• Baseball Takes Three of Four from Hope
    Baseball Takes Three of Four from Hope
  • Beer and Loafing in Kalamazoo: Gonzo’s Bigg Dogg Brewery
    Beer and Loafing in Kalamazoo: Gonzo’s Bigg Dogg Brewery
  • Photo of the Week
    Photo of the Week




Upjohn gets a makeover

Renovations in the Library’s Second Floor to Accommodate More Study Room By Kamalaldin M. Kamalaldin Built in 2006, Upjohn Library Commons was designed to accommodate the increasing student capacity at Kalamazoo College. However, since the former library that Upjohn replaced was not as popular among students, K did not have insight as to how future

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Farms to K to Introduce On-Campus Market

The plan for an on-campus farmers’ market hopes to increase access to organic food. By Olivia Nalugya Farms to K, one of the student-led groups under the Center for Civic Engagement, plans to introduce a farmers’ market at Kalamazoo College, so that students can easily access organic foods grown by local farmers. Civic engagement scholars and Farms to

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Art Project Captures the Feel of Travel

Shelley Hu ‘14 is the creator of a new art installation in the Fine Arts Building. By Colin Smith After the push of a button, the installation starts: footage of escalators repeat before scenes outside a subway with faces of people focusing in and out as they pass by. The sound of perpetual movement drowns

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When Politics Fails: A Cambridge Professor Traces the Road to War

Dr.Christopher Clark spoke in the Olmstead Room April 8 By Graham Key Kalamazoo College’s Department of History hosted the Moritz Lecture in History April 8 in the Olmsted Room. Professor Christopher Clark of Cambridge University delivered the lecture, which focused on the outbreak of the First World War. To Kalamazoo College Professor of History David

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StuOrg Examines Problems with Binary

By Viola Brown A new student organization (StuOrg) named Sphere has emerged on campus. The StuOrg was the brainchild of Brianna Lombardini ‘16, who got the idea after attending a dinner and discussion about issues with gender binary—the classification of gender into two distinctions, male and female. “One of the people who spoke is a

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Humans of K: Disc Jockey Jakob “The Kaptain” Rodseth

By Mallika Mitra While most of us spend our weekend nights doing homework, hanging out with friends, or getting off-campus, Jakob Rodseth ’16 often finds himself behind a DJ booth. Rodseth mostly works house parties, but when he’s home in Ann Arbor he will also DJ at University of Michigan fraternity parties, graduation parties, and

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Students Define Local in Welles Dining Hall

By Sarah Wallace Michigan turkey, green beans, and apples were served last Thursday, April 10, as part of Kalamazoo College Dining Services’ first local meal of the quarter. These foods were on exhibition that day, but the cafeteria has 15 local products at any given time, and the number will be going up with the

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Beeler and Collins Fellowship Gives the Opportunity to Engage with the world

By Justina Kilumelume Kalamazoo College encourages students to engage with the world in more ways than just Study Abroad alone. The Beeler and Collins fellowships allow K students to actively engage with the world on an individual level. The two fellowships are part of the Center for International Programs’ (CIP) Students Projects Abroad programs, which

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Rumors About Dow Science Confirmed, but Only Because Someone Actually Went Inside

By Emily Pizza Senior anthropology major Aaron Brown was looking for the Stowe Stadium tennis courts, sought for the fame and glory of the teams that play there, when he noticed another building: Dow Science Center. “I’d been here all four years, except when I went to Ecuador of course,” Brown said. “But I’ve never

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What a Wonderful World: A Night with the Kalamazoo Concert Band

By Camden Krusec [Contribution from Naked] This past Saturday evening at the Chenery Auditorium, patrons of the art community were treated to a free show by the Kalamazoo Concert Band (KCB). The band, thrillingly conducted by professor of music Dr. Thomas Evans, performed an assortment of theatrical and jazz-pop pieces such as Louie Armstrong’s 1967

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Beer and Loafing in Kalamazoo: Gonzo’s Bigg Dogg Brewery

By Colin Smith We were somewhere roaming around Westnedge and Academy St. when the thirst began to take hold. I remember saying something like, “I feel a bit famished; maybe we should go to Gonzo’s Bigg Dogg Brewery.” Gonzo’s, which has no affiliation to the style of narrative journalism of Hunter S Thompson, is a

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In case you missed it: What happened at Frelon

By Olivia Nalugya Saturday’s Frelon show was concluded by a student protest about institutional racism as perpetuated by Frelon Dance Company. According to the student protestors, the event was a general call for institutional reform at Kalamazoo College. During the action, Student Commission President Darrin Camilleri ’14 made opening remarks about the need for institutional

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Baseball Takes Three of Four from Hope

By Daniel Herrick   The men’s baseball team improved their MIAA record to 7-9 last week, after taking three of four games from rival Hope College in a pair of home-and-home doubleheaders last Thursday and Saturday. The Hornets are now ranked fifth in the MIAA just past the halfway point of their conference schedule. Junior

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Index Throwback: Williams Hall

Before Trowbridge and Hoben Halls, there was Williams Hall, an all-male dorm completed in 1849 and partially destroyed by fire in 1916. By Katie Schmitz In 1849, construction on a new men’s dormitory, named “Upper Hall,” was completed. The hall was located very close to where Hoben Hall stands today.  The hall was renovated and

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