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Alexis Stark

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Alexis Stark is a reporter, covering Caledonia, Kenowa Hills, Godfrey-Lee, Grand Rapids and is a roving reporter for GRCC, Wyoming, Kentwood and Byron Center. She grew up in metro Detroit and her journalism journey brought her west to Grand Rapids via Michigan State University where she covered features and campus news for The State News. She also co-authored three 100-question guides to increase understanding and awareness of various human identities, through the MSU School of Journalism. Following graduation, she worked as a beat reporter for The Ann Arbor News - covering stories on education, community, prison arts and poetry.  Following a stint as a copywriter for a Grand Rapids area PR firm, she transitioned from communications to freelance writing and reporting for SNN. Read Alexis' full bio

Push A4, read “The Boy Next Door”

Godfrey Elementary is now home to a book vending machine, where students can earn coins for new books by exhibiting positive behavior...

Alumni, fans celebrate 150 years of GRPS at hard-fought game

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Students earn accolades for creative writing

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Wanted: teens who can inspire change, spark passions

Local middle- and high-school students are invited to apply by June 4...

Writing through the grief

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Like ballroom dancing without a partner

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What the bond buys: better food, arts, technology and a year-round school

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Voters give a strong ‘yes’ to $192 million bond request

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Students reflect on personal experiences as Asian Americans

Students respond to the spike in hate crimes, reflect on experiences as Asian American students...
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