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John Spykman took a picture of Taj Mahal while  on a Calvin Bussiness Department trip in India for Interim. Photo by John Spykman
Snapshots of Interim

The month of January may be a drab time at some colleges, but at Calvin it’s filled with colorful experiences. Interim...

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Connection opportunities for Korean alumni through Korean Alumni Association

As second semester approaches, upperclassmen may find themselves spending more and more time and energy considering thei...

Photo credit Elizabeth Baker
First gay couple married in Kent County share testimony of faith, love and time at Calvin

When the Supreme Court decided to make gay marriage legal in all 50 states this past June, Calvin alumni Zach and Colby ...

Photo By: Meredith Hanson
CUPPS mugs “raise awareness about our disposable culture”

CUPPS mugs. They’re great for getting drinks in the dining hall and getting discounts — plus, they look cool. But wh...

Students hang out in intercultural lounge, another resource developed to help connect students. Photo Credit Katelyn Bosch
BLEND helps biracial and multiracial students share experience

Kjh-Lajhni Sanford leaned forward earnestly in her chair, her voice cutting clearly through the background hum of activi...

Photo Credit Sydney Hoek
Getting to know the friendly face of Commons: Nancy Rinks

She sits in the swivel chair at Commons and looks students in the eye as they approach. Her cheerful voice never fails t...

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New Horizons: Being a missionary kid at Calvin

Calvin’s student body is a diverse one, including a large group of missionary kids. Being a missionary kid comes with ...

Michael Ribbens has won Calvin's Got Talent for his comedy acts. Photo Credit Mathew Schepers
Calvin fosters an amateur comedy scene

Calvin senior Michael Ribbens, junior Grant Stiles and senior Tyler Vanzanten are the faces of stand-up comedy at Calvin...

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Homecoming evolves as time passes

As fall commences, the 63-year long Calvin Homecoming tradition brings alumni back to their alma mater. Calvin may not h...

A Halloween party representing three generations of Grassroots floor members. Photo Courtesy Rachel Weaver,
Grassroots floor promotes diversity through intentional community

What is the Grassroots floor? Grassroots (formally known as the Mosaic floor) was started in 1996 and originally made up...