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What's Your Problem response:

What's Your Problem response:

All college students have heard of the infamous Freshman 15. But how easy is it for Grand Valley State University students to exercise on campus?

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Writing Center celebrates international languages

Writing Center celebrates international languages

This Monday was the National Day on Writing, and The Fred Meijer Center for Writing and Michigan Author collaborated with the Padnos International Center and the Office of Multicultural Affairs to put on a celebration for international writing.

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GVSU competes to fight the flu

In the battle to fight influenza, the real challenge comes from getting people vaccinated. Everyone loves a little friendly competition, and defending individuals against the flu is a crucial part of staying healthy through the winter months. For the first time, Grand Valley State University is participating in a challenge that brings these two ideas together.

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Classic film series sparks controversy

Classic film series sparks controversy

Students are invited to participate in a film and stage series revolving around modern adaptations of classic Greek and Roman texts which will draw them out of their comfort zones. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is hosting its first ever fall classic film and stage series at Grand Valley State University.

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How much does T.Haas make?

How much does T.Haas make?

“T.Haas” is a name known all across the campuses of Grand Valley State University. Referring to the president of GVSU, Thomas Haas, a majority of students are familiar with his family, his hobbies and most importantly, his Laker pride. But one aspect not as familiar is the area of compensation.

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