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GVSU alum returns home to speak about investigative journalism's role in the Larry Nassar case

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-27-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

A large group of people gathered in Grand Valley State University's Loosemore Auditorium on Monday, March 26, 2018 to hear GVSU 2005 School of Communications graduate and award winning Indianapolis Star journalist Marisa Kwiatkowski speak. It...

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Community journalists reflect on state of media, Grand Rapids in 2017

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-27-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

We asked our community journalists their thoughts on writing for The Rapidian this year and the state of community news in 2017. Erica Soto: Writing for The Rapidian this year has been an unexpected and greatly rewarding experience. My passion for...

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GVSU's Kutsche Office of Local History delves into the history of student activism

by (Taylor Fussman)

Submitted 02-16-2017 under NEWS

Throughout the history of Grand Valley State University, students have engaged in the constantly changing political and social climate in the world surrounding them. Students today have the opportunity to learn about these past events by visiting...

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Media literacy plays critical role in 2017

by (Katie Gordon)

Submitted 01-10-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

One year ago, Catalyst Radio was relaunched with a new team of hosts and fresh eyes on its goal to catalyze change in the community through conversation on social issues, public affairs and media literacy. As one of the hosts of Catalyst Radio,...

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The Rapidian to honor, celebrate citizen journalists at local restaurant

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-19-2016 under NEWS

Join us at The Rapidian in celebrating Grand Rapids' citizen journalists and local conversations at our Reporter Celebration on January 25. It will be hosted by Luna GR and feature a free appetizer bar. We’ve said it over and over,...

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A toast to five years: The Rapidian celebrates its anniversary

by (HiteDesign)

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NEWS

The Rapidian celebrated its five-year anniversary on Tuesday, September 23, at the SiTE:LAB 2014 ArtPrize venue, The Morton GR. The evening brought in guests of all ages to celebrate the hyperlocal news source and its commitment to citizen...

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Traffic Fatalities Reach All Time Low, Pedestrian Deaths Soar

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 07-15-2014 under

Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveals good and bad news about traffic deaths over the past several years. Deaths occurring in vehicle crashes have dropped to historic lows, whereas pedestrian fatalities are on...

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How Workers Compensation Helps Employees

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 07-15-2014 under

  Workers’ compensations laws were put in place to protect employees when they were injured on the job or became ill because of the job they do. Federal workers compensation works the same way except that it is provided to federal, non-...

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Top 3 inexpensive and effective marketing strategies

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 07-14-2014 under

Nowadays, it’s all about marketing and how well you do it. We have all seen many examples of great businesses with amazing products that fail over time because they don’t know what to do when it comes to marketing. And we’ve also...

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Learn the advantages of using a professional plumbing repair service

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 07-14-2014 under

When your plumbing is in bad shape, you need results fast. Fixing a plugged toilet or leaky or exploding faucet cannot be delayed for days on end. A Plumber San Antonio is one of the best ways to fix this problem. When your plumbing is broken, you...

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