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Local teen writers build relationships, strengthen skills at international conference

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 08-14-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

This month, Grand Rapids area students Maeve Wilbourn and Aliya Hall had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco to attend the International Congress of Youth Voices as student delegates. The young women were attending as representatives of Grand...

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Pride, GR: A Queer-ies

by (Briana)

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

Between homophobic signs on U.S. 131, Latina trans women being silenced by the president while protesting discriminatory detention practices for undocumented immigrants, and gay marriage recently being made legal in the US, there's a lot to be...

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Growing up at historical Houseman Field

by (caithoop)

Submitted 12-22-2014 under VOICES

Grand Rapids as a city has seen great transformation in the last 10 years. As a 20-something adult, I live among the throngs of people who chose to transplant to this mid-sized city. But I’ve been here the whole time, and I have not forgotten...

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Looking ahead: news bureaus on The Rapidian

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 12-30-2011 under OPINION

As we ring in the New Year here at The Rapidian, we’re taking time to look back, but we're also busy planning for 2012. We just shared our staff’s favorite articles of 2011, and look forward to the articles that are coming in 2012....

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