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Grand Valley State University's Student Nurses' Association is sending a group of students to the 35th annual MidYear Career Planning Conference sponsored by the National Student Nurses' Association from Thursday, Nov. 2, to Sunday, Nov. 5, in San Diego, California.
Grand Valley State University will be expanding its services for veteran students with the formation of Veterans Upward Bound (VUB), a federally funded TRIO program. GVSU received a $1.3 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund the development of VUB.
What is feminism? According to Merriam-Webster, it is “the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.” This definition encompasses the original heart of feminism. However, as decades have passed and new rights for women have been obtained, the already subjective idea of feminism has changed drastically.
Grand Valley State University’s student organization STAGE will be hosting auditions for "SOAPS" Friday, Oct. 20, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center, Room 1104
Grand Valley State University has joined a statewide partnership with 14 other schools that focuses on developing talent to work in the field of automated vehicle technology.
The Grand Valley State rifle club is the busiest club sport you didn’t know about.
When I first heard of Carolina Panthers' star quarterback, Cam Newton, showing his true colors in a response to a female reporter, I wasn’t in any way surprised.
It’s an old cliché from football: "Offense wins games, but defense wins championships."
This saying is certainly not exclusive to football, as it’s also true of volleyball. The impressive play and elite leadership of the Grand Valley State volleyball defense could take this team places, and it all starts with sophomore defensive specialist Sydney Benchley and senior setter Katie Olson directing the traffic in the back row.
Among all the varsity sports teams at Grand Valley State University, only one is 8-0 this season, dominating at home and away since early September. That team, which has seen early season success, is the Grand Valley State women’s tennis team.
The key to their success? Embracing the concept of team in one of the most individual sports ever played.
The Grand Valley State women’s cross country team received a pleasant surprise from sophomore Allie Ludge while competing at the Greater Louisville Classic Saturday, Sept. 30.
Ludge led the women’s team in the Gold Race, finishing in first place with a time of 17:33.3 in her first career collegiate race, becoming a major factor in the Lakers winning the team title.
The fall season is in full swing, and Halloween is right around the corner. Next week, the Grand Valley State University campus will be transformed into a spooky Halloween town for the annual Homecoming celebration, one of Laker Traditions' biggest events.
Every team has a rival. Rivalries can be based off proximity; they can be based off having similar school names; or they can come from history.
And then there are rivalries that stem from two teams simply being among the best in their sport over the past number of decades. One of those rivalries will be renewed this weekend when the No. 7-ranked Grand Valley State Lakers (6-1, 5-0 GLIAC) travel to Big Rapids, Michigan, to take on the No. 12 Ferris State Bulldogs (5-1, 4-1 GLIAC) Saturday, Sept. 21.
The Grand Valley State men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off the beginning of the 2017-18 season on the road against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Saturday, Oct. 14.
It is a harrowing truth that human trafficking and other forms of gendered violence are still occurring in the world. To bring awareness to this, Spanish professor Zulema Moret, in conjunction with several Grand Valley State University departments and community organizations, has brought the "Red Shoes Project" to GVSU.
We all know the obvious dangers of having a lot of money and cherishing every minute of it. We see examples all the time simply reading a paper or turning on the news. But is it only the rich and powerful who fall victim to traps like this? Do you have to be extraordinarily wealthy in order to have the wrong attitude about your money? Of course not. In fact, all it takes is a little overconfidence to get you into trouble.
For students at Grand Valley State University, it can be all too easy to put exercise on the back burner and prioritize homework, studying, work and other personal commitments. Making time to work out becomes even more difficult (unrealistic, even) at this point in the semester when deadlines for midterm papers and projects loom ominously over students’ schedules.
Following Renee Freeman’s recent retirement as the Grand Valley State University Police Department chief, Acting Director Brandon DeHaan is stepping in to run the department until an individual is selected to fill the position permanently.
Tensions have been high since the 2016 presidential election: protests are occurring more and more frequently; a constant stream of White House leaks have been dominating everyone’s weekly news; and, for some reason, Nazis have been reintroduced into the U.S.’ modern political scene.
In the U.S., we are frequently exposed to stories about powerful men taking advantage of their places in their respective industries. From clothing CEOs like Dov Charney to conservative television hosts like Bill O’Reilly, every once in a while, the public is rocked by news of lawsuits and sexual harassment claims, which are sometimes followed by celebrities and colleagues of the accused publicly condemning their actions.
Every 10 years, Grand Valley State University must be reviewed in order to reaffirm its accreditation. For the university, that happens to be next year.
At its weekly general assembly Thursday, Oct. 12, GVSU's student senate discussed the university's impending review by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).