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Campus for Consent holding panel on rape culture

As Grand Valley State University officials have made ending sexual assault on campus a priority, one student organization is holding an event on the subject. On Thursday, April 5, GVSU’s Campus for Consent will team up with Kandace Williams, a graduate assistant in the Gayle R. Davis Center for Women and Gender Equity, for a round-table discussion that will tackle the topic of rape culture.  

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Student leaders from Forest Hills Northern High School direct the March For Our Lives protest in Grand Rapids, MI on Saturday March 24, 2018.

'March for Our Lives' an example of increasing youth activism, GVSU administrators say

Local members of the West Michigan community, including current students, came together at the "March for Our Lives" to call on representatives in Congress to address what they see as ineffective gun-control legislation.  Mark Richards, chair of the political science department at Grand Valley State University, sees the student activism displayed in the "March for Our Lives" as an opportunity to get students more involved in politics and more civically engaged. 

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CLAS Academic Advising Center absorbs SASC

The Student Academic Success Center (SASC) at Grand Valley State University will soon be a thing of the past, at least in its current form. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Academic Advising Center is in the process of merging with SASC in a move that some say will allow for a more effective use of both centers.  

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News briefs 4/2/18

Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will speak at Grand Valley State University on Wednesday, April 4, to share her experiences leading Michigan's second-largest city. Bliss will speak at 6 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Pere Marquette Room for the Venderbush Leadership Keynote. The Venderbush Leadership Keynote has taken place since 1999 at GVSU to honor the memory of the late Kenneth Venderbush. 

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