Features

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 Grassroots (formally known as the Mosaic floor) was started in 1996 and originally made up...

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UnLearn Week designed to spark long-lasting conversations

What do you know about UnLearn Week? UnLearn Week can be defined a few different ways. According to Martin Avila, Calvin...

Photo Credit Amanda Greenhoe
Worship apprentices demonstrate what it means serve God and the community

Campus ministries hired eight new worship apprentices (WA)  to serve for the 2015-16 school year. The WAs are a group o...

Photo Credit Hannah Fertich
Changing the way we talk about women at Calvin

This week’s feature is a view of gender roles at Calvin by sophomore Emily Anderson. In her piece titled “Changing t...

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Long road home: Two refugee students’ stories

Refugees face persecution simply because of who they are or what they believe. In order to save their lives, they have h...