Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids college students share ways to deal with stress and form good study habits

by (byrneska)

Submitted 12-16-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

It's final exams week, and everyone is feeling crunched. Amanda Clark, a senior student at Grand Valley State University, said, “I have a capstone presentation that’s due tomorrow and my capstone project due the day of the final. I have self-...

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Call for Art: A Show about Breaking and Fixing

by (amberstout)

Submitted 11-04-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

On Dec. 10 during the Urban Lights event in downtown Grand Rapids on Division Avenue, twelve students from Grand Valley's Art & Design department will be curating and putting together a show titled "Reset." This is from the artists: "'Reset'...

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[Eat & Drink ArtPrize 2010] Bitter End Coffeehouse

by (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 09-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

With perks like 24-hour service and a 15% discount with a student ID, Bitter End Coffeehouse (752 W. Fulton) is a perfect and cozy scene to pull all-nighters when writing a paper or playing chess.  The art-clad café, located a few blocks...

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UICA Volunteer Spotlight: Brett Colley

by (UICA)

Submitted 03-31-2010 under NONPROFITS

Over the past six years, Brett Colley has been a dedicated volunteer, leader, arts advocate, educator, and peer. Brett has generously given countless hours to UICA and to our community as one of the most active members of our all-volunteer Visual...

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350GR - City Participates in International Day of Climate Action

by (dostafinski)

Submitted 10-28-2009 under NEWS

On Saturday, October 24th nearly 60 activists gathered at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, MI for the 350.org International Day of Climate Action. Overall 5,200 events in 181 countries happened on the 24th, marking it as the largest day...

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ArtPrize Artist Profile: Jennifer K : Vibrant Art from a Vibrant Woman

by (wisperingdove)

Submitted 09-28-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Speaking of her entry into ArtPrize, Jennifer K. Waldner says she hopes that people take away “a new way to think about the things that they are going through.” She hopes that her work invokes emotion rather than a specific idea, taking the viewer...

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