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February 26, 2016

Sure, Olivet College women’s basketball is the four-seed. Sure, Hope College is the mighty dog -- the No. 1-seed of this nine-team kennel that is the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) conference. Oh, sure.


But this dog can bark, to...

February 22, 2016

Maybe it was the way Jeremy Duby waved his baton in the air, making figure eights, tilting his head this way and that like there was a crick in his neck. Maybe it was the way the second song’s electric eel wave of motion transferred through Johann De...

February 20, 2016

 Olivet College is on the map! The Snapchat map that is. To access the filter, make sure you have allowed Snapchat to use your location on your phone’s settings menu. Then, snap a pic and swipe right! Ta-da! Snapchat has officially recognized Olivet...

February 20, 2016

It was the end of an era as Don Rowe, professor emeritus, retired and passed the baton to his successor, Donald VanAuken. Rowe taught fine arts at Olivet College for more than 47 years, and in May of 2015, retired after teaching his final painting cl...

February 20, 2016

Q1: Which of the candidates do you like best and why? 


Prof. Dustin Byrd: I prefer Bernie Sanders. For almost 20 years I thought Bernie should run for president. He is what the Democratic Party is supposed to be, but sadly is not: a labor party, i.e....

February 20, 2016

Becomming a hairdresser was inevitable for Rachel Rankin of Olivet. Her mother, Michelle Hilliou, did hair in Battle Creek, Rankin said.


And last year, Rankin found herself logging 1,500 hours at The Salon Spa Academy in Battle Creek, graduating in S...

February 20, 2016


“I got a really big team, and we need some really big rings.” Big Rings – by rappers Drake and Future – could be heard thumping the walls of the Comets’ locker room throughout the 2015 football season.  Olivet College’s football team has recently ad...

February 20, 2016

Al Avila had a lot of work to do in his first offseason as the general manager of the Detroit Tigers replacing long-time predecessor Dave Dombrowski after the team stumbled to a 74-87 record this past year and missed the playoffs for the first time s...

February 20, 2016

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History was made Friday, Feb. 12 at the Cutler Event Center, in the first-ever home men’s volleyball matches between two NCAA schools in Michigan. Olivet faced the Marian Sabres (Wisconsin) on Friday...

February 18, 2016

As usual, Olivet’s residence halls and theme houses will be closed for Spring Break, March 4 through 12.


All students not approved to stay for break must be out of their on-campus housing by 6 p.m. on March 4.


International students and students who...

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