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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 »

Pastor’s article appears in Lutheran Magazine

Angela Lose, contributor
November 14, 2014
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An article titled “Has the Spirit Forgotten How to Call Young People,” written by campus pastor Russ Lackey, was recently published in the November issue of The Lutheran Magazine. Lackey said the purpose of writing the article was to encourage people to have the bravery to do the things they... Read more »

Club hosts computer science competition

Heather Carpe, staff writer
November 14, 2014
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The Math and Computer Science Club hosted the annual ACM Regional National Programming Competition on Saturday, Nov. 8. This was the 10th year the Vikings have hosted the event and the 12th year they have competed. Grand View is one of several locations in the region to hold the competition. This... Read more »

Student turns experience into art

Matthew Doyle, staff writer
November 14, 2014
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Graphic design and studio art senior and former Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Martinez is putting on a live art performance followed by a short film that showcases a reoccurring nightmare he has had. The title is “Surefire,” the name of the tactical light used on the front of an M4, a standard weapon used... Read more »

Budget cuts: the follow up

Chelsey Kimmel-Kendrick, staff writer
November 14, 2014
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Earlier this semseter, the university implemented a budget cut resulting in the loss of three part-time and three full-time staff members. Administrators stressed that although cuts had to be made, they tried to eliminate positions that would have minimal impact on students. “The reductions in... Read more »

Gold Medal Olympian visits campus

November 11, 2014
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJY-hM91RrE&feature=youtu.be two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner, Abby Wambach, visits Grand View to coach and inspire. Courtesy of GVtv

Falling unemployment rate good sign for graduates

Chelsey Kimmel-Kendrick, staff writer
November 11, 2014
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The unemployment rate has fallen slightly below 6 percent this year and an additional 248,000 jobs were added in September, according to Huffington Post’s statistics. At the beginning of the year, the unemployment rate was 6.6 percent. For college students approaching graduation, this improvement... Read more »

Flu season brings new debate over vaccinations

Flu season brings new debate over vaccinations

Chelsey Kimmel-Kendrick, staff writer
November 7, 2014
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The arrival of fall means the time is drawing near to get flu vaccinations. In this month alone, manufacturers have created an estimated 151 million to 156 million doses of the influenza vaccines, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. There are two different types of vaccinations,... Read more »

Word festival WOWs students

Claribel Vizcarra, staff writer
November 7, 2014
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November marks the beginning of the Wonder of Words festival, a monthlong compilation of events that celebrate reading and the joy of lifelong learning. This year, the university kicked off the event with a small presentation in the library Saturday evening. The presentation focused on the power of... Read more »

Art Action Day embraces high schoolers’ creativity

Art Action Day embraces high schoolers’ creativity

Claribel Vizcarra, staff writer
November 7, 2014
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The university held its annual Art Action Day last Friday, Oct. 31. Prospective art students who traveled to the campus were given the opportunity to interact and create art projects with other high school students as well as college students pursuing a career in art. Mary Jones, professor of art, said... Read more »

Student leadership club changes name, starts planning actvities for the year

Chelsey Kimmel-Kendrick, staff writer
October 31, 2014
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Planning residential events may not always be easy, but for the Residential Experience Council, REC, this is what its members do best. REC is different than other clubs and organizations because it focuses on the residential population, rather than the entire campus, and in return, that’s how the... Read more »

Students cut the cost of costumes this Halloween

Chelsey Kimmel-Kendrick, staff writer
October 31, 2014
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Approximately $7.4 million will be spent on Halloween costumes this year, according to Nat 1 Retail Federation statistics’ most recent survey. This year’s planned totals fall slightly above last year’s (2013) total revenue of $6.9 million, leaving 2014 to hold the biggest record number of costumes... Read more »