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Memorial service celebrates William Spoelhof's legacy
“It seemed that he had inverted the order of importance, and it was the undergraduates, the young, the unaccomplished who mattered most,” said Abraham Van Engen of former Calvin president William Spoelhof.
December 10, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Christmas by hand
Erin O’Connor Garcia decided to make all of her Christmas gifts this year. Then she decided to expand on that idea and give others an opportunity to do the same.
December 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Human trafficking awareness week
The Social Justice Coalition is urging the Calvin community to become aware of and act on the unjust practice of human slavery through the first annual Human Trafficking Awareness Week.
December 02, 2008 | Katie Landan
Whipped cream and a whole lot more
There’s a mess of whipped cream cans perched on the front desk of Nordewier-Vanderwerp Hall and no pumpkin pies in sight. This is a dorm service auction, and the whipped cream is meant for faces, not pies.
November 26, 2008 | Allison Graff
Mourning the loss of Ricky Mosher
Calvin mourns the loss of Ricky Mosher.
November 24, 2008 | Phil de Haan
When Adel Abadeer saw an ABC News special on a young boy named Iqbal Masih back in 1994, he couldn't get it out of his head or his heart.
November 21, 2008 | Phil de Haan
Wikki winners selected
The fourth-annual Wikki Stix (sticks of wax-covered yarn) contest wrapped up at noon, Friday, Nov. 14.
November 20, 2008 | Katie Landan
Middle schoolers hone writing skills
More than 800 middle school students flocked to Calvin's campus on Thursday, Nov. 13, to attend the sixth-annual Middle School Writer's Workshop.
November 19, 2008 | Katie Landan
Faculty Profile: Daniel Garcia
Calvin CAS and filmmaker Daniel Garcia has made films about child soldiers in Uganda and philanthropists in Grand Rapids.
November 18, 2008 | Katie Landan
Election 2008: Calvin reacts
Today we queried Calvin students, faculty and staff about the election. How do they feel about the results of yesterday's historic election?
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson , Allison Graff
Peter Fish swims again
At LOFT, Peter Fish were distributed as a campus-wide effort to raise money to combat world hunger.
November 14, 2008 | Katie Landan
Examining sprawl, reimagining our cities
“A Field Guide to Sprawl,” on display at the gallery from November 14 through December 20, includes 50 aerial images, each cataloging a different ungainly aspect of urban development.
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Inspiring a new generation of givers
“The Gift of All: A Community of Givers” is a documentary about local philanthropy directed by Calvin film professor Daniel Garcia.
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Halloween events bring campus to life
Hundreds of costumed children from the community meandered through the apartment buildings in Knollcrest East on Halloween for the annual Light in the Night celebration. Meanwhile, students gathered at dusk on Friday, October 31 for a candlelit vigil to raise awareness about domestic violence.
November 03, 2008 | Allison Graff
How will Calvin College students vote?
Media relations manager Matt Kucinski catches up with Calvin students on the Commons Lawn and asks them questions about what will influence them when they step into the voting booth on Tuesday.
October 31, 2008 | Matt Kucinski
Quechuan film enjoys Hollywood moment
Hope of the Quechua filmed by Calvin CAS professor Brian Fuller was shown at the Arpa International Film Festival, held October 24–26, at Grauman’s Egyptian Theater.
October 31, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
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
Hamersma gets toes tapping with first album
“It was after my retirement that I was inspired to attempt this project,” said Hamersma, 79, of his first recording. “Since I now have time to practice regularly, I play better.”
October 24, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Former soldier brings war awareness to campus
The War Awareness Lecture Series will run for two weeks at Calvin, from Monday, Oct. 13 through Monday, Oct. 24.
October 17, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Taking the hassle out of the passport process
For three years now, Calvin has been making the process of getting a passport less of a fuss.
October 13, 2008 | Katie Landan