Articles by Carolyn Muyskens

Photo by Beth Sherman
Introducing: listening to the stories of the neighborhoods

First-year students won’t need any introduction to the phrase “listening to the stories of the neighborhoods.” Lis...

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Calvin students serve at 13th annual Grand River cleanup

Last weekend, around 30 Calvin students spent their Saturday morning picking trash out of the Grand River’s surroundin...

Photo by Carolyn Muyskens
Little Free Libraries promote literacy, community

Little Free Libraries are precisely what they sound like: small-scale neighborhood book exchanges. They have sprung up a...

D'Arts Donuts, photo by Carolyn Muyskens
New city wide dining options for 2016

This summer saw no shortage of new Grand Rapids eateries. Here’s a small sampling of what’s new around town.   ...

Over the summer: GR community responds to issues of race and policing

In the aftermath of racially-charged shootings nationwide, members of the Grand Rapids community came together to mourn violence, learn from the experiences of others and investigate where racism might be present in the Grand Rapids community. […]

photo by Michael Hsu
Johnny’s renovations to include additional seating, improved atmosphere

Student senate voted last Tuesday in favor of renovating the hallway behind Johnny’s with the addition of a bar-style ...

Photo by Grant Alphenaar.
Students celebrate culture at World Food Fair

Students celebrated culture while tickling their taste buds at the World Food Fair this Friday. Held on the east end of ...