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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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...

Professor and author Gary Schmidt signs a book at the Mazza conference.  Photo by Anna Lambers
Students attend children’s literature conference

On Friday, Nov. 9, 15 Calvin students took a bus down to the Mazza Museum Weekend Conference at the University of Findla...

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Why you should read student news

Interested in events at Calvin and around Grand Rapids? Looking for new opportunities? Want free stuff? If you answered ...

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English professor publishes third book, “The Lure”

As students and colleagues in the English department will confirm, Professor William Vande Kopple is not one to keep his...

Last year's race had students running through the GR public library downtown.  Wikimedia commons
Urban Race pits dorm against dorm in water-themed activities

On your marks, get set, go. The Urban Race is on. Although the actual race doesn’t begin until Oct. 27, Beets-Veenstra...

A warm summer may cause leaves to change color earlier.  Wikimedia commons
Climate affects fall colors

October usually signals the start of Grand Rapids’ most colorful time of the year, with leaves turning red, orange and...

Buck Fridays carnival draws 1,200 students

Students played, danced and dunked as a part of the Buck Fridays carnival Friday night. The second Buck Fridays event of...