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The submission window for Grand Valley State University's Laker Effect Challenge is open until Friday, March 2.
The competition invites students and faculty to submit pitches that will have an impact on the West Michigan community. A panel of judges will award up to $5,000 to the winning pitch, with another $500 being available to the best poster.
The fanfare surrounding the Olympics is nothing new. Every two years, either the summer or winter games provide a perfect setting for the world to come together. Perhaps more importantly, the Olympics allow people from different races, religions and identities to truly connect. The focus of each Olympic cycle is always different, but this year, the winter games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are highlighting something particularly important: LGBT athletes.
For students with ideas they hope might improve the world, there are many competitions that can help along the way. Currently, four Grand Valley State University students are in the running to win $30,000 to develop these ideas.
Diversity on a college campus can make or break a student’s experience at a university. Recognizing this, the Grand Valley State University Sigma Pi fraternity Theta Rho chapter (Sigma Pi) has big plans to show what diversity means to them by giving back to the GVSU community.
Some game situations can be controlled or anticipated. In other cases, there is no point in trying to be the smartest one on the court or to draw the best play. It’s about who wants it more.
Grand Valley State men’s basketball will have to have that mindset on Thursday, Feb. 15, against Ashland and again Saturday, Feb. 17, against Tiffin. GVSU recently got out of a three-game losing streak that forced head coach Ric Wesley to make some changes.
As this wrestling season is coming to an end, the Grand Valley State club wrestling team is starting to hit its stride at the perfect time. In their final dual meet of the season this past weekend, GVSU came back from being down 15-0 to beat Davenport University 19-18.
As a state champion in discus and indoor state champion in shot put as a senior (among other accolades), and having never lost a single meet he competed in his senior year, Grand Valley State redshirt freshman thrower Justin Scavarda certainly didn't have to worry about losing in high school.
Luckily, that trend has continued for him in his first full track season at GVSU.
As the shrinking group of people who are still deeply invested in "Harry Potter" probably already knows, there’s a new movie written by J.K. Rowling coming out this November called "The Crimes of Grindelwald." Despite being named for an entirely different character, the film will apparently be giving a lot of focus to everyone’s favorite absentminded headmaster, exploring “how Dumbledore becomes Dumbledore.”
Development is officially underway for a new transit system between Allendale and Grand Rapids. The Laker Line initiative received federal funding on Friday, Feb. 9. This latest project is meant to improve transportation between GVSU’s Allendale and Pew campuses.
On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, was the site of a deadly mass shooting. At the time of writing, at least 17 were dead and there were multiple others wounded.
How much blood has to be spilled for legislators to bring more than thoughts and prayers to the table?
Some might consider it a blessing. Others may see it as a curse. For the Grand Valley State women’s basketball team, it’s an opportunity.
On Thursday, Feb. 15, the undefeated and reigning National Champions, the Ashland Eagles (24-0, 16-0 GLIAC), will soar into Allendale riding their historic 61-game winning streak—a count that includes several victories over the Lakers.
For students at Grand Valley State University, the struggle of balancing classes, a social life and sleep is a daily reality. For pre-medical senior Grace Peterson, this has never been more true. A full course load, medical school applications, interviews, and track and field have kept her schedule full, but she is finding a way to make it work during her final semester at GVSU.
When I was little, I looked up to strong female athletes. I idolized Mia Hamm, Abby Wambach and Serena Williams. They were everything I wanted to be: strong, powerful, graceful and passionate. As I grew up, I played a lot of sports and surrounded myself with athletes who pushed me and inspired me. I pushed myself not only to play as well as others, but to look as good as them, too. I wanted to be an athlete, and I wanted to look like an athlete.
But what does it mean to look like an athlete?
For the 21st consecutive year, Grand Valley State University will host its Leadership Summit. The goal behind the summit is to teach undergraduate students how to be leaders in their own fields.
The art of German immigrant Mathias J. Alten fills the homes of Michiganders, decorates historic furniture and dominates the walls of Grand Valley State University’s George and Barbara Gordon Gallery. Alten’s life will be explored Wednesday, Feb. 21, as professor Ellen Adams delivers a lecture titled “Mathias J. Alten: The Artist As Worker.”
Grand Valley State University faculty will perform in a string orchestra concert in the Haas Center for Performing Arts on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The music for the program includes the work of Tomaso Albinoni, Aaron Copland and Claude Debussy, among others. Several of the GVSU faculty orchestra members will be playing solos.
After taking students to an art exhibit in Chicago that featured the artist collaborative “fierce pussy” and seeing the impact that it had on the students, Grand Valley State University professor of sculpture, visual studies and foundations Anna Campbell invited the group of queer artists from New York City to give a series of lectures on campus.
What do Netflix and Oman have in common? The answer is nothing. In fact, Netflix is blocked in Oman, a small Middle Eastern country bordering Saudi Arabia. This was a rude awakening for Sophia Bagnall, a Grand Valley State University student studying abroad in Oman for the winter 2018 semester.