The Rapidian


KVO/CBOT students remember 9-11

Submitted 09-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

KVO/CBOT students take time to remember the victims of 911 at the Gerald R. Ford Museum.


Politics beat seeks passionate individuals to join the conversation

Submitted 09-11-2012 under NEWS

Election season is a great time to join the politics beat.


New platform launched for sharing captures of Grand Rapids

Submitted 09-10-2012 under OPINION

The Rapidian has created a group on Facebook where all are welcome to add their photos of Grand Rapids.


Drink beer, support our creative youth

Submitted 09-05-2012 under OPINION

Creative Youth Center has a fundraiser at The Meanwhile Bar September 20. Lori Slager (co-founder) talks about CYC's present and future.


Documentary traces American epidemic: childhood hunger

Submitted 08-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

The final event in Hunger Action Week 2012 explores childhood hunger and provides opportunities to help.


Healthy cook-off proves tight budget doesn't mean poor diet

Submitted 08-29-2012 under NONPROFITS

Cook-off pits local chefs against each other. The goal? Teach healthy cooking techniques that won't break the bank.


Catalyst Radio: GVSU's Vandana Magal, on newspaper industry, global and local media

Submitted 08-24-2012 under NEWS

Vandana Magal talks about the rise of the newspaper industry in other global markets in spite of the decline experienced in this country. Magal also shares about her research involving media literacy around the world.


Legendary Swiss film fest goes APE over local film

Submitted 08-13-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids-based filmmaker Joel Potrykus takes home high praise from this year’s 65th annual Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland.


Art Gallery displays works of Dominican Sisters

Submitted 08-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

This year, during the month of August, many of the Dominican Sisters have their artwork, available for purchase, on exhibit in the Dominican Center Art Gallery.


Grand Rapids Public Library presents Michigan author Michael Moore

Submitted 07-30-2012 under NEWS

Michael Moore speaks at Fountain Street Church as part of the GR Reads program; discusses politics, freedom of information, being from Michigan.