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Articles by Catherine Kramer

Catherine Kramer

My name is Catherine Kramer and I am a senior hailing from Grandville, Mich. I am the features section editor for the 2013-2014 school year. As an English literature major and writing minor, I have a love for words and people and the ways they interact.

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Project Neighborhood

“I live in Project Neighborhood.” Often this sentence is greeted with a look of recognition, but not understanding. ...

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Upperclassmen highlight favorite Interim courses

While some students will be in the far corners of the world this Interim, many of us will remain here in Grand Rapids. T...

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Cold temperatures draw sparse crowd for senior sleepout

It’s not every day that President Le Roy makes you pancakes for breakfast. But for a few brave members of the senior c...

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UnLearn Week about reconciliation

It’s my final year at Calvin, but my first year going to an UnLearn Week event. I’ve been on campus every fall. I re...

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The Milk Carton Kids: Coming to a fine arts center near you

If I’ve learned anything during my concert-going career at Calvin, it’s this: never underestimate the potential of a...

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Boer-Bennink looks to bounce back from tie for dead last

If Boer-Bennink’s (BB) Monsters, Inc. theme of Chaos Day doesn’t scare you, it should, according to dorm residents. ...

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Bolt-Heyns-Timmer looks for upset on Chaos Day

For those who think that Bolt-Heyns-Timmer’s (BHT) enthusiasm for Chaos Day has dwindled, guess again, warns second Ti...

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Off-campus groups continue relationships at Calvin

Calvin College boasts 14 off-campus semesters and roughly 40 off-campus interims every year. Students regularly sign up ...

Social Justice Committee encourages smart shopping with fair trade fair

Have you ever wondered where your clothes and accessories come from? Calvin’s Social Justice Coalition hopes to give s...

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Urban Family Ministries reaches out

Every Thursday night, a group of local teen girls gather at Urban Family Ministries (UFM) for an evening of fun and fel...