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“I used to be one of those people who thought it would never happen to me, but it did happen to me.” Those are La’Roi Harmon’s words, a junior and basketball player at CCSJ, who will miss the entire spring season after being shot multiple times in his leg. The incident took place in East...Read more →
Professor Gorches converses with students in his Reporting and Writing for Media class. The new semester is here and you might see some new faces walking the halls of Calumet College of St. Joseph. Professors Carter Martin and Steve Gorches are two new faculty members teaching in the Communications...Read more →
Fidel Castro (left) with his brother and president of Cuba Raul Castro The death of 90-year-old Fidel Castro in November shocked the world. The passing of the Cuban dictator also drew mixed reactions from Americans from one of support to disdain. Of course, Cubans living in Miami...Read more →
Calumet College of Saint Joseph always welcomes international students. With this in mind, I decided to ask Ana de Francisco, a senior from Brazil, and Erwin Krackow, a junior from Colombia, a few questions. More specifically, I asked about the idea of creating "a home away from home," their college...Read more →
The recent presidential election has left a lot of concern among some members of the faculty and the student body at Calumet College of St. Joseph. CCSJ President Dr. Dan Lowery, concerned for this issue, stated that the confidentiality and financial commitment of CCSJ with...Read more →
Our hearts here at Calumet College have been aching since the news of CJ’s diagnosis of Acute Myeloid Leukemia, a rare blood disease. CJ is the son of one of our own here at CCSJ, the son of enrollment specialist Carlos Moreno. "CJ leaves a lasting impression on everyone that he meets. He always...Read more →
CCSJ's dorms were to be modeled on Ancilla College's successful housing model. Everything was sailing smoothly to break ground on Calumet College of St. Joseph's first ever dormitories. The administration hoped to break ground in fall 2016, but unfortunately for the school...Read more →
It is no lie that this election year is one of the roughest we’ve had in awhile, if not ever. There is no denying that. Throughout this election season, some lines that get tossed around a lot seems to be, “I don’t like Donald Trump, but I’m still voting for him,” or “I don’t...Read more →
To say that my interest in voting is at an all-time low is an understatement. I have no interest in voting for a sexist, racist, tax evading, sliver-spoon businessman with no political experience, and who has openly admitted to being sexually attracted to his own daughter as president of the country...Read more →
Hundreds of people moved around the auditorium looking for a seat. When the speaker started to talk, most people were already on their seats. Some preferred to sit with their groups, others preferred siting with strangers just for networking purposes. Some people, I did not know, were at our table,...Read more →
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