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The Rapid reports increased services, success for Silver Line

by (GRTV)

Submitted 12-09-2015 under NONPROFITS

It’s been just over a year since The Rapid launched the Silver Line, Michigan’s first bus rapid transit (BRT) system. The Silver Line connects area suburbs to Grand Rapids to help commuters get downtown quickly. “The whole idea of...

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"Native Kids Ride Bikes" artist to talk on gentrification, public space at Civic Studio

by (civicstudio)

Submitted 11-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

Urbanization and new developments in Grand Rapids are bringing up many questions and uncertainties, while sparking conversations of gentrification and rights to public space. With these concerns, Civic Studio is inviting the public to engage in a...

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ATU, Grand Valley students protest Rapid bus changes

by (kelseymay)

Submitted 10-12-2015 under OPINION

On Saturday, Rapid bus drivers and Grand Valley State University students joined together to march and flash mob downtown. What were all those people protesting about? No, this event wasn’t part of ArtPrize 7, although it was one of the few...

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Coming Out and Staying In: My Journey as a Bisexual

by (tigerssniffingcatnip)

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

June is pride month, a seemingly happy time where queer people celebrate their identities and lives. Ideally, it is a time to remember our history and create our future. Unfortunately, my experiences with pride-related events in West Michigan has...

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4th annual Women and Environment Symposium explores environmental justice issues, solutions

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 03-23-2015 under NEWS

The Women and Environment Symposium hosted by  the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) and Grand Valley State University aspires to educate, to inspire and to motivate participants to act. This year’s theme centered...

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Two Detroit poets to bring new stories to Grand Rapids

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 02-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Michigan poets Jamaal May and Tarfia Faizullah are visiting Grand Rapids to share their work and talk about their craft in a two-for-one writers event at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) on the evening of Monday, February 16. "This is part...

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Catalyst Radio: Change U social justice series begins Jan. 23 with Confronting Structural Violence

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-16-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we explore an upcoming social justice program being offered by the LGBT Resource Center at Grand Valley State...

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Plaster Creek Stewards stepping out: Connecting Grand Rapids with Sarnia, Okayama

by (Calvin College)

Submitted 11-25-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by by Gail Gunst Heffner and David Warners In late October, two members of the leadership team of Plaster Creek Stewards traveled to Canada to give a talk, “Caring for Our Place: A Multifaceted Approach” at the Judith and...

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Grand Valley Ford team "goes further"

by (lisadebone)

Submitted 11-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The ancient giants are almost completely wiped out. For decades, humans have been destroying them, attacking them with axes and taking them down by the thousands. This may sound like a fairytale. Unless you know that the ancient giants are in fact...

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NPO Showcase: GVSU Master of Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features Salvatore Alaimo, Assistant Professor for Grand Valley State University's School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration. Dr. Alaimo joins us in studio to discuss the School's new curriculum, a...

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