All posts tagged Grand Rapids

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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...

City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss
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...

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Neighborhood business awards recognize investment in community

Business in Grand Rapids, especially that of local small businesses, is booming. At the 25th annual Neighborhood Busines...

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IT professionals team with non-profits in GiveCamp

Volunteers from area IT firms used their skills to help non-profit organizations during Grand Rapids’ GiveCamp. A week...

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Calvin to list Ladies Literary Club venue for sale

At their October session, the Board of Trustees approved a recommendation by the college to put the Ladies Literary Club...