• The Head and the Heart: A Presentation of Rock Artists
    The Head and the Heart: A Presentation of Rock Artists
  • Student talent unveiled in the Cauldron’s 2014 edition
    Student talent unveiled in the Cauldron’s 2014 edition
  • Leaking cables causes power outage
    Leaking cables causes power outage


Leaking cables causes power outage

Recent power outage on campus linked to leaking cables, awaiting repairs By Kamal Kamalaldin Fixing the cables permanently will require an excavation and another power outage that would last until the new cables are in place. If you were on Kalamazoo College’s campus at the end of eighth week, you might have experienced the power

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Student talent unveiled in the Cauldron’s 2014 edition

The literary magazine showcases 50 pieces of creative writing and artwork By Sarah Wallace The magazine gives out two awards to deserving pieces each year: The Divine Crow Award and the Stephanie Vibbert Award. Senior Dorraine Duncan’s poem, entitled “You go a fariin go bruk out,” received both the Divine Crow Award, as well as

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Database Trials Give Users Greater Access to Resources

By Kamal Kamalaldin Kalamazoo College’s library subscribes to a myriad of databases such as JSTOR, PsycINFO, and ProQuest Research Library. Students, faculty, and staff have access to papers and journals that range all academic disciplines through these databases. On top of its regular subscriptions, the library looks to bolster its database reach from time to

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Lamppost to Honor Memory of Emily Stillman

By Viola Brown On June 5 at 4:00 p.m., a ceremony dedicated to Emily Stillman will take place to dedicate a lamppost in her honor. Stillman was a sophomore at K when she died from bacterial meningitis in 2013. Stillman’s family will be in attendance and everyone is advised to wear pink and/or purple, which

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K’s Next Class to be Most Diverse

By Viola Brown Kalamazoo College’s class of 2018 hopes to be the most diverse in history with 32 percent of the incoming students identifying themselves as people of color. The domestic ethnic breakdown of the class includes: 27 Asian Americans, 30 African Americans, one Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, 41 Latinos and 22 multiracial students. Eight percent of

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OSI Introduces “White Girl Wednesday” Event

By Katie Schmitz In the recent weeks, the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) has noticed a decreased attendance rate of their weekly Wind Down Wednesdays. “Nobody comes anymore,” one representative from OSI stated. “No matter how many T-Shirts and tubes of paint we provide, nobody seems to want to spend their hump day unwinding with

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Anti-Federalists Hoist Gadsden Flag

By Colin Smith A coalition of Anti-federalists hoisted up the Gadsden Flag on the Kalamazoo College flagpole two weeks ago. It read “Don’t Tread on Me,” and proudly displayed the iconic rattlesnake. These stalwart statesmen wax sealed a letter of grievances they sent via pigeon to the editor of The Index, voicing their opposition to

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The Head and the Heart: A Presentation of Rock Artists

The Head and the Heart Performing at the Kalamazoo State Theatre in Downtown Kalamazoo on May 28 By Trisha Dunham Kalamazoo’s State Theatre hosted the folk-rock band The Head and The Heart on May 28. Indie-rock quintet Lucius opened the night. The concert was completely sold out and the entire front stage area and aisles

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