• BUZZKILL: The Meaning of Leadership
    BUZZKILL: The Meaning of Leadership
  • BUZZKILL: Students Gamble With Tuition
    BUZZKILL: Students Gamble With Tuition
  • Index Staff Launches New ’Index Radio’ Show
    Index Staff Launches New ’Index Radio’ Show

Index Staff Launches New ’Index Radio’ Show

By Mallika Mitra   “Hello and welcome to the inaugural Index Radio Show!” Graham Key ’17 said into the microphone on Monday at 6:00 PM. With his University of Michigan hat turned backwards and his co-host Ogden Wright ’16 by his side, Key kicked off what will be a weekly radio show including on-campus and

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Bringing the Students’ Resources Together at Last

By Sarah Wallace The first floor of Upjohn Library is a hub for students meeting for projects, tutoring, and study sessions with others. Starting spring quarter, even more will be happening on this floor: the Supplemental Instruction for Biology and Chemistry will be coordinated there. Hilary Wagner, Director of the Biology and Chemistry Center, will

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Writing Center Changes

Writing center consultants will now attend a new class as part of training.  By Kamalaldin M. Kamalaldin This year, the Writing Center consultant position has been relinquished from the Student Leadership Applications after being decided through this process for many years. A more specialized and streamlined application process is to be introduced, following the suggestions

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BUZZKILL: Students Gamble With Tuition

McDonald: Attending Monte Carlo Means Taking a Gamble  By Sarah Wallace At 6:00 A.M., the Monday morning before the College’s yearly Monte Carlo event, masses of upset Kalamazoo students and parents crowded outside of the President’s Office. Their enraged outcries and snowball throwing were a result of the recent announcement about next year’s rise in

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BUZZKILL: Books to Bud

The bookstore will be replaced with a medical marijuana dispensary this spring as part of a collaborative student initiative By Allison Tinsey As reported in the Index earlier this quarter, the Kalamazoo College Bookstore is facing dwindling sales of textbooks as students turn to cheaper sources like Amazon to buy their books. “It seems silly

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BUZZKILL: Health in Good Hands

By Mallika Mitra Although Kalamazoo College is saying goodbye to the “My Nurse” program, which allowed students to speak to a nurse when the health center was not open, a new resource is now available to students: “My K-Pre-Med-Student-In-Training.” This program allows you to put your lives in the hands of students, just like you.

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BUZZKILL: Kalamazoo College buys Greenbriar Apartments

By Justina Kilumelume Kalamazoo College recently purchased Greenbriar Apartments in order to expand housing options. The College officially finalized the deal and plans to turn Greenbriar into a seventh dormitory last month. Greenbriar is located on Lovell St. and is a short ten-minute walk from campus and local convenience stores like the infamous Circle K

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BUZZKILL: The Meaning of Leadership

 

Pizza’s Kitchen: Changing My Mentality on MEChA

By Emily Pizza The first time I heard of MEChA, I heard them loud and clear. This was mostly because they were walking through campus with a megaphone, preventing me from sleeping in on my day off. When I asked other people about them, most replies were “Oh, it’s just MEChA, making a big deal

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Letter to the Editor

Permanence, not ignorance—the movement to secure Ethnic Studies at K By the Students of M.E.Ch.A Each year, the Kalamazoo College Board of Trustees dedicate just a few days to meeting directly with students. Friday, a group of students capitalized on this narrow window of access. The group, assembled by M.E.Ch.A, initiated a silent action meant

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Letter to the Editor

By Benjamin Baker I would like to first thank Mr. Zac Clark for feeling strongly enough to continue the conversation about student safety and security; it is something we as a commission take very seriously. I would next like to address a few points that were not entirely accurate in his letter to the editor

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Letter to the Editor

By Francesca DeAnda Last week’s rhetorically charged opinion article, “Clear the Haze: a Call for a Smoke Free Campus” by Emily Pizza, informs the K community of one thing we already know: smoking is unhealthy and may bother non-smokers. Yet this message is practically lost and any resolution without the alienation to a portion of

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Letter to the Editor

By Alexander Ross Maybe if I close my eyes and read fast enough, I won’t have to see it, namely the uneducated remarks of Ms. Emily Pizza. Pizza did not reference any of her statistics. Let me reference them for you: it is EPA Document Number 43-F-93-003. The Journal of Clinical Oncology had this to

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