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Make Your Way to K

Here’s the thing, at this point in the college process, you are deciding where you’re going to end up for the next four years of your life. The next four years – it sounds scary and almost like a decision too … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

My Last KCACTF Experience!

While most students spent the weekend before the start of winter quarter preparing for their classes, I spent it packing. During the first week of the quarter, I only spent one day in Kalamazoo before heading to Indianapolis for the … Continue reading

Hornets Swarm Silicon Valley

Kalamazoo College’s winter break lasts almost seven weeks, an ideal time for students to engage in one of several career immersion experiences sponsored by K’s Center for Career and Professional Development. One of these is K to the Bay, made possible … Continue reading

Doing, Doing, Done(?)

The end of a quarter is always a sprint to get things done. You have papers due, exams to study for, parties for different student  organizations, not to mention packing and travel preparation! There is just so much going on, … Continue reading

Contrasts

Single flower outside Humphrey House THIS is what campus looked like right before Spring Break: And THIS is what it looked like right after: The ground is a little beat up from the snow, but now people can be outdoors without having to bundle in … Continue reading

The Advice of a Desert-Dweller

Having spent my first winter here at K, I have come to realize that there are a number of things that you are bound to hear from people if you come from somewhere without a white winter. Here are a … Continue reading

Unexpected Homesickness

When I arrived on campus as a first-year this year I expected to be homesick during the fall term. However, I was caught up in making new friends and learning how to live in my own in a place far … Continue reading

Combating the Cold

Tile carving at the Vine Neighborhood Association Things can get a little dull by around 7th week of Winter Term. It’s too cold to casually be outside for any amount of time, and Spring Break is a bit too far in the future to sustain high spirits … Continue reading

My Room

Over the past few weeks, lacking any urge to go outside in the cold, I have come to especially appreciate my room. I sleep in my room, I relax in my room, I eat in my room, and I study … Continue reading