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Senior Sister Bich Vu, came to Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) from Vietnam. She was born in the South Vietnamese village of Thanh Thang. Her parents were farmers, and she is the eldest of five siblings. While growing up, she dreamed of becoming a nun and an English teacher. She pursued her dream,...Read more →
Samantha "Sam" Lopez is from Sylmar, California, and she attended Bishop Alemany High School. While attending Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ), Sam was a member of the St. Gaspar’s Honors Learning Community, the softball team, and served as the student body president for her junior and senior...Read more →
The 2018-19 academic year brought new and exciting changes to the campus of Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ). In the near future, students will have additional housing options when they attend CCSJ. This month, the university will sign a master lease to accommodate up to 48 students in a new apartment...Read more →
Rendering of the proposed Illiana Building. (Photo: Curran Architecture / Valpolife.com) Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) students may have additional housing options in the coming semesters. Construction of the new, five-story Illiana Building is scheduled to begin in 2019. Built on the site...Read more →
Against the Grain (ATG) is an annual publication of students' personal writings. In its pages you'll find literary works, such as short stories and poems that reflect the unique and diverse experiences of CCSJ students. For the first time, this year's edition will also feature students' art. The...Read more →
Jared Arambula celebrates with his father, Doug, after the U.S. won the Paralympic gold in men's basketball. (Photo: Jared Arambula / Post-Tribune) Calumet College of St. Joseph's (CCSJ) seventh annual Humanities Festival is approaching and this year's theme is the underdog. The festival begins...Read more →
Senior Harley Sutton was named 2019 Indoor Field Athlete of the Year. (Photo: Jackie Torres). Calumet College of St. Joseph's (CCSJ) track and field team competed in the CCAC indoor championship meet February 15-16, 2019. Senior Harley Sutton left her mark as a three time pentathlon champion and earned...Read more →
The eighth annual One Earth Film Festival (OEFF), the Midwest's premier environmental film festival, officially begins on Friday, March 1 and runs through March 10, 2019. But before the festival begins, Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) will be hosting one of the pre-festival film screenings. The film...Read more →
The campus of Calumet College of St. Joseph (Photo: Kellyn Vale) Dangerous weather conditions sweeping over the Midwest the last week of January is causing schools to close their doors. Calumet College of St. Joseph only held classes for one half day, but that's not stopping students, staff and athletes...Read more →
CCSJ students Arianna Canales, Alex Garibay and Emily Gomez share their favorites on the music scene. (Photos by Hannah Carr) By Hannah Carr -- Shavings Editor-in-Chief With an endless amount of music available, it's hard to discover listen worthy songs. Music lovers at Calumet College...Read more →
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