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GVL/Archive - Drag queen Gabriella Galore performs during the Rainbow Social on Friday Sept. 11, 2015 inside the Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center.

Unsafe for the holidays

While countless students at Grand Valley State University are looking forward to holiday break and time with family away from school, many students who identify within the LGBT community are hesitant to return to their childhood home.

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Lakers host 'Be a Rose' donation drive

While many people know feminine hygiene products are as much a necessity as toothpaste or shampoo, not all people have access to them. As a result, the Grand Valley State University organization Professional Organization for Women Entering Reality (POWER) has started working with the Be a Rose foundation by hosting a donation drive for feminine hygiene products.

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Eric Lacerna studies inside the LGBT Resource Center on Sept. 29, 2015.

'Wear the Rainbow'

In an effort to affirm the varying gender identities of students, the Grand Valley State University Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center held its annual event ‘Wear the Rainbow: a Trans and Genderqueer Clothing Swap.’

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GVL/Emily Frye - The Grand Valley State University group "Eyes Wide Open" discusses current global events relating to sexual assult on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015.

Eyes Wide Open celebrates 15 years at GVSU

For 15 years students at Grand Valley State University have been working together to spread education and awareness about sexual assault on campus through the student-run organization Eyes Wide Open. The advocacy group will celebrate its 15th birthday Thursday, Nov. 10 with a poetry slam focused on giving a voice to people facing oppression.

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