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Budget Cuts

Chelsey Kimmel-Kendrick, staff writer
October 17, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

For weeks now, administration has been contemplating a budget cut and on Thursday, Oct. 2, the final decisions were made. Due to the decrease in enrollment on campus this year, the staff had to face some tough decisions in order to lower the spending. Along with the toilet paper cuts on campus... Read more »

Apple releases new ‘innovative’ iPhone

Chelsey Kimmel-Kendrick, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014
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Apple released its new iPhone to the public on Sept. 19. This 'new design, however, looks slightly familiar. Just like multiple other phone companies, Apple decided to go with the thin width and larger screen, but many said this approach on a new phone was nothing more than a copycat of the Android. Lauren... Read more »

Homecoming recap

Claribel Vizcarra, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014
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Sunday The university kicked off the start of homecoming week by adorning the sidewalks with beautiful colors and art to support the different clubs and organizations on campus. The day was sunny and hot and students came together to create a mural that represented the involvement... Read more »

Decrease in enrollment leads to budget cuts, new programs

Chelsey Kimmel-Kendrick, Staff Writer
October 7, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

For weeks now, administration has been contemplating a budget cut and on Thursday, Oct. 2, the final decisions were made on what to eliminate from the budget. Due to the decrease in enrollment on campus this year, the staff had to face some tough decisions in order to lower the spending. Along... Read more »

Faculty members receive tenure

Faculty members receive tenure

Matt Spurlock, staff writer
October 3, 2014
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The annual promotion and tenure ceremony is a celebration of select few faculty members who have reached milestones in their careers and have advanced through peer review. This year’s event took place last Friday in the Rodholm Room of the Humphrey building and recognized four promotions and celebrated... Read more »

Athletic director appointed to NAIA board

Athletic director appointed to NAIA board

Evan Stober, staff writer
October 3, 2014
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The university upholds the standard of engaging, equipping and empowering people to reach their full potential. Troy Plummer, athletic director, uses this standard to push the athletic department to new heights. Plummer was recently named to the Athletic Directors Association Board of Directors... Read more »

Making sense of Global Vision Week

Kacy Schmidt, staff writer
September 26, 2014
Filed under News

Last week students attended and participated in the fifth-annual Global Vision Week. Several events took place, including a talk from Nana Derby, associate professor of criminal justice in the department of sociology, social work and criminal justice at Virginia State University. Derby’s main focus... Read more »

Education on domestic violence reaches campus

Shari Saunders, staff writer
September 26, 2014
Filed under News

Avid sports fans may be aware the NFL has been swarming the news recently, and not for a  good reason. With the kickoff of the new season, new issues have arisen regarding domestic violence, causing great speculation and anger from many. Less than three weeks into the season, five cases regarding ... Read more »

Author aims to inspire students

Author aims to inspire students

Matt Spurlock, staff writer
September 26, 2014
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On Friday, Sept. 19, Rekha Basu visited the library to read selections from her book, “Finding Her Voice,” as part of Global Vision Week’s focus on human trafficking. Basu was born in India and traveled a lot when she was young. She has worked in journalism as an editorial writer, reporter and... Read more »

Mr. Grand View: bringing awareness to sex trafficking

Mr. Grand View: bringing awareness to sex trafficking

Heather Carpe, staff writer
September 26, 2014
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During Global Vision Week students on campus donated money toward the Mr. Grand View competition. Mr. Grand View was held to bring awareness to sex trafficking and raise money to prevent girls from being sold at the Nepal border. This was a very successful event, according to Jacob Gilbert, education... Read more »

ALT Magazine receives best advertisement and best house ad awards

Matt Spurlock, staff writer
September 26, 2014
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ALT Magazine Volume 8 won the 2013-2014 best advertisement award as well as the best house ad award. This is a national pinnacle award given through the College Media Association. “Typically, the awards go to big schools with national reputation,” Mary Jones, faculty adviser for ALT, said, “but... Read more »

Meet the 2014 homecoming candidates

September 26, 2014
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  -What clubs, organizations, or sports are you involved in?   -Aside from your involvement how do you feel you represent Grand View?   -If you had your own reality show what would it be titled and what would be the theme song?   -If you could take anyone to homecoming... Read more »