GVL/Hannah Zajac-- Transgender Day of Remembrance with keynote speaker Dr. Susan Stryker in Kirkhoff on Monday 13 Nov 2017.

GVSU observes Transgender Day of Remembrance

Grand Valley State University celebrated Transgender Day of Remembrance on Monday, Nov. 13. To highlight the national holiday, Susan Stryker was brought in by the Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center to give a keynote lecture on transgender issues and history.

GVL / Dylan McIntyre. Saturday, October 21, 2017. Revive Conference co-sponsored by Sigma Lambda Gamma was hosted to talk about the "untalkable" topics with students and faculty.

Revive student organization tackles difficult topics

In the current political and social climate in the U.S., there are many serious issues that people feel uneasy talking about. However, avoiding these topics can lead to harmful situations. With this in mind, Revive, a student organization at Grand Valley State University, hopes to create a safe environment for students to discuss uncomfortable situations and overcome personal battles.


Laker Life briefs 11/16/17

"Strange and Magical Beasts: Etchings by Tony Fitzpatrick" are available to the public for viewing in the West Wall Gallery of the Grand Valley State University L.V. Eberhard Center. 

GVL / Courtesy - Rachel Britton

GVSU students hold 'Art Is a Drag' exhibit in library space

For Grand Valley State University students Rachel Britton and Kaylee Britton, drag has become not only a source of performance and entertainment but a source of artistic expression as well. Highlighting this, their exhibit "Art Is a Drag: The Library Is Open" is being held in the Mary Idema Pew Library’s Exhibition Space from Saturday, Nov. 4, to Wednesday, Nov. 29.


Laker Life briefs 11/9/17

The "Andy Warhol’s American Icons" exhibit opened to the public at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) Saturday, Oct. 28. The museum is located on Monroe Center Street in Grand Rapids and is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on most days of operation. Admission cost is $8 with a student ID.  

GVL / Courtesy - cfn.news

Wheelhouse Talk to feature Steelcase CEO

The Wheelhouse Talks are a series of sessions orchestrated by the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies about once a month every fall and winter semester to bring local, cross-disciplinary leaders to speak to the Grand Valley State University community. Jim Keane, the CEO of Steelcase, will speak at GVSU Friday, Nov. 3, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. as a part of the series.


Laker Life briefs 11/2/17

The artwork of Tony Fitzpatrick, an artist born and raised in the Chicago area, will be on display in the Grand Valley State University L.V. Eberhard Center’s West Wall Gallery from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Friday, Nov. 3, to March 2, 2018.