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Grand Valley Lanthorn

The Student News Site of Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley Lanthorn

The Student News Site of Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley Lanthorn

Opinion Year in Review 2022-23

Audrey Whitaker, Associate Editor Apr 10, 2023

Editorial The Human Difference The balance between humans and technology exists on a fine line. Intelligence, whether organic or artificial, seems to be merging into one as the power of AI programs like ChatGPT comes to the forefront of discussion. Fear...

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Cartoon: Countdown

Abby Haywood, Cartoonist Apr 3, 2023

Editorial: Grand Valley Lanthorn embraces change

Lanthorn Editorial Board Apr 3, 2023

Being a part of a publication on a campus as large as Grand Valley State University is a commitment, as each week that we publish content, we have to decide whether or not we are representing the community to the best of our ability. This year was no...

Letter to the Editor: Gun violence – When is my time?

Jonathan McCabe, GVSU Student Apr 3, 2023

Numbers are too binary for the anguish caused by the swift removal of life that I have witnessed over the course of my life as an American. Statistics are too monotone to display the sorrow that families have been pulled into due to the bullets that breached...

Column: Finishing the year strong

Maddie Zimmerman, Staff Writer Apr 3, 2023

We are all approaching that time of year when we are over the cold, doing assignments, taking tests, trying to have a social life and also attend classes. We are slowly but surely almost done with the winter 2023 semester. This means spring is coming,...

Editorial: Unique celebrations, not segregation

Lanthorn Editorial Board Mar 27, 2023

Grand Valley State University was back in the national news cycle last week in relation to GVSU's Office of Multicultural Affairs' annual graduation celebrations that are held in relation to the university commencement ceremony. OMA’s graduation...

Column: What to know if you are a dual-degree seeking student

Hope Leinen, Staff Writer Mar 27, 2023

As a student at Grand Valley State University pursuing two vastly different degrees, I've found it very difficult to manage what you need to know and what classes you have to take.  I am a double major in biomedical sciences and English language and...

Column: 8 years of ‘TPAB’: How Kendrick Lamar shaped the future of hip-hop

Ayron Rutan, Staff Writer Mar 27, 2023

In the world of hip-hop, it can be extremely risky for mainstream artists to experiment with different genres, provocative themes and controversial subject matter. For many artists, moving away from popular convention only causes demonization from fans...

Review: Ghostface slashes through the Big Apple

Meghan Tripp, Image Editor Mar 20, 2023

In 1996, Wes Craven’s “Scream” reinvented the slasher film, simply by being different from other films in the horror genre. “Scream” took the overused horror movie tropes and manipulated them in a way that was fresh and entertaining. 27...

Review: Matt Ruff delivers expert sequel with “The Destroyer of Worlds: A Return to Lovecraft Country”

Joseph Poulos, Staff Writer Mar 20, 2023

Matt Ruff is back with a new "Lovecraft Country" book, proving he still has what it takes to keep this fan-favorite franchise alive and well.  Ruff’s latest book, and the follow up to his 2016 novel, "Lovecraft Country," which was made into a well-received...

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