Features

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The Life and Times of a Third Culture Kid

Not too long ago — at a dinner with friends — I was asked where I was from. I calmly responded that I am from Indone...

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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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C/O Exist highlights Middle Eastern culture

Thursday, Oct. 17 was the kickoff day for a special campus event put together as a “love letter” to Middle Eastern c...

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Feature: McGregor Fellow Research

By Cathy Kramer This past summer, 10 Calvin students participated in the McGregor Fellowship program. These students wor...

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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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Unlearning perspectives on race

Slavery ended over a century ago. Civil rights movements succeeded decades ago. Racism is dead. Isn’t it? This misconc...

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Unlearning myself

I was lucky enough to attend the panel discussion called “Enough Already: Why We UnLearn” this Monday afternoon, whi...

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Feature: Prayer at Calvin

“We have never seen anything like this!” The crowd exclaimed when the paralytic rose from his mat, took it up and wa...

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Refugees in West Michigan

Everyday I act based on the assumption that I will be able to return to my home. Every time I drive to Calvin, work or a...

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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...