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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
Filed under News, Top Stories

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
Filed under News

  -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 »

New majors target specific career goals

Shari Saunders, staff writer
September 19, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

The university has undergone many physical changes throughout the past few years, but other changes have recently occurred as well. Among those changes: the addition of new majors. One of these majors is kinesiology, which reworked the previous major of health promotion into a stronger offering meant... Read more »

Deadly virus brought to U.S. borders

Matthew Doyle, staff writer
September 19, 2014
Filed under News

The Ebola outbreak has been generating headlines for weeks now, and although many have heard of it, the history and exact effects this virus has had worldwide might not be widely known. In 1976, Ebola (named after the Ebola River in Zaire) first emerged in Sudan and Zaire. The first outbreak of Ebola,... Read more »

Student Center renovation gets underway

Student Center renovation gets underway

Mariah Jepson, Photographer
September 15, 2014
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Construction crews keep a stead pace on the Student Center addition that will include a skywalk running across E. 14th Street.

Involvement fair helps make connections

Matt Spurlock, staff writer
September 14, 2014
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The annual involvement and employment fair took place on Sept. 9 inside the Rasmussen building. This year displayed 20 local employers and approximately 20 different clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. Amy Schumann, professor of Spanish, said, “A lot of people don’t know the... Read more »

Bowling alley to serve multiple sports

Bowling alley to serve multiple sports

Jordan Renzelman, staff writer
September 14, 2014
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As the athletics program continues to grow, so will the facilities. Over the summer the university acquired land only walking distance from campus that could help multiple sports. Adam Voigts, vice president for administration and finance, said, “AMF (bowling alley) was going through a bankruptcy,... Read more »

Dinning changes still leave students unsatisfied

AnnaLise Manske , staff writer
September 14, 2014
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As returning students and staff may have noticed, Monty’s Plus (Montague’s) has changed locations this year. This dining hall used to be located in the Student Center, but with the renovations going on it had to make a move. Jensen Hall is located down by Elings and now holds Monty’s Plus. The... Read more »