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Catalyst Radio: The Rapidian highlights top ten most shared stories of the year, interviews Asian Festival organizer

In this episode, The Rapidian highlights the top ten stories of the year and interviews Ace Marasigan of the Grand Rapids Asian Festival.

In the final episode of Catalyst Radio in 2017, The Rapidian's Managing Editor Kiran Sood Patel and Community Engagement Specialist Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard recap the top ten most shared stories on The Rapidian in 2017. In the second half of the show, Patel interviews Ace Marasigan, organizer of the Grand Rapids Asian Festival. A story written by Rapidian community journalist Allison Bannister on the debut of the festival was the top third most shared story of the year. The second Grand Rapids Asian Festival will be held on June 9, 2018. 

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center website.

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