Our place, your voices: Rediscovering Grand Rapids

by (kendravanderlip)

Submitted 05-22-2015 under OPINION

I am at a crossroads in my life. For the first time in my 30 plus years of being a Grand Rapids resident, I am looking at moving out of state to complete the next step of my education- 543 miles away in Memphis, Tennessee. As I pack up the home my...

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Our place, your voices: Beers, words and oxford commas

by (andreemi)

Submitted 05-17-2015 under OPINION

When I applied for an internship position at The Rapidian, I did it with the expectation that they might give me an interview, but that they probably would not hire me. The only “real world” writing experience I had at the time consisted...

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Story Matters: Marie Orttenburger makes personal connection in brew culture through Rapidian internship

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-07-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian's Story Matters project was at Brewery Vivant's Wood-Aged Beer Festival this weekend, and our intern Marie Orttenburger stopped by to talk about what she's been learning about the local brew culture and how she's getting...

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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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Catalyst Radio: Rapidian interns get real-world journalism experience

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-17-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Community Media Center, in addition to being a resource and services nonprofit involving media production, IT, television, radio and citizen...

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Introducing our newest interns

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 01-25-2012 under OPINION

We searched high and low, long and hard, and we found four incredible people that will join our team to keep The Rapidian working towards excellence. While these interns just started, and you may never have the pleasure of meeting them, we thought...

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New internships posted with opportunities to be part of The Rapidian

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 12-13-2011 under OPINION

Here at The Rapidian, we are moving forward in full force to continue developing the growth of community journalism, an important part of the community. There are so many exciting things we hope to introduce to our readers and reporters in the...

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Getting a Global Perspective Locally


Submitted 08-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

  By Lauren Muscott Every college student has been there. The spring semester is finally over. A seemingly endless expanse of time lies before you, time which you are expected to fill with a summer job or internship. This is the position I...

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Special Events Internship

by (cysticfibrosisf...)

Submitted 07-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES• Assist with planning and logistics of events as assigned• Attend events as required• Help plan new events• Carry out all accounting and financial responsibilities in compliance with audit...

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The Rapidian now accepting intern applicants

by (Holly)

Submitted 06-08-2011 under OPINION

As we continue to grow, The Rapidian is ready to have some mentorship happening on a new level. You might even get college credit for it, if you’re into college and all that (or should I say, more simply, “if you’re in college...

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