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Alternative break trips

Alternative Breaks celebrates 25 years at GVSU

Grand Valley State University offers a wide array of organizations and volunteer opportunities for students to get involved. From acapella to beekeeping and even ballroom dancing, there is something to suit everyone. One of GVSU’s more well-known student organizations is Alternative Breaks.

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GVL / Courtesy GVSU Beekeepers Club

Saving the bees

Honeybees help to pollinate over one-third of the food that is produced in the U.S., but recently they have been facing many problems. That’s why the GVSU Beekeepers want to raise awareness and educate people about bees.

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Darian Farrell (pictured)

Crowning glory

Getting the chance to represent a university and it’s community is a once-in-a-lifetime chance for many students. Grand Valley State University’s Homecoming Regent is one of the few ways that students can elect each other to represent the values that make Lakers great.

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Be the magic, be the match.

Almost 300 people at Grand Valley State University registered to potentially save a life during homecoming last week. The Office of Student Life and Michigan Blood partnered to provide bone marrow information through tables in the Kirkhof Center.

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Jim Markus (left) and Dwight Hillstrom (right) wait for students to come and talk with them on Oct. 13 in Allendale, MI. The Listening Post is an on campus ministry for students to come and talk about anything on their mind.

Listening to Lakers

Walking through the Kirkhof Center lobby, students can see many different organizations at booths, vying for their attention. Amidst the hectic atmosphere, there is one table that sits quietly and lets students come to them

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