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Award-winning director Sarah Price will be giving a lecture at Grand Valley State University investigating the state of women in the media industry. The lecture, which will take place Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. in Room 246 of Lake Superior Hall, will be preceded by a showing of her movie, "L7: Pretend We’re Dead," at 4 p.m in the same location.
The Grand Valley State women’s volleyball team went into its final regular-season weekend with big matchups against GLIAC opponents Purdue University Northwest on Friday, Nov. 10, and Davenport University on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the GVSU Fieldhouse.
If you’re like most of humanity and you haven’t spent your life obsessing over comic books, you probably can’t help but see the premise of the "Thor" movies as ridiculous. Given that the series and its "Avengers" tie-ins revolve around a millennia-long family feud between viking gods (who are actually just magic aliens who don’t believe in haircuts), you probably have a point there.
We’re over a month out from the first reporting of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct in The New York Times, and much as was hoped by many (and feared by Woody Allen), public attention has not yet slipped away from the subject of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood.
Throughout the month of November, the Office of Student Life is accepting nominations for the annual "I Am Grand Valley" leadership recognition program. The goal of this campaign is to honor a wide range of students at Grand Valley State University who display exceptional leadership skills.
Initiatives like the I Am Grand Valley campaign make it clear that leadership and teamwork abilities are valued at GVSU.
The Grand Valley State women’s basketball team was dominant on the courts to start off the season against Maryville University on Friday, Nov. 10, and against University of Missouri-St. Louis on Saturday, Nov. 11, in St. Louis, Missouri.
Down by 1 point, Grand Valley State men’s basketball senior Chris Dorsey dribbled around the perimeter, then found an opening inside for a layup to seemingly give the the Lakers the victory with 10 seconds remaining in regulation against the University of Missouri-St. Louis Tritons.
However, the Tritons came right back down the floor and nailed a corner 3-point shot with two seconds remaining to beat the Lakers 64-62 in their regular-season opener Friday, Nov. 10, at Ferris State in Big Rapids, Michigan.
The Grand Valley State University Office of Student Life recently launched its annual “I Am Grand Valley” campaign where, up through Thursday, Nov. 30, students, faculty and staff can nominate GVSU students with outstanding leadership skills to be formally recognized.
The Grand Valley State Lakers sent their seniors out of Lubbers Stadium with a decisive win over the Tiffin University Dragons 45-7 Saturday, Nov. 11. The victory brings GVSU’s final regular-season record to 8-3 (7-2 GLIAC), while Tiffin ends up at 6-5 (5-4 GLIAC).
After spending endless hours trying to create the perfect masterpiece, four Grand Valley State University students will finally showcase their talent in the Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition "Ironically Untitled." Students who specialize in illustration and jewelry and metalsmithing will show GVSU community members the pieces they have spent months creating.
Recently, the Michigan Senate passed SB 574, allowing charter schools to get a share in the millages raised by countywide intermediate school districts (ISDs) across Michigan. This week, the Michigan House of Representatives passed their version of the law. It must now go to joint session, where leaders of both chambers iron out the difference, and then be sent to Gov. Rick Snyder's desk for consideration.
The 11th annual Grand Valley State University Accountability Report, released Friday, Nov. 3, at the GVSU Board of Trustees meeting in the Kirkhof Center, revealed a steady rate of strong performance.
For Grand Valley State University students Rachel Britton and Kaylee Britton, drag has become not only a source of performance and entertainment but a source of artistic expression as well. Highlighting this, their exhibit "Art Is a Drag: The Library Is Open" is being held in the Mary Idema Pew Library’s Exhibition Space from Saturday, Nov. 4, to Wednesday, Nov. 29.
Since Monday, Oct. 30, the Grand Valley State University Police Department has had eight separate reports of theft of catalytic converters, a car part that sits underneath the car.
The "Andy Warhol’s American Icons" exhibit opened to the public at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) Saturday, Oct. 28. The museum is located on Monroe Center Street in Grand Rapids and is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on most days of operation. Admission cost is $8 with a student ID.
Grand Valley State University’s Milton E. Ford LGBT Center is sponsoring a Transgender Day of Remembrance event Monday, Nov. 13, at 4 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room.
When a dog is being walked around campus, it’s usually swarmed by giddy college students who desperately miss their furry companions. Of course, owning a dog has its pros and cons, and while having a "cuddle buddy" is high on the pros list, dogs have much more to offer. In fact, studies have shown that dogs increase the mental and physical health of their owners.
Mental illness is something that we all at one point or another experience in our lives. It’s a problem that permeates our culture, and we do need to figure out why it’s so prominent, but that’s for another day. What I’d rather focus on is the strange reaction we have toward things relating to these mental illnesses, specifically things called "triggers."
People tend to think that good leaders are workers who excel at their jobs. While this often holds true, Derk Pronger challenges this everyday notion. As the COO for Munson Medical Center, Pronger is always looking for new methods to help leaders in the medical field improve their leadership skills.
Since 2014, the Lakers have not missed the NCAA playoffs, but they face the danger of re-writing that statistic this week.