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Performer Christopher Royer

Drag club to host 'Destress Dragapalooza'

With finals approaching, a night of community and quality entertainment is a welcome idea. With this in mind, the Grand Valley State University drag club is taking initiative Wednesday, April 26, to host an amateur drag show. The show, called "De-stress Dragapalooza," will take place in the Cook-DeWitt Center at 8 p.m. and will feature GVSU students who are in the drag club as performers. The club hopes hosting an event like the drag show will raise student spirits during exam week.

GVL/Kevin Sielaff - Grand Valley's Interfraternity Council holds a silent march around campus against sexual assault on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Taking steps against sexual assault

In solidarity to victims and survivors of sexual assault, more than 300 Grand Valley State University students marched around campus Tuesday, April 11, to support the GVSU Interfraternity Council’s (IFC) semiannual “Steps Against Sexual Assault” event.


Student senate hosts first annual ‘human library project’

Not every student has the opportunity to have a conversation with a police officer and a member of the LGBT community together over lunch. At student senate’s first ever “Human Library Project,” held Monday, April 10, where Grand Valley State University students had the chance to ask questions to a group of human “books” from diverse backgrounds.

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Ghanian children using oil barrel 'sinks'

GVSU community to run for human rights

When it comes communities battling a cause, 5k run fundraisers have been known to combine healthy competition and fundraising. With this in mind, Saturday, April 8, the International Sustainability Health Education and Water (ISHEW) organization and students at Grand Valley State University will rally around issues such as human trafficking and water sustainability.

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Stir It Up bakery

‘Stir It Up’

Transitioning between school and work is a daunting change for college students. However, Zoe Bruyn managed to tackle both by starting her own business called “Stir It Up,” while still studying at Grand Valley State University.