Students watch the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the Mary Idema Pew Multipurpose Room Monday, Sept. 26.

GVSU students react to first presidential debate

With the lecturns set and the questions ready, the stakes for both Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and businessman Donald Trump were sky-high for the first presidential debate. Expected to draw nearly 100 million viewers, the NBC debate Monday, Sept. 26 was the first head-to-head face-off for Clinton and Trump.

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Voting on the go

As part of a statewide initiative, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has announced that she is sending the mobile office on a tour of 18 college campuses across the state to provide an opportunity for students to register to vote.

GVL/Kevin Sielaff - GVSU President Thomas Haas speaks at Grand Valley's annual Convocation ceremonies on Friday, August 26, 2016.

Convocation kicks off 2016-17 academic year

Grand Valley State University has kicked off the school year with its annual convocation ceremony, welcoming new students to the university. Included in the ceremony was an address from President Thomas Haas where he sincerely thanked the incoming class for choosing GVSU as their university.