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GVSU Competing at International Collegiate Racing Event

A group of Grand Valley State University students are competing at one of the world’s largest collegiate autocross car competitions May 13-16 at Michigan International Speedway.

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GVSU Surprises 100,000th Graduate With $1,000 Check

Grand Valley State University celebrated its 100,000th graduate on Saturday, April 25.

GVSU awarded the student with a $1,000 check and other prizes.

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New Development Downtown on West Fulton to Bring More Quality College Housing

Rockford Construction announced that they have closed on the final parcel of land and will be breaking ground this month on quality, market rate housing with college students in mind in Grand Rapids’ West Side neighborhood. Fulton Place will be located on Fulton Street West, between Lexington and Seward Streets.

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Courtesy GVSU University Communications and Matthew-Makowski
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GVSU Baton Twirler Moriah Muscaro Finishes Fourth at World Championships [Photos/Videos]

Moriah Muscaro, of Grand Valley State University, competed as part of Team USA in the Baton Solo Event category at the World Baton Twirling Championships in Italy this month.

She took fourth place in the international event.

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Joe Raedle
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What is Life Like as an Undocumented Immigrant? Find Out Thursday at GVSU Downtown

One of the true hot buttons in American politics today is immigration reform with strong feeling on both sides of the issue. However, one of the sides we haven't heard much from are immigrants themselves, especially undocumented immigrants. What is their life like?

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Kids' Food Basket
Kids' Food Basket
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West Michigan Preparing for Go Orange Day with Orange Smiles [Photos]

This Friday, Kids’ Food Basket and dozens of schools, businesses and organizations will wear orange to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

Many are getting a jump-start on Go Orange Day with big orange smiles!

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11th Annual GVSU Geology Chili Cook-Off [Video]

Last month, during another cold West Michigan winter day, Grand Valley State University Geology students, faculty, and alumni kept warm at the 11th annual GVSU Geology Chili Cook-Off.

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GVSU Students Build Mobile Device for Child with Spinal Muscular Atrophy [Video]

A group of Grand Valley State University students has created a device that allows a child with type I spinal muscular atrophy to move and be independent.

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Dick Nelson, Voice of GVSU Football for 37 Years, Dies

Dick Nelson was the voice of Grand Valley State University football for 37 years before retiring prior to the 2014 season due to his health.

Nelson died Sunday morning.

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Christopher Furlong
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GVSU Exhibit Explores Persecution of Homosexuals During Nazi Regime

The human atrocities of WWII are well documented in history. The persecution of the Jewish population was the primary focus of the Nazi regime. The haunting pictures and tales from the holocaust will stay with us forever. But there were other groups persecuted as well. Roma (Gypsies), Poles, Soviet prisoners of war, Jehovah’s Witnesses and those disabled during World War II were also targeted. And yet, there is another story.

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Alfred Mele (3ammagazine.com)
Alfred Mele (3ammagazine.com)
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Free Will, Does it Really Exist? Find out Tonight at GVSU

Does free will exist? The question has fueled debate among philosophers, psychologists, and theologians. A popular argument among neuroscientists and social psychologists is that free will is illusory—that our words and actions arise not from rational choice, but from unconscious predispositions and social conditioning.

But according to philosopher Alfred Mele, the case against free will actually leaves much room for doubt. In Free: Why Science Hasn’t Disproved Free Will, Mele examines the major experiments that free will deniers cite, and explains how they don’t provide the solid evidence for which they have been touted.

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‘Big Brother 10′ Winner Dan Gheesling to Speak at GVSU on Wednesday

Michigan resident Dan Gheesling has appeared on the CBS television show 'Big Brother' twice, winning Season 10 and finishing as runner-up in Season 14.

Wednesday night Gheesling will speak at Grand Valley State University as part of Leadership Week.

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