Articles by Sierra Savela

Sierra Savela

Sierra Savela is the Chimes local news editor for the 2014-2015 school year. She is a junior from Huntington Beach, CA studying film and minoring in both journalism and gender studies. If you love equality, hummus or Bruce Springsteen, she believes you could be great friends.

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Grand Rapids faces problems with panhandling

On the corner of East Paris and 28th Street in Grand Rapids is a woman named Gene. She holds up a long sign explaining t...

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Annual Eastown street fair to be held this weekend

This Saturday, the Eastown Community Association (ECA) will be hosting its 41st annual edition of the Eastown Streetfair...

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Grand Rapids adds new bus line

This August, The Rapid —  Grand Rapids’ city bus line —  added a new and improved route to its bus schedule. The...

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Hostel to Open in Grand Rapids

An old, blue and white Victorian home sits on the corner of Paige St. and Plainfield Avenue just a mile from downtown Gr...

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Arts and Entertainment staff top picks of the year

In commemoration of a great year in film, TV, music and pop culture, our arts and entertainment staff came up with some ...

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Wes Anderson’s ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ is one of his best

Come enter the whimsical world of Wes Anderson. It is colorful, quirky and leaves a delicious taste in your mouth. The s...

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ABC’s ‘Resurrection’ explores themes of faith

Imagine losing a loved one, grieving their death, eventually finding peace and moving on. But what if that loved one cam...

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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dies at 46

Famed and highly acclaimed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his apartment earlier this month. He was 46. A...

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Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ is odd, but beautiful

In the not-so-distant future, operating systems have the ability to learn and grow from their own experiences. They beco...

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Amy Poehler and Tina Fey host 71st annual Golden Globe Awards

It’s the one giant award show that celebrates the very best in both television and film, where the people who make the...