Archive for September 11th, 2015

Professor Noe draws on scripture and John Calvin’s writing as he leads a study on suffering.  Photo courtesy David Noe.
Calvin prof starts multi- generational Bible study

Professor David Noe of the classics department began a Bible study in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC) tradition o...

Fifth Reformed Church sits close to Calvin on Griggs Street. Photo courtesy Fifth Reformed Church.
Looking at local churches: Fifth Reformed Church

Less than a mile from Calvin’s campus, Fifth Reformed Church sits tucked back in a well-developed neighborhood on Grig...

Graphs from the Pew Research Center depict polarization. 
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38 Calvin faculty sign post-election commitment and confession

Thirty-eight Calvin faculty and staff members joined hundreds of Christian faculty from across the United States in sign...

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Is my God your God?

Christian is a word that envelopes a whole lot of different kinds of people. Here at Calvin, many of those people can be...

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Dorms are better than commuting

Let me preface this by saying that one cannot generalize about all of Calvin’s commuters nor all of the students livin...

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Practicing the day of rest

Like many students, I came to Calvin for many reasons. I came because I could study the subjects that I wanted, I could ...

Maaike Mudde, Kendra Larsen and Kaitlyn Farris laugh as they roast marshmallows over a burner. Photo credit  Suzanne Melin.
The garden house

Behind the leafy green of the Calvin Community Garden lies a quite ordinary looking house. Apart from the candle with th...

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Fulbright and Goldwater research scholarships awarded to students

Three Calvin students recently received major academic awards: sophomore Nathaniel Kazmierczak was named a Goldwater sch...

Students make cases for new org charters

Thirteen potential student organizations have applied to be among Calvin’s 70 officially chartered spots for the 2017-2018 academic year. The proposals accepted for consideration are the Apologetics Club, Astronomy Club, Calvin Democrats, Christian Leader Institute, Prison […]

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B.S./B.S.C. core exemption proposal fails

The proposal to grant an exemption from the Persons in Community (PIC) core category and the second year of foreign lang...