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Sigma Lambda Beta Celebrates 10th anniversary

GVL / Courtesy - Derek Duzan

Sigma Lambda Beta Celebrates 10th anniversary


By MADDIE FORSHEE Published 10/29/14 11:56pm

This month, Sigma Lambda Beta, a cultural-based fraternity, will celebrate its 10th anniversary of receiving their charter and becoming a chapter at Grand Valley State University.


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GVSU Octubafest sheds light on two instruments

GVSU Octubafest sheds light on two instruments

As the grandfather of all the bass instruments, the tuba is usually placed in the brass section of an orchestra to anchor the music with its deep vibrato sound. However, the third annual Grand Valley State University Octubafest is bringing the tuba and the euphonium to center stage for a week of performances.

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Geograffiti

Geograffiti

Alyson Mabie has been interested in graffiti since she was a child. Since enrolling as a geography major at Grand Valley State University, she has taken this interest to the next level by using it as the foundation for her research.

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HerStory series highlights women leadership

HerStory series highlights women leadership

On a personal level, getting to know faculty and staff is not something that everyone has the chance to do. Luckily, the Women’s Commission has created an event to highlight women in leadership positions across campus to share their personal stories.

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Giving back to the community

Giving back to the community

Each year on the fourth Saturday of October, millions of volunteers around the country come together in pursuit of partaking in a day filled with opportunities to improve the lives of others.

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Behind the curtain

Behind the curtain

Behind the rows of seats, past the thick velvet curtains and over the worn-in wood floor of the Grand Valley State University Louis Armstrong Theatre is the scene shop. It is in this workshop that eight pairs of hands construct the sets of four main stage productions, one opera and a number of student productions.

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