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Over 1,000 Students to Compete at Science Olympiad in Allendale on Saturday

Today's students have many opportunities to learn and gain confidence through extra curricular activities. One of those unique opportunities will bring over 1,000 middle school and high school students together in Allendale this weekend at Grand Valley State University's 2017 Science Olympiad Tournament.

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Former President Gerald Ford Laid To Rest In Michigan
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Grand Rapids Suburbs Score Best Places to ‘Raise a Family’ in Michigan Titles

An article in the Grand Rapids Business Journal, two Grand Rapids suburbs are considered to be among the 10 best communities for families in Michigan.

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Luther King Marches
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National Speakers Part of GVSU’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Two nationally known speakers will highlight Grand Valley State University's events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Pow Wow Dancers
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GVSU Celebrates Native American Heritage

Grand Valley State University's annual Native American Heritage Celebration runs for the next several weeks with discussions, films and more.

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Amanda Pitts, GVSU
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New Street Lights Increase Safety at GVSU, More Lights Planned

Grand Valley State University, Consumers Energy and Allendale Township installed six temporary lighting towers on 48th Avenue over the weekend. They will continue to work together to install permanent street lights by housing near the Allendale Campus.

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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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Anti-Police Brutality Protestors Rally At New York's City Hall
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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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Popularity Of Nintendo's New Augmented Reality Game Pokemon Go Drives Company Stock Up
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GVSU Hosting ‘Poképarty’ on Tuesday

Add Grand Valley State University to the millions of those embracing Pokémon GO around the world.

GVSU is hosting a Poképarty on Tuesday, July 19.

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GVSU Raises Tuition, Gives Faculty and Staff 2.9 Percent Raise

Today, the Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees approved the budget for fiscal year 2016. The budget includes an increase for tuition and a 2.9 percent raise for staff and faculty.

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99-Year-Old Athletes at the USA Masters Track Championships at GVSU

The USA Masters Track Championships are at GVSU, July 14 - 17.

Over 1,000 athletes will compete. The two oldest are 99 years old and one of them is from Kalamazoo.

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Participants in the 70+year old women's 400 meter race
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USA Masters Track Championships at GVSU, July 14 – 17

The nation's best will be competing at the USA Track & Field Masters Championships at Grand Valley State University in Allendale from July 14 - 17.

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Where are the Fireworks Displays in West Michigan

If you're looking for THE place to go to see Fireworks this 4th of July weekend, you don't have far to go because there are several fantastic shows this weekend right here at home.

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