Archive for May 31st, 2014

Ansley Kelly, Nick VanderKolk and Jerry Grieser (not pictured) beat out nine other applicants to be named freshmen student senators.
Student senate chooses freshmen senators

Freshmen Jerry Grieser, Ansley Kelly and Nick VanderKolk earned spots as student senate representatives late Tuesday nig...

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Students line up in hundreds for fall SAO concerts

Over 700 students lined up last Wednesday to buy a Calvin record-breaking 1,768 Fun. tickets when combined with staff pu...

KE residents played tug-of-war in the mud while their underclass counterparts played the grime-free version at Chaos Day.  Photo courtesy KE Facebook page
Mud Bowl brings KE residents together

While the hype of Chaos Day spread throughout campus last Saturday, Knollcrest East’s annual Mud Bowl was being held j...

Senior Lydia Mulder created the artwork for this year's summit.
Summit hopes to encourage literacy in Kent County

A summit addressing Kent County’s low literacy will take place in Grand Rapids on Sept. 19. The Community Literacy Sum...

Iraq's fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi gestures as he addresses the media in Ankara
Rise in sectarianism with Iraqi vice president death sentence

Tariq al-Hashemi, the Sunni vice president of Iraq, has been sentenced to death by Iraq’s Supreme Judicial Council. Th...

One proposal is the repeal of Rick Synder's controversial emergency manager law. File photo
Proposals finalized for Michigan ballot

Michigan’s proposals for the Nov. 6 ballot were recently finalized, containing five potential constitutional amendment...

Jan Pieter Balkenende of the Netherlands was a key speaker at the event. File photo
West Michigan thinks globally during Gala Initiative

Business leaders from West Michigan and about two dozen business leaders from the Netherlands met at the West Michigan G...

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Organization raises human trafficking awareness through ArtPrize

For residents of the United States, the problem of human trafficking seems like an important, though distant, issue. How...

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Beijing National Curriculum Taken Down After Protests

In Hong Kong, a former British colony which was returned to China in 1997, the government has decided to cancel plans to...

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Romney’s tax plan laid out

Mere weeks after their official nominations, Republican presidential and vice-presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Paul...