Article Category Archives: News

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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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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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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Student talent unveiled in the Cauldron’s 2014 edition

Metropolis - Gabrielle Montesanti

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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Leaking cables causes power outage

Outage: Students gather outisde of the Weimer K. Hicks Center on Tuesday evening following a power outage and subsequent fire alarm. According to Director of Dining Services James Chantanasombut, the alarm was set off by steam from the pizza oven.

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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Photo of the Week

Flame On: Penelope Owen ''16 juggles flames outside of Stetson Chapel late Monday night.

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Limited number of juniors to live off-campus

By Marquise Griffin In the fall of the 2013-2014 school year, Kalamazoo College enrolled the largest first-year class in the recent history of the College. The record enrollment included 450 students for the class of 2017, along with 14 transfer students, for a total of 464 new students. The large amount of new students affected [...]

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“Young Democrat of the Year” Distinction Awarded to K Senior

Miner (far left) with attendees of the awards dinner, including Bill Clinton.

Abby Minor ’14 was honored by the Michigan Democratic Party on April 26 By Mallika Mitra On April 26, senior Abigail Miner won the “Young Democrat of the Year” award from the Michigan Democratic Party. At the annual Jefferson-Jackson fundraising and awards dinner at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Miner was presented her award and [...]

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K Students Take Back the Night

The event that brings awareness to intimate partner violence and sexual assault was held May 7 By Viola Brown On May 7, Kalamazoo College hosted its annual Take Back The Night event, which was cosponsored by S3A (Sexual Safety and Support Alliance) and P.O.W.E.R. (Progressive Organization of Women Engaged in Revolution). This event is a [...]

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Art Prize to Celebrate Kalamazoo’s Artistic Talent

By Kamal M. Kamalaldin For a long time, Kalamazoo College students have been producing works of art. As a sign of recognition, K hangs some of those pieces on walls, and displays others throughout campus landscapes. The Office of Student Involvement (OSI) will now sponsor another sign of recognition for artistic talent: Kalamazoo College Art [...]

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