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A Single Phone Call

The other day, a co-worker asked me how I ended up at Kalamazoo College. I thought back to a Saturday morning nearly a decade ago. Those of us from my high school’s cross country team who were around for the … Continue reading

Junior Spring

I was recently featured in a really cool video made by my peers Umang and Jose with the song “Happy” by Pharell Williams playing. See if you can find me: Happy Kzoo (hint: 0:37 and 2:02)! As my junior year … Continue reading

Rain in Kalamazoo

Summer has finally laid down its warm, wet sponge of an atmosphere here in Kalamazoo. The days are bright, hot, and muggy, while the nights are often cut by a thunderstorm that makes the mornings cool and refreshing. As a … Continue reading

Seeking Counseling and Avoiding the Stigma

I recently read that 42% of Harvard’s senior class sought out counseling services during their time as students. I am interested to see how many Kalamazoo College students do the same, but I am more interested in why people do … Continue reading

Welcome to Surgery!

How my K experience prepared me for life in the Operating Room As a brand new third year medical student at the University of Colorado, I have recently been baptized into clinical medicine by the fire of surgery. Not only … Continue reading

13 Signs That It’s 10th Week

An abnormally high consumption of sweet and fatty foods So many cool events! Anyone and everyone is in the library People are talking about summer in an excited and perhaps slightly intimidated tone Everyone is dreading the amount of work … Continue reading

My Ambiguous and Ambitious Post-Grad Plans

Kalamazoo College’s Class of 2014’s graduation just around the corner, while later than most colleges, it is just as highly anticipated by those participating. Since I’m asked numerous times per day what my plans are post-graduation, I decided to dedicate … Continue reading

Sleeping With Bears

Being from a big city, I don’t have a lot of experience camping; this is something that I’ve been trying to change since I’ve come to college. Over the weekend, the KOC (Kalamazoo Outing Club), led a camping trip to … Continue reading

Organization of the Year: The Index

As the Editor-in-Chief of the Index, I am proud to announce that the Office of Student Involvement awarded us Organization of the Year. I am extremely proud of my staff and thankful to all who made this possible, including many … Continue reading

An Unexpected Trail

My life has been a whirlwind of experiences since graduating from K in June 2013. Where do I start? How can I describe all that has happened? That’s a great question. I guess I’ll start by saying how exactly I … Continue reading