Archive for May 31st, 2014

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Game Day staff improves fan experience for students

More than 2,700 fans packed Calvin’s Van Noord Arena on Sept. 21 for a volleyball match-up with rival Hope College. 1,...

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Conservative Christians criticize Dr Pepper ad, Calvin students don’t object

A Dr Pepper advertising image angered some conservative Christians recently. The image depicts “The March of Progress,...

Students shout slogans in favour of public schools during a protest against cuts in public education in central Madrid. FIle photo.
Huge budget cuts lead to protests in Spain

Spain released a budget on Sept. 27 comprising of new spending cuts and higher taxes amid violent and peaceful protests ...

Gu Kailai was convicted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood. File photo.
Chinese forensic scientist questions convictions in death of British businessman

China’s top government forensic scientist has publicly questioned the conviction of Gu Kailai for the murder of Britis...

“I’m painting music,” said Farchi. “I’m not painting the musicians or the instruments, I’m painting sound.” File photo
ArtPrize artists paint music in unique exhibit

The members of Paint in Action resemble regular artists except for two things. One: their canvases spin on their isles. ...

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New lead found in Jimmy Hoffa missing person case

Officials began drilling in a renewed effort to recover the body of Jimmy Hoffa last Friday. Hoffa, a prominent leader o...

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Israeli Foreign Ministry calls for more sanctions on Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke before the General Assembly of the United Nations Thursday, stressing ag...

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Former Boston University president dies at 86

John Silber, president and then-chancellor of Boston University from 1977 to 2003, passed away at the age of 86 due to k...