GVL / Dylan McIntyre
Pow wow at Riverside Park on Saturday, September 9th, 2017.

Student senate votes to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day

The resolution to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day was passed at the Thursday, Sept. 21, general assembly of the Grand Valley State University student senate. The vote took place after several community members stood to speak during the public comment period, as well as several minutes of statements of support from senate members. 

GVL / Emily Frye 
The class of 2019 partaking in speaker Stephen Gray's "Hurricane" of hugs on Wednesday evening. The students participated in different events that opened them up to all that college and Grand Valley has to offer them.

Tips for having a successful freshman year

Freshman year of college can induce a range of emotions in students. It’s possible to feel excitement, sadness and nervousness all at the same time, as there are a lot of activities to do and people to meet. Here are some suggestions that might make it a little easier.