Grand Valley Lanthorn

Letter to the editor: Who is harming whom?

Ivo Soljan

April 10, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor's note: Ivo Soljan is a professor in Grand Valley State University's Department of English. The opinions expressed in this piece are Soljan's own.  This is my comment on the Lanthorn’s March 26 column “We’re ...

Why young people should run for office

Eric-John Szczepaniak

January 15, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor's note: Eric-John Szczepaniak is the chair of the Grand Valley State University student senate educational affairs committee and treasurer of Kenowa Hills Public Schools Board of Education. The opinions expressed in thi...

Inequality​ ​in​ ​Michigan​ ​public​ ​schools

Eric-John Szczepaniak

November 15, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor's note: Eric-John Szczepaniak is the chair of the Grand Valley State University student senate educational affairs committee and treasurer of Kenowa Hills Public Schools Board of Education. The opinions expressed in thi...

Letter to the editor: Careless​ ​legislation​ ​won’t​ fix​ ​our​ ​schools

Eric-John Szczepaniak

November 10, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor's note: Eric-John Szczepaniak is the chair of the Grand Valley State University student senate educational affairs committee and treasurer of Kenowa Hills Public Schools Board of Education. The opinions expressed in thi...

Guest column: ‘No phone’ zones

John Kilbourne

November 1, 2017

Filed under Columns, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor's note: John Kilbourne is a professor of movement science and honors at Grand Valley State University. The opinions expressed in this piece are his own. Starting Wednesday, Oct. 25, pedestrians in Honolulu will be ticketed a...

Reiterating the importance of addressing sexual assault

Ella Fritzemeier and Sean O'Melia

April 6, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor's note: This is a column written by student senate president Ella Fritzemeier and executive vice president Sean O'Melia after the sexual assault town hall meeting Tuesday, April 4. For questions or comments to thi...

Some thoughts on liberal education and the current climate

Andrew Spear

February 8, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Last November’s election was particularly polarizing. It revealed deep divisions and antagonisms in our culture inspiring everything from fear, panic, and disbelief to optimism and solidarity. I for one admit to having felt th...

GVSU Community Affirmation of Inclusion

Ella Fritzemeier, Karen Gipson, and Colleen Bailey

February 1, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Grand Valley State University has always been committed to diversity and inclusion. As elected representatives of GVSU faculty, staff and students, we wish to reaffirm that commitment. The university’s statement on non-...

Common Ground: A shared challenge, not shared beliefs

Scott St. Louis

January 25, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

A thoughtful column by Claire Fisher, published in the Monday, Jan. 23 issue of the Lanthorn, responded to a dialogue held by the Hauenstein Center in partnership with the Division of Inclusion and Equity. This dialogue, “Race an...

Letter to the editor: UAS should be free of personal politics

Matthew Boelkins, Jonathan Hodge, and Charles Pazdnerik

December 11, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear editor,We are members of the Grand Valley State University University Academic Senate and were present at the UAS meeting on Friday, Dec. 2, which George Lundskow recounts in his recent op-ed in the Lanthorn. We disagree ...

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