All posts tagged Community

Over the summer: GR community responds to issues of race and policing

In the aftermath of racially-charged shootings nationwide, members of the Grand Rapids community came together to mourn violence, learn from the experiences of others and investigate where racism might be present in the Grand Rapids community. […]

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Nursing students reflect on their community placements

Going beyond the classroom and hospital, Calvin nursing students invest in local neighborhoods through placements in the...

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Dorm community partnerships help students connect to Grand Rapids

The service-learning center (SLC), located in the Commons Annex is an important part of the Calvin community. Through th...

Editorial: Ferguson

Earlier this week, about 75 members of the Calvin community walked from the Chapel to commons lawn and stood in solidari...

Editorial: Constructive Conversation

Learning takes many forms. Lectures, discussions, readings and projects seem to fill the time we dedicate to learning, b...

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‘Food with Faculty’ hopes to forge new professor-student relationships

On Friday, Oct. 10, students will have the opportunity to participate in a Food With Faculty gathering hosted by a profe...

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Student development office offers party grants to reimburse off-campus student gatherings

The student development office is awarding grants to students who host responsible parties at off-campus Calvin student ...

Editorial: Honors program an example of community of excellence

This Wednesday was Honors Convocation, an opportunity to recognize the achievements of students who have demonstrated ac...

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Creation Care floor serves beyond van Reken

“We as a community strive to honor God, his creation, our neighbors and all who find themselves within our walls.” T...

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Opinion: Building the body of Christ

One thing of many I have learned during my time here at Calvin College is that in order for a muscle to grow, it tears a...