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Headlines about White House staff members losing their positions aren’t really “news” at this point in the administration's duration, but the recent departure of secretary Rob Porter and speechwriter James Sorenson after allegations of domestic abuse merits genuine attention.
The Laker Line initiative, a project geared toward providing transportation between Grand Valley State University's Allendale and Pew campuses, finally received federal funding after previously being tied up.
Within the next five years, any fan of the Detroit Lions will remember Feb. 5, 2018, very fondly as the day the Lions turned their franchise around for the better. Matt Patricia was hired on this seemingly random winter Monday, and under his leadership, the Motor City can finally make the leap from an average franchise to a force to be reckoned with.
It’s been a long road for the Grand Valley State swimming and diving teams, but this week is the time to shift gears and focus.
GVSU will be competing in the GLIAC Championship in Jenison, Michigan, from Wednesday, Feb 14, till Saturday, Feb. 17. Both the men’s and the women’s teams hope to repeat and be crowned GLIAC champions for the second consecutive season.
At its general assembly Thursday, Feb. 8, the Grand Valley State University student senate discussed the current credit block at GVSU, a potential partnership with the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts and the upcoming Student Senate Week.
With the winter 2018 semester almost halfway over, it's time for returning Grand Valley State University students to begin thinking about the next academic year. Aside from scheduling classes, GVSU students can also look to get civically engaged on campus. One way to do this is by participating in the upcoming student senate elections, whether by running for an open seat or voting.
The Grand Valley State women’s basketball team faced off against a GLIAC foe, Davenport University, at home on Saturday, Feb. 10. The Lakers managed to pull out a 56-47 win, bringing the team's record up to 20-4 on the season and 13-3 in the GLIAC.
According to Grand Valley State senior point guard Chris Dorsey, there was only one mentality that he—and the rest of the men’s basketball team—had coming into the Saturday, Feb. 10, matchup against Davenport University: revenge.
Revenge is what the Lakers got as they topped Davenport (11-13 overall, 5-11 GLIAC) 79-68 at the GVSU Fieldhouse Arena to improve their overall record to 12-12 (7-9 GLIAC).
Coming into their matchup against the Wayne State Warriors on Thursday, Feb. 8, at the DeltaPlex Arena, the Grand Valley State men’s basketball team knew exactly what to expect from the GLIAC rival: physicality.
A recent Grand Valley State University graduate is hoping to effect change in the state of Michigan by running for public office. Melina Brann, who holds a master’s of social work (MSW) from the College of Community and Public Service, is currently campaigning to be a part of the Michigan House of Representatives for District 68, which encompasses much of the Lansing area.
Grand Valley State University recently invited John Records Landecker to campus to bestow him with a surprise diploma.
Len O’Kelly, assistant professor of multimedia journalism at GVSU, invited Landecker to speak about his new book, “Records Truly Is My Middle Name,” to an audience of students, guests and faculty on Thursday, Feb. 8, in the Kirkhof Center Pere Marquette Room.
This upcoming weekend marks the second celebration of "Roger That! A Celebration of Space Exploration in Honor of Roger B. Chaffee,” a two-day conference to bring the community together to honor the memory of astronaut Chaffee while offering a glimpse into the world of space exploration, both past and present.
Coming off a heartbreaking defeat at Michigan Tech one week ago, the Grand Valley State women's basketball players have won two straight games and have seemingly gotten their groove back with a 71-41 decimation of the Wayne State Warriors at the DeltaPlex Arena in Grand Rapids.
Film, video and photography are diverse artistic mediums with a wide range of possibilities in terms of creativity and vision. To demonstrate this, a group of Grand Valley State University art students has curated an exhibition featuring a collection of coursework from GVSU film, video and photography students.
According to Debt.org, 70 percent of college graduates in 2017 left with student loan debt averaging $38,000. To help students from working families afford college and avoid taking on such an unhealthy amount of debt, Lynn (Chick) Blue, vice president for enrollment development at Grand Valley State University, has developed the Blue Working Family Endowed Scholarship.
In the continued wake of President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the 2015 Paris Agreement, some citizens remain skeptical of the federal government’s role in implementing goals to mitigate climate change and improve conditions in cities across the country. Marina Kaneti, Grand Valley State University professor of global studies and social impact, worked alongside four students to develop the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) compact, a system of goals that works to involve cities and local governments in achieving sustainability objectives.
Teams are built off of recruiting. Without a steady flow of the region’s top high school football players, teams would not be able to reload their rosters following the significant turnover that occurs at the end of each season.
During last season’s signing period, Grand Valley State football added 31 players to the Laker family—a strong number—as well as 23 in 2016.
If 31 recruits is good, then this year’s count of 44—the largest class in school history—is out of this world.
Grand Valley State University associate professor Lisa Perhamus has a planned list of civil discourse skills that she will teach at the event “Disentangling From the U.S.’ Argument Culture: Keeping It Real About the ‘Sticking Points.’” This will be a discussion Wednesday, Feb. 14, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center, Room 2266.
Grand Valley State University's Asian New Year Festival will be celebrated Saturday, Feb. 10, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room. The festival will be hosted by the Asian Student Union in order to showcase the traditions of the New Year celebration from various Asian cultures.
The final installment of Last Laker Standing, the annual stand-up comedy competition for students at Grand Valley State University, is set for Saturday, Feb. 10, starting at 8 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Pere Marquette Room.