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The Ashland University women’s basketball team is pretty good.
Coming into their Thursday, Jan. 11, matchup with a vengeful Grand Valley State squad, they were riding a Division II record 52-game win streak that the Lakers were keen on snapping. Besides, three of those wins came against the Lakers during the 2016-17 season: one in the regular season, one in the GLIAC tournament and one in the NCAA tournament.
Mathias Alten, often referred to as the “dean of Michigan painters,” was a German impressionist painter who did the vast majority of his work in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Valley State University is known for holding the largest public collection of his work.
From now until Saturday, May 5, “Mathias J. Alten: An Evolving Legacy” will be exhibited in the George and Barbara Gordon Gallery, located in the DeVos Center, Rooms 103E and 202E. The collection spans decades of Alten’s work, highlighting his various naturalist landscapes among other pieces.
Sexual assault is a topic we have covered frequently this past year because it continues to be an extremely prevalent and increasingly discussed issue both on campus and in the world at large. With movements like #MeToo, women from all around the world have banded together and gained a new sense of confidence to come forward and bravely disclose their personal stories.
Lanthorn Sports Editor Robbie Triano chats with Grand Valley State University men's basketball freshman Jake Van Tubbergen about his first season, battling injuries and more.
For the second consecutive year, Grand Valley State University has received a grant offered through the governor's office and awarded by the Michigan State Police to help fund campus sexual assault programming.
It’s almost been a full year since Jan. 20, 2017, the day of President Donald Trump’s inauguration and beginning of what will presumably be four years of a Trump presidency. The upcoming anniversary of the day former Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, who wrote Trump's inauguration speech, laid out his intentions for our country is as good a day as any to reflect on just how lucky we are that Trump cast him out when he did.
Visits to 10 different countries, a paragliding adventure through the Swiss Alps, and trips to remote villages and bustling cities were all part of what Nicholas Surovec was able to experience by traveling abroad with the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS).
The American Civil War was fought over the issue of slavery, yet more than 150 years later, some Americans still find themselves intertwined in a battle for equality, proving that important events in the past still influence the present. To discuss these influences, the significance of the Civil War and the work of Martin Luther King Jr., the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies will host Christy Coleman to lead a discussion on how people view history.
Since 2013, Grand Valley State University has been honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by dedicating an entire week each January to the commemoration of the late King. On Monday, Jan. 15, GVSU will continue its remembrance of King by starting the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week.
The semester is back in full swing, and that means thousands of students taking classes all day, every day. Most of us students have ideal class times based on whether we’re early risers or night owls. Still, I think we can all agree that we’ve had to take a class or two at a time that wasn’t perfect for us. That’s right, 8 a.m. classes, I’m talking to you. But a potentially more problematic class (if you’re like me, that is) occurs at night: the dreadful "6 to 9."
Despite the winter 2018 semester having only just began, Grand Valley State University officials insist that it is never too early to start thinking about 2018-19 academic registration, which begins the week of March 19.
Later this week, Grand Valley State University will honor a former faculty member who passed away Dec. 8, 2017. Robert Mayberry was a philosophy and communications professor who started at GVSU in 1971. The memorial service is set to take place Friday, Jan. 12, at 3:30 p.m. in the Cook-DeWitt Center on the Allendale Campus.
Andrew Travis, a graduate student in the College Student Affairs Leadership program at Grand Valley State University, was the only graduate student in Michigan to receive the Graduate Rising Star Award from NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education in November 2017.
A new exhibit is available to be viewed at Grand Valley State University. "Arranged Objects: A Few Good Bones" is a poetry-centered collection that can be seen in the Mary Idema Pew Library’s Exhibition Space.
After an extensive search, Grand Valley State University has selected a new vice president of finance. GVSU President Thomas Haas announced Tuesday, Jan. 2, that Gregory Sanial will assume the role starting in February.
Nobody knew what to expect from the Grand Valley State women’s basketball team coming into this season. A program that finished second in the GLIAC and won a game in the NCAA tournament saw sizable roster turnover and a plethora of new faces that would be required to contribute to the team.
So far, things have gone about as well as most could have hoped, as the Lakers are 13-2 overall (6-1 GLIAC) and currently riding a six-game winning streak.
The Grand Valley State women’s basketball team has been rolling so far this year, winning their past six contests to establish a comfortable 13-2 overall record (6-1 GLIAC). But the road hasn’t been easy, as this year’s team has been recently plagued with the injury bug to key players.
Luckily for the Lakers, they have sophomore Cassidy Boensch, the team’s tallest player at 6 feet 4 inches, to come off the bench and be productive in the paint.
Winter break may have been snowy for most Grand Valley State students, but some lucky student athletes got the chance to come back with a few tan lines—and a ton of memories.
The GVSU men's and women's swimming and diving teams traveled down to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for a week of intense training at Nova Southeastern University. For head coach Andy Boyce, this trip is a great opportunity for his athletes to improve.
The study of paleontology is vast and exceeds far beyond the preconceived notion that the study is limited to dinosaurs. Explore the world of paleontology with Grand Valley State University’s biomedical sciences professor Laura Stroik at the January Science on Tap: Ask a Paleontologist event. Stroik will be discussing the passion and drive behind many paleontologists’ work and also what studying in the field of paleontology entails.
The event will be held Thursday, Jan. 11, from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the SpeakEZ Lounge in Grand Rapids. Arrive early to ensure finding a good seat.
The Grand Valley State indoor track and field season began Dec. 1, 2017, just a little over a week after both the men’s and women’s GVSU cross-country teams competed in NCAA National Championships.
However, for those runners, the season never stops, as many of the cross-country runners also compete in the indoor season.