The Rapidian


Mayor Heartwell's live call-in show to lose host of eight years

Submitted 01-09-2012 under NEWS

At 5 p.m. Monday night, Mayor Heartwell's live interactive public access show City Connection was simulcast right here on The Rapidian.


Catalyst Radio: Until Love Is Equal seeks LGBT non-discrimination rights

Submitted 01-06-2012 under NEWS

Until Love Is Equal formed over efforts to secure non-descrimination right for the area's LGBT community. Organizers say they feel free speech has been hampered, though, after a national media corporation rejected the group's billboard message.


Catalyst Radio: Community Conversation on The Rapidian

Submitted 12-30-2011 under NEWS

The Rapidian takes the pulse of the community conversation, giving citizen journalists and readers a platform for interaction.


Catalyst Radio: Amnesty International -- Grand Rapids

Submitted 12-16-2011 under NEWS

Amnesty International again has a presence in Grand Rapids. Local organizer James Quatrine talks about some of the recent activity including efforts during Human Rights Week.


Catalyst Radio: Journalist Kerry Eleveld

Submitted 12-09-2011 under NEWS

This week on Catalyst Radio we sit down with national Journalist Kerry Eleveld, a Grand Rapids native who was back in town recently as a featured speaker at several events.


Catalyst Radio: Community Rebuilders

Submitted 11-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

In this week is Community Rebuilders, part of the Coalition to End Homelessness, as the beneficiary of Monday's Hat Trick Concert.


Catalyst Radio: Sunday Soup moves to (106) Gallery, wins grant in international Sunday Soup competition

Submitted 11-18-2011 under NONPROFITS

Sunday Soup, GR's original community microgrant, has been on the scene for more than a year and continues to grow.


Catalyst Radio: DIY media in democratic Cambodia an act of resistance?

Submitted 11-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

Anne Elizabeth Moore talks about how her experiences in self-publishing in America informed her work in Cambodia when bringing the Riot Grrrl model to women who were performing an act of rebellion by publishing.


Catalyst Radio: West Michigan Cluster of Stewardships

Submitted 11-04-2011 under NONPROFITS

Joined by two representatives from the West Michigan Cluster of Stewardships, Catalyst Radio dives into the impact of foreign and invasive species of plants on the West Michigan ecosystem.


MyGR6 winners presented

Submitted 10-19-2011 under NEWS

Six local residents were introduced as winners of the MyGR6 contest at a Wednesday morning event.