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Calvin College Wins Flu Vaccination Challenge

Calvin College is the winner of Michigan's second annual Flu Vaccination Challenge. The challenge divides schools into three categories by size. Calvin College won in the small school category. Hope College was a close second.

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FBI Warns Calvin College of ‘Education Tax’ Scam

It's the season for tax scams. One in West Michigan is targeting Calvin College students.

Wood TV 8 reports that the FBI contacted Calvin to warn of a scam in which students are contacted by phone and told they need to pay an "education tax". 

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Byron Center Special Olympics Athlete Hits Buzzer Beater, Does Flip, Earns Pistons Respect [Video]

Last weekend's most impressive buzzer beater and celebration was in Grand Rapids.

17-year-old Special Olympics athlete Walter Alvesteffer hit a buzzer beater then did a flip to pump up the crowd.

Detroit Piston Andre Drummond and former Piston Rick Mahorn have both tweeted about the play and celebration.

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New Horizons, Direct from Pluto Mission Manager Speaking at Calvin College Thursday

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) and the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association (GRAAA) announced Dr. Thomas Strikwerda, who managed the design, guidance and control teams responsible for the success of the New Horizons spacecraft to Pluto this past July, will speak about the mission this Thursday, October 15th in a public presentation at Calvin College.

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Four Venues You Need to Visit That You May Have Missed at ArtPrize Seven

ArtPrize Seven wraps up on Sunday, October 11.

As you head out for one last look this weekend, here are a few venues you may have missed.

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Inside (106) Gallery and Harris Building at ArtPrize Seven [Photos]

With 1,550 entries at over 160 venues, it's nearly impossible to see everything at ArtPrize Seven.

We'll help you discover more of the artists and entries at ArtPrize with a closer look at venues throughout the event.

Take a look inside (106) Gallery and Harris Building at ArtPrize Seven.

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Calvin College Building Closed While Threat is Investigated

Police are investigating suspicious letter containing a powdery substance that was delivered to Calvin College.

According to an alert that was sent out to students, the school received a threatening letter in the mail print services building containing a powdery substance.

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Calvin College Makes Most Sober List

While a few different Michigan schools made a list of Top 100 Party Schools this week, one school in West Michigan has landed on the opposite side of that coin.

Calvin College has been named the No. 4 Most Sober college in the United States by The Princeton Review.

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Calvin College January Series – Week of January 27th, 2014

The annual "Calvin College January Series" started earlier this month and wraps up on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014.

You can attend in-person at Calvin's Covenant Fine Arts Center on Burton Avenue...

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Calvin College January Series – Week of January 20, 2014

The annual "Calvin College January Series" is underway and runs through January 28th.

You can attend in-person at Calvin's Covenant Fine Arts Center on Burton Avenue. Admission is free and each daily event begins at 12:30pm.

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Calvin College January Speaker Series

Some pretty interesting stuff is on the list for discussion at Calvin College this week.

The annual Calvin College January Series started this week and runs through Jan. 28.

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Calvin College’s January Speaker Series Announced

The January Series is an annual speaker series hosted by Calvin College in Grand Rapids.

The series will return for it's 27th year in 2014.

The speakers for 2014 have been announced.

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