GVL / Courtesy - Zoe Bruyn
Stir It Up bakery

‘Stir It Up’

Transitioning between school and work is a daunting change for college students. However, Zoe Bruyn managed to tackle both by starting her own business called “Stir It Up,” while still studying at Grand Valley State University.

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GVL/Kevin Sielaff - Austin VanDyke (right) and Skyla Snarski (left) work the fields on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 at the Sustainable Agriculture Project.

Sustainable Agriculture Project to host open house

Imagine peering outside of the classroom window to see a smiling man on a bicycle pulling a wagon full of vegetables and fresh flowers. This is the type of project that Youssef Darwich, farm manager at the Grand Valley State University Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP) hopes can bridge the gap between sustainable farmers and the community.

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'I Am That Girl'

On a global scale, women can often feel disempowered or struggle with self-negativity. The budding Grand Valley State University student chapter of I Am That Girl, however, has plans to combat this issue.

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GVL / Courtesy - Tyler Konell

'Vegucate Yourself'

Many people might believe implementing a plant-based diet into their lives would be too difficult. Cage Free, a vegan lifestyle advocacy student organization at Grand Valley State University, is hosting a program called “Vegucate Yourself” to help change that belief system.

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Annual RICE Conference combats racial injustice

Imagine Chinese-American food served to a Chinese audience or Mississippi banjo music all sung in Mandarin Chinese. These are some of the collaborative efforts between American and Asian communities that inspire Caleb Sawin, president of the Grand Valley State University Chinese Language and Culture club.

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