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Catalyst Radio: Dustin Dwyer on five years with State of Opportunity

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-16-2017 under OPINION

Listen to or download the audio here.  Michigan Radio reporter Dustin Dwyer just wrapped up five years of reporting on the State of Opportunity project based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a series that explores what can be done to break the cycle...

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Catalyst Radio: New City Neighbors

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-14-2017 under NEWS

Host Leah Schumaker speaks with Alaina Dobkowski, Executive Director of New City Neighbors, and student staff member Rileigh Haan, about bringing employment to the youth of the Creston neighborhood, and how urban farming is changing the way we look...

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Catalyst Radio: Grand Rapids celebrates Trans Day of Visibility

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-24-2017 under NEWS

Download the episode here. Kayden Grinwis and Ellie Webster share what is going on in our community to recognize and celebrate Trans Day of Visibility. Events are coordinated by the Grand Rapids Pride Center and Grand Rapids Trans Foundation. Listen...

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WYCE Catalyst Radio - Programmers Hall of Fame 2017

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-01-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

2017 marks the 30th Anniversary of WYCE! In celebration of the hundreds of volunteer programmers who have made it all possible, we are establishing the WYCE Programmer Hall of Fame. Join us at Jammies XVIII as we honor our first four inductees!...

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Catalyst Radio: "Fake News in the Headlines"

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-13-2017 under NEWS

In this conversation with Len O'Kelly and Eric Harvey, Assistant Professors in Grand Valley State University's School of Communications, we explore the history of fake news, the evolving ethics of online media and social media companies, and...

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Catalyst Radio: Business directory promotes social, environmental good

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-27-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

In this interview we learn how one Grand Rapidian, Meredith Fennema, is creating an electronic platform to help customers who are interested in using their economic power to invest in businesses for social and environmental good.    "...

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Catalyst Radio: On the Ground's embedded journalism in Garfield Park and Burton Heights

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-09-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, we interview Michelle Jokisch Polo, project editor for On the Ground, an embedded journalism project through Rapid Growth Media that highlights and celebrates the communities found along South Division Avenue that touch the Garfield...

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WYCE's Bubble Bash to celebrate community radio

by WYCE Radio 88.1 FM (WYCE)

Submitted 12-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

This December 22, 2016 is the 17th annual WYCE Bubble Bash at the B.O.B. in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Year after year the bubbly flows, the conversation resonates, and the hor d'oeuvres appetize. However, other factors may vary.  ...

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Local playlist: A world of music through WYCE

by Carly Schweppe (carly.schweppe)

Submitted 11-21-2016 under NEWS

WYCE 88.1fm is Grand Rapids' commercial-free community radio station, a service of Grand Rapids Community Media Center, celebrating 30 years in 2017. Quinn Mathews began his role as station manager this past summer. He’s the host of GR...

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Catalyst Radio: GRPM's new exhibit, and GRCMC's on-going collaborations

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Christie Bender of the Grand Rapids Public Museum on the new exhibition, Whales: Giants of the Deep, followed by a conversation with Kiran Sood Patel of The Rapidian and Quinn Mathews of WYCE on collaborations at the...

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