Creating content on The Rapidian: Hyperlinks

by (Holly)

Submitted 01-16-2012 under OPINION

When creating an article on The Rapidian, it's important to share the source of your information and the claims found in your article. You may also want to help your readers find more information about an issue, subject or event. If you were...

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Creating content on The Rapidian: Adding an article

by (Holly)

Submitted 12-26-2011 under OPINION

So you took the plunge: you signed up to be a reporter for The Rapidian!  Once you're a New Reporter, you'll have a mentor to help you along the way-all the way from coming up with that first story idea to hitting publish on your...

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UICA Sells Over 700 Pieces of ArtWork for $25-50

by (UICA)

Submitted 08-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

In celebration of UICA’s new building opening in July 2011 (7/11), UICA is selling over 700 pieces of artwork for $25 or $50. This salon-style exhibition and fundraiser features works of art from regional, national and international artists of...

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Gurgle and Squeak! You're on My Baby View Camera

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 07-12-2011 under NEWS

Born at 25 weeks, little Erin and Will Hughes will probably grow up always hearing stories of how technology brought them through the first months of their lives. The premature twins were born just one week after Helen DeVos Children’s...

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Catalyst Radio: Summer media camps for teens to produce music videos and modern take on Aesop's Fables

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

One of the AniJam projects from April Showers.   INTERVIEW (10:40) The CMC's own Gretchen Vinnedge and Lynn McKeown of the education department share all the cool summer camps they have planned, from teaching teens how to create their own music...

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GRCMC to offer summer camps for teens

by (GRCMC Media Ed)

Submitted 05-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

It's a fairly easy to find camps for grade schoolers but what do you do with those teenagers?  Well now you have options for them too.  Check out the summer camps we've created for Middle and High School students: CMC Summer Camps...

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[VIDEO] Live Coverage fundraising soiree matchmakes local artists and art enthusiasts

by (FotoJosh)

Submitted 02-22-2011 under NEWS

After several months of planning and publicity, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts held its preeminent fundraiser of the year, Live Coverage. In its 11th year, the bash on Saturday attracted approximately 500 attendees. From 6:30-9:15 p.m.,...

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UICA Showcases Luminous Artwork

by (UICA)

Submitted 01-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

From January 14 through Febuary 13, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts will black out the windows of their home on Sheldon Boulevard. Responding to Michigan's winter darkness, Beacons: An Exhibition of Luminous Art will showcase the light...

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UICA: A Brilliant Investment

by (UICA)

Submitted 12-22-2010 under NONPROFITS

A recent Gallup poll reports that the number one reason people become attached to a community is “openness.” For a region to prosper it must embrace people and ideas that are different. This belief is at the core of UICA. Every day we help our...

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A picturesque show-and-tell: What do you like about West Michigan winters?

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 12-14-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: Snow banks. Rust. Black ice and endless gray. The grumbling has commenced, so let's mix it up. Fellow Rapidians, what do you love about West Michigan winters? This Thursday, Dec. 16, is the start of The Rapidian's first...

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