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ArtPrize Eight Opens Wednesday With Celebration at Rosa Parks Circle

The Grand Valley State University Laker Marching Band, GVSU Dance Company and WGVU Nerd Walk will kick-off ArtPrize Wednesday, September 21, at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.

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GVSU Sets Record Enrollment With Over 25,000 Students

Grand Valley State University reports they have set new enrollment records including: total enrollment, first-year students, minority students and those living on campus.

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GVSU Offering New Course: Black Lives Matter

Grand Valley State University students will have the opportunity to take a new, one-credit elective course this fall which combines history and discussions about race. The course is named Black Lives Matter.

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GVSU Professor Explains Origin of Yooper Dialect

Since 2000, Kathryn Remlinger, professor of English at Grand Valley State University, has been examining Yooper dialect, its relationship to the U.P. and the idea of the Yooper identity.

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Five Things I Learned at the GVSU Football Spring Classic

GVSU Football enjoyed perfect weather at the Spring Classic on Saturday. Fans appreciated the weather, but they'd like to see touchdowns and a strong Laker defense even more this fall. 

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GVSU Women’s Basketball in Final Four Tonight, Game on National TV

With their fourth upset win of the tournament, Grand Valley State University Women's Basketball has advanced to the Final Four.

Last night, the Lakers beat 2-seed, #19 Pittsburg State, 59-56.

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Rogue River Generated $7.3 million for Rockford, Comstock Park in 2015

The Rockford and Comstock Park communities accumulated more than $7 million during the 2015 summer season, thanks to visitors to the Rogue River watershed area, according to a study by Grand Valley State University faculty and Trout Unlimited.

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How to Maximize Your Powerball Winnings

Grand Valley State University statistics professor John Gabrosek shares his thoughts on how to win the Powerball jackpot.

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Grand Valley Students Launch ‘YGR’ App

In the app, you can get information in six categories: entertainment, community, jobs, living in GR, networking and government. It totes itself as being "a small app to help you discover the big possibilities in Grand Rapids".

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You Know You Grew Up in West Michigan When…

We've all seen the lists "you know you're a ______ when", "you know you're a ________ fan when", etc., but we've never seen one that is distinctly West Michigan.

So, we've set out to fix that. We polled our co-workers, friends, and family members to come up with the ultimate list of ways you know you grew up in West Michigan.

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Fire Reported at Apartments Near Grand Valley State University

Crews from multiple fire departments are responding to a fire at an apartment complex just off-campus at Grand Valley State University.

The fire began around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at 4932 West Campus Drive in Allendale.

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Aquinas College and Grand Valley State University Finalists in School Security Contest

Two Michigan schools could win thousands of dollars in security equipment to help keep students safe.

Aquinas College and Grand Valley State University are finalists in Stanley Security's Together for Safer Schools grant program.

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