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January 23, 2018

After retiring from Olivet College last November, Marty Jennings, Class of 1967 and director of Alumni Engagement for the past 15 years, was made an honorary member of the Phi Alpha Pi Fraternity. Pictured are (from left) Forrest Courtright, Class of...

March 31, 2017

The Olivet baseball team defeated the Adrian College Bulldogs 4-2 on Monday, March 27, marking the program’s first win against the Bulldogs in 11 years and ending a run of 46 consecutive losses to Adrian in a called game in the seventh inning because...

March 31, 2017

“I am just a boxer and my story’s seldom told….”

So begins “The Boxer,” by musician Paul Simon. It could be so for Olivet College’s boxing club.
Boxing is not an MIAA sport, so no place on the OC Athletics web site, but rather mention in the “Student...

February 3, 2017

While the weather outside continues to act as it should, freezing temperatures and spitting snow, inside Health Simplified in downtown Olivet, warmth awaits.

The store, which opened last spring, features a variety of natural health solutions, from so...

November 15, 2016

Olivet will be providing a 56-passenger bus for fans to support the Comet football team.

The bus will be leaving from the Cutler Event Center at 7 a.m. on Nov.19. A sign up sheet will be posted outside of Karine Walters’ office in Cutler.

Ticket prices...

November 11, 2016

In a cry of fear and longing for security in a post 9/11 world, the United States reached out for comfort and choose the leadership of Republican Donald Trump in 2016’s election. As the nation went so did Olivet. With a total of 463 ballots, Trump wo...

April 19, 2016

Becky Palmer, Mayor Gary Peterson and Denny LaPoint with Sen. Rick Jones in the back right./Courtesy photo


After more than 30 years of service to the City of Olivet, retiring clerk Becky Palmer leaves a legacy of six mayors, major development project...

April 10, 2016

Sally Miller-Cheek of S.A.F.E. Place, Battle Creek, said the philosophy of her organization is empowerment for people who experience sexual violence./Courtesy photo


More than 40 students filled the Fireplace Room in the Burrage Library to show suppor...

April 8, 2016

Spring 2016 Student Opinion Surveys are now open. The site contains a survey for each course a student is currently registered for this spring.


Survey responses are strictly confidential. All responses are pooled and cannot be connected to individual...

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