Laker Life briefs 9/14/17

Grand Valley State University students with an interest in history, archaeology, anthropology or other aspects of the past are invited to attend GVSU’s ninth annual Paleo-Olympics, where they will learn how to play ancient games, spin yarn, make hieroglyphic cookies and more.

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GVL / Emily Frye

Gearing up for Campus Life Night

More than 400 registered student organizations will be represented at Grand Valley State University's Campus Life Night this year.  The annual event, designed to showcase GVSU's many student clubs and organizations and connect incoming and returning students with extracurricular opportunities, will be held Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Parking Lot H.

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GVL / Courtesy - GVSU League of Legends Club

GVSU League of Legends team wins third place in national competition

When Grand Valley State University’s League of Legends team walked into Colombia College’s “Midwest Campus Clash” event and gaming expo, they had a new kind of sport stadium experience. The event, held Saturday, April 8, hosted multiple university teams that battled for cash prizes and the title of Campus Clash Champion. For Keegan Biegalksi, the competitive team manager, it felt almost like a professional sporting event with as much as $15,000 at stake.

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GVL / Courtesy - Rachel Britton
Performer Christopher Royer

Drag club to host 'Destress Dragapalooza'

With finals approaching, a night of community and quality entertainment is a welcome idea. With this in mind, the Grand Valley State University drag club is taking initiative Wednesday, April 26, to host an amateur drag show. The show, called "De-stress Dragapalooza," will take place in the Cook-DeWitt Center at 8 p.m. and will feature GVSU students who are in the drag club as performers. The club hopes hosting an event like the drag show will raise student spirits during exam week.

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