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Alternative break trips

Alternative Breaks celebrates 25 years at GVSU

Grand Valley State University offers a wide array of organizations and volunteer opportunities for students to get involved. From acapella to beekeeping and even ballroom dancing, there is something to suit everyone. One of GVSU’s more well-known student organizations is Alternative Breaks.

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Malayna Hasmanis gives a presentation on current rape culture and victim blaming, entitled "Sexual Assault Awareness: Eyes Wide Open" in Kirkoff's Pere Marquette room April 3, 2014.

Greeks team up to fight sexual assault

From documentaries like “The Hunting Ground”, which dives into the world of Greek-related sexual assault on college campuses, to scandals like the one at the University of Virginia, equating the Greek community with sexual assault is a stereotype that has been a narrative that has been around for a long time.

GVL / Courtesy - Malayna Hasmanis 
Malayna Hasmanis

Passionate by practice

Extracurricular activities and student organizations are the tools with which students can build their lives and leave their mark on their college campus. Getting involved helps to improve grades, build a student's social life and makes the college experience truly unique.