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Dining Green

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Fulfilling the food needs of an entire campus can be a pretty resource-heavy task. This is why dining services has been especially active in their efforts to create an environmentally-friendly operation. Those efforts include using locally sourced food, donating what … Continue reading

College Tests Football Lights

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Be Light, indeed! After a 30-some-year absence, stadium lights once again light Angell Field, home to the Kalamazoo College Hornet football team. With help from Musco Sports Lighting and Hi-Tech Electric, K is now the first sports stadium in Michigan … Continue reading

Kalamazoo College is a Goodwill Partner

Kalamazoo College students tutoring local residents, so they can earn their GED, at Goodwill in Edison neighborhood.  Copyright Anthony Dugal   For Kalamazoo College and personal use.  PhoTony@aol.com   (269) 349-6428

Kalamazoo College has received the Community Partner of the Year Award for 2016 from Goodwill Industries of Southwest Michigan. In announcing the award, Goodwill officials noted that “Kalamazoo College has been an invaluable partner to Goodwill Industries of Southwest Michigan … Continue reading

Soil and Light

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Every graduating senior contains a multitude of stories. Commencement celebrates them. And Commencement day adds more. Like this one from proud father Rich Frishman (a Seattle-area based photographer), who cultivated a special gift for his son Gabe Frishman (class of … Continue reading

Heyls On Their Way to K (Mostly)

2016 Heyl Scholars who will attend Kalamazoo College or WMU School of Nursing. 

Front row, from left:  Shukrani Nsenga, Loy Norrix HS; Anna Roodbergen, Vicksburg HS;   Brianna Harrison, Kalamazoo Central HS;  and Hannah Laurin, Kalamazoo Central HS.  

Second row, from left:  Taylor Ashby, Kalamazoo Central HS;  Kento Hirakawa, Portage Central;  and Kelsi Conroy, Kalamazoo Central HS.

Back row, from left:  Michael Orwin, Portage Northern HS;  Matthew Krinock, Portage Northern HS;  and Samuel Maddox, Gull Lake HS.

NOTE:  Two Heyl Scholars were not pictured

At a dinner last evening Kalamazoo College feted the dozen 2016 Kalamazoo county high school graduates who earned Heyl Scholarships for Kalamazoo College (science and math) or Western Michigan University (nursing). The scholarship covers tuition, book costs and room charges. … Continue reading

STORIES Wins at North by Midwest

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EDITOR’S NOTE (May 24): “The Stories They Tell” won the Kalamazoo Film Society’s “Palm d’Mitten” Award for best local film. And the documentary won second place for best feature film at this weekend’s NxMW Film Festival in Kalamazoo! Pictured (below) … Continue reading

Street Improvements Meeting

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Street changes are coming to areas close to campus, and you have a chance to express questions and concerns. The public is invited to participate in a public open house to help determine future improvements within the downtown Kalamazoo Planning … Continue reading