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Dreams of graduating in America crushed

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-02-2012 under OPINION

Ravon M. The dream of an 18-year-old boy, Juan Rodriguez, of graduating high school in America, is crushed. Juan lived in Wyoming, MI. He wanted more than ever to finish high school and go to college. He wanted to be a construction worker. He was an...

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Public not happy with government

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-01-2012 under OPINION

By: Omar V. It was around 4:30 p.m. when immigration broke into our neighbor's house. They detained the dad of the family, then they removed the mother from the home. Both parents were sent back to Guatemala. A couple of weeks later, the mother...

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Children born in the U.S. have a brighter future

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-01-2012 under OPINION

By: Lluvia P. Statistics show the average teenage American citizen has a brighter future than the average teenage immigrant. The United States is a country full of opportunities. Immigrants often don't have the same opportunities as citizens....

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A day at the Museum with the GAAH Press Club

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 04-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

For this article, the GAAH Press Club reporters had three objectives: to write the article in the third person, to begin the article with action, and to interview someone at the museum. Below are the descriptions of their experiences at the museum....

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Join GAAH in Supporting The Rapidian

by (GAAH)

Submitted 04-28-2012 under NONPROFITS

As a neighborhood news bureau, Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities has had the opportunity to build a very special relationship with The Rapidian. Not only do our neighborhood residents have full access to this powerful platform, but as an...

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Students use art and journalism to share thoughts on immigration

by (Steff)

Submitted 02-23-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish “Will this project help my brother come back to us after being deported?” This question was asked by an 8th grade student [whose identity has been removed to protect her family...

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Skating and creating at the GRAM

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 02-01-2012 under NONPROFITS

[Music in the video is Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies by Tchaikovsky] The GAAH Press Club visited "Skate and Create," where we ice skated in Rosa Parks Circle, made kites, drew shadows, and interviewed Katie Williams, the GRAM's...

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A Night at the Nutcracker dress rehearsal

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 01-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Shirley On Thursday, December 8, the GAAH Press Club saw the dress rehearsal for The Nutcracker presented by the Grand Rapids Ballet Company at DeVos Hall.   I liked the part of the play when they had a party and a war, but the part...

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Fun-filled tour of WZZM 13 for local young reporters

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 11-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club visited WZZM 13, and was given a tour by Executive Producer Matt Campbell. Afterward, each of the GAAH Press Club Reporters sat down and wrote about what they saw and learned. Below is their descriptions of their...

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Omar's tour of WZZM 13

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 11-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club visited WZZM 13, and was given a tour by Executive Producer Matt Campbell. Afterward, each of the GAAH Press Club Reporters sat down and wrote about what they saw and learned. Below is Omar's description of his...

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