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Dorm floors to be closed and converted

First Heyns in BHT and First Kalsbeek and Huizenga in KHvR will no longer be traditional first-year and sophomore housin...

The dorm Beets-Veenstra Hall, named after Henry Beets and Johanna Veenstra; Photo courtesy Calvin.edu.
Calvin’s residence halls: a brief history

Calvin College Campus includes expansive dorms with various living-learning communities that offer many unique opportuni...

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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...

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Dorm event celebrates different cultures

Last weekend as part of International Education Week, every dorm on Calvin’s campus participated in an event called In...

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Calvin promotes positive “welcoming traditions”

Many floor communities and sports teams at Calvin welcome new students with a community activity, generally called a “...

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45 Years of Chaos Day: The Making of Calvin’s Coveted Competition

During a pivotal scene in the film “Dead Poets Society,” a teacher takes his English class to the school’s trophy ...

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Reaction to RA deskie shifts points to oversaturation

When reading the recent article by Ben Rietema on how budget cuts are affecting resident assistants (RAs), I saw somethi...

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KHvR looks to end seven-year Chaos Day drought

It has been seven years since Kalsbeek-Huizenga-vanReken (KHvR) last won Chaos Day, but residence life staff is confiden...

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Rooks-VanDellen seeks to end Schultze-Eldersveld dynasty

After last year’s unsuccessful vie for the coveted first place, Rooks-VanDellen (RVD) is coming back with a passion fo...

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Boer-Bennink looks to bounce back from tie for dead last

If Boer-Bennink’s (BB) Monsters, Inc. theme of Chaos Day doesn’t scare you, it should, according to dorm residents. ...