Calvin College Chimes

Opinion: Kids deserve better from film and TV

Connor Veenstra, Guest Writer

February 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Quality for children’s TV and film seems to have fallen to low standards over the past decade or so. There's an unfortunate idea that seems to have permeated the entertainment industry: that the quality of kids’ films and...

Opinion: Intentional exclusion evident to LGBT+ students

Gwyneth Findlay, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

“To live wholeheartedly.” This mission permeates the structure of Calvin College, from the layout of dorms and scheduling of events to the student-faculty relationships that are fostered by departments, athletic teams and...

Opinion: Letter to the editor

Nathanael Dick, Guest Writer

February 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

When Donald Trump was elected as president of our country, the response by the Calvin community was to label him and his supporters racists and bigots. Professors cried in their classes, students staged protests and Chimes could ...

Letter to the editor: Improving the paper

Devin Schweigert, Guest Writer

December 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

I have been reading Chimes for a few years now, and I have noticed a trend that confuses and concerns me: front cover headline articles that have very little or nothing to do with Calvin. This week's article on Nepal is a fascin...

Opinion: Free speech at Calvin

Maxim Ziskie, Guest Writer

November 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

On Tuesday, Nov. 7, the political science department at Calvin College debated the constitutional subject matter of free speech in the United States. More specifically, they considered whether or not there needs to be a constit...

Opinion: The broken criminal justice system

Bryan Noonan, CPI Student

November 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

After a home-grown terrorist attacked innocent civilians in lower Manhattan New York, killing eight and wounding at least a dozen more, President Trump indicated that he would support sending this domestic terrorist to Guantanam...