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Some of Mellick's work is hanging in the CFAC
Former Calvin professor wins $200k grand prize at ArtPrize

On Friday Oct. 7, James Mellick, a former Calvin art professor, was announced the winner of the ArtPrize 2016 Public Vot...

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(106) Gallery opens final show featuring 13 ArtPrize entries

On the night of Friday, Sept. 23, 400 visitors attended the opening reception for the exhibition “Inked, Pressed, Cut ...

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New bookstore Books and Mortar encourages community

A new chapter began for booksellers Chris Roe and Jonathan Shotwell with the grand opening of their bookstore Books and ...

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In light of ArtPrize: responding to the city’s needs

With the beginning of the eighth year of ArtPrize, a harsh light is shed on the many issues surrounding homelessness in ...

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Lead poisoning on the rise in Grand Rapids

For the first time in fifteen years, the number of children poisoned by lead in Kent County increased this year. A 30% i...

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Calvin alumna donates life-saving kidney

“That’s the most audacious bulletin announcement I’ve ever read.” That was Susan Huizenga Cleveland’s (’85) ...

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Listening to the Stories of the Neighborhood: South Hill

The South Hill neighborhood, located near downtown in the southeast end of Grand Rapids , prides itself in upholding a s...

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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...