The Rapidian


Building our skills and building community: public hours get special

Submitted 04-12-2011 under OPINION

The Rapidian's "Public Hours" are being revamped: bi-weekly themes around photo essays, cloud computing, creative commons and strong interview skills are planned for upcoming months.


Share the credit: Collaborators and Translators get some Rapidian love too

Submitted 04-06-2011 under OPINION

A quick update on some new technical changes here on The Rapidian, notably the ability to credit article collaborators and translators.


Friday Burger Blogging: O'Tooles Edition

Submitted 04-01-2011 under OPINION


Greenspace: Should We Grow?

Submitted 03-29-2011 under OPINION

Evidence and effects of the lack of greenspace in Grand Rapids.


Has the divide gone mobile?

Submitted 03-29-2011 under OPINION

The digital divide discussion may be changing from "whether" folks have access, to "how" they have access. What does this mean for the nonprofit services sector?


[REVIEW] (a)wake: Local women artists' exhibition for Women's History Month

Submitted 03-28-2011 under OPINION

A review of the 11 woman show "(a)wake," a strong collection of site-specific work for one weekend only during Women's History Month.


Review: Lady Gaga at Van Andel Arena

Submitted 03-27-2011 under OPINION

With the help of a sold-out Van Andel Arena, Lady Gaga took fans on an empowered journey to find fame and little-monster comradery.


Where should The Rapidian see and be seen this summer?

Submitted 03-22-2011 under OPINION

When the weather's warm, we also like to stretch our limbs and get out to chat up new readers and contributors. Recommendations, please: What are your top picks for summer events and festivals?