A 1978 photo of the football field, the band is forming the letters GVSC and the old Dome is in the background

Homecoming 1978: Grand Valley's first

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A black and white icon in a 1970s style of a Laker with sou'wester style hat. Swirly type reads "LAKERS" below.
A newspaper page from the Lanthorn, the largest text reads GVSC's Homecoming 1978. The body of this article is summed up in the body text.
Two girls, one in a GVSU marching band uniform smile for the camera. The photos is old with a pink cast. Football players are visible in the background.

Maris Timmer Tracy ’78, left, and Kathleen (Ure) Bell ’81 are pictured at Homecoming 1978, prior to receiving their prizes for the Lyrics Contest.

A clipping from the lanthorn, reads: Fight Song "GVSU Victory" Music by William Root, GVSC Band Director, Lyrics by Maris Tracy and Kathleen Ure, GVSC Band Members (Co-winners of Lyrics Contest, October 25, 1978, sponsored by the Student Senate and the Student Life Office). Grand Valley victory, As Lakers we have pride. Our team will lead us on, Blue and white we're at your side. We want a Grand Valley victory, As our foes will quickly see, Raise, your, voices, and cheer for a vic-to-ry. Please join us during half-time as we sing our fight song for the first time.

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