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Those Who Teach

You would think that a first-year like myself might find difficulty in writing holistically about my experiences with faculty and professors, having only been at the school for a few months. At other colleges and universities across the country, that … Continue reading

First Quarter at the Zoo

K student Addie Dancer with President Jorge Gonzalez I knew it was probably a sign that I had picked the right college when pre-orientation registration felt like an embarrassment of riches. There are a lot of reasons to attend any college or university, but for me, academics was … Continue reading

Landing at K with a Sea of Relief

Landing at K with a Sea of Relief In today’s society when you think of camping, you usually think of luxurious RVs or spacious tents, barbequing your dinner on a grill while the kids swim in a pond nearby, lawn chairs around a bonfire, and licking s’more residue … Continue reading

New World, New Words, and New Wonder

K student Amanda Johnson in China The summer before I started my first year, I called my academic advisor and asked a few questions about the language classes I could take at K. Having taken Spanish for 5 years and having placed into a 300 level … Continue reading

But what is there to do in Kalamazoo?

When you first arrive to Kalamazoo, it may seem like there isn’t much going on in this town. Trust me, we have all felt that at one point or another in Kalamazoo. But we have gathered a list of fun … Continue reading

My Visit Experience

When I was applying to college, I really just wanted to get away from home and get as far away as possible. When my high school’s college counselor recommended I look at Kalamazoo College, I wanted to laugh—actually I might … Continue reading

My Advice to First Years

My first year at K was three years ago, but I still remember so many moments like they were yesterday. That’s why I feel confident with the ten pieces of advice I will give to you for your first year at … Continue reading