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Expanding on details of racism and privilege in modern society, the Grand Valley State University chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) conducted the second installment of its “Resistance” series Monday, March 20, in the Kirkhof Center.
Grand Valley State University students from different backgrounds and origins came together to celebrate Sexy Accent Night hosted by the International Students Organization (ISO) Tuesday, March 21, in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room.
Grand Valley State University is partnering with Helen DeVos Children's Hospital to put on a charity dance marathon. The “Laker-thon” is a 12-hour event that will consist of dancing, other fun activities and meeting “miracle” families from Helen DeVos.
The Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research Center (MIPERC) is holding a health expo at Grand Valley State University. The expo will take place Tuesday, March 28, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room.
Over the past five years, the enrollment for international graduate students at Grand Valley State University has increased by 60 percent.
Grand Valley State University has been chosen as a member of Phi Theta Kappa’s 2017 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes the university’s support of community college transfers. GVSU is one of 63 institutions nationwide to be recognized for this honor.
Over spring break, students from Grand Valley State University working for different media outlets received awards for their work from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) student media awards at a ceremony in Lansing, Michigan.
A new student organization focuses on integrating real world opportunities into the curriculum for GVSU students studying education.
Grand Valley State is hosting its annual NFL Pro Day Monday, March 20, at 12:30 p.m at the Kelly Family Sports Center. The Lakers will have eight players participate in a variety of drills in front of NFL scouts.
The Grand Valley State men’s golf team participated in the Saginaw Valley State University Spring Invitational over the weekend at Cherry Blossom Golf Course in Georgetown, Kentucky. After finishing Saturday, March 18, in first place with a team score of 10-over-par, the Lakers dropped to third place Sunday, posting another 10-over. The Lakers finished behind Bellarmine and Tiffin and placed above 18 other schools.
The Grand Valley State softball team, ranked first in the GLIAC preseason poll and seventh in the country, began the season with high expectations. The Lakers unexpectedly lost nine of their 12 games on the trip, causing a team that went to the Division II College World Series last year to reconvene and refocus.
The Grand Valley State women’s golf team played in 30-50 mile-an-hour winds in its first tournament of the year last week, and played in freezing temperatures this past weekend. That hasn’t slowed them down yet.
The outdoor track and field season is officially underway. A small unit of Grand Valley State sprinters and hurdlers traveled to Charleston, South Carolina for the CSU Spring Break Invitational Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18, with hopes of hitting some early qualifying marks. The Lakers participated in six events and placed in the top three in all of them.
An email was sent out to various members of the Greek community Thursday, March 16, warning students to be thoughtful about how they talked about the closing of the Delta Upsilon chapter at Grand Valley State University. Since the official announcement, the decision to close down a GVSU fraternity has spread to local and state-wide media stations.
After a month-long hiatus awaiting the ACHA Division II National Championship tournament, the Grand Valley State men’s club hockey team (DII) finally stepped onto the ice willing to prove itself as the nation’s top team starting Wednesday, March 15, in Columbus, Ohio.
Arts at Noon at Grand Valley State University provides students with the opportunity to listen to the mesmerizing sounds of various international and national ensembles and choirs. This semester, the lineup includes a piano trio, a jazz quartet, 12th century vocal music, a New York music ensemble, a percussion group featuring steel band music and a special performance from GVSU affiliate professor music, Gregory Crowell.
At Grand Valley State University, self-expression is valued and encouraged. Campus is full of unique opportunities and organizations that provide students with a chance to unwind and indulge in their favorite hobbies. Among these outlets is a student-run dance program called Momentum.
Grand Valley State University publication Fishladder, celebrates its 14th year with a fresh batch of original pieces of writing and artwork. The 2017 edition of Fishladder will be released at an unveiling party Friday, April 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The location is to be determined and will be established shortly.
Three firetrucks, two ambulances, and police cars filled the parking lot at my apartment complex this weekend. Just after the firefighters had put out the fire and were interviewing the apartment tenants, my neighbors drove up to the scene laughing and pointing at the fire. As they exited their car, one of them put on his Aviator sunglasses, squatted, and made a duck face while his roommate took his picture in front of the firetrucks.
In the past six months, our country has undergone a slew of changes. Some have been good, some have been bad and some are kind of just a moot point. One of these changes is a general increase in empowerment among minorities, specifically women, but to get to that point they have also had to deal with major setbacks.