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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

Major Regret

Declaration of Major Day. February 3, 2015. The rumors are true; sophomore year winter is a particularly stressful (albeit exciting) time for K students. Soon after the study abroad and study away application deadlines, we are faced with decisions about … Continue reading

Sophomore Slump?

I was eating dinner with some senior friends when they began reminiscing about their time at K. In the middle of fond memories and crazy happenstances that had occurred during their years at K one of them said, “Sophomore year … Continue reading

Sophomore Slump

Let me tell you, it’s hard to come back for sophomore year. I was super excited for everything I was planning on being a part of: I’m the layout editor of the Index (thekzooindex.com), an intern in the Office of … Continue reading

So What’s Your Major?

I got that question a lot this summer. The answer was usually “umm, history. I think.” At Kalamazoo College, we don’t declare a major until the winter of our sophomore year (February 3rd, to be exact). That’s a big contrast … 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

Campus Media Grows

It’s Wednesday of 10th week, or as I like to think of it, the last day The Index, our school newspaper, is distributed for the quarter! As the features editor of The Index, I get very excited when I see … Continue reading

Winter quarter decisions

Although piles and piles of snow keep most of us inside as much as possible (hello, arctic temperatures and sheets of ice on every sidewalk), K sophomores still face a slew of decisions during winter quarter, the most prominent of … Continue reading

Swimming Through Winter

After a long day trekking up and down Academy Street with more books than I can fit into my backpack, snow sneaking into my boots, and a nose as cold as ice, I do the one thing you would never … Continue reading