Archive | June 2011
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Greetings from Ohio! For the next week, we will be interning at McGraw-Hill Educational Company in Columbus, Ohio as part of the Kalamazoo College Discovery Externship program. The team we are working with is focused on creating a system of resources for high school students with an emphasis in pre-college and pre-career preparation. The two […]
By Bridgett Colling Kalamazoo, MI – Monday, June 6 at 5:30 p.m., students from environmental-based organizations at Kalamazoo College and Western Michigan University met with Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) for a half hour meeting to discuss environmental policy change in Michigan.Representative Upton represents Michigan’s 6th District, which includes Kalamazoo, and also chairs the House Energy […]
By Maggie Kane Staff Writer Next fall Kalamazoo College students can look forward to learning about Shakespeare’s sisters and sex in the Bible. These are just two of a collection of new classes appearing in the course catalog for fall of 2011. To add a class to the catalog, professors first assemble a potential syllabus […]
Interview by Ian Flanagan The Index: So, starting at the beginning of the year, were there any big changes, or any changes at all, that the Student Development Office was putting in place, that made this year different. Westfall: Probably the biggest difference was the Student Activities Fee. That wasn’t just the StuDev Office but […]
By Fiona Carey Staff Writer Starting next fall, students will see a new addition to Sodexo’s weekly menu initiatives in the cafeteria: Foodless Fridays. The change follows Meatless Mondays and Local Line Tuesdays in concept, as an effort to make the cafeteria more cost-effective and environmentally friendly.
By Brittany Worthington Staff Writer a Letter 2 The Editor, I am highly dissatisfied wit the quality of the IndeX. Each weak, I find sooooo many speling errers that it reelly distracts from my reading. ThE worst is when you spell somebodys name wrong. Like Prez Wilson-Oyelagagagrn, is that really so hard too get rite? […]
By Dana Robinson Staff Writer Dear Editors of the Index, I have to say I was disappointed by the play, “Ding Dong My Hymen’s Gone.” I came to this college expecting a clear education about life, and this presentation did not answer any of my questions. I entered the theater hoping to understand the human […]
by Jordan Rickard Kalamazoo College has a long tradition of striving for ethnic and cultural diversity. This has been reflected in the school’s investment in time recruiting and whom we encourage to enroll. However, the administration is finally turning its eye to a long neglected area: political diversity.