• Injury Hits Men’s Basketball
    Injury Hits Men’s Basketball
  • Eyes Pointed Starward
    Eyes Pointed Starward
  • Photo of the Week: In Memory of Emily Stillman
    Photo of the Week: In Memory of Emily Stillman
  • Photography Used for Social Change
    Photography Used for Social Change
  • Week of Wellness
    Week of Wellness




Week of Wellness

By Justina Kilumelume Fourth week at Kalamazoo College was filled with activities for the Week Of Wellness (WOW), an annual wellness program at K. The Week of Wellness is a program organized by the Health Center and the Counseling Center in order to remind faculty and students about the importance of wellness, as well as

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Behind the Scenes of Film-Making

By Sarah Wallace   Jeff Wray, a professor at Michigan State University, spoke about his film career last Thursday at 4pm in Olds Upton as a director and screen writer. Wray’s humor and his interactive presentation kept the talk from feeling like a lecture, setting a very easy conversational tone. Throughout the hour long presentation,

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Nagai Kafu

By Marquise Griffin On Thursday January 302014, Dr. Scott O’Bryan spoke at the annual Nagai Kafu Memorial Lecture in Dewing 103. The Nagai Kafu Memorial Lecture was established by the College to honor the achievements of Japanese author Nagai Sokichi. Sokichi, an alumnus of Kalamazoo College, was well known for his works portraying life in

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Media Fast

By Olivia Nalugya Monday, February 3, marked the beginning of a four-day media fast organized by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.  According to Student Chaplain Jennifer Tarnoff ‘14, members of the college can “pick certain media they want to abstain from during this period, depending on which ones influence them the most.” For

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Hidden Resources

By Mireya Guzmán-Ortíz Being a small school, Kalamazoo College doesn’t have many hidden or best kept secrets. However, some people don’t know about two resources on campus that can help you save money, while helping someone else out as well. Christened “the Bat Cave,” the basement of DeWaters Hall houses the Helping Understand Bikes (HUB),

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Photography Used for Social Change

By Viola Brown Photographs of children in a South African town, an elderly woman in a bathtub, and the late great Nelson Mandela and his family are just some of the photographs taken by Iris Dawn Parker, an American photographer, (based in South Africa) and an Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership Visiting Fellow. On

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Photo of the Week: In Memory of Emily Stillman

By Skylar Young Emily Stillman ‘15 was a sophomore when she passed away from bacterial meningitis on Feb. 3, 2013. Emily was a psychology major with a minor in theatre at Kalamazoo. She was an amazing person who had the brightest laugh and the kindest heart. She was always smiling, and her laugh was infectious.

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Student Commission Brief

By Graham Key At the opening of Monday’s Student Commission meeting, Commission President Darrin Camilleri presented a graphic breakdown of endowment sizes for all colleges in the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA), including Kalamazoo College.  The graphic, made available to Camilleri by the college administration, is part of a growing effort to make the K

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Eyes Pointed Starward

The Stargazing trip led by Madeline Weisner was cut short due to overcast skies. During the time spent on the trip, attendees drank hot cocoa and meditated while listening to poems. A large portion of the trip was spent discussing astrophysics and quantum physics.

Pizza’s Kitchen: No Time Wasted on Social Media

By Emily Pizza Turn off your cellphones and laptops, my fellow students. The media fast is here! The Chapel is hosting a four day media fast from any social networking sites so that students can connect with people in real life, instead of via the internet. While the idea of spending a week away from

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Reflections on Racism: Adapting and Assimilating

By Marquise Griffin “Black history is redundant. Or rather, Black History Month is redundant. I don’t really care much for it.” Reading these words, I stared at the computer screen disappointed and in slight disbelief, but not surprised. This statement was from one of my cousins as part of an ongoing discussion she and I

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K- Walking: Sophomores, How much do you love K?

By Ogden Wright Drawing on inspiration from sketch “Jay Walking” on the popular night time television show “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “K walking” will serve as our weekly feature where we ask students from our campus community a series of questions, with the intention of eliciting their opinions and gauging the mood on

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K Competes in Memory of Emily Stillman

Kalamazoo College has just entered Gift of Life, Michigan’s Campus Challenge in which twelve colleges and universities compete against one other in a six week challenge to see which college can get the most students and faculty and community members registered to become organ donors. This cause particularly hits home to Kalamazoo, because Emily Stillman

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Injury Hits Men’s Basketball

By Daniel Herrick The men’s basketball team has passed the halfway point of the MIAA season and currently is tied for fourth place with Trine. Each team is 4-4 in the conference. The top four teams in the conference will qualify for the MIAA post-season tournament with an automatic berth to the NCAA tournament at

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More From the Game

Game Photos by Robert Manor Total Points: 12 Total Rebounds: 5 Assists: 1 Total Field Goals: 5-6 Total Points: 12 Total Rebounds: 8 Assists: 0 Total Field Goals: 5-11 Mark Ghafari Total Points: 27 Total Rebounds: 6 Assists: 4 Total Field Goals: 8-21