The Rapidian

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Passing the Mic: Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association answers, "How can neighborhood associations help improve community-police relations?"

Submitted 10-16-2020 under VOICES

Amy Brower from Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association responds to West Grand Neighborhood Organization's Annette Vandenberg.

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Passing the Mic: Highland Park Neighborhood Association answers, "What are you most proud about in your neighborhood right now?"

Submitted 10-13-2020 under VOICES

Sam Mosley from Highland Park Neighborhood Association responds to Community Media Center's Brett Townsend.

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Ethics and Religion Talk - Dietary Restrictions

Submitted 10-12-2020 under OPINION

Traci asks, “Could you discuss any dietary restrictions your religions may have including alcohol?”

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McKay Tower and The Blue Bridge Are Lighting Up this Week. Why?

Submitted 10-07-2020 under OPINION

Throughout the year, our local landmarks light up in different colors for different reasons. In the second week of October, two of downtown Grand Rapids’ icons will light up in green, pink, and teal for Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Old is the World?

Submitted 10-05-2020 under OPINION

Laura asks,“What does your religion say about creation? This would include your estimate on the age of the earth. Do you believe that your beliefs conflict with science?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Converting Hate Against LGBTQ into Love

Submitted 09-29-2020 under OPINION

So, my question is: In this era of increasing fear and hatred, in addition to prayer and moral support, what role can I play in converting hate into love? What actions are suggested?”

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Passing the Mic: West Grand Neighborhood Organization answers, "Beyond 2040, where do we see neighborhood associations?"

Submitted 09-28-2020 under VOICES

Annette Vandenberg from West Grand Neighborhood Organization responds to East Hills Council of Neighbors' Maggi Rivera.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What is the Holy Spirit?

Submitted 09-21-2020 under OPINION

Laura asks the Christians on the panel to define the Holy Spirit as best they can, and asks others, “ is there any concept that you have which at least somewhat parallels this expression of the Godhead?”

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Passing the Mic: East Hills Council of Neighbors answers, "What are you finding people saying about Black Lives Matter and reallocation or defunding of police?"

Submitted 09-20-2020 under VOICES

Maggi Rivera from East Hills Council of Neighbors responds to Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association's Fran Dalton.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Who am I?

Submitted 09-14-2020 under OPINION

Sandra asks, “Am I who I say I am, who others say I am, or am I who God says I am?”

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