Laker Life briefs 9/24/18

Amy McNeel

Learn what GV alumni have to say about post-college life

The Student Alumni Association is hosting “Five Under 35: Business Professions,” a free event that is taking place at the Alumni House on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

The event will include a panel of recent Grand Valley State University graduates, and current students will be able to talk to them about the transition from college into the professional world. The event will have alumni representatives from numerous business fields, and the is open to all majors. Food will be provided.  

Students can RSVP at

GV Journal of History looking for submissions 

The Grand Valley Journal of History is in the search for submissions. The journal is a student run publication that publishes original, history-based research by undergraduate researchers. 

The journal receives submissions from around the world, but focus on Grand Valley State University student work. Research needs to be non-fiction and history based but authors do not need to be history majors. 

The journal has been viewed around the world, and is a good opportunity for students to get their work published. 

Articles can be submitted at 

Laker Showcase presented by Spotlight 

Spotlight Productions is hosting the Laker Showcase on Friday, Sept. 28 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Kirkhof Center Lounge. 

At the showcase, Grand Valley State University students will have the opportunity to perform for fellow GVSU students and show off their talents. Snacks will be provided by Spotlight. 

For more information, contact [email protected]

GV Counseling Center to hold Depression screenings 

The Grand Valley State University Counseling Center is participating in National Depression Screening Day on Thursday, Oct. 4. The screenings will take place at different times and places on campus. Locations include the Center for Health Sciences, the DeVos Center, the Kirkhof Center and the Recreation Center. 

The screenings are free, completely confidential and are open to GVSU students, faculty and staff. According to the University Counseling Center website, “It only takes ten minutes to complete a screening and find out your results.” 

Go to to find out specific times for the screenings and locations.