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Triota Event

WGS students inducted into 'Triota' honor society

Major-specific honor societies have the potential to make a student feel proud and connected to the subject area they study. One major-specific honor society at Grand Valley State University is Iota Iota Iota (sometimes called "Triota"), which is a national women and gender studies honor society. Triota inducted its new members for the 2017-18 academic year with a celebratory induction breakfast on Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the Kirkhof Center. 

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Celebration of Black Arts to kick off Black History Month

To kick off Black History Month, the Grand Valley State University Black Student Union (BSU) is holding the annual Celebration of Black Arts on Saturday, Feb. 3. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room. Various student organizations will be performing to honor the legacies of African-American entertainers.  


Laker Life briefs 2/1/18

The Grand Valley State University Padnos International Center (PIC) is set to host a study-abroad first-step meeting on Friday, Feb. 2, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Lake Ontario Hall, Room 130. 

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The Swing Dance Club met Dec. 3 for their second to last meeting before Christmas break.

Swing Dance Club to host upstairs floor at Presidents' Ball

Presidents' Ball is an exciting event for Grand Valley State University students. The planning of outfits, fancy dinners and night of dancing can provide the perfect way to unwind during a stressful semester. For the GVSU Swing Dance Club, the excitement is even higher as they are set to host the top floor of Presidents' Ball for the fourth year in a row. 


Campus Interfaith Resources coordinates mosque visit

For many people on campus, visiting a place of worship for a faith they are unfamiliar with may be a rare or even nonexistent occurrence. To increase awareness of different religious faiths, Grand Valley State University's Campus Interfaith Resources will be hosting a visit the Masjid At-Tawheed mosque on Friday, Jan. 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students can make reservations online or by contacting Campus Interfaith Resources. 


Laker Life briefs 1/25/18

The Grand Valley State University Center for Women and Gender Equity (CWGE) is set to host its monthly "Feminist Film Friday" event on Friday, Jan. 26, in the CWGE, located in the Kirkhof Center, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.


GVSU professor to star in world premiere of 'Anton, Himself'

This weekend, the Grand Valley State University theater department will be hosting the world premiere of the play "Anton, Himself: First and Last." Theater professor Roger Ellis will be performing as Russian playwright Anton Chekhov on Friday, Jan. 19, and Saturday, Jan. 20, in the Haas Center for Performing Arts.