City Commission year-end meeting covers multiple topics

by (mira477)

Submitted 12-21-2011 under NEWS

Large white fluffy snowflakes sprinkled the city streets as Mayor Heartwell and the Grand Rapids City Commission gathered for their last meeting of 2011 Tuesday night. The agenda was full of year-end discussion points. This included...

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A matter of life and death: GRCC students share perspectives on "Bodies Revealed"

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-09-2011 under OPINION

This article was written and edited by David Fortuna, Tanisha Hill, Joe Sagorski, Craig Scougale, and Jose Torres for EN 102-1593 at GRCC. Grand Rapids is considered by some to be a dying city, but these days the city is gaining attention from...

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New Children's Hospital: Healthy Boost for Grand Rapids

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 12-09-2010 under NEWS

A well-designed structure should reflect the place where it is built, the people that will utilize it and a give a sense of its purpose. The new Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, which opens to patients on January 11, 2011 speaks volumes about place...

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Children's Hospital Offers Preview to Community

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 11-19-2010 under NEWS

People in Grand Rapids will never have the opportunity to see the new Helen DeVos Children's Hospital like they will on Saturday, December 4 when the nearly completed facility opens its doors for public viewing. Starting at 8 a.m. people will be...

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Photographer's Work Calms Minds of Cancer Patients, Families

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 03-16-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Wandering the halls of a hospital can be a lonely walk. Patients and families are in unfamiliar territory, corridors might seem to be a maze and for those spending multiple days in the same space there is little to divert the mind from the often...

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Obesity in Grand Rapids

by (weekst)

Submitted 12-11-2009 under NEWS

Written by: Tammy Weeks, Logan Brenk, Afton Seeley, and Christopher Brinks, Frederik Meijer Honors College, Grand Valley State University For the first time in human history, the number of overweight people rivals the number of underweight people.…...

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Prenatal Care Discrepancies within Grand Rapids

by (Oatment)

Submitted 12-03-2009 under NEWS

By: Tyler Oatmen and Sarah Loveland, Frederick Meijer Honors College, Grand Valley State University First article in a three-part series When I walked into the Baxter Community Center on Grand Rapids' southeast side for the first time...

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