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A serious celebration
This year there would be 499 candles on John Calvin’s birthday cake—too many to dodge the college’s restrictions on open flames. Still, several hundred college employees will gather for a party that, over the past 25 years, has grown into a Calvin tradition.
July 10, 2008 | Allison Graff
Cool enough for the New York Times bestseller list
Lisa Gort McMann is a 1990 graduate of Calvin College and author of WAKE, which made The New York Times Bestseller list for young adult literature this spring.
September 05, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Hundreds turn out for Sem Pond Jump
400-plus people gathered at the Calvin Seminary late Friday afternoon, Feb. 20 for the annual Sem Pond Jump.
February 23, 2009 | Matt Decker
A thousand mile walk
Calvin alumna Loreen Niewenhuis '85 will spend the next seven months walking around Lake Michigan.
April 10, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin uses Facebook and other marketing tools as a way for alumni to reconnect to the college and old friends and classmates.
June 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
William Spoelhof in bronze
A bust of William Spoelhof created by 1958 Calvin alumnus Ken Hoving now sits atop a pedestal in the remodeled atrium of the Spoelhof Center.
December 08, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Alumna brings high school students to January Series
This year, 25 students from Orion Alternative High School attended a Calvin January Series talk.
January 28, 2010 | Cloud Cray
Their vocal best
The Calvin College Alumni Choir finished third in the community chorus division
July 02, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Pilgrim at Flat Iron Lake
The 'gift of place' informs
September 13, 2010 | Gayle Boss
The Wednesday Wars comes to life
A 1995 Calvin alum is adapting English professor Gary Schmidt's Newbery Honor-winning book as a play.
November 11, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
The Wednesday Wars debuts
The interim class taught by Calvin alum Kirsten Kelly has put The Wednesday Wars onstage.
January 27, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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
2011 ArtPrize at 106
Nine women artists contributed to “indefinite boundaries,” the ArtPrize exhibition at Calvin's (106) Gallery.
September 21, 2011 | Myrna Anderson , Joel Zwart
For ArtPrize, River City Improv offers “Congratulations!”
River City Improv will be on the Blue Bridge on Saturday, cheering for all comers.
September 21, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Video: River City Improv's "Congratulations!"
From beating cancer to getting hitched, dozens of people came to the Blue Bridge Saturday to be celebrated by River City Improv.
September 29, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Re-invented lives: play tackles the aftermath of divorce
A new play by a CAS professor explores divorce using humor, music and karaoke.
October 12, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Telling Yemen’s story in the West
James Robin King '04 helps scholars from turbulent countries find refuge.
October 19, 2011 | Gayle Boss
A scholar in refuge
Zimbabwean professor Richard Nenge has found a temporary home at Calvin through the Scholar Rescue Fund program.
January 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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