Laker Life briefs 9/14/17

Grand Valley State University students with an interest in history, archaeology, anthropology or other aspects of the past are invited to attend GVSU’s ninth annual Paleo-Olympics, where they will learn how to play ancient games, spin yarn, make hieroglyphic cookies and more.

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GALLERY CONVERSATION SERIES WITH PROFESSOR JIM GOODE & VIRGINIA GOODE: TRAVEL IN THE MIDDLE EAST: HIGHS & LOWS

GVSU prof to discuss travels to Middle East in gallery conversation

Grand Valley State University students are invited to join professor James Goode and his wife, Virginia Goode, at the first gallery conversation in a series of four this week.  The event, titled “Travel in the Middle East: Highs & Lows,” is set to be held Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the GVSU Art Gallery in the Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts. Students who would like to attend can RSVP beforehand, although an RSVP is not required.

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Gearing up for Campus Life Night

More than 400 registered student organizations will be represented at Grand Valley State University's Campus Life Night this year.  The annual event, designed to showcase GVSU's many student clubs and organizations and connect incoming and returning students with extracurricular opportunities, will be held Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Parking Lot H.

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The class of 2019 enjoying a night of dancing at the kick-off party on the Wednesday evening. The event included free pizza and a dj for a night full of fun after the transitions events.

GVSU to host annual Laker Kickoff Party to welcome new students

The Laker Traditions team will host its annual Laker Kickoff Party Friday, Aug. 25, from 9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. in Parking Lot A on the Allendale Campus to welcome Lakers, particularly incoming freshmen, to Grand Valley State University. Although this event is associated with freshmen because they make up the majority of the attendees, everyone is welcome to join the celebration of a new journey at GVSU.

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