The Rapidian

Catalyst Radio: Planned Parenthood's Lunquist shares experience of 38 years on the job

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-14-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW We are joined in studio in this episode of Catalyst Radio by Jan Lunquist, vice president of Education and Leadership Development at Planned Parenthood of West...

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The Rapidian partners with Calvin College's student newspaper

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 12-10-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

  The feed for The Rapidian has been busier in recent weeks, thanks in part to a recently established partnership between The Rapidian and Chimes, Calvin College’s student newspaper. This partnership encourages Calvin...

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Catalyst Radio: GR mayor tells how new city policy is addressing wage theft

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Submitted 12-03-2012 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 explore the issue of wage theft – where workers are not paid all of their wages due. Hear Grand Rapids Mayor...

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Catalyst Radio: Delos Reyes engaging community for The Rapidian

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 11-30-2012 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 talk with Renato Delos Reyes with Community Media Center’s locally focused citizen journalism news site The...

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Pyramid Scheme to support The Rapidian with second Night Out

by (Holly)

Submitted 11-19-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

On Monday, December 3, from open to close, the Pyramid Scheme will be taking 20% of your beer. In fact, they'll be taking 20% right off the top of whatever you order. That's because on that one special night, 20% of your purchases will be...

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The ones in the middle: our experience as citizen journalists

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-29-2012 under VOICES

Yesterday afternoon, my neighbors and I were all working to capture a moment that overtook our neighborhood. I was running around trying to get video, find the fire chief and get information from a variety of neighbors. Kerri and Kyle Esterley and...

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Let's go out.

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-22-2012 under OPINION

We'd like 20% of your beer. Or your pizza. Or your crepes. Or, in fact, 20% of whatever you spend when you're out at the Red Jet Cafe on November 5! From 3-8 p.m., thanks to the generosity of our hosting sponsor Red Jet Cafe, 20% of...

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Strengthening community through media

by (Renato)

Submitted 10-17-2012 under OPINION

Greetings! My name is Renato Delos Reyes, and I wanted to take some time to introduce myself to The Rapidian community, seeing as how I am your new Community Engagement Specialist. After being raised in a small rural town just outside of Lansing, I...

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Catalyst Radio: Red Project's AIDS Walk on Oct. 13 to help fund projects such as needle exchange program

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-05-2012 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 learn about the Grand Rapids Red Project, and its effort in prevention of and testing for HIV/AIDS and...

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Catalyst Radio: Mosaic Film Experience a new juried festival

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Submitted 09-28-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio previews an upcoming first-time film festival and competition called The Mosiac Film Experience 2012. This unique...

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