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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

Review: Lil Yachty trancends rap genre with “Let’s Start Here.”

Malik Harvey, Staff Writer Feb 6, 2023

“Let’s Start Here.” is Lil Yachty’s most alternative album to date. This new selection of music Yachyy presents in his latest album breaks away from his previous records that include heavy 808s, aggressive lyrics and the predictable braggadocious...

GVL/Abby Haywood

Cartoon: The Struggle

Abby Haywood, Cartoonist Feb 6, 2023

Column: The hardships of finding internships

Sam Nowotnik, Staff Writer Feb 6, 2023

An internship is the first time many students have the chance to put their lifetime of skills and school experiences to the true test. It may be nerve wracking, stressful, exciting or anything between. The process looks different for everyone depending...

Editorial: Are we saying ‘never mind’ to Netflix?

Lanthorn Editorial Board Feb 6, 2023

The landscape of streaming services has grown exponentially over the last few years. The playing field once dominated by Netflix is now a competition amongst services like Hulu, Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video. In order to gain access to the diverse...

Review: Spielberg’s “The Fabelmans” offers sincere look at the director’s own life

Joseph Poulos, Staff Writer Feb 1, 2023

Legendary director Steven Spielberg’s autobiographical coming-of-age story valuable insight into his upbringing as well as his love for film. Spielberg's latest film, "The Fabelmans," a refreshing story told with personal care, and this late-career...

Editorial: The human difference

Lanthorn Editorial Board Jan 30, 2023

For this editorial, we wrote about the potential dangers of artificial intelligence in journalism. We then prompted ChatGPT to write an editorial as well. The prompt given to ChatGPT was "Write a 450-word newspaper-style editorial with AP formatting about...

GVL/Abby Haywood

Cartoon: Quizzical

Abby Haywood, Cartoonist Jan 30, 2023

Column: Do schools educate the creativity out of children?

Hope Leinen, Staff Writer Jan 30, 2023

This question was posed in one of my English courses this semester and has stuck with me since then.  As a double major in both biomedical sciences and English, I have experienced both sides of the spectrum -- I have been praised for my ambition...

Column: Do influencers encourage overconsumption?

Maddie Zimmerman, Staff Writer Jan 30, 2023

Who has purchased something because of an influencer you follow? Chances are that almost all people that are regular social media users have at one point. Is that a good or bad thing? We are starting to see influencers encouraging overconsumption whether...

Grocery costs in a scramble

Lanthorn Editorial Board Jan 23, 2023

Rising prices of general grocery items have placed a strain on West Michigan and the nation entirely, raising more concerns that a recession is inevitable as soon as this year. The strain has gone so far that a recent string of “egg smugglers” are...

GVL/Abby Haywood

Cartoon: Jackpot

Abby Haywood, Cartoonist Jan 23, 2023

Column: Commuting student worker supports raising student wages

Allison Bair, Staff Writer Jan 23, 2023

Students who work on Grand Valley State University’s campus generally get paid 33% less than off-campus employees. Considering the short hours and shifts so many of us work while on staff, there seems to be no way to make ends meet while working on...

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