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Tag Archives: student life

Seeking Counseling and Avoiding the Stigma

I recently read that 42% of Harvard’s senior class sought out counseling services during their time as students. I am interested to see how many Kalamazoo College students do the same, but I am more interested in why people do … Continue reading

Sleeping With Bears

Being from a big city, I don’t have a lot of experience camping; this is something that I’ve been trying to change since I’ve come to college. Over the weekend, the KOC (Kalamazoo Outing Club), led a camping trip to … Continue reading

Organization of the Year: The Index

As the Editor-in-Chief of the Index, I am proud to announce that the Office of Student Involvement awarded us Organization of the Year. I am extremely proud of my staff and thankful to all who made this possible, including many … Continue reading

15 Selfies I Took During my First Year at K

Selfies are awesome. I think they reflect an interesting time in our culture, where everyone is willing to forgo privacy for a ’favorite’ or ’like’. That being said, I probably take more selfies than is normal…hence this blog post! Of … Continue reading

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

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

Getting Ready for Spring

As spring break comes to a close, I can’t help but think about all the refreshing opportunities that come with a new quarter. Pretty soon the snow will start melting, and I’ll be able to drag a blanket and backpack … Continue reading

Phir Milenge (See You Later)!

My time in Varanasi came to a close in the month of December. I tried to savor everything I could about the city – the buffalo stampedes, the five-rupee roadside chai, the yappy dog that lived on the other side … Continue reading

Unexpected Homesickness

When I arrived on campus as a first-year this year I expected to be homesick during the fall term. However, I was caught up in making new friends and learning how to live in my own in a place far … Continue reading