The Rapidian

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Grand Rapid's North West Neighborhood

$7000 in Scholarships for Trans Students

Submitted 08-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Trans Foundation has awarded $7000 to local trans students.


Rethinking child support, Part 1: How good parents go to jail

Submitted 08-08-2017 under OPINION

Examining why the our child support system is out of sync with society, and its impact on Kent County’s most economically disadvantaged parents.


Catalyst Radio: The Rapidian hosts first episode

Submitted 08-04-2017 under NEWS

The Rapidian hosts its first episode of Catalyst Radio featuring a conversation with Steffanie Rosalez, Program Director at Cook Arts Center.


Why you should volunteer for the fifth annual Girls Rock Grand Rapids camp week

Submitted 08-01-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Girls Rock Grand Rapids, GR!GR, is a week long summer camp that takes place in August, and exists to empower girls and women through music.


On being a first generation college student

Submitted 07-25-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Diving into the college world without the resources and advice of family who attended can be tricky to navigate but with some advice and storytelling we can help bridge the gap for incoming first-generation students. We will be covering this topic during the month of August.


Join the Grand Rapids Community Media Center in our summertime activities

Submitted 07-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

WYCE, GRTV, our Education Department, our IT department for non-profits, Wealthy Theatre and The Rapidian are all hosting events this summer to help engage you in making and enjoying media.


Mobile food pantry helps relieve burden created by food insecurity

Submitted 07-11-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Many families at Sibley Elementary suffer from food insecurity, their monthly mobile food pantry is making a difference.


City Connection: The Rapidian hosts conversation on hot topics in city of Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian will host a special episode of City Connection featuring guests from across the city of Grand Rapids.


First class of GRPS Challenge Scholars aims for free college

Submitted 06-16-2017 under NEWS

Union High School freshmen wrap up the school year with free college in mind, as the first group of potential Challenge Scholars in Grand Rapids Public Schools.


City Connection: Mayor Bliss, Program Director Harris to discuss LEAD program and Mayor's 100 initiative

Submitted 06-12-2017 under NEWS

Shannon Harris, program director in the city's Our Community's Children office, will be the guest during the June 12 episode.