From Cultural Discerners discussing popular culture in the residence halls to planning upcoming concerts and campus-wide conversations with popular artists, the Student Activities Office is a place that seeks to cultivate an appreciation of culture alongside an understanding of deeper redemptive stories.

Students' hands raised during a concert
Student activities board
  • The Student Activities Board (SAB) is a volunteer group of students who work with the Student Activities Office (SAO) to discern what artists and films we should present.
Student and professor discussing
Cultural discerners
  • The CD curriculum has focused on developing skills for cultural discernment in aspects of popular culture with a view toward a skill set that could be applied to all parts of life.

Festival of Faith and Music

The Festival of Faith & Music at Calvin College was biennial conference that brought together musicians, critics, journalists, artists and listeners for three days of discussing and celebrating insightful music that explores, in some significant way, issues of faith.