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Satirical magazine leads to series of attacks on France

Matt Doyle, Marketing Editor
January 23, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

According to Alanne Orjoux, news editor for CNN, what started as an attack at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s central Paris offices in retaliation for their depictions of the Prophet... Read more »

Free Community College Great dream or hectic nightmare?

Matt McWilliams, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
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While President Obama’s proposal for free community college tuition may sound like a dream come true, others doubt this proposal will become a reality. To counteract this plan both the Republican Party and the Democratic Party are offering their own ways to deal with student debt. According to educationnews.org,... Read more »

Campus provides leadership opportunities to students

Claribel Vizcarra, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under News

Throughout the year, student leaders work to create memories and build a community on campus. But leadership takes many forms, and there are a variety of organizations one can partake in. While student leadership... Read more »

Students work to restore hope to Ugandan children

Students work to restore hope to Ugandan children

Morgan Stanley, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under News

Monday was the kick off of the Martin Luther King Jr. week of service at Grand View. The week began with Sole Hope, an event where participants could make shoes for children... Read more »

Student Center construction continues

Student Center construction continues

Matt Spurlock, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
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Construction for the new Student Center is scheduled to be finished on July 1, and the entire building should be fully functional by the... Read more »

Campus community’s dedication to service recognized with award

Molly Adams, Staff Writer
January 16, 2015
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For the fifth time in nine years the school has been named the recipient of the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll which is an award given out every year to acknowledge the top colleges that... Read more »

Paul Brooke: sculpting minds and breaking records

Paul Brooke: sculpting minds and breaking records

Sarah Price, Staff Writer
January 16, 2015
Filed under News

  Last November Paul Brooke, professor of English, went to Voiron, France, to compete in the world championship for weightlifting. Brooke won the full power lift for 665 pounds and the deadlift for 655 pounds... Read more »

Christmas spirit captured in musical performances

Heather Carpe, staff writer
December 5, 2014
Filed under News

The band and choir have been hard at work to prepare for this year’s Julefest. Julefest is free to attend and will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, at St. Mark Lutheran Church and at 4 p.m. on Dec. 7 at Luther Memorial. “Julefest is Grand View’s musical offering to our community at... Read more »

Biology symposium prepares students for careers

Biology symposium prepares students for careers

Chelsey Kimmel-Kendrick, staff writer
December 5, 2014
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Seniors gathered in Elings, Room 103, to give their final presentations for the biology seminar symposium on Friday, Nov. 21. Professors and other observers listened to 17 presentations about multiple research topics. The symposium participants then took follow-up questions from the audience. These... Read more »

Race to Daytona leaves Vikings in the dust

Veronica Payne, co-editor-in-chief and sports editor
December 5, 2014
Filed under News

The Viking football team fell to Marian University in the NAIA quarterfinals on Saturday, Nov. 29, by a score of 34-6. The Vikings finished the season with a 10-2 record, falling to Marian both times. Junior quarterback Derek Fulton completed 21 of 51 attempts for 210 yards. Fulton also led the... Read more »

Iowa welcomes Merida students

Heather Carpe, staff writer
December 5, 2014
Filed under News

Campus has been hosting 29 students from Merida, Mexico, for the past month. The students are here as part of a mini immersion that was started when Mark Daly was hired as the director of international studies. “When I was in Merida looking for ways to get new programs started for our students,... Read more »

Workshop teaches negotiation skills

Shari Saunders, staff writer
November 14, 2014
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The $mart $tart Salary Negotiation Workshop, created by the American Association of University Women, occurred Monday Nov. 10, in Rasmussen. The workshop was steered by Amy Getty, professor of English, and Cyndi Wiley, professor of art and design, with the intent to educate students on negotiating their... Read more »