Grand Valley Lanthorn

Nick Moran
Nick Moran has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Grand Valley Lanthorn since 2019, previously serving as the 2018-2019 Arts and News Editor. Hailing from Glenview, Illinois, he is studying multimedia journalism and communication studies at Grand Valley State University, poised to graduate in 2021. In addition to journalism, Nick has experience in public relations, event management and sponsor relations.

Nick has been involved in journalism since working with his high school newspaper, the Glenbrook South Oracle, where he received acknowledgements from the Journalism Educators Association (JEA). He is a Michigan Press Association 2019 Scholar and has been published outside the Lanthorn in the Grand Haven Tribune, GONZO.MOE and Local Spins. With roots in arts, review and news writing, one day hopes to continue to edit and keep the brazier that is print journalism lit.

Favorite flavor of ice cream: Cookie Dough

Passion besides journalism: Competing in and managing esports

Least favorite punctuation: the Oxford comma

Nick Moran, Editor-in-Chief

Jan 19, 2021
“Murder the Media” threatens more than reporters (Story)
Dec 14, 2020
Semester-in-Review: News (Story)
Dec 12, 2020
GVPD, Ottawa County Sherriff’s Department investigating “suspicious death” on Allendale campus (Story)
Nov 16, 2020
From the Editor: We’re going digital until next semester, but coverage won’t stop (Story)
Nov 09, 2020
President elect Biden defeats Trump, pledges to unite America (Story)
Nov 03, 2020
Exit polls cite economy, COVID-19 response as top issues (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
The Race to the White House: Meet the candidates (Story)
Oct 12, 2020
Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter protest, march on Allendale Campus (Story)
Oct 12, 2020
Allendale Township public official pictured at rally with militia member charged in Gov. Whitmer kidnapping plot (Story)
Sep 28, 2020
Outgoing Student Senate President Szczepaniak reflects on tenure, passing the torch (Story)
Sep 16, 2020
BREAKING: Ottawa County Public Health, GV, issues joint Staying in Place order, effective Sept. 17 (Story)
Sep 14, 2020
The Sitdown: Mantella, university leadership face growing COVID-19 community cases, lay out strategy for management (Story)
Sep 08, 2020
Loyola Phoenix backlash far too familiar, reignites need to support student journalist (Story)
Sep 08, 2020
Celebrating the legacy of Student Life’s Bob Stoll: “Bob can be followed, but he can’t be replaced” (Story)
Aug 12, 2020
GLIAC suspends fall sports (Story)
Aug 10, 2020
University leadership holds sessions to discuss tuition increase amid public outcry (Story)
Jun 02, 2020
GV sets sights on face-to-face instruction in fall, combats COVID-19 struggles internally  (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
BREAKING: GV suspends face-to-face classes through rest of semester (Story)
Mar 16, 2020
Lanthorn Reviews: Biscuit TCG embodies best, worst of card game creation (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Cancellations sweep university as it closes for COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
GV moves classes online due to COVID-19 outbreak (Story)
Feb 24, 2020
Meal donation, Food Cubby programs raise awareness for, combat food insecurity (Story)
Feb 24, 2020
FlannelJax brings lumber sports to Grand Rapids (Story)
Feb 07, 2020
GV releases more information on offensive coordinator settlement, “personnel review” (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
GV offensive coordinator announces resignation (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
GV suspends football offensive coordinator following comments about Hitler (Story)
Jan 20, 2020
Alumna spurs international discussion following harassment from Michigan senator (Story)
Jan 13, 2020
New menstruation initiative provides free products around campus (Story)
Jan 06, 2020
UAS reflects on semester of work with Mid-Year Report (Story)
Nov 25, 2019
Pledge of Allegiance returns to Student Senate agenda following public outcry, reflection (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
GV kicks off fifth chapter of its history with presidential inauguration (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Student Senate readdresses Pledge of Allegiance, removes it from agenda (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Board of Trustees Recap: Public comment update, renovation approvals (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
“Jesus is King” stands meekly in shadows of hype, headlines (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
Grand Valley Esports Rocket League shocks fans in conference debut (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Dowker named new Student Senate executive vice president (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Where the Heart Is: Students carve unique paths to make GV their home (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Student Senate executive vice president resigns, kicks off efforts to fill position (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
From ArtPrize to Project 1, Grand Rapids embraces new art series (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
2019 Great Lakes History Conference to explore gender, trauma (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
Student Senate announces tentative timeline on Battle of the Valleys fundraiser replacement (Story)
Sep 03, 2019
Mantella swears in student senate body, kicks off first meeting (Story)
Aug 26, 2019
President Mantella joins freshman class, sets sights on making her mark (Story)
Aug 26, 2019
Beyond the presidency: Mantella the person (Story)
Aug 19, 2019
GV rolls out daily pass, pay-to-park price increases alongside parking, bus improvements (Story)
Aug 19, 2019
How to turn $100 into $1M during college (Story)
Jul 15, 2019
Spare a little satanic sympathy (Story)
Jul 15, 2019
University resolves Office for Civil Rights complaint following 5-year delay (Story)
Jul 09, 2019
Two shot near Pew Campus, GVPD cite no threat to students (Story)
Jun 10, 2019
GV professor highlighted for continued expertise on PFAS (Story)
Jun 10, 2019
GV NSAC brings home three-state victory, places 15th nationally (Story)
May 13, 2019
GV, students stand strong, provide resources in wake of religious tragedies (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
GVPD: student death due to natural causes, investigation ongoing (Story)
Apr 21, 2019
Students walk the stage during winter 2019 commencement (Story)
Apr 15, 2019
Student commencement speakers share final thoughts before speeches (Story)
Apr 14, 2019
News Briefs 4/15 (Story)
Apr 08, 2019
Relay for Life passes goal, raises over $100,000 (Story)
Apr 07, 2019
News Briefs 4.8 (Story)
Apr 01, 2019
President Trump holds MAGA rally in Grand Rapids (Story)
Mar 31, 2019
News Briefs 4/1 (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
Does your Battle of the Valleys opinion carry weight? Take the survey. (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
Students mourn Christchurch terrorist attack with community vigil (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
Student senate votes to discontinue Battle of the Valleys fundraising competition (Story)
Mar 24, 2019
News Briefs 3/25 (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
Haas addresses campus community following New Zealand mosque shootings (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
Students, alumni unite to host third annual TEDxGVSU event (Story)
Mar 17, 2019
News Briefs 3/18 (Story)
Mar 11, 2019
GV hosts fifth annual BAMM GSA Summit (Story)
Mar 10, 2019
News Briefs 3/11 (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
Subscription inflation, enrollment dips cause library budget cuts (Story)
Feb 24, 2019
News Briefs 2/25 (Story)
Feb 18, 2019
Delegation negotiates for funding increases from Lansing (Story)
Feb 17, 2019
News Briefs 2/18 (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
Greek Life denounces fake ‘frat’ party, associated negative stereotypes (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
Board of Trustees approves environmental and sustainability studies major for fall 2019 (Story)
Feb 10, 2019
News Briefs 2/11 (Story)
Feb 04, 2019
GV student cited as top Buzzfeed quiz maker, second-most driver of website traffic (Story)
Feb 03, 2019
News Briefs 2/4 (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
Dr. Philomena Mantella to be GVSU’s fifth president (Story)
Jan 27, 2019
News Briefs 1.28 (Story)
Jan 21, 2019
Reilly’s ripple effect: fallout of 2016 student murder leaves GVPD trust in spotlight (Story)
Jan 20, 2019
News Briefs 1/21 (Story)
Jan 20, 2019
STANDALONE – Reilly’s ripple effect: Death of 2016 student brings GVPD trust into spotlight (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
Fire at Copper Beech Townhomes deemed accidental, no serious injuries reported (Story)
Jan 14, 2019
Organizations reach out, recruit at Campus Life Night (Story)
Jan 13, 2019
News Briefs 1/14 (Story)
Jan 07, 2019
Lt. Gov. of Michigan Brian Calley visits Student Senate (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Late GV quarterback lawsuit against NCAA revisited following new complaints (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
Coursicle tackles course registration issues, rapidly grows at GV (Story)
Nov 25, 2018
News Briefs 11/26 (Story)
Nov 19, 2018
Ottawa County Board of Commissioners hosts “historic” meeting at GV (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Changing the narrative: Greek Life reflects on image, aims to highlight pledged values (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
From the silent voter: “I Voted” stickers met with bipartisan backlash (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Students organize vigil for Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
GV imposes sanctions on Greek Life, cite issues within the community (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
News Briefs 11/5 (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
GVS{You} Week, Founders Day join hands in celebrating GV growth (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Blackboard Ally provides resources to improve accessibility (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Great Lakes History Conference discusses history through gaming (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
GVPD handles football game crowd with flexible tactics (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Love him or hate him, we need another Royko (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
National Depression Screening Day provides on-campus resources to bust mental health stigmas (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
“Unplugged” campaign encourages mindful usage of technology (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
Office of Student Affairs announces Student Advisory Board (Story)
Aug 27, 2018
GVSU Performing Arts Center to Become LEED Silver Certified (Story)
Aug 27, 2018
Marching Band prepares for season with record setting first-year class (Story)
Aug 21, 2018
GVSU Art Gallery fills new Finkelstein Hall with more than 280 pieces of art (Story)
Aug 21, 2018
24th Summer Film Project, “Down by the River” (Story)
Jul 08, 2018
GVSU rings in 24th Annual Carillon Concert Series (Story)
May 09, 2018
Andrew W.K. returns to Grand Rapids with new album (Story)
Mar 19, 2018
Elohim bringing new single on first visit to Grand Rapids (Story)
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