Laker Life Briefs 10/10


Sabrina Edwards, Laker Life Editor

Support GVSU Geology Club

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the Geology Club will be hosting a rock sale in the Kirkhof Center lobby.

The sale will start at 11 a.m. and last until 3 p.m. This is the first of their biweekly sales of selling various items.

There will be stones and jewelry for sale, but the club welcomes everyone to come look at their fossils and different rock specimens. Those with questions about the club can reach out to [email protected] or [email protected] with general questions or inquiries about how to become a member of the club.

Experience “Tastes of Asia”

The Asian Student Union (ASU) is hosting “Taste of Asia” this Friday Oct. 14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Niemeyer Multipurpose Room.

There will be a variety Asian food, deserts and drinks for attendees to try.

There is also a spicy ramen challenge, where competitors will be provided with a bowl of spicy ramen and a hard-boiled egg. Whoever finishes the food and doesn’t drink any milk within three minutes of finishing will win and be crowned “spice lord.” The winner will also receive prizes. The entrance to the challenge is an additional $7. Those interested must RSVP for the competition so they can provide enough ramen. Besides food there will be raffles, games and music.

Entrance to the event is $12 in advance and $14 with no RSVP. ASU is asking those interested to pay their Treasurer, Andrew Tran, in advance via Snapchat, Venmo or CashApp.

Students can RSVP online. The event is open to everyone, not just ASU members.

Learn with Communications Study Club

On Thursday, Oct. 13 the Communication Study Club is holding a talk with Dr. Valerie Peterson titled “Sex and Communication.”

The talk will be about everything related to love, romance and relationships. The talk will begin at 6 p.m. in the Niemeyer Honors College room 219. Peterson is a professor at GVSU and has a book titled “Sex, Ethics and Communication: A Humanistic Approach to Conversation on Intimacy,” which she will be referencing in the discussion.

Participate in Make a Difference Day 

This Saturday is Make A Difference Day at GVSU where the Office of Student Life will be holding a day of service GVSU students can participate in.

The day will start at the Grand River Room at 8:30 a.m. After brief introductions, there will be a keynote speaker from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Following this students will be transported to the service site.

Students are requested to email [email protected] if they wish to participate.