A Second Chance: GRCC's Life-changing Learning Corner

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-09-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

This article was written and edited by Anthony Alarcon-Santiago, Emily Barr, Damion Hernandez, Merlyn Nailon, and Rachelle VanDyke for EN 102-1593 at GRCC.   Michigan’s Constitution [Art. 8, Section 2], requires that a system of free schools...

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A matter of life and death: GRCC students share perspectives on "Bodies Revealed"

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Submitted 03-09-2011 under OPINION

This article was written and edited by David Fortuna, Tanisha Hill, Joe Sagorski, Craig Scougale, and Jose Torres for EN 102-1593 at GRCC. Grand Rapids is considered by some to be a dying city, but these days the city is gaining attention from...

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Hits and Messes: World Affairs Council presents Great Decisions lecture series

by (jeffcrafter)

Submitted 02-11-2011 under NEWS

The Great Decisions foreign policy lecture series at Aquinas College features speakers from multiple disciplines speaking on topics from the cutting edge in the fast-changing realm of world affairs. The series, presented annually, is...

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Fifth Tuba Christmas to assemble for impromptu holiday concert on Sunday

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 12-10-2010 under NEWS

Karen Dunnam plays the euphonium, and she is proud of it. When she moved to town six years ago, she came with a plan. Having already organized one in Detroit, Karen was determined to bring Tuba Christmas to Grand Rapids. TC is what it sounds like: a...

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Filmmaker and Human Rights Activist Barbara Martinez Jitner Speaks at GRCC Diversity Lecture Series

by (Laura Chittenden)

Submitted 11-17-2010 under NEWS

Barbara Martinez Jitner drew a significant crowd to her lecture on Wednesday night, Oct 20. From the stage of the Fountain Street Church (24 Fountain NE), Jitner shed light on the situation of young female Mexican factory workers that have been...

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Maggie's Kitchen: A spicy bang for your buck

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Submitted 11-05-2010 under OPINION

This article was written and edited by Leah Beach, Melissa Thomas, Stephanie Powers, Andy Soentgen, and Laura Bettinghouse for EN 101-1300 at GRCC. On Saturdays, a seemingly endless line stretches from Maggie’s Kitchen down Bridge Street. Named...

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Newest Community Foundation Grants Total $1.5 Million

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 06-15-2010 under NEWS

This week, Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees voted to approve $1.5 million in grants. The grants address four areas of need in Kent County including economic growth, health, arts and culture, and the creation of safe and...

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Parking conflicts in the Heritage Hill neighborhood

by (lydiee)

Submitted 04-22-2010 under OPINION

Traffic confusion on the streets of the Heritage Hill neighborhood, located in downtown Grand Rapids, is at an all time high. Since the beginning of last September, the neighborhood's compacted, narrow streets have become congested. From early...

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Love, Fashion: A Love Inspired Fashion Show

by (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 02-13-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

A group of students from Grand Rapids Community College have proven secondhand can be the answer. Thursday night, the Fashion Show Production Class from Grand Rapids Community College showed shoppers how trendy it is to shop at the Salvation Army....

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Seidman Club Director carries on a Youth Commonwealth tradition of caring

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 01-14-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Diversity Learning Center at Grand Rapids Community College recently announced the winners of their annual Giants Awards. This year, Seidman Boys & Girls Club Director Mike Remo will be joining the many prestigious...

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