The editorial in the December 5 Lanthorn (“No More Billboards”) is a kick in the teeth to generations of donors who built Grand Valley State University. Instead, the Lanthorn, on behalf of our students, should thank donors for their commitments that make student success possible. That the Lanthorn is ignorant of this reality is astonishing, embarrassing, and deeply disappointing.
Chapter One, Done. Moving On… Hello dear freshmen, have you adapted well to college life yet? Sophomores and juniors, are you sick of being the “Malcolm” of the education class system? And seniors, whether you’re graduating yet or not, it’s been fun indeed.
With exams only four days away, many students have begun the process of last-minute cramming. Since many of us will shut ourselves away in the Mary Idema Pew Library, I thought I would take the opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments and disappointments of the new library after a semester of operation.