Article Category Archives: News

Upton’s Reply to Reform Disappoints

By Justina Kilumelume Congressman Fred Upton’s reply to Student Commission’s (StuComm) demand for his support for an Immigration Reform Bill has left students disappointed in his lack of a concrete answer and failure to provide proof of his support or plan-of-action. Despite the many protests and activities last year that demanded Upton to show support [...]

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Leaking Library

When it rains it pours: The Upjohn Library Commons has battled a leaky roofs and puddles in the album this quarter due to sustained heavy snowfall.

By Marquise Griffin If anyone was walking around the Upjohn Library during sixth week, you may have noticed the presence of three men on the roof shoveling snow. These men are members of Facilities Management, and their job was to get rid of the excess snow piling up on the roof. Because of the extreme [...]

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Photo of the Week

Back in the Day: Josh Doe lines up his shot in the Hicks Center Game Room during Monte Carlo.

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Crime on Campus

By Katie Schmitz On Feb. 15 at 3:38AM, Dylan Jolliffe ’17 and Josh Robison ’17 were robbed at gunpoint on Lovell St. near the railroad tracks. “I had never even thought about something like this happening, especially so close to campus,” Jolliffe said. Jolliffe and Robison were out looking for a cell phone that had [...]

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Afro Fiesta Desi Soul Redefines Identity

By Justina Kilumelume The event formerly known as La Fiesta Desi Soul (LFDS) recently changed its name to Afro Fiesta Desi Soul (AFDS) to be more inclusive of all the student organizations involved. Since its initiation, AFDS is one of the biggest Zoo After Dark events at K. It is an annual event that celebrates [...]

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Diment: Campus Internet Lags Behind

About: Kalamazoo College''s bandwidth in mega bits per second (per student) set against Wabash College''s. Wabash is the leader in bandwidth per student among schools in GLCA. Kalamazoo College has the second lowest bandwidth per student in the GLCA and the outright lowest total bandwidth. (Graph by Graham Key)

Kalamazoo College’s Internet Bandwidth is Among the Lowest of All Colleges in the GLCA By Sarah Wallace   Whether in the crowded library or the comfort of a dorm, students are frustrated with the slow internet connection. This is the case for many students on campuses across the country, but it’s hitting home especially hard [...]

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Organ Donation Honors Student

By Olivia Nalugya Gift of Life Michigan, an institution that coordinates organ and tissue donation processes in Michigan, organized a 6-week organ donation competition among the different colleges and universities in the. The school that attains the highest number of registered donors will be given a trophy at the end of “The Gift of Life [...]

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Criticism from Within

After a deadlock vote on Model UN’s $6,000 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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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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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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