Articles Posted in the " News " Category

  • GRCC’s BIT Team takes preventive measures to ensure student safety

    By Jennifer Lugo – Collegiate Staff One of the biggest barriers people face with getting help is feeling comfortable enough to come forward and say it’s needed. At Grand Rapids Community College, the Behavioral Intervention Team, or BIT Team, was established to help prevent students or staff from reaching that point. While campuses can’t prevent […]

  • Things to do 11/27-29

    By Gary Manier – Collegiate Staff Check out this week’s list of events which include a Santa Claus visit, pajama dance party, Charlie Brown and a book drive. Back to the ‘90s annual Pajama Jam will return to the Pyramid Scheme for the third time. The dance party takes place from 9 p.m. through midnight […]

  • Police Reports 11-19-15

    By Gary Manier – Collegiate Staff Trespassing A 55-year old woman was discovered sleeping behind the transformer boxes on the south side of the Main Building by a Grand Rapids Community College police officer at 11:11 a.m. on Friday Nov. 13. The officer woke the sleeping female and identified himself. When inquiries to her presence […]

  • GRCC Police send email alert following unarmed robbery in Bostwick parking ramp

    By Kayla Tucker – Editor-in-Chief At approximately 2 p.m. today Grand Rapids Community College Police Officers responded to an unarmed robbery on the north end of the second level of the Bostwick Parking Ramp. A female student said she parked her car, and upon exiting her car with belongings in hand, a white male, reportedly […]

  • Police Reports 11-8

    Complied by Mike Balmer and Gary Manier – Collegiate Staff Larceny At 4:41 p.m. Nov. 2, a GRCC campus police officer was dispatched to room 103 of the Calkins Science Center in response to a tutor wanting to fill out a larceny report after his iPod was stolen. The 38-year-old man arrived at 2:05 p.m. […]

  • Editorial: Paris attacks deserve a better response

    Promoting a world of peace While the world focused on the terrorist attacks in Paris where approximately 130 people were killed, less attention was given to the bombings in Lebanon and Baghdad, an earthquake in Japan and the ongoing crisis of Syrian refugees traveling with no safe place to call home. The attacks on Paris […]

  • A star is BØRNS: former GRCC music student on the rise

    CHICAGO - Earlier in the day at Shuga Records in Chicago, the former Grand Rapids Community College student and Grand Haven native, now simply known as his stage name “BØRNS” celebrated the one-year anniversary of his EP drop with an acoustic show.

  • GRCC board approves domestic partnership benefits 6-1

    By Kayla Tucker – Editor-in-Chief The Grand Rapids Community College Board of Trustees passed domestic partnership benefits for faculty and staff in a 6-1 vote at a meeting Monday after almost a year of discussion. The stipulations for a staff member’s partner to receive domestic partnership benefits is that the couple must be in an […]

  • GV professor to speak at GRCC Psychology Series Nov. 17

    By Kailey Coen – Collegiate Staff A Grand Valley State University professor  will be speaking Tuesday about how a support system impacts mental health as part of the Grand Rapids Community College Psychology Series. “We chose Brian Lakey because he’s talking about an interesting topic that’s a very broad area in psychology for students, said […]