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Maddie Forshee

Recent articles

Real-world careers focus of Marketing Night

Students learn so much in a classroom and can always join student clubs and organizations to broaden their horizons.

Where the money goes

At Grand Valley State University, it’s common to hear students complaining about things that the university does they say that they’re paying for -- a prime example is “watering the sidewalks.” Students want to know “where their money goes.”

Cultivating sustainability

What was once a community garden has cultivated itself into a project like no other at Grand Valley State University.

Campus Rec improves services for students

GVSU’s Campus Recreation department is a popular option for students to get fit and stay healthy during the school year.

Striving for sustainability

Sustainability is part of a conversation that is continually going on in the world and on the Grand Valley State University campus.

Seeking community on campus

The upcoming nonprofit and volunteer internship fair is designed to expose Grand Valley State University students to opportunities that can benefit them in their lives and careers. Students will have an opportunity to connect with various agencies in the greater Grand Rapids area.

New brewery brings flavor to Allendale

Many homes and businesses call Allendale home, but for the first time, a brewery has settled in.

Faster bus route gets development go-ahead

The time it takes to get from the Allendale Campus to the Pew Campus has been a point of frustration for many Grand Valley State University students in recent years. The Rapid has been trying to cut down that frustration with a new project, called the Laker Line.

Neon Trees brings big sound to small venue

Neon Trees performs at The Intersection June 24.

Lakers visit Cannes Film Festival

For many students, more learning happens outside the classroom than in it. For 14 Grand Valley State University students, that valuable real-world experience came to be at the Cannes Film Festival.

Alumni team to take part in River Bank Run

The Grand Valley State University Alumni Association works with GVSU alumni to engage in events in their local communities, whether it is through volunteer work or social events.

Year in Review: Top features #3

Since last year, there has been a new addition to off-campus apartment housing in Allendale. Grand Valley State University now has its very own Greek row.

Crafting for humanity

Stitchcraft has teamed up with another student organization, Packing Hope, to create plastic mats to donate to the homeless in Grand Rapids.

Student selected for Global Leader Fellowship

Many students dream of traveling after graduation or pursuing their field of study in another country, but many are unable to do so. Grand Valley State University student David Gonzalez is luckier than most students in that he has the opportunity to do what he loves while being able to travel, too.

Telethon raises awareness for cancer

GVSU's student media are coming together on Thursday to team up for the third annual Lakers for a Cure Telethon which will benefit Relay for Life.

Pride Awards highlight LGBTQ accomplishments

GVSU’s LGBTQ community came together on March 10 to celebrate those who have positively impacted the campus community during the annual Pride Awards.

Leadership series highlights nonprofit culture

Leadership is one of the key values that Grand Valley State University takes pride in, and students can find many opportunities to participate in strengthening or exercising their leadership skills throughout the year.

GV fraternity spreads awareness of sexual abuse

The Kirkhof Center has welcomed a bit of femininity this week, as a Grand Valley State University fraternity sold bows to spread awareness of sexual abuse. Delta Upsilon is currently hosting their second annual “Bows from Bros” fundraiser to benefit the local YWCA in Grand Rapids.

Food drive helps fill student food pantry

Opened in 2009, the Student Food Pantry serves to meet the short-term challenges that students may face when it comes to accessing food.

Capoeira introduces Brazilian roots to GV

From the 16th century to modern day, Capoeira has existed as an art form derived from African slaves in Brazil and has persevered through slavery and outlaw, evolving into a martial art that combines dance, acrobatics and music.