAC).
On Thursday, Oct. 26, two Grand Valley State University organizations, BRCAn’t Stop Me and ChemoCare at GVSU, are partnering to host "Pumpkin Painting for a Cure."