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Art opening showcases explorations in bookmaking at 106 Gallery

by (Brittany Beezhold)

Submitted 02-25-2013 under NEWS

Tiny triangular books, sculptural birds, dissected books and traditionally bound codex books were among the variety of books that lined the tables of the 106 Gallery’s basement gallery space. On Friday from 5-9 p.m., Calvin College’s Art...

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Dr. Peter Diamandis shares his optimistic view of the future at Calvin College

by (Ryan Hagerman)

Submitted 01-15-2013 under NEWS

On January 10, Dr. Peter Diamandis spoke at Calvin College’s January Series. Diamandis believes that all the world’s problems- healthcare, income gap, energy crisis, lack of water- will be solved within a few years thanks to upcoming...

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WuDunn raises awareness in order to raise resources

by (Lauren DeHaan)

Submitted 01-06-2013 under NEWS

Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize winner and co-author of three bestselling books, has been cited by Newsweek as one of the “150 Women Who Shake the World.” As an investment banker and journalist, WuDunn has received numerous awards for her...

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The Rapidian partners with Calvin College's student newspaper

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 12-10-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

  The feed for The Rapidian has been busier in recent weeks, thanks in part to a recently established partnership between The Rapidian and Chimes, Calvin College’s student newspaper. This partnership encourages Calvin...

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Dance dance rehearsal at Calvin

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 12-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Giselle Age 11 On Thursday November 15th, at 8:30 p.m. the GAAH Press Club went to a performance called "Skills Dance" at Calvin College Covenant Fine Arts Center. They were doing a dress rehearsal by Calvin College dancers. The GAAH Press...

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Music student creates score for award-winning student film

by (nak6)

Submitted 12-05-2012 under OPINION

The process of creating a film’s musical score is one of the toughest experiences of filmmaking. For senior Logan Knoppers, it was also the most rewarding. A music composition major, Knoppers created the score for "A Royal Pain," the...

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Fall sports season historic For Calvin College

by (mblanko)

Submitted 11-30-2012 under NEWS

This fall sports season, which ended November 17th, was a memorable one for Calvin College.  The Knights captured outright six of seven possible Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Championships in varsity sports, marking the...

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Calvin Students win award at Chicago Film Festival

by (nak6)

Submitted 11-28-2012 under NEWS

  "A Royal Pain" proved to be the opposite of its title when a Calvin student group took home an award at the Chicago Comedy Film Festival November 4. A collaboration between media production, music and art majors, "A Royal...

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Current and former Calvin students fill a need in rural Nepal

by (none)

Submitted 11-26-2012 under NEWS

  In the United States, it’s easy to see how education can be taken for granted. Elementary and secondary schooling are required, and attending college is normative in many communities. It’s considered something of a social taboo if...

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Chinese proverbs, sayings come alive thanks to Calvin profs

by (AnnByle)

Submitted 06-18-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Qin Xue (pronounced Chin Sweeyeh) and Larry Herzberg blend their personal and professional lives to create their books. The married couple are Chinese language professors at Calvin College; they met when Qin Xue came to Calvin as a student in 1986....

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