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Professor and students research Great Lakes birds
A Calvin College professor of biology and three students are researching the effects of pollution on Great Lakes colonial water birds.
August 22, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Student works on Historical Guide
A Calvin College student helped to create the 2008 edition of the Historic Michigan Travel Guide.
October 15, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Crow headed to Grove City Hall of Fame
Calvin's dean of student development will be inducted this weekend into his alma mater's athletic hall of fame.
February 13, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
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
Living and learning in new van Reken Hall
The newly finished van Reken Hall is dedicated to creating living-learning communities.
August 22, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Students gather to watch inauguration
Over 100 Calvin students, faculty and staff gathered in the Commons Lecture Hall on Tuesday morning to watch the historic inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama.
January 23, 2009 | Katie Landan
Good Knight! Calvin gets a new mascot
In the fall of 2008 the idea of a new mascot became a serious project for student senate. “Student senate has had a mandate to get a new mascot for about five years,” said student senate president Jared Rispens.
February 10, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
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
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
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
Gearing up to throw down
Rock, Paper, Scissors competition sweeps campus.
March 16, 2009 | Matt Decker
Calvin rugby: scrumming and serving
Calvin rugby team does more than just rugby.
April 03, 2009 | Phil de Haan
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
Student employees honored
The hard-working students of Calvin College were honored on Thursday, April 16.
May 06, 2009 | Matt Decker
Elected students look ahead
With the recent elections for student senate in the books, the new leadership, according to president-elect Ben Shoemaker, has set about planning out a course of action for their term.
May 08, 2009 | Matt Decker
Students boycott American Apparel
Hours after she found out she had been elected president of the Calvin student body, Abbie Belford was sitting behind a table in Johnny’s, urging her peers to boycott America Apparel.
April 23, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
One Goldwater, three honorables
Last summer, as Cheri Ackerman was working to isolate a protein, she put in a lot of hours in the “cold room”—one of the walk-in refrigerators in DeVries Hall that are kept at four degrees Celsius (or 39 degrees Fahrenheit).
April 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Boerner: she's a burner
Calvin junior Rachel Boerner never expected to lead the final stretch of the 400-meter dash at this year’s NCAA III Indoor Track and Field Championships.
May 06, 2010 | Derek Neice , Jeff Febus , Myrna Anderson
No marks for trying
The posters appeared around on bulletin boards around campus a few weeks ago. One features an exhausted student at her desk, and its tagline reads: "You get graded for your hard work … shouldn’t your profs?” Another shows a happy-looking student with the tagline: “Like your classes? Tell your profs.”
May 21, 2010 | Myrna Anderson