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Story Matters: Jessica explains interest in making videos

Submitted 01-06-2015 under NONPROFITS

Jessica talks about her interest in media production and shares one of her videos.


Story Matters: Barbara shares mother's life story

Submitted 01-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Barbara explains how her mother came to Grand Rapids and the challenges she has overcome.


Story Matters: Nubia talks about typical day

Submitted 01-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Nubia speaks about her family and love of anime.


Catalyst Radio: Paschka's audio and community interests lead him to WYCE

Submitted 12-19-2014 under NEWS

After serving with two Grand Rapids arts organizations, AJ Paschka finds that being the new station manager of WYCE is a natural progression.


Story Matters: Principal Troy Wilbon talks about favorite part of day at Harrison Park School

Submitted 12-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Principal Troy Wilbon discusses his work as principle and why he loves the start of the school day.


Story Matters: Ralph Koll shares memories of living on Westside

Submitted 12-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

Ralph Koll talks about Richmond Park and a memorable blizzard in the 1970s.


Story Matters: Brandon describes his dream car

Submitted 12-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

Brandon talks about how he would like to be a car designer and the type of car he would create.


Story Matters: Amani discusses interest in fashion design

Submitted 12-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Amani talks about her career plans and the clothes she hopes to design.


Story Matters: Mrs. Adelman shares unique history of classroom at Harrison Park School

Submitted 12-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

Mrs. Adelman explains how she came to Grand Rapids and why her classroom was originally called “the breathing room.”


Local history buff launches Tour GR, gains traction

Submitted 12-02-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Grand Rapidian Jim Winslow is moving forward with his startup Tour GR by gleaning stories from the area's past, offering guided tours of historic landmarks.