Archive for October 20th, 2014

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The CW’s ‘Star-Crossed’ is predictable, but has potential

Admittedly, when I first read about the CW’s new series “Star-Crossed,” I was skeptical. It sounded interesting bu...

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The Oscar for biggest snub goes to . . .

Critics almost universally recognized 2013 as a fantastic year in cinema. Renowned film critic David Edelstein even went...

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Fallon brings ‘The Tonight Show’ back to New York

A transformation in television history was made last week; it came from the heart of New York City. “The Tonight Show,...

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Japanese bitcoin exchange faces unexpected shutdown

Mt. Gox, a prominent Japanese bitcoin exchange, ceased transactions and shuttered its website Monday. The shutdown comes...

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Grand Rapids ranked No. 9 in nation for health care

The health care in the Grand Rapids area ranked No. 9 nationally in a recent listing on Livability.com, a website that r...

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Nonprofit supports single fathers in Grand Rapids and beyond

For years, personal trainer Matt Haviland coached people at Maximus Fitness Center in training regimens, exercising and ...

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Calvin yearbook Prism returns after four year absence

Calvin College graduates from the classes of 2010-2013 did not get the chance to receive a class yearbook. But they will...

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12-hour spin-a-thon to support Calvin biology professor

A 12-hour spinning fundraiser in support of a Calvin professor will occur on March 7, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event, c...

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Calvin prepares for largest Fridays at Calvin of the year

This Friday, Feb. 28, over 160 high school students will visit Calvin’s campus for the Fridays at Calvin program, maki...

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Great Gatsby Formal exceeds expectations

The Great Gatsby Formal and Poker Night featured a live jazz band, mashed potato bar and a larger than expected turnout....