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The rhetoric of the Rhetoric Center

Every student who’s graduated high school has written papers of various sorts. In college, these papers come more ...

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Calvin a model for armed campus safety officers at Christian colleges

Officials at Wheaton College in Illinois are looking to Calvin College as they consider arming their campus safety offic...

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Calvin Improv: just a team having fun

This is where theatre and comedy combine into one magnificent display of courageous silliness. The stage is small, but y...

Reclaiming Peter De Vries’ Legacy and Influence: an interview with Dr. James Bratt

In the canon of Dutch American figures, one voice in particular towers over all others.  This voice of course is that of Herman Melville, the author of “Moby Dick.”  Behind Melville however, sits a lesser-known Dutch […]

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This year in interims

As fall is just beginning to show its colors in the slow changing leaves, students are far from thinking of the cold win...

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Life beyond campus, from students who commute

For most of the freshmen and sophomore students at Calvin, campus means home. First- and second- year students are prima...

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A letter: Calvin Prison Initiative

I have a friend who once said, “Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.” Okay, ...

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ROTC

It’s 6:15 a.m. The sun is rising over the horizon, the birds are chirping and most of Calvin’s campus is asleep. For...

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Calvin Odyssey writing group growing on campus

This past April, an Odyssey community started here at Calvin College. It continues to grow today, as more are encouraged...

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Myth Busters: Knight Edition

There are a lot of myths here at Calvin College that most students have heard of, as is common for any college. Does a s...