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A Synopsis of Study Spots

Have you ever gotten all of your books together, put them in your backpack, and then realized you have no idea where to go? Have no fear. I have prepared for you a list to help you choose where is … Continue reading

Contrasts

Lonely Daffodil

THIS is what campus looked like right before Spring Break: And THIS is what it looked like right after: The ground is a little beat up from the snow, but now people can be outdoors without having to bundle in … Continue reading

8 Reasons to Study on the Quad

1. It’s beautiful out, duh. 2. The Orange Bench (at the bottom of Academy between Crissey and Severn, upperclassmen dorms) is great to spend time at if you want to barbecue or hang out with friends, but only the incredibly … Continue reading

Gymnastics Withdrawals

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Competitive gymnastics was a huge part of my life in middle and high school. I would usually be at the gym and with my teammates for 16 hours every week year round. The two main parts of my day were … Continue reading

Ups and Downs of Life on a Small Campus

There are some challenges that come with going to a school as small as K, such as the fact that there is only one cafeteria on campus. Colleges are not known for having the best dining options in the world. … Continue reading

Nectar of the Gods: Bell’s Oberon

*Disclaimer: I am of the legal drinking age. Oberon is an integral part of Kalamazoo culture, so I deemed it an appropriate topic to blog about. After one year of suffering, I recently completed my Senior Individualized Project in Philosophy. … Continue reading

The Advice of a Desert-Dweller

Having spent my first winter here at K, I have come to realize that there are a number of things that you are bound to hear from people if you come from somewhere without a white winter. Here are a … Continue reading

The end (of sophomore year) is near

After an extremely busy winter quarter and a less-than-relaxing spring break, spring quarter is finally here.  I’ll admit, I’ve been dreading the year passing so quickly, but spring quarter is a great time on campus. The snow melts from the … Continue reading