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Calvin alum "starter" for 5K Spring Classic
"Our life is in God's hands. He takes care of us. (Last year) was a very miraculous event, and it shows that God is with us at all times."
April 29, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Swim team jumps into first practice in new pool
On January 14, Calvin swimmers and divers officially opened the Venema Aquatic Center.
January 15, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Volleyball booklet awarded "Best in the Nation"
Sports information coordinator Jeff Febus and graphic designer Steve Barkema were awarded a "Best in the Nation" citation by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for the post-season volleyball booklet they produced. The booklet was recognized in the CoSIDA's Special Event Program category and was also awarded "Best Cover."
July 20, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
Happiness Day: backed by research
A Calvin recreation science class hosted a day of blowing bubbles, slip-sliding, yoga and other fun activities.
May 07, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Interim: Food as fuel and more
Students in a Calvin kinesiology class are learning not only about how food operates as fuel, but also how it can function in deeper, spiritual ways.
January 18, 2012 | Phil de Haan
The SFC: Educating the whole student
The new Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex finally opened its doors in January. Find out the impact this new facility will have on academics, athletics, health and recreation and so many more aspects of Calvin College.
February 13, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
First woman coach: Kay Tiemersma
Kay (Hager) Tiemersma was a pioneer of women's athletics at Calvin.
March 10, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Men's basketball coach reflects on son's recovery
“I think he really feels that now more than ever — that God has healed him," said Kevin Vande Streek. "Everything has just happened so fast in his recovery. I feel extremely blessed. I think both of us do.”
June 23, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Studying the Olympics in England
Students got to research the Olympics up close and personal on a Calvin semester abroad in York.
August 03, 2012 | Jeff Febus , Mitch Blankespoor
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
Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex opens doors
On January 7, 2009, another milestone in Calvin athletics was marked as the men’s and women’s basketball teams returned to campus for their first games in the new Van Noord Arena.
January 13, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Deur goes out on top
Breaking records has become a habit for Deur, who not only holds Calvin records in both the one- and three-meter events for six and 11 dives, but also holds both MIAA records.
March 23, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Alyssa Penning qualifies on first try
"The goal was to make nationals, but this was unexpected. During the race we had a lot of teammates watching, and the best thing was to see my teammates at every corner cheering me on. And seeing their excitement kept me going."
May 25, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Sea to Sea tour rolls into – and out of – town
Sea to Sea bicycle tour rolls into Grand Rapids.
August 22, 2008 | Matt Kucinski , Allison Graff
"Finishing second is a great accomplishment but finishing first feels a whole lot better."
November 24, 2010 | 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
Calvin hockey gets a home
Standing in paint-splattered shorts in the middle of the new Calvin College locker room at the Eagles Ice Center--the old Jolly Roger Ice Club--, Calvin hockey coach Mike Petrusma was at a loss for words.
October 01, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
The Equestrian Club's complex mission
Calvin students build community through education, competition and volunteering.
October 23, 2012 | Chelsea Tanis
Teaching the literacies in local schools
Calvin secondary education majors are using games, music, art and other strategies to teach literacy in two local middle schools.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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