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Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Alexis Tater, Reporter

May 6, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Life, News, Review

You may have seen it on your social media feed already, there is now a rustic and warmly-tinted little cafe on Washington Avenue that was opened to the public on Feb. 23. The Michner’s bought the storefront which housed Coffee Grounds, tore down a few walls, and renovated it. The Side Bar is a pa...

Commission of Community: our town’s most vital, yet unrecognized committee

Commission of Community: our town’s most vital, yet unrecognized committee

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

May 2, 2019


Filed under Local, Opinion

For the last 16 months, I have been fortunate enough to be one of two student representatives for the Grand Haven Human Relations Commission: a sub-committee of our town’s city council. With the end of my two-year term nearing, my perspectives about Grand Haven have almost changed entirely from wh...

GH Boys Lax weekly update

GH Boys Lax weekly update

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Sports

What: The boys varsity lacrosse team played three games this week and put up a 1-2 record. The lone victory came on Saturday April 27 against Portage Central where they were able to win by a score of 10-4. The other contests were played on April 23 where the Bucs fell to Grand Rapids Christian by a sc...

Sophomore Alexandra Hodge dedicates life to future in ballet

Sophomore Alexandra Hodge dedicates life to future in ballet

Sophia Jaeger, Arts Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Arts, Feature

Pale pink pointe shoes patter rhythmically across the floor as Alexandra Hodge bounds into the air  hair cascading in waves behind her. Hodge pours herself into dance, spending countless hours in class and rehearsal perfecting her technique. “You have to focus your full mind full body on one...

Jason Klinger brings world view into classroom to inspire deeper thinking

Jason Klinger brings world view into classroom to inspire deeper thinking

Alexis Tater, Reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under Life, Review

Jason Klinger was 8 years old when he stood in Germany and watched in amazement as the Berlin wall came to the ground. He was speechless as he watched the large concrete blocks fall. Graffiti sprayed on the walls with letters to lost loved ones eventually fell apart, but families and lovers who wer...

Attorney General leads Freedom of Information Act seminar

Attorney General leads Freedom of Information Act seminar

Maddie Monroe, Editor in Chief

March 11, 2019


Filed under News

Monday, March 11 the Grand Haven Tribune and Michigan Press Association hosted a seminar at the Grand Haven Community Center for newly elected Attorney General Dana Nessel. The focus of the meeting was for Nessel to speak about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Open Meetings Act (OMA). ...

Rescheduled blood drive proves to be crucial for West Michigan

Rescheduled blood drive proves to be crucial for West Michigan

Alexis Tater, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Health, News

The blood drive at Grand Haven High School has been rescheduled due to weather. School and church cancellations have created a massive need for blood in West Michigan. The weather has caused many car crashes and numerous local blood drives taking place in schools and churches to be cancelled. Consequently, ...

Avengers: Endgame trailer continues the suspense from Infinity War

Avengers: Endgame trailer continues the suspense from Infinity War
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Nick Twa, Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Review, Top Stories

So… that happened. That was what I thought when I finished watching the Avengers: Endgame trailer. Sure, all trailers are meant to get you excited for the movie. But this trailer took it to another level. The suspense that was left from Avengers: Infinity War was honed in when Marvel decided to c...

A new tradition: Grand Haven Model UN team preps for first-ever home conference

A new tradition: Grand Haven Model UN team preps for first-ever home conference

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News

This Saturday Dec. 15 marks a first for the Grand Haven High School Model United Nations team (GHMUN), as they hold their inaugural conference, specifically in the LGI and four pod 1 classrooms, against three local West Michigan teams - Grandville, Spring Lake and West Ottawa. As the Grand Haven...

Sophomore graced with the gift of yoga

Sophomore graced with the gift of yoga

Morgan Womack, Life Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Feature, Life, Uncategorized

Inhaling deeply, sophomore Grace Rieger steps off of her mat and onto the cold floor in the Lakeshore Yoga studio. As she collects her gear, a feeling of content washes over her. Surrounded by her peers, all in a positive mood, she can’t help but feel the same way. This “after-yoga” feeling is con...