Happy Holidays from The Rapidian

by (Holly)

Submitted 12-23-2011 under OPINION

I admit it: I am a softie for the holiday season. Some years, it takes me longer to get into the spirit, as it did this year. But Sunday night, driving through town and peeking at all the magical twinkles of Christmas trees in homes in our Grand...

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The Rapidian gets very local, weekly

by (Holly)

Submitted 12-19-2011 under OPINION

Since the beginning of The Rapidian's life over two years ago, we've been sending out a weekly digest that provided you with a complete list of the last week's stories. However, we realize this could be pretty hard to weed through. With...

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GRadPics: Photographers to produce 700 senior photos

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 12-09-2011 under NEWS

It is a rite of passage that most 17 or 18 year olds go through: the senior portrait. The photographs appear in graduation invitations, yearbooks and kids hand them out to one another. But for many seniors in Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS), the...

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Four or five new features we may just develop next

by (George)

Submitted 08-10-2010 under OPINION

Features, features, features. It’s nearly all we can think about in The Rapidian’s IT HQ. While we may have unveiled our newest, most solid suite of updates a mere two weeks ago, we are quick to look at what’s coming next. After some deep...

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Super Happy Funtime Burlesque going on national tour, fundraise at Electric Cheetah

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 06-14-2010 under NEWS

Super Happy Funtime Burleque is a Grand Rapids based ragtag group of talented performers who bring action and entertainment to the people all around the West Michigan area. Known for pushing the restrictions on stripping, and stepping on the toes of...

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Keeping The Rapidian Flickr pool effective

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 04-21-2010 under OPINION

From Rapidian staff*: As you’ve no doubt noticed while perusing, our front page features a photo of the day. This feature is pulled from The Rapidian Flickr pool, We also take photos...

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