Archive for October 1st, 2014

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Microsoft Surface has potential, still rough around the edges

Microsoft is a software company that minted its considerable fortune producing products that ran on others’ hardware. ...

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African dance party kicks off Africa Week

The African Students Association (ASA) gave Africa Week a booming and energetic start as Calvin students participated in...

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Chicago job fair draws students to give 60-second business pitches

60 seconds in an elevator with a stranger. 60 seconds of opportunity. 60 seconds to present yourself as a viable candida...

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OSCE alleges abuses in Ukrainian election

As elections within Ukraine come to a close, several international observers, including the Organization of Security and...

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English professor publishes third book, “The Lure”

As students and colleagues in the English department will confirm, Professor William Vande Kopple is not one to keep his...

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Give “The New Normal” a minute to explain

Ryan Murphy’s newest primetime television show caused a fair amount of controversy earlier this fall, the first networ...

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Michigan residents to vote on renewable energy proposal

Douglas Jester of Michigan Energy Michigan Jobs and Ken Sikkema of Clean Affordable Renewable Energy for Michigan Coalit...

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Fulton Street Farmers Market provides locally grown food year-round

Founded shortly after World War I, the Fulton Street Farmers Market has provided Grand Rapids with fresh produce for alm...

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10-year awaited album fulfills expectations

Montreal’s sprawling community of experimental rock bands can sometimes resemble a commune more than a group of musici...

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Hurricane Sandy devastates Haiti

As Hurricane Sandy swept across the East Coast this week, Haiti was just beginning to tally up the extensive damage that...