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Taking a Gamble

Monte Carlo Returns to Hicks By Justina Kilumelume After being held off campus for the past two years, Monte Carlo returns to Hicks Student Center. Monte Carlo is one of the largest annual events at Kalamazoo College. It is a night filled with casino games staffed by professors and staff, food, and games and prizes.

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Ending on A High Note

By Katie Schmitz For many students, registration is just something that occurs every quarter – part of the K experience that reinforces the students’ autonomous mobility in the liberal arts curriculum and teaches them the ins and outs of working with the Registrar and professors to get into the classes they want. But every year,

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Armed Robbery on Lovell Puts Students on Alert

By Allison Tinsey Early Sunday morning, according to the notification sent by Tim Young and the Office of Security, two male Kalamazoo College students were robbed at gunpoint near the railroad tracks on Lovell St. In the ongoing investigation by the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, the suspects are identified as four African American males

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Student Commission Update

By Allison Tinsey At the beginning of the meeting, President Darrin Camilleri appointed Siga Kisielius to replace Ogden Wright’s sophomore commissioner position after he abdicated last week. Kisielius is a sophomore and was chosen among other applicants by the Executive Board who advertised the position throughout sixth week after Wright stepped down. They asked three

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Frozen Fun: Kalamazoo Outing Club Offers Free Snowshoe Rental

By Viola Brown Scrolling through the announcements on the Hornet Hive, you’ll find “FREE Snowshoe Rental” being offered by the Kalamazoo Outing Club (KOC). Students can rent the shoes free of cost by visiting the Outdoor Programs Office, also known to most as LandSea Office, which is located in the ground floor of Harmon Hall.

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Exploring Philly With Sophie

Study Away is an alternative program to get off-campus for a quarter coordinated by the Center for International Programs. Here’s an inside look at Sophie Taylor-Havens experience in Philadelphia. By Mallika Mitra In her Sustainability Living Learning House, with a gray scarf tied fashionably around her neck and a journal recounting the experiences of her

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Criticism from Within

After a deadlock vote on Model UN’s ,000 budget request, Student Commission continues debate on how to allocate their funds with criticism coming from within. By Allison Tinsey Donning suits and ties, Seniors Rami Sherman and Mehmet Kologlu stood in front of Student Commission and over twenty other members of the campus community to present

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Seeing Red

Russia’s LGBT Laws Cause International Uproar By Brandon Siedlaczek Over the course of the past few months, Russia has taken center stage in news outlets worldwide, in response to the passing of anti-gay laws less than a year before the opening of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The bill, signed by President Putin, prohibits

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Reflections on Racism

Engagement as Activists By Elizabeth Lenning   As an activist, my goal is to educate and teach people about my passions and movements I support.  However, I have learned that this is easier said than done. I’ve said things that were perceived as very judgmental and offensive, and I have learned the hard way that

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Teach for America Deadline Approaches

By Tiffany Williams I knew I was exactly where I needed to be when Stephanie looked up after finishing her math exam and said, “I did it.” I had challenged my students with the ambitious goal of advancing two grade levels in math in one year. For Stephanie, it wasn’t enough. Even as a sixth-grader,

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Index Throwback

By Katie Schmitz Kalamazoo College has hosted many guest speakers in the past who have been considered “controversial.” Just last quarter, many students were up in arms because Ben Shapiro, conservative political commentator, visited campus to discuss bullying by liberals. In 1976, however, K hosted two guests that would likely make many current students’ skin

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Women’s Basketball Falls to Adrian 69-66

By Spencer MacDonald              The Kalamazoo College women’s basketball team fell to Adrian College on Saturday, February 17 in a 69-66 heartbreaker. The Hornet’s senior day celebration was cut short as they squandered a 12-point lead midway through the second half and never fully recovered, earning a split in the season series with the Bulldogs.

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Time Presents New Challenges to Intramural Sports

By Kamalaldin M. Kamalaldin Kalamazoo College’s intramural sports have been giving K students the opportunity to enjoy playing their favorite sport(s) without being selected for varsity teams, but the program faces new challenges this Winter Quarter. Out of three IM sports planned to be offered in the winter, only IM Basketball has been ongoing this quarter.

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