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Community learns how to create a people-first economy in GR

Morgan Anderson, Local Editor

November 10, 2017

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Deborah Frieze and Aaron Tanaka from the Boston Impact Initiative and The Boston Ujima Project presented “Building a People-First Economy” this past Monday, Oct. 30. The event was at the Link Gallery, hosted by Johnson Center...

Helen DeVos’ faith legacy celebrated at memorial service

Kathryn Mae Post, On-Call Writer

November 3, 2017

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Helen DeVos, Calvin alumna and generous supporter of Calvin College and the Grand Rapids community, died at age 90 on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, from health complications following a stroke. Her funeral took place at LaGrave A...

GR community gathers for fun with corgis

Adrienne Tauscheck, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

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On Saturday, Oct. 28, hundreds of Corgis stormed the Riverside Park Band Shell with their owners, bringing smiles and laughter to all who attended.  Although the afternoon turned out to be cloudy with spurts of rainfall, attend...

GR Comic-Con draws big crowd

J. Andrew Gilbert, Guest Writer

November 3, 2017

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From Oct. 20 to Oct. 22, people of all ages flocked downtown for the Grand Rapids Comic Convention, or GR Comic-Con for short. The convention was held at the Amway Grand Plaza and DeVos Place. The first GR Comic-Con was held in ...

Las Vegas shootings has close repercussions

Isabella Ebbert, Guest Writer

October 23, 2017

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During a Jason Aldean concert on Oct. 1, 58 people were murdered in the largest mass shooting to date in U.S. history. Along with the number of deaths, 500 other people were injured and are still recovering. The mass shooting j...

Founders celebrate 20th anniversary

Hannah Butler, On-Call Writer

October 20, 2017

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Founders Brewing Co. hosted their 20th Anniversary Taproom Party on October 14th to celebrate the brewery’s success since opening. Starting at 1 PM, Bartlett Street had been blockaded off to increase the capacity for the e...

BLM stays consistent in vigils

Adrienne Tauscheck, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

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This past Wednesday, Oct. 4, there was a Black Lives Matter Vigil at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids from 12:15 to 12:45 pm. The first Wednesday of every month, the Grand Rapids community is able to come together at the...