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GR community gathers for fun with corgis

Adrienne Tauscheck, Staff Writer

November 2, 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 2, 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

Filed under Local, Showcase

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 19, 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 12, 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...

Farmer banned from market

Isabella Ebbert, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

Filed under Local

Steve Tennes, a former army veteran, who is now a Catholic farmer, has been banned from selling his produce at the East Lansing farmer's market after denying a same-sex couple to hold a wedding ceremony on his land. Tennes li...