The Rapidian


Catalyst Radio: Meet citizen journalism reporter Rob Cole

Submitted 01-27-2012 under NEWS

Rob Cole uses his reporting for The Rapidian to become better acquainted with his new home town and to absorb the culture of Grand Rapids.


Catalyst Radio: Austin Bunn on his documentary play, and on writing

Submitted 01-13-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids writer Austin Bunn talks about the making of his documentary play, "Rust," and his personal discoveries during the process.


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.