grcmc  A proud service of the Community Media Center

content facilitator

First content facilitator's contribution at the heart of The Rapidian

by Denise Cheng (dennetmint)

Submitted 10-19-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: One year ago yesterday, we got the news that Drew Storey had unexpectedly passed away. It was instant - an undiagnosed heart condition - no pain. Drew Storey was The Rapidian's first content facilitator and, before that,...

[read more]

Holding down the fort while Rapidian staffer recovers

by Denise Cheng (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-07-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: I visited Matt Russell at the hospital this morning. You may have already heard about his moped accident because even though The Rapidian's content facilitator is confined to a hospital bed, he's been tweeting...

[read more]

Moped accident results in signficant injuries

by Denise Cheng (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-07-2010 under NEWS

At approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, Matthew Russell was headed west on Fulton on his way home to Grandville. It was pouring rain, and according to Russell, who was riding his moped, he was edged over by a vehicle in the right lane and...

[read more]

Content facilitator eager to begin new year with Rapidian

by Matthew Russell (mattsimoto)

Submitted 01-04-2010 under OPINION

Dear readers, reporters, collaborators, sources and supporters, Whether you already know me or not, I'd like to extend a greeting as the new content facilitator of Grand Rapids' hyperlocal news source, The Rapidian. Not long ago, I was introduced...

[read more]

Drew Storey: An appropriate name

by Denise Cheng (dennetmint)

Submitted 10-20-2009 under OPINION

I found out early Monday morning: Drew Storey, The Rapidian's content facilitator, had passed away. After the first hour, I decided I wanted to make a plan. That's how I react. Make a plan, figure out how to fix things so you can be back in control...

[read more]