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Vandalized car seen on campus
Three years ago, the Grand Valley State men’s Division III club hockey forward Alex Bjork noticed that Aquinas College had been hosting an annual event called "Hockey Fights Cancer," a game where the team raises money and awareness for the Van Andel Institute for cancer research.
Sometimes, a second chance is all it takes to make everything better. Not everyone gets that second shot, but Grand Valley State men's basketball guard Hunter Hale took it and hit nothing but net.
Climate change is a real, evidence-backed issue. 2017 was the second hottest year on record, and per the Grand Rapids Climate Resiliency Report, average temperatures and precipitation in West Michigan will rise within the next 20 years.
Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem in August 2016 because he believed the U.S. flag did not represent what it was supposed to represent and he wanted to give a voice to the voiceless. Kaepernick couldn’t have known the immense national debate that would ensue, nor the possibility that it would contribute to ending his career.
For the most part, change is both crucial and unavoidable. With every sunrise and sunset, something changes—even if it’s just a number on the calendar.
CWGE to hold Feminist Film Friday
Sibs and Kids Weekend has been a longstanding tradition at Grand Valley State University. This year's event, "A Valley Far, Far Way," will take place from Friday, Jan. 26, to Saturday, Jan. 27.
The Community Service Learning Center (CSLC) at Grand Valley State University prides itself on being able to provide opportunities for students to become civically engaged within their communities. Civic engagement, by its definition, involves being conscious of local policies and governance.
Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, who is running for the governor's seat in this year’s election, announced the first of a series of town halls on Thursday, Jan. 18. The event will take place in Grand Rapids on Monday, Jan. 29, at the Kent County Republican Committee building, located at 725 Lake Michigan Dr. NW. The event will begin at 7 p.m.
"Freshman loneliness" is not an uncommon problem, yet it is one that students often feel is exclusive to themselves. There are many factors that play into making the first year of college difficult for new students, and while Grand Valley State University offers plenty of resources for freshmen, most—if not all of them—depend on the student reaching out, which can be intimidating.
Everything appears to be rolling right now for the Grand Valley State women’s basketball team. After a big win against the Ferris State Bulldogs 76-57 on Saturday, Jan. 20, the No. 24 ranked Lakers are currently riding a three-game win streak and looking ready for another big win against Purdue Northwest this Saturday, Jan. 27, at the GVSU Fieldhouse Arena.
At Grand Valley State University, students are working together to build stronger relationships between African-American students and faculty. As part of the Office of Multicultural Affairs' (OMA) celebration of Black History Month, the Black Student Union (BSU) at GVSU has invited Christopher Emdin, professor of science education at Columbia University, to speak on the education of students of color at GVSU.
For many people on campus, visiting a place of worship for a faith they are unfamiliar with may be a rare or even nonexistent occurrence. To increase awareness of different religious faiths, Grand Valley State University's Campus Interfaith Resources will be hosting a visit the Masjid At-Tawheed mosque on Friday, Jan. 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students can make reservations online or by contacting Campus Interfaith Resources.
According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, someone is added to the national transplant list every 10 minutes, and approximately 20 people waiting for a transplant die every day.
Grand Valley State University’s African-American and Latin@ alumni chapters hosted “Life Beyond the Classroom” on Tuesday, Jan. 23, in the Alumni House, featuring panelists from different backgrounds and discussion on how to be successful in life after college.
Given that 2017 ended as the second hottest year on record, questions remain about how cities are working to combat climate change at a local scale. Alison Sutter, sustainability manager for the city of Grand Rapids, will be at Grand Valley State University to address these questions and explain the city’s goals for a more sustainable future. The event will take place Monday, Jan. 29, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the L. William Seidman Center’s Loosemore Forum B, located on the Pew Campus.
Heading into their weekend series, the Grand Valley State men’s basketball team knew they had a mighty task to overcome.
Track and field competes in GVSU Open
Following the emotional impact statements given by the victim survivors of Larry Nassar, a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor, widespread calls have been made for MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon to step down.