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Celebration of Black Arts to kick off Black History Month

To kick off Black History Month, the Grand Valley State University Black Student Union (BSU) is holding the annual Celebration of Black Arts on Saturday, Feb. 3. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room. Various student organizations will be performing to honor the legacies of African-American entertainers.  


Laker Life briefs 2/1/18

The Grand Valley State University Padnos International Center (PIC) is set to host a study-abroad first-step meeting on Friday, Feb. 2, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Lake Ontario Hall, Room 130. 

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The Swing Dance Club met Dec. 3 for their second to last meeting before Christmas break.

Swing Dance Club to host upstairs floor at Presidents' Ball

Presidents' Ball is an exciting event for Grand Valley State University students. The planning of outfits, fancy dinners and night of dancing can provide the perfect way to unwind during a stressful semester. For the GVSU Swing Dance Club, the excitement is even higher as they are set to host the top floor of Presidents' Ball for the fourth year in a row. 


Arts briefs 1/29/18

Judy Collins, award-winning singer and songwriter, will be coming to St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids on Thursday, Feb. 1.  Tickets are on sale for $45 and $55 and can be purchased by calling the St. Cecilia Music Center at 616-459-2224 or online at www.scmc-online.org.


Campus Interfaith Resources coordinates mosque visit

For many people on campus, visiting a place of worship for a faith they are unfamiliar with may be a rare or even nonexistent occurrence. To increase awareness of different religious faiths, Grand Valley State University's Campus Interfaith Resources will be hosting a visit the Masjid At-Tawheed mosque on Friday, Jan. 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students can make reservations online or by contacting Campus Interfaith Resources. 


Arts briefs 1/22/18

The Muskegon Museum of Art will be opening its annual “Art Talks Back” poetry competition on Thursday, Jan. 25, and will be accepting submissions through Thursday, Mar. 29.