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After leading all of Division II by 26 points following the fall season, Grand Valley State increased its lead in the 2016-17 Learfield Directors’ Cup standings by more than 200 points after a successful winter season. The Lakers recorded the highest scoring winter season of any institution.
The Oakland Raiders have been approved for relocation to Las Vegas while the NHL is adding an expansion team there starting in 2017-18.
A YouTube search for ‘Jenna Lenza softball’ brings up a 2011 high school recruitment video. It starts off with a high-school aged Lenza front and center.
The Grand Valley State women’s golf team finished in third place behind Indianapolis and Findlay in the NC4K College Classic hosted by Ohio Dominican in Columbus, Ohio at Jefferson Country Club. The event began Sunday, April 2, and concluded the next day.
The driving force of senior leadership has once again vaulted Grand Valley State men’s club volleyball into the national tournament. All-Conference award winners Marcus Johns, Andre Bonneville and Xavier Remmo have led the Lakers to the No. 19 rank in the nation. Their combination of talent and experience at the college level are allowing the Lakers to thrive.
For a team that has finished in the top-five in their first three spring invitationals, the Grand Valley State men’s golf team has seen early results from its youthful roster. The Lakers can add another notch in their resume after capturing a first place finish at the Music City Golf Invitational and third regional of the season in Nashville Monday, April 3, and Tuesday, April 4. Coach Gary Bissell said this was the team’s necessary first step in the quest of emerging as a top contender.
While college may seem like the perfect time to let loose and party with friends, many risks and dangers can accompany one night of fun. Before drinking that $14.99 bottle of spiced rum, officials warn Grand Valley State University students to pay attention to how they are drinking.
When it comes communities battling a cause, 5k run fundraisers have been known to combine healthy competition and fundraising. With this in mind, Saturday, April 8, the International Sustainability Health Education and Water (ISHEW) organization and students at Grand Valley State University will rally around issues such as human trafficking and water sustainability.
Steven Hecht, associate professor of biomedical sciences at Grand Valley State University, passed away Wednesday, April 5, after collapsing near the Cook-DeWitt Center. He was 60 years old.Hecht starting working at GVSU as an assistant professor of biomedical sciences in 1999 and was promoted to associate professor in 2004. He taught several classes at GVSU, including introductory microbiology, public health concepts, bacterial physicology and medical virology.
World-renowned philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund distinguished service professor of law and ethics at the University of Chicago, spoke at Grand Valley State University’s L.V. Eberhard Center Tuesday, April 4. In her lecture, “Anger and Revolutionary Justice,” she discussed the role and ineffectiveness of anger in social and political settings.
One in five women will experience a form of sexual assault before they graduate from college, according to a study released in 2011. When “edutainer” Robert Hackenson Jr. learned this statistic, he was at a loss for words.
Relay for Life is making its way to Grand Valley State University once again. This year's event will take on a circus theme as an estimated 2,500 participants gather at the GVSU Fieldhouse.
A student veteran is a person who has seen more than their fair share of burdens. After coming home from duty, many are faced with the issue of having to work full time, help take care of their family, raise their kids and go to school either full or part time. After fighting for this country, student veterans often find themselves fighting for themselves at home. And their sacrifice does not go unnoticed.
Changing the world is a lot of work. People have done it in the past—in good ways and in bad—but regardless of what they did or how they did it, it usually took a lot of effort, time and money. Many people have significantly impacted the world around them, but few have done so as early as 13 years old, as Erin Schrode did.
Three Grand Valley State University professors have earned Core Fulbright Scholar awards, giving them the opportunity to travel overseas for a semester to teach or conduct research. The three professors awarded were Lisa Feurzeig, Brian Phillips and Jitendra Mishra.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. As part of the event schedule, Grand Valley State University student senate and the Division of Inclusion and Equity hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday, April 4, to discuss upcoming events and update the community on recent strides made by the university and student organizations.
Following a Facebook post Tuesday, April 4 that read "rape culture isn't real," Patrick Borum, a Grand Valley State University student, has stepped down from his elected position as student senator.
Three weeks of debates, discussions and $1.2 million later, Grand Valley State University's student senate approved the budget for the Student Life Fund for 2017-18.
In the GLIAC home-opener, the Grand Valley State baseball team bashed eight home runs in four games but still split against Tiffin. The Lakers dropped the first and last games 6-4 and 8-3 and won the two games in between 15-4 and 9-5.
The 2017 Grand Rapids Film Festival (GRFF) will present three days worth of film-centered activities, including: interviews with filmmakers, discussions on fashion, music in the film industry and over 25 different films varying in age and genre.