Archive for September 13th, 2014

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Calvin bans indoor use of e-cigarettes

Last month, Calvin officially banned the indoor use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices.  This decision came after...

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Calvin students to do research through Beckman Scholars grant

Professors Carolyn Anderson and David Benson will be conducting two research projects this summer with the help of two s...

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Daring and beautiful ‘Noah’ impresses

In 2014, one of the more intriguing trends in Hollywood will be the advent of major studio-funded Christian-themed films...

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Editorial: man vs. nature

In his poem “Marginalia,” Billy Collins says, “If you have managed to graduate from college / Without ever having ...

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Opinion: World Vision policy change contradictory to biblical teachings

Last week, World Vision made a policy change which allowed the organization to hire employees who are in a legal homosex...

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Opinion: Giving should depend on an organization’s works, not its values

After learning about World Vision’s landmark decision to employ faithfully married gay individuals and the decision’...

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Softball to begin conference play

The Calvin College softball team is off to a very good start, opening the season with a 9-5 non-conference record. They ...

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Oil spills into Lake Michigan

On Monday, March 24, 2014, an estimated 630 to 1,638 gallons of oil spilled into Lake Michigan from BP’s Whiting, Ind....

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Facebook to acquire virtual reality startup company

Last Tuesday, Facebook announced that it would acquire virtual reality startup company Oculus VR, Inc. for $2 billion. W...

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Miguel Cabrera’s contract a problem

Sometimes I have trouble living up to my Dutch heritage. When I have money in my pocket, I’m inclined to spend it....