Archive for November 20th, 2014

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Election feud in Mexico

Mexico’s Federal Electoral Tribunal, the country’s highest electoral authority, declared Enrique Pena Nieto the legi...

Hurricane Isaac left damage across the Gulf Coast. File photo
Hurricane Isaac leaves mess

Thousands of residents in the Gulf Coast states are returning to flooded homes after Hurricane Isaac dumped up to 16 inc...

Mitt Romney accepted the nomination for President in Tampa. File photo
The 40th RNC takes place in Tampa

The GOP nominated Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan as its Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates, respectively, at the 4...

By the time the drug was pulled from the market, more than 10,000 babies worldwide had been born with a range of disabilities caused by the drug. File photo
After 50 years, Grunenthal apologizes

This Friday, the German company that invented the drug Thalidomide — a drug sold in the 1950s as a cure for morning si...

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GRE considered harmful

Like many Calvin students, I’m working on my applications to graduate school. Unfortunately, this involves taking the ...

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Editorial: College education an opportunity

Ah, the first week of school. Sharpened pencils, empty notebooks, unbent folders. New teachers, 4-page syllabi, 50 pages...

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Calvin a place where fragmentation can be overcome

Something that I’ve always appreciated about Calvin College has been its ability to gain seemingly contradictory reput...

Partially funded by the National Science Foundation, this $80,000 device is made available to you four days a week if the sky is clear. Photo by Christian Bell
Observatory Corner

Maybe in your campus wanderings you’ve seen the big white bump on top of the Science Building. One of the highest plac...

John Muyskens shares some technology tips for the 2012-13 school year. Photo courtesy Dropbox.
Back to school tech tips

Dropbox. There is no easier solution for keeping files backed up to the cloud, synchronized across your devices and acce...

After a spectacular landing, the NASA rover Curiosity has begun its two-year mission to discover if life could have existed on Mars. File photo
Curiosity Rover Explores Martian Surface, The Internet

After a spectacular landing, the NASA rover Curiosity has begun its two-year mission to discover if life could have exis...