Archive for August 28th, 2014

One of ORCA's functions was supposed to call citizens reminding them to vote on election day.  Wikimedia
ORCA vs. Narwhal offers lessons in campaign technology

This campaign season we saw the rise of memes and GIFs as political communicators. While it is unclear that they had any...

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Student senate looks to fulfill mission with Operation Christmas Child concert

What’s better than giving gifts to disadvantaged children around the world? Giving gifts to disadvantaged children whi...

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Constitutional showdown lurks as states legalize marijuana

“The Rocky Mountains just got a whole lot higher,” said Matt Ferner of the Huffington Post as Colorado becomes one o...

Regular Coffee is roasted at Rowster on Wealthy Street.  Photo by Brittany Beezhold
Regular Coffee achieves successful funding

Stacks of burlap bags full of green coffee beans, fragrance wafting heavily through the air from the roaster, tins lined...

"Nashville" stars Connie Britton as Rayna, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette, Powers Boothe as Lamar, Charles Esten as Deacon, Eric Close as Teddy, Clare Bowen as Scarlett, Jonathan Jackson as Avery, Sam Palladio as Gunnar and Robert Wisdom as Coleman. FIle photo
ABC’s ‘Nashville’ a welcome addition to music show lineup

I wouldn’t necessarily call myself a country music fan. I would say, however, that I’m a mild appreciator of the gen...

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Daniel Day-Lewis a powerhouse performer in Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’

The biggest thing you’ll hear about Steven Spielberg’s biopic about our nation’s 16th president is how spot-on Dan...

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Dorms hold service auctions to raise funds for local charities

For only five dollars; Calvin students could have held a paper plate, heaped with cold whipped cream, and, facing any CL...

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Calvin boasts historic fall sports season

This fall sports season, which ends this weekend, has been a memorable one for Calvin. The Knights captured six of seven...

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Calvin students rank No. 55 smartest in U.S.

Students at Calvin College ranked No. 55 on a list of the smartest students in the country, according to a study by Lumo...