The Rapidian


Dr. Peter Diamandis shares his optimistic view of the future at Calvin College

Submitted 01-15-2013 under NEWS

Dr. Peter Diamandis believes that due to exponentially growing technologies, the world's problems will soon be a thing of the past.


Wege Foundation to double gifts through Dec. 21

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

GR City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss and others to help close out fundraising for Wealthy Theatre, Dec. 21. The Wege Foundation will match any gift or pledge. $80,000 is needed by Dec. 21 to meet the goal.


How GiveCamp gives

Submitted 11-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club visited GiveCamp. Here they write about their experience.


Youth celebrate love of art with animation

Submitted 10-18-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Youth group celebrates International Animation Day premiering their work, “Sculpture Garden.”


New generation of local restaurateurship brings technology to dining experience

Submitted 09-14-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Johnny Brann, Jr. is forging ahead while honoring the family success in his new restaurant Kitchen 67.


Wealthy Theatre's blueprint for survival seeks funding in its final months

Submitted 09-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

Wealthy Theatre's Sustainability Campaign is more than halfway to the goal, in the final months - please help us embrace the future to preserve the past!


Got questions? Get answers! WMGS Seminar features Curt B. Witcher

Submitted 09-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Western Michigan Genealogical Society (WMGS) will host a seminar entitled Got Questions? Get Answers! The event is Friday and Saturday at the Prince Conference Center in Grand Rapids.


Catalyst Radio: GVSU's Vandana Magal, on newspaper industry, global and local media

Submitted 08-24-2012 under NEWS

Vandana Magal talks about the rise of the newspaper industry in other global markets in spite of the decline experienced in this country. Magal also shares about her research involving media literacy around the world.


Fishing and entrepreneurship: Miles Smith and the BAHRS

Submitted 08-09-2012 under OPINION

Miles Smith's unconventional journey to creating The Break Away Hook Release System (B.A.H.R.S)


LEGO robotics team displays engineering skills

Submitted 07-27-2012 under NEWS

The Sharks, a four-member LEGO robotics team from Belmont, showcase their idea for a robotic solution for cleaner milk at the Grand Rapids Public Library.