Photo by Juliana Ludema.
February 17, 2017  |  Juliana Ludema

Adjunct cut leaves Japanese program understaffed

The recent cut of Japanese adjunct professor Yoshiko Tsuda leaves one professor to teach all four levels of Japanese language, a situation the Germanic and Asian Studies department fears may threaten the major. The administration, however, […]

Former refugee Dhan Kahtiwoda shares his story. Photo by Mimi Mutesa.
February 17, 2017  |  Joshua Polanski

Refugees share stories at Noontime Series

An estimated 21.3 million refugees were recorded worldwide in 2016. Who are these millions of refugees in our midst? At the Noontime Series last Thursday, Bethany Christian Services representative Ana Jose suggested that these refugees are […]

The women's lacrosse team defeated Albion College 12-11 in the MIAA Championship last year. Photo courtesy Calvin Sports Information.
February 17, 2017  |  Mark Peless

MIAA coaches’ preseason polls released for late spring sports

The women’s lacrosse team was picked as the favorites to repeat as MIAA champions, receiving 51 total points and five of the nine available first-place votes. Other spring sports — including softball, baseball and men’s lacrosse […]

Cornerstone University is just a few miles down the Beltline from Calvin’s campus and has an enrollment of 1,250.  Photo taken from Vimeo user Shadow|Shine Pictures.
February 17, 2017  |  Molly Bruns

Cornerstone cuts newspaper, arts and communications programs

Cornerstone University (CU) recently cut four humanities and media programs: public relations, photography, ancient studies and journalism. The campus newspaper, The Herald, is also to be eliminated. These programs were not the most lucrative and had […]

The incident occurred last year on Nov. 26. Photo courtesy Calvin communications and marketing.
February 15, 2017  |  Maddie Hughey and Josh Parks

Former campus safety officer charged with misdemeanor

Lee Swafford, a former Calvin campus safety officer, was arrested and charged with reckless use of a firearm on Wednesday after an incident on Calvin’s campus last November. On the morning of Nov. 26, Swafford, who […]

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