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Liz Funk

Keeping calm under stress

While midterms consume the schedules of students across campus, personal care often becomes less important. Students who cannot find time to check back into reality and prioritize relaxation, often find stress building up along with a multitude of health concerns to navigate.

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Delta Zeta hosts 'Hike for Hearing' event

Over the years, Greek life at Grand Valley State University has focused its resources, efforts and time on philanthropy and working towards making a difference in the community. The GVSU Delta Zeta chapter brought its philanthropy outdoors to an off-campus nature trail for the second annual "Hike for Hearing" event.

GVL/Ty Konell - Feminist Flick Friday takes place in the Women's Center Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.

Feminist Film Friday features 'Lemonade'

Maintaining its feminist roots, the Grand Valley State University Women’s Center has started the school year off by continuing its Feminist Film Friday series. Feminist Film Friday began during the 2015 winter semester. The once-monthly showing of a film is held in the Women’s Center, followed by a discussion of the film and its themes from a feminist perspective.


​GVSU chapters raise more than $200,000 for charity

From walking miles for Multiple Sclerosis awareness to hosting baking competitions, the Greek life at Grand Valley State University is committed to building philanthropic efforts and straightening the community. For the 2015 calendar year, the funds raised by the GVSU Greek community increased by $44,500 compared to the 2014 amount. Last year, both fraternities and sororities completed 50,772 hours of direct service.

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'Flint lives matter'

The students of Linden Charter Academy might be too young to vote in the 2016 Presidential Election, but their voices echo throughout Flint, Mich., and are visualized on the walls of Grand Valley State University’s Blue Wall Gallery. After the ongoing water contamination crisis occurred in Flint in April of 2014, residents were left without clean water and started to address their concerns.