The Rapidian


On the Road delivers at UICA

Submitted 04-08-2013 under OPINION

On the Road brings Jack Kerouac's novel into the 21st century, for better or worse.


Urban coffee bar fosters appreciation of local, hand brewed coffee

Submitted 04-05-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Coffee enthusiast, barista and owner Kyle Ripley of Clique Coffee Bar explains the independent, family run coffee shop.


Cub reporters enjoy LaughFest

Submitted 04-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

Our journalists-in-training visited the LaughFest Super Saturday Kids Zone and wrote about their experience.


UICA opens A Place at the Table this weekend

Submitted 03-29-2013 under OPINION

A Place at the Table, a documentary about hunger in America, will show for the next week at the UICA.


"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.