Articles Posted in the " News " Category

  • Raiders avoid snow with Florida trip: GRCC Softball heads south, now 1-11

    By Max De Leeuw – Collegiate Staff The Grand Rapids Community College softball team started off the season with a trip south that resulted in one win and seven losses. “They did what I expected,” Head Coach Jenni Bourbina said. “We trained hard to have a good strong defense and that’s what they showed. “I […]


  • Raiders looking to develop youth on baseball team

      By Zachary Watkins – Sports Editor The Grand Rapids Community College baseball team tallied a win over Tallahassee Community College to return from its southern road trip with a record of 1-11. The Raiders then split a doubleheader with Davenport’s JV team, before falling in their next five contests. GRCC has a young squad, […]




  • “The Canadian Guitar Quartet” is coming to GRCC

    By Jennifer Lugo – Collegiate Staff The Music Program at Grand Rapids Community College has been known to present world renowned solos and ensembles from different countries across the globe with the International Guitar Series. Today, “The Canadian Guitar Quartet” is the featured group. “We try to present high quality music and make connections to […]


  • Fashion degree program cut due to low graduation rates

    By Kayla Tucker – A&E/Features Editor What now exists as the Fashion Merchandising degree at Grand Rapids Community College is being discontinued. The announcement was made by Provost Laurie Chesley at the March 16 Board of Trustees meeting. A noticeably small number of graduates and a “lacking of a clear focus” were the strong points […]



  • Technology services showcase hosted today at GRCC

    By Jacquelyn Zeman – Chief Web Editor Today there will be a technology services showcase hosted in the Main Building at Grand Rapids Community College. Students are invited to meet with vendors from Apple and Lenovo, and local companies the Geek Group and Comprenew. The groups are advising students to bring their old technology to […]


  • Journalist, Author Matt Taibbi to Deliver Speech for Lecture Series

    By Brittany Miller – Collegiate Staff As a columnist at Rolling Stone, for the past 10 years, Matt Taibbi has written attention-getting stories on various topics, ranging from finance, to sports and to politics. In articles like “For David Brooks, the Rich Are People, the Poor Are Numbers,” Taibbi’s style of straight to the point […]


  • Police Reports for March 24

    Compiled by Warren Sink – Collegiate Staff & Jacquelyn Zeman – Chief Web Editor Suspicious Person On Feb. 13 a female student called security because a college-aged man in a sweatshirt tried to take her cell phone on Dr. Juan R. Olivarez Student Plaza. In an interview, the female student said the college-aged man followed her, asking for her cell phone. Multiple officers […]