The Rapidian

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I Believe I Become Family Fun Night takes advantage of sun and warm weather

Submitted 05-24-2012 under NONPROFITS

Parents and children from the I Believe I Become Central zone gathered to enjoy an evening filled with games, food, golf, tattoos and facepainting.

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Rapidian seeks Street Team to advocate for hyperlocal citizen journalism

Submitted 05-23-2012 under OPINION

The Rapidian looks to readers and supporters to play an active role in advocating for hyperlocal citizen journalism throughout Grand Rapids.

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A Watershed Moment: Why Brewery Vivant uses cans instead of bottles

Submitted 05-23-2012 under OPINION

On this week’s episode we hear from Kris Spaulding, Co-Owner and Sustainability Director of Brewery Vivant.

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GRCC $98.6 million millage loss, campaigners could have done more

Submitted 05-21-2012 under OPINION

GRCC loses $98.6 million-bond proposal by a record 6500 plus difference in the voting polls. Could the loss have been a result of the campaign's strategic planning?

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American Civil Liberties Union discusses civil rights, poverty

Submitted 05-21-2012 under OPINION

Miriam Aukerman Speaks to the ACLU on civil liberties, economics, incarceration.

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A ferocious "County" at Actors' Theatre

Submitted 05-20-2012 under OPINION

A terrific production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play opens in the city.

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A Tale of Two Cities: Keys to economic sustainability in Grand Rapids

Submitted 05-17-2012 under OPINION

This is a comparative snapshot of Grand Rapids, Michigan and Madison, Wisconsin, looking at diversity and the role of high-tech industry and its effect on the retention of talent.

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Which Way Home

Submitted 05-15-2012 under NONPROFITS

This documentary film,followed by discussion led by Zulema Moret, follows unaccompanied child migrants, on their journey through Mexico, as they try to reach the United States. These are stories of hope and courage, disappointment and sorrow.

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Annual block captain's dinner focuses on safety

Submitted 05-14-2012 under OPINION

Block Captain's Dinner gets community leaders "fired up" about what's next for the neighborhood.

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Teenagers are protesting, since when have they cared?

Submitted 05-10-2012 under OPINION

On May 3rd local youth took a stand, protesting and showing everyone they care about their education.

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