All posts tagged refugees

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January speaker shares her stories of healing, hope and renewal for war’s children victims

This year, Calvin brought speaker Dr. Bethany Haley Williams to the 2016 January Series to talk about her experience fou...

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Grand Rapids resettles first Syrian refugee family

By late 2014, nearly 9.5 million Syrians, 40 percent of the country’s population, had been displaced from their homes ...

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Bosnian-Americans a fixture of Calvin dining halls

Sebiha has already been up for three hours, but she still greets every student filing into the dining hall with a cheery...

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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...