The Rapidian


Community members call for accountability from GRPS regarding assault investigations against personnel, heater issues at Union High

Submitted 11-21-2018 under NEWS

At the Grand Rapids Public School Board of Education meeting on Monday, November 19, 2018 community members including Passionelle McBride and Shaniqua Walker, mothers of the two boys who've accused a teacher of choking them, advocated for an independent investigation into the allegations.


Catalyst Radio: Young Leaders Against Violence

Submitted 11-16-2018 under NEWS

Host John Williamson welcomes Emily, a student representative of Young Leaders Against Violence. YLAV hopes to educate assault survivors and foster a consent focused youth culture.


Young Professionals Gala puts 'Prohibition on Cancer' to benefit American Cancer Society

Submitted 11-12-2018 under NEWS

The 2nd Annual Young Professionals Finding a Cure Gala, Putting Prohibition on Cancer in support of the American Cancer Society was held on November 9th, 2018 at the Loft at Luna in Grand Rapids, MI.


Catalyst Radio: Migrant Legal Aid

Submitted 11-09-2018 under NEWS

Host Jessica Young welcomes Teresa Hendrick and Ben O’Hearn from Migrant Legal Aid.


Catalyst Radio: Civic engagement is a responsibility

Submitted 11-05-2018 under NEWS

Host Cindy Kamp Welcomes Cathy Haan and Doug Koopman of Voters Not Politicians to discuss Civic Engagement and the upcoming 2018 midterm election.


Cosplayers, fans to descend upon DeVos Place for Grand Rapids Comic Con

Submitted 10-30-2018 under NEWS

If you are looking for a family friendly event to showcase your artistic skills or favorite costumes, or you just like to explore favorite and new fandoms, then the Grand Rapid Comic Con Costume Contest is for you!


Catalyst Radio: Rapidian Recap Show

Submitted 10-26-2018 under NEWS

This month's Rapidian Recap Show previews Election Day 2018 and the month's news on The Rapidian.


GRPS parent group sponsors school board candidate forum

Submitted 10-22-2018 under NEWS

Candidates for five seats on the Board of Education will answer questions from parents and talk about their visions for the district on Wednesday, October 24.


Catalyst Radio: Center for Community Transformation

Submitted 10-19-2018 under NEWS

Host John Williamson welcomes Amanda Jones, Community Engagement Specialist with Center for Community Transformation that serves the West Michigan 49507 area.


Triennial Interfaith Dialogue will explore whether religious identities are what unites or divides us

Submitted 10-19-2018 under NEWS

Christian, Jewish, and Muslim voices weigh in on an important and timely topic.