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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
Getting ready for Rangeela
Students gear up for international variety show.
February 24, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Tray-less is more
Calvin's dining services is working to become green and has started with “Tray-Choice” Tuesdays, intended to promote savings in food, water, energy consumption and waste.
March 20, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Senior engineers get ready
It was Wednesday afternoon, May 5, and Calvin’s senior engineering majors were cleaning the two wings of the engineering building, the site of Senior Projects Night—the annual showcase of the students’ engineering ingenuity held this year on Saturday, May 8, 2010.
May 06, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
Happy Mothers Day
See how a sampler of Calvin College students shared their opinions recently on a variety of topics: all of them related to "Mom."
May 06, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
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
Seniors' parting shots
The class of 2010 graduates on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Before they head out into the real world, we asked about a dozen seniors to reflect on their time at Calvin. Hear what they had to say in this short four-minute video.
May 26, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Serving and learning in southeast Asia
When he is in Indonesia this summer, Kevin Van Harn will try to remember not to point with his finger.
May 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Doezema siblings - leaders on the Calvin golf team
"My team was next to the tee box, and my dad was up by the green and yelled out that it was in. I threw up my hands ..."
October 15, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Talking politics along the path
In between classes students answer a handful of questions surrounding the upcoming midterm elections.
October 29, 2010 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson
Students create voter's guide
Students in political science professor Doug Koopman’s “Parties and Elections” class have created a voter’s guide for Grand Rapids residents.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Premiering "A Shared Space"
Their documentary is premiering in New Jersey, and CAS professor Brian Fuller and his students will be there.
November 03, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Chimes wins nine MCPA awards
Last year's Chimes crew garnered nine MCPA College Newspaper Contest awards from the Michigan Collegiate Press Association.
November 05, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
The world from a sailboat
Two sisters, a Calvin sophomore and junior, spent a year circumnavigating the globe with their family.
November 08, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Letters to a Young Calvinist
Philosopher James K.A. Smith has written a "less grumpy," more "winsome" portrait of Calvinism.
November 09, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Ten students representing four academic majors pitched their bright ideas in Calvin's first-annual Elevator Pitch Competition.
November 11, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Students win Innovation Encounter
Six Calvin students from several disciplines bested the tech schools at this year's Innovation Encounter.
November 18, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Wrangling recess at Congress School
The Calvin baseball team is trying to keep up with the kids at Congress School.
November 18, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
GEO duo wins award
Senior geography majors Seth Kenbeek and Abbie Belford were awarded the best student presentation award for a regional academic conference of the Association of American Geographers (East Lakes Division of the AAG) last month. The students presented their summer research, which is funded by ISRI, on geospatial techniques for dune analysis.
November 19, 2010 | Matt Kucinski