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Why students should prioritize their physical well-being

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.

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GVSU students need a more regulated fall breather

Between Labor Day and Thanksgiving, Grand Valley State University students don't get a formal break from their classes. Unlike at many other colleges that have an official fall break sometime in October to give students a reprieve from their studies, GVSU students have to power through midterms all the way to the official start of the holiday season.

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Working with Parking Services

At Grand Valley State University, one frequently expressed cause for stress is the same among students, guests, staff and faculty alike: campus parking. With more than 25,000 students currently enrolled at the university, finding a parking spot on campus can be nearly impossible some days. 

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Bystanders need to take responsibility for sexual assault

In the past few weeks, Grand Valley State University has sent out both a timely warning email and a safety notice email, alerting community members of an on-campus sexual assault and an attempted off-campus sexual assault, respectively. Both of these alerts described the perpetrators as groups of men, not lone predators. Perhaps more shockingly, in the case of the first timely warning, only one of the men was accused of assaulting the victim in question, while the rest of the men were merely observers who later ran away.

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