Calvin College Chimes

Don’t be pretentious, read a comic book

Joshua Polanski, Managing Editor

March 8, 2019

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

I’ve met too many “book lovers” who religiously refuse to touch a comic book or graphic novel. Don’t be that person. I’m not really sure where this came from but it makes little sense in a culture so inundated with ...

Dear Calvin Parents

Guest Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Let’s Talk About It, Opinion & Editorial

Dear Calvin Parents, In light of the “condom caper” on Valentine’s Day, in which an unknown party left condoms and notes promoting safe sex in the library bathrooms, it became clear to me and plenty of other students ...

Why learning a foreign language is important

Larry Herzberg, Guest Writer

February 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

In recent years enrollments in foreign language courses have decreased rather dramatically across the U.S. Unfortunately, Calvin College is no exception. There is a declining belief in the value of the humanities and of a libe...