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  1. GVSU pair to star in Grand Rapids productionRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    It's not every day a student's dream comes true of starring in a popular production held at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, but for two Grand Valley State University students, the dream became a reality. The play circles around an American nurse stationed on a South Pacific island during World War II.

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  2. Setting an example of religious diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Despite the frigid single-digit temperature, Grand Valley State University students and community members gathered at the Cook Carillon Tower Wednesday night to mourn the deaths of three young Muslim students from North Carolina. The candlelight vigil was hosted by the Student Senate diversity affairs committee, and over 50 people attended.

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  3. a Faculty set to study shipwrecked steamboatsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Faculty from Grand Valley State University have planned to explore Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids in an effort to discover and study the remnants of steamboats S.S. Hazel A. and S.S. Ramona. The dive, which will be funded by the GVSU Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence, includes GVSU professors Mark Schwartz, Mark Gleason and Matthew Daley.

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  4. Arts at a GlanceRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Who wouldn't want a taste of the tropics during Michigan's dark and gloomy winter days? Embrace and indulge in GVSU's cultural diversity by stopping by the Niemeyer Multi-Purpose Room on Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for an authentic Haitian dinner catered along with Haitian music. Not only does the event serve as a LIB 100 event, but more importantly serves as a fundraiser for "Students for Haiti."

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  5. Students develop app to retain young people in GRRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Grand Valley State University students and faculty are working together to create a new smartphone app that aims to retain young, bright individuals within Grand Rapids. Tentatively titled "YGR," the application is purposed with collecting information on transportation, restaurants, events, shops and more in Grand Rapids for the use of the average citizen or tourist.

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  6. CSLC sponsors overnight service tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Grand Valley State University's Community Service Learning Center will sponsor an overnight service trip at the Blandford Nature Center this weekend. Students will work with the center on a variety of tasks including invasive species maintenance and snow removal.

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  7. Program teaches students about IT programsRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Approximately 35 high school students from various schools in the Kent County Intermediate School District participated in the Systems, Applications and Products Young Thinkers Program held at the Seidman College of Business on Friday. During the event hosted by Grand Valley State University, the SAP University Alliance and General Motors, students in attendance learned about SAP software and enterprise resource planning through a simulation game.

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  8. Changing the sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Grand Valley State University student Kyle Norton began playing instruments at a young age, and when he came to college he decided to use his musical talents to form the one-man band the Nortroniks. After years of developing as a solo electronic music artist, Norton has expanded the band to include drummer Christian Grow, who is also a GVSU student.

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  9. A roarin' timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    The DeVos Place ballroom was filled with Gatsby-themed glitz, glamour and Grand Valley State University students on Friday for the annual Presidents' Ball. Nearly 4,000 GVSU students attended the event hosted by the Laker Traditions Team and Student Senate, making it the largest Presidents' Ball yet.

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  10. Library hosts first community partnership showcaseRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Grand Valley State University hosted the first "Community as Classroom" partnership showcase at the Mary Idema Pew Library on Jan. 30. Various presenters gathered in the library's multipurpose room with posters and presentations to showcase their community engagement projects. Ruth Stegeman, director for community engagement, said turnout was better than expected.

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  11. Desire for diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Attracting College Graduates to Grand Rapids: A Student-Driven Model, called PA 380, is a special topics course taught by Grand Valley State University professor Mark Hoffman. It focuses on developing recommendations for helping Grand Rapids thrive and increase diversity through attracting and retaining young professionals.

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  12. Presidents Ball Tickets on SaleRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    The 20/20 desk is now selling tickets for the Grand Valley State University Presidents' Ball that takes place on Friday, Feb. 6 at the DeVos Place. The ball is a Grand Gatsby-themed party with dinner, dancing and a special awards ceremony for Grand Rapids mayor George Heartwell and GVSU faculty and staff.

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  13. Arts at a GlanceRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    The band Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers will share their indie-rock sound with Grand Rapids when they perform at the Pyramid Scheme on Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. This local Michigan band from the east side of the state will share the stage with American Opera and Watching for Foxes. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.

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  14. Grand Rapids Mayor to Incorporate Feedback from GV studentsRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell plans to incorporate feedback given from Grand Valley State University students on how to draw in and preserve talent in the city. Heartwell mentioned the students' contributions during his 2015 State of the City address.

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  15. MLK Service Day helps local nonprofitsRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Grand Valley State University students will have the opportunity to engage in a service opportunity in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The national day of service is part of Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week at GVSU. The Community Service Learning Center and the MLK Week Executive Planning Committee are sponsors for the event.

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  16. Behind the scenes of Presidents' BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Presidents' Ball is an annual celebration held for Grand Valley State University students, faculty and community members who contribute to it. The Presidents' Ball will be held on Feb. 6, with a cocktail hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starting at 6:15 p.m. Dancing runs from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Emma Moulton, the event coordinator and executive vice president of Student Senate, said this year's theme is Grand Gatsby.

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  17. GV theatre department to share two distinct performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    This Friday evening will be a big one for the theater department at Grand Valley State University for the opening night of "The Women of Lockerbie" and "The Magic Flute." The productions offer two very different performances: one being a modern play and the other a classical opera.

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  18. Arts at a glance: Big Gigantic coming to the IntersectionRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    On Oct. 13, the Grand Valley State University Cello Fest will host a master class featuring Joseph Johnson, principle cellist of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Johnson has performed as both a soloist and as a chamber musician, and is also an educator.

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  19. Arts at a glance: Big Gigantic coming to the IntersectionRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    On Oct. 13, the Grand Valley State University Cello Fest will host a master class featuring Joseph Johnson, principle cellist of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Johnson has performed as both a soloist and as a chamber musician, and is also an educator.

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  20. GVSU discusses the construction of new apartments in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Rockford Construction Co. is waiting for final approval from the city commission to build nearly 100 new apartments designed for student living on the edge of the Grand Valley State University Pew Campus, located in downtown Grand Rapids.

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