GVL / Courtesy - Ingrid Johnson

Finding community in fighting cancer

A cancer diagnosis is both disheartening and frightening. For those currently facing cancer, who have a loved one battling the disease or are in the process of receiving treatments, connecting with others who share similar experiences can be a source of comfort.

GVL / Courtesy - Amber Hutson

Student organization targets diversity at GVSU

Across the nation, universities and their students have been paying more attention to student demographics. At Grand Valley State University, the vast majority of Lakers identify as white. Now, the Student Diversity Coalition seeks to shine light on an issue they believe requires more attent

GVL / Kasey Garvelink - Prior to beginning, students that attended the In the Margins event had time to talk with one another before the meeting started on Feb. 16, 2016 in Allendale.

Pride in poetry

The artist speaks as each word projects emotion, captivating every listener. Silence spreads across the room when the microphone drops. The artist leaves with a newly found energy while cheers erupt from the crowd.