Anna-Jo Stuart investigates the commotion outside Regina Hall on Saturday, October 5.
Climate Strike mobilizes in Grand Rapids; Aquinas turnout low
Strikes demanding action on climate change took place globally and in Grand Rapids on September 20. Elizabeth Walztoni reports.
Fine dining on a budget: the college student’s guide
Reporter Abi Safago dishes up the recommendations.
Project 1: Putting a twist on Grand Rapids’ art scene
Although ArtPrize is taking a break this year, Reporter Abi Safago fills you in on what art will be lining the streets this fall.
President Quinn guides Aquinas towards a 2030 vision
Aquinas College recently released a 2030 vision, creating a rough outline for the college’s mission and plans for the future.
City parks studied by Urban Land Institute, suggestions provided
News Intern Elizabeth Walztoni writes about Grand Rapids a recent visit by the Urban Land Institue, who investigated and made recommendations for Grand Rapids to increase its green space.
Rewriting the rules to bring goats to Aquinas
Jessica Bowen is not the first person who has tried to bring goats to a college campus, but she may be working the hardest to do it. The director of the Center for Sustainability at Aquinas College is partnering with the Grand Rapids Urban Agriculture Committee to change city ordinances that currently prohibit a herd of 10 goats from visiting campus to clear invasive species and overgrown areas.
HerStory Speaker Series features Mayor Rosalynn Bliss
Bliss shared her journey to becoming the first female mayor of Grand Rapids — and the lessons she has learned while claiming that space — with Aquinas students and staff at the Donnelly Center.
Aquinas College joins Culture of Respect Collective through grant
Aquinas recently received a grant for $11,695 from the Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program, created by outgoing Michigan First Lady Sue Snyder.
$1 million has been awarded to 22 Michigan colleges as a result of this grant program. The goal is to fund sexual assault prevention programming.
Fulton crosswalk updated, new crosswalks unlikely
The crosswalk on Fulton Street outside the Sturrus Center is being updated as a result of a student initiative to improve campus’ accessibility to commuters.