Calvin College Chimes

Opinion: In response to the Oct. 12 response on Kavanaugh

Lauren Moose, Guest Writer

October 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

It appears you missed the points of the initial op-ed by responding to the article on modern evangelicalism by decrying the situation around Kavanaugh. Nevertheless, your response of "Even if the allegations are true, Dr. Ford ...

John Calvin University

Juliana Knot, Managing Editor

October 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

What’s in a name? That which we call Calvin College, by any other name would be just as liberal-artsy and Reformed? It’s uncertain whether the shift from a college structure to a university structure will just be a matt...

Re: Dining services jobs for students see high turnovers

Meagan Veldman, Guest Writer

October 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

The article, “Dining services jobs for students see high turnovers due to stress, moving on,” is a gross misrepresentation of the experience of many students who work within dining services. One location alone hosts 80 stu...

In response to Modern Evangelicalism is at odds with historic Christianity

Andrew Olson, Guest Writer

October 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

The recent Chimes Editorial article, “Modern American Evangelicals Contradict Historic Christianity,” offered a biased and inaccurate take on contemporary events. The author labels not merely President Trump, which most can...

CPI Restorative Justice Club

Eric Boldiszar, Guest Writer

October 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Do you want to be a better person? Do you want the world we live in to be a better place? Do you want a unique opportunity to meet people from different walks of life? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the Re...

Op-ed comments

Joshua Polanski, Religion Editor

October 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

In last week’s Chimes, in both my op-ed and my article on Mr. Dudley’s critical appraisal of the pro-life movement, I referred to “rape allegations.” I apologize for my mistakes. In regards to the critical appraisa...

PERIOD: From Talking to Walking

Karolyn DeKam, Guest Writer

October 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Sisterhood is fundamental to my life; it’s in my blood, so to speak. When I see women hurting, when women I know nonchalantly criticize their bodies or when women feel stigmatized and ashamed, it’s visceral for me. So when...

Opinion: Modern evangelicalism is at odds with historic Christianity

Joshua Polanski, Religion Editor

October 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Christianity has always stood against the venomous rhetoric and bigotry of dangerous demagogues, even if their politics seemed favorable to Christian leaders. Simply put, the Christian faith doesn’t endorse unrepentant reprobates;...

Editorial: Never ignore opportunities

Michelle Hofman, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

The completion of Friday the 21st will mark the third week of this semester. Classes are well underway. Schedules have been normalized. This being my senior year of college, I’ve been pretty nostalgic, thinking back to my first year ...

Why Christianity matters, but not exclusively

Yolanda Chow

September 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Re: https://calvinchimes.org/2018/09/13/christianity-matters-now-more-than-ever/ In a recent opinion piece titled “Purpose for purpose: why Christianity matters now more than ever,” a fellow Christian offered insight and encouragement as to why and ho...

Christianity matters now more than ever

David I. Widjaja, Guest Writer

September 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Having a purpose is inevitable. It can be as simple as going to college for the purpose of getting a higher education. However, it can also be quite complex when one dives into the purpose of the purpose itself. For example, my pur...

The problem with modern movements

Conner Veenstra, Guest Writer

September 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial, Showcase

Movements by the people to support important values are a long held American tradition, beginning with our nation’s fight for independence. Martin Luther King Jr. championed a modern movement based on peaceful protest. So much...