The Rapidian


"Focus" critiqued by Shirley

Submitted 10-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

Shirley, a member of the GAAH Press Club, visited ArtPrize and wrote about pieces by Andi Steele and Michele Brody.


It's all about the kids

Submitted 10-13-2011 under OPINION

Personal account of working with GRPS youth.


"The Sky is Not Falling," critiqued by Avelycia O.

Submitted 10-12-2011 under NONPROFITS

Avelycia O., a member of the GAAH Press Club, visited ArtPrize and wrote about Mark Rumsey's entry in ArtPrize 2011.


Beyond the poll: join the "shop local" conversation

Submitted 10-11-2011 under OPINION

Go beyond this week's poll and join in conversation about what shopping local really means to you.


Long live the People's Mic

Submitted 10-11-2011 under OPINION

On the power of the human microphone, as expressed by the collective voicings of Occupy GR


Urban Adventure Race: The real deal

Submitted 10-10-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

One participant's perspective on running the ArtPrize Edition of the Grand Rapids Urban Adventure race


"The Inbetween," critiqued by Kathy

Submitted 10-10-2011 under NONPROFITS

Members of the GAAH Press Club visited ArtPrize and wrote about a specific piece.


Occupy Grand Rapids in context

Submitted 10-08-2011 under OPINION

Born from frustration with corporate greed and control over politics and the excessively increasing disparity between the wealth of 99% of the populace and the 1% elite, this is for protests in Grand Rapids in solidarity with the Occupy Wall St. protests and banking protests across the world.


On the Eve of Protest; An Open Letter to the City of Grand Rapids

Submitted 10-07-2011 under OPINION

An appeal to the city government of Grand Rapids to treat our fellow citizens with dignity and respect during the upcoming "Occupy Grand Rapids" protest movement


Why we do what we do: categorization on The Rapidian

Submitted 10-06-2011 under OPINION

A little bit about the hows and whys of The Rapidian’s revised system of categorizing content,