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DisArt Festival opens in downtown Grand Rapids

The first weekend of the two-week DisArt festival drew disabled and able bodied individuals alike to downtown Grand Rapi...

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DisArt Festival seeks to change perceptions about disability through art

Friday, April 10, marks the start of the DisArt Festival, a 15-day event seeking to change perceptions about disability ...

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Grand Rapids to buy riverfront land

The landscape along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids may soon be reimagined. In a proposed $10 million deal with...

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Grand Rapids city manager proposes police body cameras

In the wake of racial tension and police distrust stemming from the events in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City, N.Y., th...

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Grand Rapids could elect its first female mayor.

Kicking off her campaign for mayor at Wealthy Theatre on January 28, current City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss drew on he...

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KE apartments partner with refugee resettlement

Last week, a group of 15 Calvin students came together to help move furniture into an apartment for a Bhutanese refugee ...

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Dorm community partnerships help students connect to Grand Rapids

The service-learning center (SLC), located in the Commons Annex is an important part of the Calvin community. Through th...

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GR forward-future of downtown and river

Downtown Grand Rapids and the Grand River are undergoing a revitalization. GR Forward, a local campaign dedicated to ren...

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Editorial: Snow Day

This past Tuesday, I woke up to two things: an email informing me classes had been cancelled due to inclement weather, a...

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Lamp Light Music Festival 2014

The Grand Rapids music scene has come to a living room near you. Over the past weekend of Nov. 7-9, the third annual Lam...