Article Category Archives: News

State of the Campus

This is the quarter of DOGL and all of the other things you guys like so much! By Darrin Camilleri Fellow Students, Welcome back to campus for our final quarter of the year. It was a very long, cold, and snowy winter, but this spring looks to be full of promise. I know that I’m [...]

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Spring Election Results

By Allison Tinsey Last week the student body of Kalamazoo College voted-in 12 new members of Student Commission. 515 ballots were cast in the election with approximately 35 percent of the students voting. The Commission will have more elections coming up this quarter including their ’14 – ‘15 Executive Board elections and Fall 2014 elections. [...]

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New Grant Opportunity for Senior Individualized Projects

The Hough Foundation will fund two SIPS over the next two years By Mallika Mitra The Hough Foundation has recently offered to fund two Senior Individual Projects (SIP) each year for the next two years. One grant will go to a project in the natural sciences or mathematics, and one grant will go to a [...]

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Missing Man Closely Tied to Kalamazoo College

Missing: Takashi Sugimori (pictured above) went missing on April 4 after telling his wife, Kalamazoo College professor Noriko Suigmori, that he was going cross country skiing around Asylum Lake. He has not been seen since.

Takashi Sugimori, husband of K Prof, went missing on April 4 By Allison Tinsey On the afternoon of Friday, Apr. 4, 2014, Kalamazoo College President Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran issued a special announcement to campus. The announcement concerned the continuing search for Takashi Sugimori. The announcement detailed that Mr. Sugimori was reported missing when he did not [...]

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Greater Capacity, Greater Results

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Kalamazoo College increases its student bandwidth capacity from 240mbps to 400mpbs. By Sarah Wallace A student’s laptop once served primarily to access academic websites. Now, the Internet acts not only as a portal to the Hornet Hive, but to the entertainment world. As laptops transform into televisions and music players, this technology-driven shift calls for [...]

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New Walgreens Opens Up at the Bottom of Academy Street

Location, location, location: The new Walgreens at the intersection of Academy St. and West Michigan.

By Olivia Nalugya On March 28, Walgreens Pharmacy officially started operating at its new site in downtown Kalamazoo at 760 W. Michigan Ave., a short distance from Kalamazoo College after closing its old location at the intersection of West Main and Berkeley streets on March 27. The closure of the old West Main store was [...]

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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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Index Staff Launches New ’Index Radio’ Show

On Air: Graham Key ‘17 and Ogden Wright ‘16 (above) are the creators and weekly hosts of Kalamazoo College’s only news broadcast: Index Radio.

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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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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COPY: Orgo I to be offered in the Spring

Orgo I to be offered in the Spring Next quarter, Organic Chemistry I (Orgo), a class previously only offered in the fall, will be offered to all students who have completed Chemistry 110 &120 with at least a C-. Orgo I is usually taken by Chemistry and Biology majors, and Pre-Med students during their sophomore [...]

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