Laker Life Briefs 1/23


Sabrina Edwards, Laker Life Editor

Attend the first Conscious Collective meeting

Monday, Jan. 23, the Conscious Collective will be holding their first meeting of the year. They’ll be making manifestation boards as well as 2023 dream boards. The meeting will be taking place in Kirkhof Center, room 2264, from 6 to 8 p.m. The group will also be discussing future plans for the winter semester. Those who attend can bring their own craft supplies and magazines to use for images.

The Conscious Collective is an on-campus group that practices spirituality and finding inner peace. Topics that they cover are astrology, helping the environment, yoga, meditation, rocks and crystals as well as other things pertaining to spirituality.

Conversations with the Chair

On Jan. 25 the GVSU Econ Club will be holding a social with professor and economics department Chair Dan Giedeman to meet with other members and talk with the chair.

The group is meeting at the Seidman College of Business on the Pew campus in room 2006 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Attendees will be able to ask the department chair questions and bring their own topics to discuss.

Play Broomball with Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry will be hosting broomball at the Georgetown ice rink this Friday from 8 to 10 p.m. The admission fee is $5 per person.

Broomball is similar to hockey, but is instead played with brooms and balls. Attendees don’t need to wear ice skates to play.

Attend the Presidents’ Ball 

The Presidents’ Ball is back this year at the DeVos Place. The dance’s theme is ‘making up for lost time,’ to make up for the years they couldn’t hold this event due to COVID-19. Both President Philomena Mantella and Student Senate President Faith Kidd are hosting the event. The dance starts at 5:30 p.m. with dinner, and ends at midnight.

Ticket prices vary depending on if students choose to dine or not. Tickets are $20 for the dance only and $45 for dinner and the dance. Tickets are only available online and sales close Friday at 5 p.m. Each student and staff member can purchase up to two tickets. All attendees must bring a valid form of identification to attend.