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Grand Valley State University’s Kirkhof College of Nursing will soon be providing onsite care to older area residents who are income-eligible or disabled. Two locations will be offering the program starting this month including Reflections, a senior housing community, and Mount Mercy Apartments. The new care project, in collaboration with the nurse-managed GVSU Family Health Center, is being funded by a $493,690 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.
The No. 15 Grand Valley State women’s basketball team scored. Then they scored again. Then again. Then again, and they scored themselves all the way to two blowout wins at home during the weekend with a 94-61 drubbing of the previously undefeated No. 1 Ashland Eagles on Thursday, Dec. 6 and a 73-42 victory over the Wayne State Warriors on Saturday, Dec. 8.
As time goes by, revelations on society's failures and injustices become more and more common. We see how different ethnic groups have been wronged for generations. We can identify harmful beliefs and ideals that silence minorities and promote poor behavior. We realize the racist, homophobic and sexist undertones that were once appropriate for daytime television and entertainment.
Though it’s too late for the side salads of countless Thanksgiving dinners, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is finally rolling back some of their warnings about E. coli in romaine lettuce. Whether “you should be fine as long as you don’t eat any from California” will be enough to reassure consumers about romaine’s safety remains to be seen; I for one will certainly be side-eyeing the options at the salad bar for the foreseeable future. If one thing can be sure, it’s that much like November, December is going to be a great month to own an iceberg lettuce farm.
The recent announcement of a new lawsuit accusing the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) of being “in favor of profits and self-promotion” over the safety of its players may sound like a large claim to some, but it rings as a repetitive headline to many. The new lawsuit sounds eerily similar to an accusation filed in August that hits close to home: a lawsuit filed by the widow of the late Grand Valley State quarterback Cullen Finnerty.
After beating Lee 3-0 on Thursday, Nov. 29, the undefeated Grand Valley State women's soccer team fell in the national title game 1-0 to Bridgeport on Saturday, Dec. 1 to finish the season as national runner-ups in Pittsburgh, Penn.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is on the defensive end of a lawsuit citing the organization's preference of personal branding and profits over the protection of its athletes. Filed by attorney Vincent Circelli representing a variety of former NCAA athletes — with the majority of athletes being former football players — the lawsuit could result in damages worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Grand Valley State University students are starting their preparation for their final weeks of the fall semester. With the stress of finals week approaching, this time of the year usually means students have little to no time for relaxation.
The Grand Valley State men’s and women’s cross country teams both won national titles at the 2018 NCAA Division II Championships in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Dec. 1. The national title was the first in program history for the men, and the women’s squad continued to add to their dynasty with their sixth national title since 2010. The Lakers became only the third Division II program to ever win both titles in the same year.
When you entered Fieldhouse Arena on Tuesday, Nov. 27, there was a buzz in the air; a certain amount of electricity that most sports fans are familiar with this time of year.
Sexual assault has been a hot topic this semester at Grand Valley State University with at least one sexual assault being reported to the Grand Valley Police Department each week since the beginning of the semester. With this in mind, GVSU senior Justin Robinson decided to attend a Student Senate meeting on Thursday, Nov. 15 to share his ideas on how to curb sexual assaults on and around campus.
Members of the Grand Valley State University community spent the last week scraping off their cars, bundling up with gloves and scarves and trudging through ice and snow to get to classes on time. Winter weather is here to stay, and Grand Valley Police Department reminds students and staff alike to drive responsibly this season.
On Saturday Dec. 8, students graduating from Grand Valley State University will gather to celebrate their achievements during the university’s winter commencement ceremony. The event will stand as a finale for many students as they transition from the classroom into established careers within their fields. The event will begin at 10 a.m. at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.
First introduced by First Lady of Michigan Sue Snyder in 2015, the State of Michigan has been allocating annual funding to universities to combat sexual assault through Michigan’s Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program. This year, the state granted a total of one million dollars to 22 Michigan universities, with Grand Valley State University receiving $248,039—the largest proportion of funds given out to any school.
Grand Valley State University invited Ela Ben-Ur, assistant professor of design at Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Mass. to speak at both the Allendale Campus and Pew Campus on Nov. 27 and 28. Students and faculty alike were able to learn about a new design thinking process, The Innovator’s Compass, through her interactive workshops and presentations.
The Grand Valley State men’s golf team recently signed four new golfers for the 2019-20 season. Drew Coble, Charles DeLong, Alex Jordan and Nick Krueger are all golfers who have racked up accomplishments in their high school careers.
The No. 16 ranked Grand Valley State women’s basketball team trailed both Wisconsin-Parkside and Purdue-Northwest after the first quarters of their games on Thursday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Dec. 1. They won both games by a combined 43 points, beating the UWP Rangers 67-50 and the PUN Pride 75-49 over the weekend.
The Grand Valley State men’s basketball played lockdown defense to win their first two GLIAC matchups this season. They traveled to the other side of Lake Michigan on Thursday, Nov. 29 to beat Wisconsin-Parkside 88-77 before traveling again on Saturday, Dec. 1 to defeat Purdue Northwest 79-62.
Many people across the globe dream of learning English, but don’t always get the chance. This semester, a handful of police officers from Colombia got the opportunity to do so, through a program provided by Grand Valley State University.
In honor of World AIDS Day, Grand Valley State University’s Student Services and Inclusion and Equity Departments teamed together to put on several events throughout the week for the local community to create and spread awareness on Saturday, Dec. 1.