The Rapidian

Voices

Our Infertility Story: Struggling to find support in the #1 city to raise a family

Submitted 11-14-2013 under VOICES

Recently diagnosed with infertility, we have been frustrated by the lack of support available in Grand Rapids. We are reaching out to Grand Rapidians to share our story, create a support group and locate a support group meeting space.

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In my father's footsteps

Submitted 11-11-2013 under VOICES

A trip to Germany brings my father's history to life.

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Local journalism instructor reflects on The Rapidian's role in his development

Submitted 10-31-2013 under VOICES

Calvin College English professor reflects on how The Rapidian has benefited him and his students in their journalistic development

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For the least of us

Submitted 10-23-2013 under VOICES

In August of 2012, my wife and I found ourselves unable to pay for basic necessities. As a result, we discovered how local food pantries play a role in the lives of the needy.

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Marie Catrib: A Chef's Memoriam

Submitted 06-07-2013 under VOICES

Marie Catrib made so much more for our community than good food.

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Join me: Becoming a Rapidian reporter as a new resident and new writer

Submitted 05-15-2013 under VOICES

The Rapidian is truly Grand Rapids' news source. It belongs entirely to the people living in this city.

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Join me: How I got into journalism

Submitted 05-15-2013 under VOICES

The Rapidian has helped me become a professional reporter.

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Join me: From photographer to photojournalist to storyteller

Submitted 05-15-2013 under VOICES

The Rapidian gave me real world experience as my training ground as a photojournalist and writer.

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Dear Silver Spork, It's not you... It's me...

Submitted 05-06-2013 under VOICES

My food truck memoir, with memories and lessons learned in the two years running the Silver Spork as a new resident of Grand Rapids.

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Plans for Grand Rapids hostel still in the works, but ideas are evolving

Submitted 04-21-2013 under VOICES

Founders of the anticipated Stay Hostel are learning and rolling with the punches as they struggle to get vision off the ground.

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