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Having Hope with an English Degree

Hope: Dr. Lisa Ruddick explored the link between literature and the mind at the annual English Department Lecture held April 17. Ruddick is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Chicago.

By Viola Brown On April 17, Kalamazoo College’s Department of English hosted a lecture called “Literature and the Depth of Mind” presented by Dr. Lisa Ruddick, Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Chicago. The lecture tackled questions such as what conduces to the feeling of aliveness? Why do good poems [...]

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EnvOrg Raises Concerns Over DoGL Water Bottle Usage

By Katie Schmitz On April 9, the Environmental Organization on campus (EnvOrg) sent a letter to Student Commission StuComm questioning the $3,946 that was approved to fund the Day of Gracious Living. It had come to the attention of EnvOrg that, according to the StuComm meeting minutes, the purchase of  “126 dollars of water” fell [...]

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Photo of the Week

Frelon Freloff: Seniors strike their final pose

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StuOrg Examines Problems with Binary

By Viola Brown A new student organization (StuOrg) named Sphere has emerged on campus. The StuOrg was the brainchild of Brianna Lombardini ‘16, who got the idea after attending a dinner and discussion about issues with gender binary—the classification of gender into two distinctions, male and female. “One of the people who spoke is a [...]

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When Politics Fails: A Cambridge Professor Traces the Road to War

Dr.Christopher Clark spoke in the Olmstead Room April 8 By Graham Key Kalamazoo College’s Department of History hosted the Moritz Lecture in History April 8 in the Olmsted Room. Professor Christopher Clark of Cambridge University delivered the lecture, which focused on the outbreak of the First World War. To Kalamazoo College Professor of History David [...]

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Art Project Captures the Feel of Travel

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Shelley Hu ‘14 is the creator of a new art installation in the Fine Arts Building. By Colin Smith After the push of a button, the installation starts: footage of escalators repeat before scenes outside a subway with faces of people focusing in and out as they pass by. The sound of perpetual movement drowns [...]

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Farms to K to Introduce On-Campus Market

The plan for an on-campus farmers’ market hopes to increase access to organic food. By Olivia Nalugya Farms to K, one of the student-led groups under the Center for Civic Engagement, plans to introduce a farmers’ market at Kalamazoo College, so that students can easily access organic foods grown by local farmers. Civic engagement scholars and Farms to [...]

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Upjohn gets a makeover

Work in Progress: Michelle Choi, Mira Swearer, Ana Waxer, and Sarah Levett sit around waiting for a room to open up in Upjohn Library.

Renovations in the Library’s Second Floor to Accommodate More Study Room By Kamalaldin M. Kamalaldin Built in 2006, Upjohn Library Commons was designed to accommodate the increasing student capacity at Kalamazoo College. However, since the former library that Upjohn replaced was not as popular among students, K did not have insight as to how future [...]

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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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