Discovery

My Externship Experience

The summer before my junior year abroad, I applied for an externship in Maine with the Lancaster Baking Company. The business was formed by a K College alumna named Debra Marsteller, and she has continued the company with the help … Continue reading

Choosing K College

I am one of the most indecisive people I have ever met. I often undergo an agonizing decision-making process when I’m simply choosing what kind of ice cream I want or what movie I want to watch. So when it … Continue reading

Taking an Intimidating Class at K

    I want to talk about choosing classes at K. Throughout my entire high school career I was not the biggest fan of history. My high school had a very small number of history classes available and of the few required … Continue reading

Cirque du K

One of my favorite things at Kalamazoo College is its Cirque de K club; its very own circus club. Last year, when I was a first year, I started out my fall quarter attending a few “playtimes.” Playtimes take place … Continue reading

A South Haven Saturday

Chunks of ice floated in Lake Michigan, making it hard to distinguish where the shoreline was.

As I got off the bus for my first Beyond the Hive adventure, I found some fellow first-years and off we went to explore the festival. It was my first time to go to the South Haven Ice Breaker Festival, … Continue reading

Finding family in the Wilderness

This is my patrol! We called ourselves the "A2 Sass Crew."

LandSea was an incredible way to start out college. What better way to get to know your peers than to spend two weeks in the wilderness with them, making food together, sleeping together under a tarp, being unable to bathe? … Continue reading

Top Four Reasons Why I Play at K

  1.  I’m a STUDENT athlete. At Kalamazoo College, the most important thing in your life as an athlete is still your schoolwork. Every Coach encourages you to make sure that your academic priorities come before your athletic ones.  There … Continue reading

Live to Write

Despite my insistence that 1990 was ’about 10 years ago’, this year my class (K’94) will meet in Kalamazoo for our 20th reunion. When I visited the reunion page to start making plans, I found a link to our class yearbook … Continue reading