As interim begins to wrap up, don’t forget the lineup of sweet events. Let me lay them out for you:

21st Century Nomads: Experience Human Migration

Human migration is becoming an increasingly important global issue. The International Students Association Committee (ISAC) has put together an event centered on this topic. Come to learn, discuss, and deepen your understanding in a series of simulation games, films and discussions.

Time: (1) 6:00pm (2) 6:45pm
Where: Beginning at Hiemenga Hall 314

STAND up for Darfur

The Social Justice Coalition and Calvin’s new STAND chapter ( will be hosting an even to raise awareness for the genocide in Darfur. The come-and-go event will feature the decorating of a refugee tent as a part of Tents of Hope ( We will also be holding a letter writing campaign to let our government officials know that our generation wants an end to this genocide NOW. Please come and join us in our efforts to find peace.

When: On Friday, January 23
Time: 5:30-8 pm (come and go as you’d like)
Where: Forum at the Devos Center

IJM at Calvin

BHT is hosting a lecture with Austin Graff. Austin is a recent Calvin grad who currently works for International Justice Mission, or IJM ( He will be speaking about modern-day slavery and sex-trafficking and the work of IJM. His coworker, Sharon Cohn Wu will give the lecture on Tuesday for The January Series.

When: Monday, January 26
Time: 8:00 pm
Where: BHT basement

If You’re Interested In Leadership

If you think you might be interested in either helping with the coordination of our weekly SJC meetings or organizing a project next semester, please let us know. We will be having a leadership “meeting” (ethiopian potluck of sorts?), and would love to include you! Feel free to e-mail me (, and I can keep you up with the discussion and details.

When: Thursday, January 29th
Time: Dinner time? (I’ll let you know)
Where: 111 Fitzhugh Avenue, 49506 (right off the #6 bus line)

I think that’s all for now. E-mail me with ANY questions.

Peace and Warmth,

P.S. In solidarity with our vegan friends from Students for Compassionate Living, don’t forget wakeup weekend events ( Word is, the potluck will be divine and the panel discussion, solid.