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Living Learning Houses: A Home Away from Home

For students who want to live on campus and are seeking an alternative to a residence hall, K has options. Living Learning Houses allow you to live in one of eight homes on campus with a handful of friends or […]

Nine Reasons Why Spring Quarter is the Best Quarter

Springtime means the academic year is almost over. The weather is warmer, flowers are blooming and at Kalamazoo College spring events are popping up all over campus. In the fall, all the student organizations are acquiring new members and making […]

More (Friends) in Four. More (Friends) in a Lifetime.

Here I am at the end of my sophomore year feeling sentimental because three of my closest friends here on campus are graduating soon. This may seem like something that is completely irrelevant to some but I think that this […]

Going in Blind – The Roommate Search

When I was coming to K for my first year, I went into the roommate search blind. I was the only one from my high school coming to K, so I couldn’t simply live with a friend from high school. […]

Monte Carlo: A Cherished Tradition

Every college has that one event on campus that is everyone’s favorite. At K, that event is Monte Carlo. For one night during winter quarter, the Hicks Student Center is transformed into a multi-floor casino. Students, faculty, and staff arrive […]

This story starts at the end…

Matt Thieleman ’07   The story starts at the end… I’m standing next to my good friend, Karman Kent ’07, talking with a 19-year-old UNC student about the need for greater mental health support on campus. We’re wrapping up a […]

Just Do It: Advice to Incoming Students

In the year leading up to leaving for college, much of your time is spent preparing for the changes to come: organizing and packing up your belongings for a dorm room, looking through course catalogs to choose what classes you […]

First Quarter at the Zoo

K student Addie Dancer with President Jorge Gonzalez I knew it was probably a sign that I had picked the right college when pre-orientation registration felt like an embarrassment of riches. There are a lot of reasons to attend any college or university, but for me, academics was […]