The Rapidian


Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Religion a Force Against Racism?

Submitted 08-16-2021 under OPINION

How has religion advanced us towards a world with less racism?


What's at the Market: Saturday, August 14, 2021

Submitted 08-13-2021 under NONPROFITS

It’s Peak Season here at FSFM and this years bounty is filling the Market stalls with beautiful colors, textures, and aromas. Come on down this Saturday and enjoy all that this season has to offer.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Has Religion Supported Racism?

Submitted 08-09-2021 under OPINION

How has religion been a negative force in the world, promoting racism?


What's at the Market: Saturday, August 7, 2021

Submitted 08-05-2021 under NONPROFITS

Happy National Farmers Market Week! Come out and celebrate with us this Saturday!


Ethics and Religion Talk: What to do about Negative Nancys and Downer Daves?

Submitted 08-02-2021 under OPINION

“SN” asks, “I have a friend who often comes to our happy hour group but the minute this person comes the whole mood changes. He is very negative ... We try to love him but it's wearing on many of us. What is the ethical thing to do – confront him, put up with him, or tell him he's not welcome?”


Passing the Mic: Sikh Society of West Michigan's Rishi Singh answers, "What does your faith do to address your members' suffering?"

Submitted 07-31-2021 under VOICES

Rishi Singh, Sikh practitioner, responds to Yong Su Mark Hepper, Buddhist practitioner.


What's at the Market: Saturday, July 31, 2021

Submitted 07-30-2021 under NONPROFITS

It is going to be a beautiful weekend folks, so get outside and enjoy the Market!


Ethics and Religion Talk: What is special about a Place of Worship?, part 2

Submitted 07-26-2021 under OPINION

Dahyabhai is curious about the places where a community worships. “What is the importance of a special house of worship? Is a house of worship mandatory? What are rules and requirements for someone to be allowed to enter a place of worship in your religion?”


What's at the Market: Saturday, July 23, 2021

Submitted 07-23-2021 under NONPROFITS

Don’t let the forecast keep you from heading down to the Market this weekend! Rainy days are the best Market days. Come see for yourself!


Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Grand Rapids Symphony Open Summer Concert Series

Submitted 07-20-2021 under OPINION

After a year's absence, Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park's Summer Concert Series returned, with a lively, energetic performance.