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Tales of Travel Part II

Five months and twelve countries later, I have finally completed my semester abroad. I ended my last post in Amsterdam and will start this one in Belgium, where a friend and I somehow, after much trouble, managed to book a … Continue reading

On Moments

College, stereotypically, is a time for academic rigor and social fun. Balancing these often can define your time in college. I find myself fluctuating between having an amazing time and being incredibly anxious about my academics. However, I have found … Continue reading

Minnesota Dreamin’

Recently, we celebrated making it halfway through the quarter with a winter break day. Instead of spending my day in bed, watching Netflix and eating cookies, I drove to Minnesota. As the Layout Editor of the College’s newspaper (check out … Continue reading

The Professor Presence Privilege

Some days you wake up and you just can’t take the heat. Whether it’s sickness or exhaustion or just needing a mental health day, sometimes you just need a day off. Kalamazoo College, like most small liberal arts colleges, is … Continue reading

The SIP: Step One

Whether you choose to go abroad or stay on campus, winter quarter begins the long process of the Senior Individualized Process, or the SIP.    I’ll be honest, I am extremely nervous. During winter quarter it is advised that you … Continue reading

On Missed Opportunities

I hesitate to write another post about being at K while everyone else is abroad, but the reality is that even if you don’t choose to study in another place during your junior year, you will constantly be hearing about … Continue reading

My Adventures in Documentary Filmmaking

One of my favorite classes that I’ve taken at K is Documentary Filmmaking.  It’s a field that is closely tied to my concentration in journalism, and I found that applying the skills I’ve learned in journalism to a genre of … Continue reading

Should I Become a Student Athlete?

Athletics is not necessarily the first thing people think of when they hear the name Kalamazoo College (well, with the exception of tennis). However, they do mean a great deal to the athletes participating in them. I joined the cross-country … Continue reading

Anxiety and Comfort: Declaring Your Major

This morning I had to spend a few minutes of my time immersed in utter chaos. Five minutes late, I walked into Hicks Banquet Hall. I was bombarded by hundreds of my peers, bumbling around, cake in one hand and … Continue reading