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Archive for April 24th, 2014

The 24-7 prayer tent is located on Commons lawn and is open to all Calvin community members.  Photo by Grace Ruiter
24/7 prayer week begins

A citywide spiritual renewal begins Wednesday on commons lawn with the 24/7 prayer movement. Calvin College is hosting a...

CIT tracked how many students accessed Portal the Sunday before school began, and recorded what browser they were using.  File photo
Google Chrome most-used browser by students, Safari second

More than 40 percent of Calvin students use Google Chrome as their primary Internet browser, according to new numbers fr...

The Knights fell to Wheaton 3-1 at Joe Bean Field. Photo by Jeff Febus
Knights soccer falls in Souders’ return to Wheaton

After four years at Wheaton College, three of them as the goalkeeper for the men’s soccer team, Ryan Souders made a re...

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Grand River cleanup a success

More than 600 college students, children and adults of all ages gathered at the Sixth Street Park in downtown Grand Rapi...

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Neil Armstrong’s life celebrated at memorial service

The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., hosted the memorial service for NASA pioneer and first man on the moon Neil ...

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Fall football begins: NFC north preview

Fall and football. When the air turns crisp and the leaves begin to change, football is not far behind. It’s time to w...

Street art is prevalent in Eastown, especially during Street Fair.  Photo by Brittany Beezhold
Eastown Street Fair: Like no other

For the Eastown community, Street Fair is a time when local art, food and music strands mix together to form the eclecti...

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Protests plague Middle East

On the eleventh anniversary of 9/11, American embassies in Libya, Egypt and Yemen became targets of radical Islamist att...

The Macbook Pro with Retina display is one of the products recently criticized by technology buffs.  Photo courtesy Apple
Apple’s new products raise environmental concerns

Apple’s iPhone 5 revealed on Sept. 14 had some observers counting the days until upgrade bliss and others underwhelmed...

"Nessie," as she is affectionately known, was a favorite in the very first ArtPrize in 2009.  Wikimedia Commons
ArtPrize returns to downtown Grand Rapids

Many things return with the autumn season. Kids go back to school, leaves fall and ArtPrize transforms downtown Grand Ra...