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Concert shows that GVSU is a little bit country

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David Nail performs in the Fieldhouse Arena on Thursday night as part of his Country Deep Tour.

Concert shows that GVSU is a little bit country


By SHELBY PENDOWSKI Published 04/13/14 7:28pm

“Are there any country music fans in the house tonight?” An eruption of ear-piercing screams from Grand Valley State University students, community members and B-93.7 listeners answered the question posed by country musician Sam Hunt. Yes, there were country music fans in the GVSU Fieldhouse.


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The best pizza in town

On April 7, the Niemeyer Honors College multipurpose room was full of a smell near and dear to all college students’ hearts: pizza.
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Campus Ministry raises money for clean water charity

Diseases from unsafe water and lack of basic sanitation kill many people around the world every year, but the nonprofit organization Charity Water is helping combat this issue, and Grand Valley State University’s Campus Ministry has paired up with them to do so.
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Celebrating, remembering, fighting

Celebrating, remembering, fighting

More than 1,300 members of the Grand Valley State University community joined together to raise about $72,000 for the American Cancer Society during this year’s Relay for Life.
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Professional preening

Free food, free clothes, and free career advice — it’s not a dream, it’s Dress for Success.
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Better Together Day promotes interfaith dialogue

The way religion is portrayed today, one could think that it is the source of much of the world’s violence. While religious division continue into 2014, interfaith groups at Grand Valley State University are gathering to address problems facing religion by confronting religious violence and intolerance as a part of a national movement.
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Going Greek: Delta Tau Lambda

When the average person thinks of a typical sorority girl, they generally draw upon the images of sororities they see in movies and pop culture. That image usually is of a young, blond, Caucasian girl.
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