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Entering College with an Undeclared Major

There is a common misconception that students should know exactly what they want to do for the rest of their lives the moment they step foot on their college campus. In actuality, a large portion of students enter college with […]

Student Spotlight: The Chemist with A Passion for Music

Bryan Lara a Chemist with a Passion for Music Student: Bryan Lara ’17 Hometown: Anaheim, CA I’ve known Bryan since freshman year when we were in College Singers, one of the student choirs on campus. When I found out Bryan was majoring in the sciences, I was a little surprised. […]

Anxiety and Comfort: Declaring Your Major

This morning I had to spend a few minutes of my time immersed in utter chaos. Five minutes late, I walked into Hicks Banquet Hall. I was bombarded by hundreds of my peers, bumbling around, cake in one hand and […]

Major Regret

Declaration of Major Day. February 3, 2015. The rumors are true; sophomore year winter is a particularly stressful (albeit exciting) time for K students. Soon after the study abroad and study away application deadlines, we are faced with decisions about […]

So What’s Your Major?

I got that question a lot this summer. The answer was usually “umm, history. I think.” At Kalamazoo College, we don’t declare a major until the winter of our sophomore year (February 3rd, to be exact). That’s a big contrast […]

Sophomores

There are two scary things that happen in winter quarter when you’re a sophomore: First of all, you have to decide if you’re going on study abroad, and if you are, where and for how long. Study abroad happened to […]

As Time Goes On

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, marked the halfway point, halfway through the quarter, and halfway through my first year at Kalamazoo College. Things are starting to change around campus, seniors are finishing their SIPS, juniors are arriving back from study abroad, […]