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Gearing up to throw down
Rock, Paper, Scissors competition sweeps campus.
March 16, 2009 | Matt Decker
Disc golf: aiming away from the lights
At the annual disc golf tournament, held in the Hekman Library, contestants play a "finesse game."
March 11, 2009 | Matt Decker
New student org hosts paintball
On Saturday, April 4, the newly formed Military Appreciation Club shall host a paintball outing for interested students.
March 03, 2009 | Matt Decker
Stock market game creates online traders
The student organization Calvin Business Forum has kicked off the stock market game for spring semester. The organization hosts the game for interested students each semester.
April 25, 2009 | Matt Decker
Students sign soap for fair elections
A bar of soap has many uses. It can be used in the shower, for removing stains from clothing and for cleaning out filthy mouths. It can also be used for sending a political statement.
March 06, 2009 | Matt Decker
Keeping Asia at the forefront
When Calvin College established an Asian Studies minor in 2001, professor of history Dan Bays, an Asia specialist, said simply: “Ignorance of Asia is not an option for the 21st century."
August 15, 2008 | Phil DeHaan
Learning to lead at the Gainey retreat
At Two Moose Ranch in Montana, Calvin's team captains learned about communication, working together and leading.
September 02, 2010 | Jeff Febus , Luke Robinson , Jonathan Laughlin
Big night: the annual scholarship dinner
Every year, donors and students pack out DeVos Place for the annual Named Scholarship Dinner.
November 04, 2010 | Jessica Folkema
Exploring leadership, climbing peaks: Snow Mountain Ranch
Students learn to wrangle horses, clean toilets and serve as leaders at the Leadership Challenge Institute at Snow Mountain Ranch.
August 22, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Galaxies far, far away ...
Astronomy professor Deb Haarsma and her student researchers study the largest galaxies in the universe.
June 17, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Learning to cook with Marie Catrib
Among the many things that Calvin students learned at a cooking demonstration with local restauranteur Marie Catrib is that there is no such thing as too much garlic.
October 24, 2008 | Allison Graff
Party at the Prez's kicks off Homecoming and Family Weekend
New activities like Fierljeppen (Dutch pole vaulting) and a Senior Only Sleepout join with past traditions like the annual Cardboard Canoe Race.
October 21, 2013 | Amanda Greenhoe
2012 Commencement Week video
Art shows, engineering projects, senior breakfast, nurse pinning, teacher commissioning, the last handshake.
June 12, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Thuy-Nhi Nguyen
Thuy-Nhi Nguyen is spending this summer studying songbirds at the Au Sable Institute in northern Michigan.
August 07, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin announces spring 2014 Dean's List
Thirty-eight percent of the student body achieved Dean's List status during the spring semester, maintaining a 3.5 GPA for the semester and at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA.
May 27, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Quest for the Golden Towel
For some students, jumping in the Sem Pond for four consecutive years is a goal. For three students, it was a mission.
February 14, 2012 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson
Why I jump ...
Every year, hundreds of Calvin students line up to plunge into the frozen Sem Pond. Why?
February 17, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Senior design project recognized nationally
A team of five 2011 engineering grads placed seventh nationally at the Supermileage competition, an international competition put on by the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE), which challenges students to design fuel-efficient, single-person vehicles.
June 23, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Venema's white water
Recently Calvin swimmers took to the pool to demonstrate how Venema made them speedy.
March 30, 2011 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson
uKnight: Sem Pond Jump
Can three alums persuade President Le Roy to take the plunge?
February 08, 2013 | Matt Kucinski , Steven Niedzielski , Myrna Anderson