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This story starts at the end…

Matt Thieleman ’07   The story starts at the end… I’m standing next to my good friend, Karman Kent ’07, talking with a 19-year-old UNC student about the need for greater mental health support on campus. We’re wrapping up a … Continue reading

Just Do It: Advice to Incoming Students

In the year leading up to leaving for college, much of your time is spent preparing for the changes to come: organizing and packing up your belongings for a dorm room, looking through course catalogs to choose what classes you … 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

Off-Campus Dining

K Students cooking off campus One of the perks of living off-campus: you get to make your own food. I suppose for some people, this is a chore. That’s how I initially thought about it, but I quickly learned to take advantage of this opportunity. … Continue reading

Spring in Kalamazoo

Students sitting on an off-campus porch in spring If you have never been to Michigan in the winter, you may not understand how excited students are that IT’S FINALLY SUNNY!!!!!! (Can you tell I’ve been waiting for this?) Although I love the snow, I have to admit I … Continue reading

I Get By With A Little Help…

As I write this post, it is ninth week and while I don’t have any classes or assignments due tomorrow (the glories of a Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule) I do have a lot of things I could be working on right now. … Continue reading