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Since 2005, there has only been one women’s soccer program that has been crowned the GLIAC champion.
That program is the Grand Valley State women’s soccer team, which was once again crowned champion of the GLIAC Tournament after a physical 3-0 victory over Saginaw Valley State at home Sunday, Nov. 5.
While many students may be introduced to the works of William Shakespeare in an English class, Grand Valley State University's student organization Bard to Go is aiming to share Shakespeare the way they think it should be: on the stage. The group performed "The Wonder of Will: This Is Your Afterlife!" at the DeVos Center Loosemore Auditorium Saturday, Nov. 4, as part of GVSU’s Shakespeare Festival.
Ladies, it’s time to step off the cardio machine and into the weight room. When I go to the gym, I see so many girls confining themselves to cardio machines and floor mats, and while these workouts have their time and place, neglecting weight training is a big "no-no" for reaching fitness goals.
For any college freshman, adjusting to the undergraduate life can be a challenge. In addition to the change of environment, the newfound freedom and the inevitable lifestyle adjustments, there is also the challenging curriculum students have to learn how to tackle, both in the general education program and within specific majors.
That's why at Grand Valley State University there are mentorship programs in place to connect underclassmen with upperclassmen to learn the ropes of how to navigate college-level challenges.
The Grand Valley State University Momentum dance organization is set to host a dance concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the Haas Center for Performing Arts. The event is open to the public and is free to attend, although donations are welcome.
For a Division II program, facing one of the most storied athletic programs in Division I history may seem like a task larger than life.
However, the Grand Valley State Lakers held their own in an exhibition match against the University of Michigan Wolverines Friday, Nov. 3, at the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Why is it that employers are able to base a worker's job security on what they put on a social networking site? While I firmly believe that everyone should be careful with what they put out into this world, I cant help but think at what point does the line between one's professional and personal life get crossed? The problem I have with the whole idea of using social media as a means of screening and gaining a sense of character is that it is literally merging two entities together that are meant to stay separate: work life and personal/home life.
Starting Wednesday, Oct. 25, pedestrians in Honolulu will be ticketed and fined $35 if they are caught viewing their electronic devises while crossing the street. Honolulu is the first city in the U.S. to enact such a ban. Might Grand Valley State University wish to consider a similar policy not only while crossing busy streets but in other areas of the university?
As all Grand Valley State fall sports begin to either start playoffs or say farewell to their season, the core winter sports will finally have a chance to compete in action after a seemingly long offseason.
One of those sports teams busy in preparation is GVSU men’s basketball, which has already kicked off preseason action in preparation for the regular-season opener against the University of Missouri-St. Louis Friday, Nov. 10, in Big Rapids, Michigan.
Many prospective college students have no clue what they want to do once they graduate high school. As a general rule of thumb, most 18-year-olds don't have enough experience to have their whole life realistically planned out, even though they are expected to start making those important decisions at that age. To complicate matters, students from underrepresented or low-income backgrounds often don't have the resources to learn about or embark upon the journey to college in the first place.
The Wheelhouse Talks are a series of sessions orchestrated by the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies about once a month every fall and winter semester to bring local, cross-disciplinary leaders to speak to the Grand Valley State University community. Jim Keane, the CEO of Steelcase, will speak at GVSU Friday, Nov. 3, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. as a part of the series.
At Grand Valley State University, civic engagement is valued as a core way for students to make a positive impact on their communities, and some even go a step further by running for local office.
GVSU alumna Melanie Grooters, for example, is running for a seat on the Walker City Commission Tuesday, Nov. 7.
What is the monetary value of a river? Some might say it’s impossible for a river to have a price tag, but according to a recent study conducted by several Grand Valley State University faculty members, the Huron River contributes at least $78.6 million to the southeast region of Michigan every year.
The Grand Valley State rowing club has been busy traveling all over the U.S. during its fall season.
The Laker Navy has already competed in Nashville and Boston, and toward the end of the fall, they will also compete in Indianapolis.
While some may be opposed to it, change can often be a good thing since it frequently revolves around improvement.
That is indeed the case with the Irwin Club at Grand Valley State, whose drastic changes this past year include increased donor benefits and higher-quality benefits as well.
Grand Valley State senior middle blocker Sydney Doby won her first career GLIAC South Division Player of the Week honor for her performance during the week of Monday, Oct. 23, through Sunday, Oct. 29, in the Lakers' wins against Tiffin and Ashland universities.
The Grand Valley State soccer team (16-3-0, 10-0-0 GLIAC) opened up the postseason GLIAC Tournament with a convincing 5-0 victory over the Michigan Tech Huskies (5-11-1, 2-7-1 GLIAC) Tuesday, Oct. 31.
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Grand Valley State University Monday, Nov. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The blood drive will take place in the Kirkhof Center Pere Marquette Room. The Delta Zeta Sorority is hosting the event.
The artwork of Tony Fitzpatrick, an artist born and raised in the Chicago area, will be on display in the Grand Valley State University L.V. Eberhard Center’s West Wall Gallery from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Friday, Nov. 3, to March 2, 2018.
Technology is accelerating at a pace that creates new opportunities in the field of health. This comes with its own set of ethical questions and financial challenges. The Health Forum of West Michigan will discuss some of these questions, focusing particularly on human genetics.