Calvin College Chimes

Opinion: Response to ‘Let’s talk about the F-word’

Matthew Schepers, Guest Writer

May 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

As a Calvin alum and graduate student in the natural sciences, I take issue with Mr. Veenstra’s characterization of science and the scientific method in his essay published last week attempting to rationalize a fundamentalist...

Opinion: Let’s talk about the F-word

Connor Veenstra, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

What comes to your mind when you hear the word “fundamentalist?” Perhaps you think of your biology classmate who shifts uncomfortably in her seat when you talk about evolution. Perhaps you picture an angry senior citizen holding...

Letter to the editor: Response to ‘Aslan in the name of Tash’

Nathanael Dick, Guest Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

In the last edition of the Chimes, articles were written espousing the view that truth is not specific to Christianity but is present in Islam and the Jewish faith. The implied or stated conclusion by these writers was that Christians ...

Opinion: Student senate as an example of diverse leadership

Dana Drosdick, On-Call Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

As winter winds down and spring starts up, even the air itself smells of change. This change extends past the weather, into the leadership at Calvin College. Former leaders are striving to finish well, and new leaders are stepp...