Tag Archives: athletics

Read. Write. Wrestle.

Looking back, the K College choice remains one of the best serendipitous decisions of my soon to be 60 years. As a growing chorus of “experts” takes shots at a liberal arts education and extols the virtues of more “practical” … 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

Senior Fall

This fall is my last season running cross-country on a team. It has been such an essential part of my Kalamazoo College career and I’m making sure to be grateful for every day that I run. Cross-country has allowed me … Continue reading

Gymnastics Withdrawals

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

Living graciously in the Sunshine State

I got off the plane at 11:00PM. After frantic packing, driving an hour to catch a plane in Grand Rapids, and experiencing a two-hour lay-over in Baltimore, I finally made it to my warm 85 degree homeland to visit my … Continue reading

Bump, set, spike

As a young child, you grow up playing a multitude of games and sports. As time goes on, certain games or sports are weeded out and others made favorite until you only participate in a few activities. For me, I … Continue reading