The Rapidian

Join us: The Rapidian as a platform for new voices- and your voice

by (Tommy Allen)

Submitted 05-15-2013 under OPINION

I learned a lot from platform shoes. Long before handheld devices and technology enabled all of us to be mini broadcasters- and probably because I was young- the platform this boy was seeking was shoes with a heel boasting at least 3 inches to my...

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Join me: Becoming a Rapidian reporter as a new resident and new writer

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 05-15-2013 under VOICES

I’ve been trying to find the words to describe what The Rapidian has meant to me for a few days now. There’s a lot that comes to mind, but my fear is that it will sound trite. However, as long as it’s the truth I don’t...

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Join me: From photographer to photojournalist to storyteller

by (jtstoner)

Submitted 05-15-2013 under VOICES

The Rapidian opened doors for me after I graduated from college and was still trying to figure out what in the world to do with my life. I saw myself as an image-maker because I am handy with a camera and people trust me to shoot their weddings in...

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Join us: Readers Council to guide Rapidian efforts

by (Holly)

Submitted 05-13-2013 under OPINION

We at The Rapidian are surrounded by a very generous community. We are blessed to have an incredible number of very invested community members. It's not just reporters, photographers, mentors and interns, either. Our readers are invested as well...

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Catalyst Radio: Recovery Academy screens documentary “Happy”

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-10-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio is featured the local organization Recovery Academy, and a preview of tonight’s fundraising event at Wealthy...

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Community Media Center captures community stories

by (Holly)

Submitted 05-03-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Thursday night, the Community Media Center (CMC) staff and board members gathered together their members to share the story of what our organization has been doing at the event "Elevating Voices" at the Wealthy Theatre. A video, highlighting the...

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Catalyst Radio: Food Justice speakers Lila Cabbil, LaDonna Redmond visit GR

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-03-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we hear from two visiting speakers in town recently as part of local nonprofit Our Kitchen Table’s convenings on...

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Catalyst Radio: CMC storytelling event on May 2, Rapidian fundraiser soon to follow

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-26-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we turn the microphone internally, to learn about to upcoming community event hosted by Community Media Center. First...

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Catalyst Radio: Partners for a Racism-Free Community working for justice in Grand Rapids

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-19-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we visit with the director of Partners for a Racism-Free Community, to learn about the efforts to fight racism in the...

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Catalyst Radio: Jake's Music Fest tomorrow night raises funds for JDRF

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-12-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we go live in the WYCE studio to feature tomorrow night’s Jake’s Music Festival 2013 – a fundraiser...

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