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Tugging on Ben Franklin's vest
Founding Father. Discoverer of electricity. Publisher of Poor Richard’s Almanack. Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Any of these serve as an apt descriptor of Benjamin Franklin.
November 06, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Templeton funds values and virtues in China
Since 2007, Calvin efforts in China have been funded by a $2 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to the Nagel Institute.
October 30, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
This year, Unlearn Week, held from October 4 through 9, includes events about the Obama Administration, cross-racial adoption and the Asian experience.
October 05, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
All about ArtPrize
From September 23 through October 10, Grand Rapids will serve as an art gallery to the world because of ArtPrize, the radically open art competition created by 2004 Calvin alumnus Rick DeVos and his staff.
September 25, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
An art history mystery
In 2007, neurologist and 1955 alumnus Cornelis “Kees” Van Nuis, donated 16 paintings to the permanent collection at Calvin College
August 13, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
From bug hunting to belly flopping, filtering to formatting, kids of all ages are finding plenty to keep them busy this summer at Calvin.
July 24, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
The audience choice
Three Calvin media production majors created a superhero with an unusual superpower for their entry in this year’s 48 Hour Film Project.
June 23, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Gift to all
Daniel Garcia spent two years filming conversations with 32 local philanthropists. From those conversations he created a documentary titled “The Gift of All: A Community of Givers.”
May 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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
The Fine Arts Center
Soon, the FAC will be closing for construction. The final concert is meant to pay tribute to the site for its many concerts, plays, lectures, chapel services and other gatherings.
May 07, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
The Syringa Tree: behind the scenes
Go behind the scenes of Calvin's production of The Syringa Tree.
April 22, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Her operatic best
Calvin senior Jennifer Jones won the Opera Grand Rapids competition, singing “Song to the Moon” from Dvorak’s Rusalka and the “Dove sono” from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro.
April 16, 2009 | Matt Decker
Lupe Rocks the House
Lyrics. Passion. Beats. Rapper Lupe Fiasco brought it all at the Van Noord Arena Friday night, April 3 as a lead attraction of the 2009 Festival of Faith and Music.
April 08, 2009 | Matt Decker
CVN launches new talk show
Communications and marketing student videographer Mike Zaagman takes a ‘behind the scenes’ look at the Calvin Video Network's newest show, “Speaking Life.”
April 03, 2009 | Mike Zaagman
Healthy Habits gears up for a Six-a-Day Challenge
Healthy Habits is building on its popular “Five-a-Day” initiative, a program that encouraged people to eat five colors of food groups every day.
April 01, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
From the archives: Heffner wants students to enjoy music
Heffner and his SAO colleagues are currently researching acts for 2009-2010, but students are already excited about the possibilities for next year.
April 01, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Gearing up to throw down
Rock, Paper, Scissors competition sweeps campus.
March 16, 2009 | Matt Decker
Faith and music
Lupe Fiasco will join music artists such as rock band The Hold Steady, independent artists Julie Lee, David Bazan (formerly of Pedro the Lion), Vic Chestnutt and Over the Rhine, and breakout artist Aaron Strumpel for this year’s Festival of Faith and Music, April 2-4.
March 13, 2009 | Allison Graff
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