Jim Markus (left) and Dwight Hillstrom (right) wait for students to come and talk with them on Oct. 13 in Allendale, MI. The Listening Post is an on campus ministry for students to come and talk about anything on their mind.

Listening to Lakers

Walking through the Kirkhof Center lobby, students can see many different organizations at booths, vying for their attention. Amidst the hectic atmosphere, there is one table that sits quietly and lets students come to them

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Steve Perry, member of the GVSU Native American advisory board, speaks during the Re-Thinking Columbus event on Oct. 12 in Loosemoore Auditorium.

Rethinking Columbus Day

"In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue..." Many people know the story, but most don’t realize that that’s all it is - a story. Recently, there has been a push to end the celebration of Columbus Day as a national holiday.