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Changing lives one word at a time

Changing lives one word at a time

Amber Wilson, online editor
April 18, 2014
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Seniors in Karen “Skosh” Bason’s Core Seminar III class had the opportunity to take a break from the stress of upcoming finals and focus on one word that means the most to them. Bason said, “I discovered the book ‘One Word that will Change your Life’ this past January.  The book encourages... Read more »

Glo party 3 times the success

Glo party 3 times the success

Sarah Price, staff writer
April 18, 2014
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Most school parties don’t usually include paint, foam and confetti, but Grand View’s GV Glo takes school partying to a whole new level. The event, which has been going on for three years now, has quickly grown to become a much-anticipated event of the year. This year had the largest attendance on... Read more »

Animals bring students joy

Animals bring students joy

Thaianna Finestead, staff writer
April 18, 2014
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Wagging tails, floppy ears, exotic animals and smiles were in the library and Student Center on Monday, April 14, as students took a breather from studying for finals to enjoy the animals on campus. The library and Psych Club teamed up with Paws & Effect to bring service dogs to campus to help students... Read more »

The Language Archive’ hits Viking Theatre

Josipa Shimich, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014
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This April, the theater department is putting on a student-directed play called “The Language Archive,” a production about a passionate man, George, who preserves dying languages and who has been left by his wife at the beginning of the show. In his endeavor to preserve a specific language that is... Read more »

Seniors perform final recitals

Jordan Insisienmay, Reporter
April 11, 2014
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This year, three students in the music department will be performing in senior recitals. A student’s senior recital is the culmination of her or his performance study in music and is the last concert he or she will perform before commencement on April 26. Kathryn Duffy, professor of music and director... Read more »

I think I can with the Financial Empowerment Plan

Amanda Willmert, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014
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Incoming freshmen in the fall 2014 semester are able to participate in a new financial plan which allows students to plan loans throughout the four years of college as well as the repayment years afterward. The Financial Empowerment Plan (FEP) is a personalized degree-financing plan that is specific... Read more »

POSNER: VIKING FOR A NIGHT

POSNER: VIKING FOR A NIGHT

Karissa Davis, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014
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Lyrics to the hit song “Cooler Than Me” echoed in the Sisam Arena Friday night as students sang along to special musical guest Mike Posner. At around 8 p.m on Friday, April 4, Jake Hitt and Mike Posner took the stage for a concert that was free to Grand View students. Most students were unfamiliar... Read more »

‘The Language Archive’ set to premiere this weekend

Josipa Shimich, staff writer
April 9, 2014
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This week, the theater department is putting on a student-directed play called “The Language Archive,” a production about a passionate man, George, who preserves dying languages and who has been left by his wife at the beginning of the show. In his endeavor to preserve a specific language that is... Read more »

Teaming up against juvenile diabetes

Teaming up against juvenile diabetes

Elle Lacher, staff writer
April 4, 2014
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The sixth annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Fundraising (JDRF) charity game took place on Tuesday, once again finding success in serving a worthy purpose while allowing some friendly competition between the women’s soccer team and university staff and alumni. The event all began with Jorie Shields-Smith,... Read more »

Everything boils down to technology now

Amanda Willmert, staff writer
April 4, 2014
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Education majors will be taking part in the Jacobson Visiting Scholar Symposium starting at 9 a.m. on April 11 in the Viking Theatre, where Erica Boling, associate professor of literacy education at Rutgers University, will be speaking. The symposium is designed to help students explore the uses and... Read more »

Choir tour ends in front of home crowd

Laura Goettsch, editor-in-chief
April 4, 2014
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Around the East Coast and back again, the choir performed at its last stop of its spring 2014 tour, Luther Memorial. The home concert lasted from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday and was performed for the choir members’ families and friends. Krister Strandskov, junior choir member, said, “Tonight’s audience... Read more »

Honors Convocation recognizes outstanding Vikings on campus

Honors Convocation recognizes outstanding Vikings on campus

Heather Carpe, reporter
April 4, 2014
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Several students and professors were honored on Friday for their academic achievement at Grand View and in the community. President Kent Henning spoke about the gifts everyone has to share to students, faculty, families and friends at the Honors Convocation held in Sisam Arena. “Our gifts are... Read more »