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Catalyst Radio: Change U social justice series begins Jan. 23 with Confronting Structural Violence

Submitted 01-16-2015 under NEWS

Offered through Grand Valley State University’s LGBT Center, Change U is a series of four free monthly sessions focusing on Confronting Structural Violence, the Non-profit Industrial Complex, Queering LGBT Rights and Climate Justice. The series’ aim is to address systems of oppression.


Catalyst Radio: Chiaroscuro International Film Series begins Sunday

Submitted 01-09-2015 under NEWS

Five international films exploring the theme “generations” – many never-before shown in theaters in this country -- will be screened beginning on Jan. 11, and continuing through Mar. 8.


Story Matters: Jessica explains interest in making videos

Submitted 01-06-2015 under NONPROFITS

Jessica talks about her interest in media production and shares one of her videos.


Story Matters: Nubia talks about typical day

Submitted 01-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Nubia speaks about her family and love of anime.


Catalyst Radio: Paschka's audio and community interests lead him to WYCE

Submitted 12-19-2014 under NEWS

After serving with two Grand Rapids arts organizations, AJ Paschka finds that being the new station manager of WYCE is a natural progression.


Cosplay at Grand Rapids Comic Con explores media's final frontier: diversity

Submitted 11-25-2014 under OPINION

Civil rights took center stage at Grand Rapids Comic Con 2014 with Nichelle Nichols, the first woman to play a character who was not submissive to a man, and the first black woman in a position of power as Lieutenant Uhura on Star Trek.


Support local radio by donating to WYCE fund drive

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

It's that time of year for fund drives all across the state. Local radio WYCE will begin its campaign on Halloween and run for a week.


Speaker Max Haiven to launch new book, kick off discussion at KCAD

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

On Tuesday, October 21 author and educator Max Haiven will be discussing his most recent book "Crisis of Imagination, Crises of Power: Capitalism, Creativity and the Commons." The first part of the dialog will take place at The Fed Galleries @ KCAD from 3 to 4:30 p.m.


Catalyst Radio: ArtPrize's Critical Discourse features Chris Smit of DisArt on Saturday

Submitted 10-03-2014 under NEWS

Critical Discourse is featuring notables of the art world, including on Oct. 4 Calvin College Professor Christopher Smit of DisArt, who will be leading a panel discussion on Art, Disability, Images, Bodies.


A toast to five years: The Rapidian celebrates its anniversary

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NEWS

On Tuesday, September 23, The Rapidian raised a glass to five, successful years of hyperlocal citizen journalism and community engagement at SiTE:LAB's 2014 ArtPrize venue, The Morton GR.