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Lipstick Jodi will release its debut album September 28

Submitted 09-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Lipstick Jodi Band members Karli Morehouse, Luke Rockhold, Jamie Baarman and Camille Hoorn deliver a new upbeat sound to Grand Rapids music lovers.

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First Generation Student: College life

Submitted 09-12-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Each new student has a number of opportunities to get involved in college life and to use their experiences for better learning and networking.

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First Generation Student: Navigating your classroom

Submitted 09-05-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

The best way to approach all this is as if it is a big, fun adventure. You need to tell yourself that you have the skills to deal with anything that comes up. Take a deep breath, act as though you are totally confident, and embrace this journey into adulthood.

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My road to getting through college, a 32-year personal journey

Submitted 08-22-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

A college education is something that no one can ever take away from you. Read more from Ron Lemmon in this piece in our first-gen series.

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State Rep. Runestad pushes changes to Child Custody Act which prioritize rights of parents over children

Submitted 08-18-2017 under OPINION

Town hall event with bill sponsor State Representative Jim Runestad (R-44th District) to be held Monday, August 21st, at 6:00 p.m. at 401 Hall Street SW in Grand Rapids.

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'Healthy U' lecture addresses mental health, aging

Submitted 08-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Mental Health & Aging for Smartys: Reducing the Stigma is the topic for the August Healthy U lecture on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes.

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Rethinking child support, Part 1: How good parents go to jail

Submitted 08-08-2017 under OPINION

Examining why the our child support system is out of sync with society, and its impact on Kent County’s most economically disadvantaged parents.

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Navigating campus for the first time

Submitted 08-01-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Diving into the college world without the resources and advice of family who attended can be tricky to navigate but with some advice and storytelling we can help bridge the gap for incoming first-generation students. This is the second story in our series.

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Covenant Village of the Great Lakes hosts Shelley Irwin on Aug. 17

Submitted 07-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

Learn the art of aging gracefully when Shelley Irwin, host and producer of the WGVU Morning Show, presents an inspiring talk at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at 1 p.m.

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GRFC Women defeat Detroit Sun FC

Submitted 06-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

GRFC Women's team defeats the Detroit Sun

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