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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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Student Life Tree

Intro: Every year, the Calvin dorms seem to add a new leadership position. At this rate, some fear that students not in ...

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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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Beets-Veenstra dominates with 11 point margin at 45th Annual Chaos Day

In a major comeback after coming in sixth at last year’s Chaos Day, Beets-Veenstra (BV) emerged victorious in this yea...

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Calvin bans indoor use of e-cigarettes

Last month, Calvin officially banned the indoor use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices.  This decision came after...

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Great Gatsby Formal exceeds expectations

The Great Gatsby Formal and Poker Night featured a live jazz band, mashed potato bar and a larger than expected turnout....

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Calvin considers three-year on-campus residency requirement

Calvin’s new strategic plan could include consideration of a three-year on-campus residency requirement, although the ...

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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...