GRCC in the News: 3/23/10

On day of trial, man admits as part of plea deal he imprisoned, drugged ex-girlfriend
By Barton Deiters | The Grand Rapids Press | March 22, 2010, 7:02PM

GRAND RAPIDS — Just before jurors were selected for his trial, Andrew Cheslek decided to take a plea deal rather than have a jury decide if he imprisoned and drugged his former girlfriend.  […] She had met Cheslek at Grand Rapids Community College, where he learned drug injection methods while studying phlebotomy.  (More)

Bostwick sets new mark at Northern
By JOSEPH HAYES | Times Herald | March 22, 2010

It’s always a special experience for an athlete to be the first to accomplish a feat.  For Port Huron Northern sophomore powerlifter Ryan Bostwick, his special day arrived Saturday.  At the state meet at Grand Rapids Community College, Bostwick enjoyed the best day of his career as he claimed a state title in the 114-pound division.   (More)

Google is Good for Grand Rapids & Grand Rapids is Good for Google
Submitted: Mar 22nd, 2010 by Suzanna LaCroix (Suzanna LaCroix) under NEWS

Families, business people, college students, politicians, unemployed workers, company owners, educators and high school students came out Friday, March 19 to Calder Plaza to support the nomination of Grand Rapids as a test city for Google Fiber. […] “I believe there’s too much for this city to offer to pass up the opportunity to promote the city (to Google Fiber),” said Grand Rapids Community College student Kimi Wolf on why she came down to be a part of the flash mob. Dancing to pop and club favorites spun by Super Dre, Wolf echoed what many who came out on the sunny March afternoon said, “I love and choose to live in Grand Rapids.”  (More)

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