Tag Archives: off-campus

Back to K after a year abroad


Returning to campus after being abroad for a year was surreal. Thankfully my dad accompanied me on the long trip from Oregon to Michigan to help me with some of the logistics of transitioning back to K, including moving into … Continue reading

Off-Campus Dining


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

Off-Campus Living

A note to those reading this: typically sophomores are unable to live off-campus. Due to the growing size of incoming classes, however, there was a lack of space on campus that pushed some freshmen at the end of last year … Continue reading

Art Hop

Art Hop is one of the reasons why Kalamazoo is a cool city. Happening every first Friday of the month from 5 – 7 pm, local artists exhibit their unique work. One of the art hubs in Kalamazoo is the … Continue reading

Center for Civic Engagement (CCE)

Last year, I happened to hear about a little start-up program through word of mouth. To my luck, it also happened to be exactly the kind of opportunity that I would find incredibly exciting and enjoyable –  helping to start … Continue reading

Livin’ the Food Life

One of the best parts about being an off-campus senior is my house. I like the actual structure of my house. Itʼs not perfect, itʼs a college house with creaky floors and doors that don’t quite shut straight, but it’ll … Continue reading

Summer Livin’

In January or so, I started looking for summer work on K-Connect and came across a job as a camp counselor at Camp Ramapo in Rhinebeck, NY. It’s a special needs camp that helps “build relationships and inspire success.” So … Continue reading