The Rapidian


"Wonder Women" at UICA traces evolution of American superheroines

Submitted 03-07-2013 under OPINION

Kristy Guevara-Flanagan's documentary Wonder Women, a pop-culture documentary with plenty of heart and a bit of kick, is screening for free at UICA.


Catalyst Radio: GRIID issues findings of Normalizing Male Dominance film study

Submitted 03-01-2013 under NEWS

Local organization GRIID looks at major films of 2012 to examine gender representation in the medium.


Students gain confidence, experience, voice through press club

Submitted 02-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Press Club, sponsored by the Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities News Bureau, has not only grown in number of participants, but has become a catalyst for a positive public youth voice.


Grand Rapids Brewing Co: great beer, mediocre food

Submitted 01-28-2013 under OPINION

Grand Rapids Brewing Co. has a fantastic setting and great beers. But noise, a ridiculous wait, and a strange distrust of vegetables spoil a dining experience.


Dystopia prevails in UICA exhibition

Submitted 01-15-2013 under OPINION

Selected artists from across the nation present their concepts of utopia and dystopia with 2-D, 3-D, installation, and new media works throughout galleries on four floors.


WuDunn raises awareness in order to raise resources

Submitted 01-06-2013 under NEWS

An overview of Sheryl WuDunn’s Calvin College lecture on the oppression of women worldwide.


Strawberry Heritage forever

Submitted 12-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

On November 3rd the GAAH Press Club went to the Lamp Light Music Festival; here they write about their experience.


Classic Christmas picture book released for new generation of readers

Submitted 12-13-2012 under NEWS

Local author Lori Walburg enchants children and adults with this unique story about a holiday favorite—the candy cane.


Eating out Lebanese style

Submitted 12-12-2012 under OPINION

The warm and hospitable food "experience" of the vibrant Lebanese culture is reflected in John and Diane Aouad's restaurant, Osta's Lebanese Cuisine.


UICA to show "The House I Live In"

Submitted 12-07-2012 under OPINION

Starting Dec. 7 the UICA will be showing Eugene Jarecki's new documentary "The House I Live In."