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Time is of the Essence

Baseball Professor Emerita of English Gail Griffin has been particularly prolific recently, publishing a number of essays in a variety of journals. A short list and description of those essays will appear in the Fall issue of LuxEsto, but we couldn’t […]

Growl Louder: Hornets Night Out at Homer Stryker Field

Kalamazoo College Night at Growlers Game Kalamazoo College Head Football Coach Jaime Zorbo ’00 is known for making good pitches during football recruiting season. On July 18 he hopes to make a good pitch on the baseball diamond. Zorbo is slated to throw the ceremonial first […]

Celebration of Life for Late Hornet Football Coach Ed Baker

Celebration of Life for Late Hornet Football Coach Ed Baker The Ed Baker Family invites you to join them for a “Celebration of Life” service in remembrance of their husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, who died on December 11, 2013. The service will be held in Stetson Chapel on Tuesday, […]

The George Acker Endowed Scholarship

Portrait of George Acker On the occasion of its annual Founders Day ceremony (celebrating 181 years of operation) Kalamazoo College announced the George Acker Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship will support juniors or seniors who best exemplify the qualities and character of Coach Acker, including […]

Hornet Fall Student Athletes Arriving on Campus!

Ronnie Russell '17 football move-in Are you ready for some Hornet football?! How about soccer, volleyball, golf, and cross country? Because student athletes from all these teams arrive on campus soon, led by football players like Ronnie Russell ′17 from Lansing moving in today. Ronnie, […]

From Chem Lab to Gridiron

Jake Lenning on the last day of his summer research internship in the lab of Greg Slough Three student scientists/athletes transitioned from the laboratory to the gridiron on August 16, the first day for Hornet football practice. Jake Lenning ’15 (chemistry major, health studies concentration), Joe Widmer ’14 (chemistry major, biochemistry concentration), and Jake Hillenberg ’14 (chemistry […]

Finland-Bound Football Force Features K’s Okey

2012 calendar cover of Chicago Force Call it “Study Abroad, The Sequel.” Liz Okey ’07 is returning to Europe, this time to Vantaa, Finland, as a member of “Team USA.” She won’t be playing volleyball, her sport of choice at K. Instead, she’ll be playing on […]

David R. Markin (1931-2013)

David Markin portrait The K community is saddened to learn of the death of David Markin, a longtime friend of the College. David was an influential businessman, serving as president and CEO of Checkers Motors in Kalamazoo—maker of the iconic Checker cab—for almost […]

Tuesday April 9 at Kalamazoo College

Baseball v. Holy Cross College (double header) 2 PM, Homer Stryker Field Men’s Tennis v. Hope College 4 PM, Stowe Stadium Territories of the Breast 6 PM, Connable Recital Hall, Light Fine Arts Film screening with filmmaker Sonia Baez-Hernandez Visiting Fellow, […]

Why We Play

Athletes and faculty standing together “Why We Play” was the topic of the Winter Quarter Week Six (Feb. 15) Community Reflection in Stetson Chapel. Co-sponsored by the Kalamazoo College Department of Athletics, the annual Reflection offers a space for K student and alumni athletes to […]