The Rapidian

Government & Politics

Tuned in, turned off and taking action: Bitter presidential campaign motivates students

Submitted 10-28-2016 under NEWS

From Innovation Central High School to government classes in the suburbs, the presidential campaign is stimulating plenty of student discussion. Both fascinated and repulsed by its bitter rhetoric, they say it motivates them to get politically involved.

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Voting for Kent County Sheriff: Stelma feels "Fortunate race has not been an issue"

Submitted 10-28-2016 under NEWS

This November, Kent County voters will elect a Sheriff, who oversees the security of the county courts and the jail in Grand Rapids. This article is the fourth in a series of six in which each candidate sat down for an in-depth interview.

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Voting for Kent County Sheriff: Scruggs focuses on reducing incarceration

Submitted 10-28-2016 under NEWS

This November, Kent County voters will elect a Sheriff, who oversees the security of the county courts and the jail in Grand Rapids. This article is the third in a series of six in which each candidate sat down for an in-depth interview.

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Voting for Kent County Sheriff: Michael Scruggs takes a historical perspective

Submitted 10-25-2016 under NEWS

This November, Kent County voters will elect a Sheriff, who oversees the security of the county courts and the jail in Grand Rapids. This article is the first in a series of six in which each candidate sat down for an in-depth interview.

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Voting for Kent County Sheriff: Lawrence Stelma wants voters to choose experience

Submitted 10-25-2016 under NEWS

This November, Kent County voters will elect a Sheriff, who oversees the security of the county courts and the jail in Grand Rapids. This article is second in a series of six in which each candidate sat down for an in-depth interview.

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Noted sanctions expert from Columbia University to discuss "Eye on Iran" in Grand Rapids

Submitted 10-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Panel discussion featuring GVSU professors will focus on current foreign policy issues in the Middle East

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#WhiteOut4Vets campaign to honor, support homeless veterans

Submitted 10-18-2016 under OPINION

Local media company looks to raise funds to end veteran homelessness and assist veterans with their daily needs through #WhiteOut4Vets campaign.

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Student behind viral photo offers solutions during GVSU visit

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NEWS

Leighton Watson, former student body president at Howard University, visited Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Monday, September 26 and delivered a powerful speech entitled “The Power of Student Voices” that addressed social justice and policing in America.

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October 11 voter registration deadline approaching

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NEWS

Unregistered voters have until October 11 to fill out application to vote and get registered. Local groups are working to get voters signed up.

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Wealthy Theatre to host free simulcast of 2016 POTUS debate

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

All are welcome to attend this unbiased and impartial presentation of the Presidential national debate at Wealthy Theatre.

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