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Trade expert addresses rhetoric vs. reality of global trade, U.S. jobs.

Submitted 03-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

On Monday, March 20, at Aquinas College, Jeremy Haft discusses “Is it all Politics? Trade and U.S. Jobs". Haft is an adjunct professor at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and McDonough School of Business. He is the author of "All the Tea in China", a primer on how to do business in China.

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Understanding China as a growing world power

Submitted 02-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

In a public talk, a national security expert focuses on Asia and the role it will play in US foreign policy.

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Former National Security Council Director to discuss nuclear threats

Submitted 02-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Nuclear security is a topic no one wants to discuss. And we don't want to worry about it, though worst-case scenarios are terrifying.

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Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition welcomes national judge, rewards local talent

Submitted 01-31-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Kent County's local poetry competition, now hosted by the Grand Rapids Public Library, features National Judge Oliver de la Paz, is free to enter

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GR Ladies Rock Mulligan's for Halloween benefit concert

Submitted 10-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Tonia Bug, PARTS, FLUSHED and Blanca Luz perform in Eastown for girl's rock camp benefit

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Artist, nonprofit invite community to experience poverty for themselves

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

A new way of addressing poverty that involves personal experience and a call to action.

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Urban experiences are important to the development of well-rounded kids

Submitted 09-29-2016 under OPINION

Urban experiences develop self-confidence and cultural awareness in children. ArtPrize 8 is a perfect opportunity to bring kids downtown for a great urban experience.

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Wealthy Theatre to host free simulcast of 2016 POTUS debate

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

All are welcome to attend this unbiased and impartial presentation of the Presidential national debate at Wealthy Theatre.

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Open letter to Forest Hills Public Schools superintendent from equity leaders, parents and alumni

Submitted 09-20-2016 under OPINION

In response to students from Forest Hills Central bringing a Betsy Ross flag and Trump political banner to a football game at Houseman Field against Ottawa Hills, many parents and leaders are calling for educational institutions to provide more critical thinking around issues of systemic racism.

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How to triumph over the Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale: Tips from a bargain hunter

Submitted 07-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

With over 10,000 pairs of shoes and savings of up to 80 percent off, the annual Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale is a bargain hunter’s dream. Here are a few tips for coming out on top.

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