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Buddhism professor's journey from Christianity to a blissful state of "I don't know."

Submitted 12-13-2016 under OPINION

Student Alanna Sanchez interviews Jeremy Beahan, a humanities professor at Kendall College Art and Design on his faith journey.

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Encore! A national movement expands locally

Submitted 12-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Encore initiative encourages 50+ to use their skills and experience for the good of the community.

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Building community around a tabletop

Submitted 12-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

In the past few years, the tabletop gaming industry has skyrocketed, and Grand Rapids has been a great hub for its community.

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Local professor engages social work students in understanding poverty

Submitted 11-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

Greg Scott, Professor of Social Work and Social Work Program Director at Kuyper College leads students through poverty simulation exercises to better prepare them for their careers.

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Graphic designer brings new life to nonprofit

Submitted 10-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids graphic designer brings skills to local nonprofit, Access of West Michigan

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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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The Potter's House School making art from the rubbish

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

Students from The Potter’s House high school use the rubbish from the new building site to create works of art, and anchor their learning about being transformational leaders.

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Young Leaders Against Violence accepting applications for new "agents of change"

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Young Leaders Against Violence or YLAV is a youth-led coalition against relationship and sexual violence. YLAV is now accepting applications from high school and college age students in Kent County.

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Lowell graduate returns to West Michigan to discuss the power of student activism

Submitted 09-20-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

An interview with student leader, Leighton Watson on what the Black Lives Matter movement means to him and the importance of student voices.

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Catalyst Radio - West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Submitted 08-23-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Michele Fife speaks with Jorge Gonzales from West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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