Articles by Juliana Ludema

Andrew Oppong received 56 percent of the vote. Photo courtesy Calvin Senate.
Student presidential race a close call, Oppong wins

Andrew Oppong narrowly beat Billy Fredericks in the race for student body president last week, receiving 56 percent of t...

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Candidates debate in anticipation of student senate elections

Students gathered in the Recital Hall on Wednesday for the 86th annual student senate debate. Juniors Andrew Oppong and ...

The grant lasts five years, so program director Larry Herzberg hopes for a rise in enrollment in the Japanese department. Photo courtesy
NEH grant pays for Japanese adjunct

The Japanese program has invited the previously cut adjunct professor Yoshiko Tsuda to return in the fall after the Nati...

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Rumors of Rangeela cut unfounded

The past year’s frequent cuts and buyouts have left the Calvin rumor mill quick to fear the worst for any program. Ran...

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Adjunct cut leaves Japanese program understaffed

The recent cut of Japanese adjunct professor Yoshiko Tsuda leaves one professor to teach all four levels of Japanese lan...

Guests await speaker Matt Walhout; Photo courtesy Just Citizenship Series.
Just Citizenship series builds connections

Matt Walhout, the dean for research and scholarship, kicked off the Just Citizenship Forum Monday, framing the series by...

DCM continues to offer unique learning opportunities

If you have overheard students discussing the threads of creation, fall, redemption and vocation found in Minecraft, Islam, millennials in the church or Buffy the Vampire Slayer, don’t be amazed, they’re probably just referring to their […]

An audience waiting to here from writer, lawyer, politician and Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani; photo by Mary Taber
January Series (1/9): Reshma Saujani

“Closing the Gender Gap in Technology” After taking the stage for Jan. 9’s session, Reshma Saujani admitte...

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Calvin students enter 36-hour film contest

This January, Calvin film students go head-to-head with teams from the six other regional film programs in the 36-Hour C...

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KE composting catching on

Past efforts to get Calvin students to compost may have decreased, but senior Stephanie Bradshaw, member of the Knollcre...