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APPRECIATING PURE MICHIGAN

APPRECIATING PURE MICHIGAN


LANTHORN EDITORIAL BOARD | 06/06/16 12:21am

This summer, Grand Valley State University's New Music Ensemble will be taking part in the National Parks tour as part of the National Park Service's centennial celebration. The GVSU musicians will travel throughout several national parks, including Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons.


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A Laker's legacy

A Laker's legacy

On April 28, the Baltimore Ravens signed recent Grand Valley State University alumni Matt Judon as the first of their 11 total draft picks. After agreeing to a $2.595 million deal, Judon will most likely be used as an outside linebacker in the pros.

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CELEBRATION FOR ALL

CELEBRATION FOR ALL

On Friday, the religious studies program at Grand Valley State University teamed up with the Kaufman Interfaith Institute to coordinate an on-campus celebration for the first-ever celebration of Holi, a Hindu celebration that welcomes spring by having participants throw colored powder and water on each other.

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GETTING FRESH

GETTING FRESH

Grand Valley State University has been recognized nationwide for its sustainable practices. Our library has energy-efficient windows, our trash is sorted into three categories, the campus features LEED-certified buildings and the Lanthorn is printed on 100 percent compostable paper. To add to our list of sustainable efforts, GVSU's Farmers Market will be opening in June, presenting a unique opportunity for Lakers.

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A HEALTHY DOSE OF COMPETITION

A HEALTHY DOSE OF COMPETITION

Thirty-nine candidates ran for student senate election this year. After the votes were tallied, it was announced that all of the candidates would be joining the senate for 2016-17, with five additional, unfilled seats.

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WALKING THE WALK

WALKING THE WALK

As college students, we can sometimes get stuck in our own bubble. Attempting to balance a heavy academic schedule, extracurricular activities and social lives, it can be easy to forget about the needs around us.

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STAYING COMMITTED TO MENTAL HEALTH

STAYING COMMITTED TO MENTAL HEALTH

Dealing with full loads of classes, exams and projects while maintaining a healthy social life, body and mind can be a lot for someone to deal with.

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Parking pandemonium no more

Parking pandemonium no more

In September, the Lanthorn Editorial Board wrote an editorial titled "Not enough parking spots," which detailed our grievances with the parking system at Grand Valley State University. 

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HEEDING OTHER HOLIDAYS

HEEDING OTHER HOLIDAYS

It's no secret that Grand Valley State University isn't very diverse — racially, economically or religiously. We're doing better now than we ever have before, but there's still a lot of work to be done.

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