Calvin College Chimes

Letter to the Editor: Gun control

Daniel Hickey, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

I would like to respond to respond to an opinion piece published last week, “Response to the Florida Shooting.” Here are some questions and thoughts. Mr. Veenstra, could you please explain your theology of the gun? You didn...

Editorial: Space for rest

Editorial: Space for rest

February 27, 2018

Letter to the Editor: Response to Letter from 2/16

Lauren Moose, Guest Writer

February 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

In a recent letter to the editor, a fellow student makes claims that under President Trump’s governance, minorities in America have more access to jobs and that people can be assured of their president standing up for their...

Opinion: Love over rights?

Todd Cioffi, Guest Writer

February 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

As a parent, I can’t imagine having to bury one of my daughters after she had been gunned down at school. But this is the case for numerous families, yet again, after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. In the aftermath...

Letter to the Editor

Nathanael Dick, Guest Writer

February 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

In last week’s opinion piece entitled “Intentional Exclusion Evident to LGBT+ students,” the author makes the case that Calvin College does not have a model for LGBT+ students “to live wholeheartedly.” I disagree. Calvin...

Opinion: Response to the Florida shooting

Connor Veenstra, Guest Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

In my Facebook feed I see a variety of responses to the recent Florida school shooting. Some are emotional and distressed, some are mournful but calm and others, the ones that struck me the most, were naïve. “When will horrible...

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 ...