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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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UnLearn Week event on tensions helpful, but more to be done

Initially the Tensions event was going to compare the international student and the American minority student on Calvin...

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Students celebrate culture at World Food Fair

Students celebrated culture while tickling their taste buds at the World Food Fair this Friday. Held on the east end of ...

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Crossing cultures can deepen our faith

When you step off a plane into a country you’ve never visited before, you go on sensory overload. Things around you lo...

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“Incognito” challenges students to dig beneath the surface on race

Incognito, a word typically associated with a purposely hidden identity, takes on a new meaning in Michael Fosberg’s o...

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UnLearn Week prompts difficult discussions

American slaves were declared free in 1863 by the Emancipation Proclamation. Almost 100 years later, minorities were all...

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Unlearn week challenges assumptions about hip hop, the church

“Jesus is hip hop. He had baby-mama drama, he had Tamar in his lineage, he hung out with the niggers of his day and on...

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Unlearn Week seeks to challenge stereotypes

The annual Unlearn Week is underway at Calvin College. This week, Oct. 7–12, chapel services, seminars and lectures ac...