Articles by Emily Cole

Emily Cole

Emily Cole is the Chimes local editor for the 2014-2015 school year. A Grand Rapids native, she is passionate about what’s going on in the community, whether it be an inspirational organization or a kooky event. Emily is a sophomore this year and is studying social work and international development.

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Nursing students reflect on their community placements

Going beyond the classroom and hospital, Calvin nursing students invest in local neighborhoods through placements in the...

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Proposal 1 decisively rejected by Michigan voters

Proposal 1, the proposed constitutional amendment allocating funding for Michigan’s roads, received a decisive rejecti...

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GRCC to offer a degree in beer production

Beer enthusiasts rejoice. Grand Rapids now has an opportunity for amateur home-brewers to develop their skills through a...

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Michigan voters to decide on Proposal 1

Today Michigan residents will vote on whether the state will increase its sales tax by one percent to fund the repair of...

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Calvin joins YWCA’s national Stand Against Racism event

Amidst racial tension and upheaval across the country in cities from Ferguson to Baltimore, the YWCA is taking steps tow...

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Service-learning center takes students on a ‘GR Walk’

“You need to know the history of a city to understand why it is the way it is today,” said Josh Leo, a 2005 Calvin g...

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Five Grand Rapids museums will open free this Sunday

Five Grand Rapids museums will be free and open to the public this Sunday, April 26, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. as part of t...

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Plaster Creek Stewards event teaches about stormwater and rain

Committed to changing the polluted reality of the local watershed, the Plaster Creek Stewards encouraged participants to...

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East Hills hosts Made in Michigan celebration event

This weekend, the East Hills neighborhood, located at the corners of Diamond, Lake and Cherry Streets, is hosting a cele...

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FarmLink connects West Michigan farmers to local restaurants

“There are a lot of people talking about local food. FarmLink’s doing local food,” Jerry Adams, co-founder of Farm...