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Panhellenic Association Prepares for Fall Recruitment

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Panhellenic Association Prepares for Fall Recruitment


By MADDIE FORSHEE Published 09/17/14 6:13am

This weekend, Grand Valley State University will host one of the biggest events of the year, which also serves as one of the most important to the Panhellenic society: fall sorority recruitment. With recruitment starting Friday, Sept. 19, hundreds of girls across campus will come together to find their new homes by rushing a sorority.


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Sustaining inspiration

Every success filters from a dim light bulb. Obstacles hinder the illumination like self-doubt. An internal voice stabs you with a constant reminder that you're not adequate. You're not smart, pretty, rich, creative, fill in the blank. You're not good enough. You weren't granted the same opportunities.

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Making a difference in the community

It’s no secret that Grand Valley State University students are heavily involved on campus. With over 350 student organizations and many volunteer opportunities, it’s not hard for a student to get involved.

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A cappella group, Euphoria, prepares for new season

A cappella group, Euphoria, prepares for new season

This September, the student-run group Euphoria will begin to ease back into the groove of things. The coed a cappella group, one of four a cappella groups on Grand Valley State University's campus, is not your run-of-the-mill singing group. Euphoria provides their own take on music, covering chart topping hits, classic oldies and even beat boxing.

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Feeding the meters has never been simpler

Feeding the meters has never been simpler

At Grand Valley, each academic year brings new opportunities and standards to ensure the accommodation of student population growth can be met through efforts of decongestion.

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Top 5 Things to Remember When Returning to School

The right mindset can make all the difference when returning back to school. As with every start to the semester, the transition from vacation to hardcore academics can be a tough one, especially during the first few weeks when times of fun and frivolity seemingly override the needs of organization and order.
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Campus to Cast Votes for 'PIC pics' Photo Contest

Campus to Cast Votes for 'PIC pics' Photo Contest

The author GK Chesteron once said that the traveler sees what he sees, and the tourist sees what the traveler has already seen. While many students on Grand Valley's campus may see what other travelers have already seen in Lake Ontario Hall, they may also be inspired to pave paths of their own.

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