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Farmer banned from market

Isabella Ebbert, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

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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...

ArtPrize Nine arrives in downtown GR

Anne Van Solkema, Guest Writer

September 29, 2017

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ArtPrize is an independently organized art competition that takes over downtown Grand Rapids. This year’s competition runs for 19 days, from Sept. 20 to Oct. 8. ArtPrize is free and open to the public and now attracts over 50...

Roosevelt Park Ministry responds to DACA

Hannah Butler, On-Call Writer

September 22, 2017

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Distrust is increasing in the Roosevelt Park neighborhood of Grand Rapids due to the now-uncertain future of those enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  73% of the residents in the Roosevelt Park neighborh...

Students run local triathlon

Students run local triathlon

September 15, 2017

GR protests DACA decision

Markee Esterline, Guest Writer

September 15, 2017

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On Tuesday, Sept.5, 2017, Donald Trump announced he will end the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. DACA was put in place by President Barack Obama in 2012. It grants children of undocumented immigrants opportuni...