Calvin College Chimes

Letter to the editor: On “Nepal criminalizes non-Hindu evangelism”

Kashyap Sigdel, Guest Writer

December 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

I am writing this email in reaction to your article in Chimes today. I am from Nepal, born and raised, so every single letter you have written in the article matters to me as I am one of only three students from Nepal at Calvin ...

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: Tuition increases past inflation

Juliana Knot, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

As I discussed a few weeks ago in Chimes, Calvin’s tuition has increased far past affordability and the rates of inflation. If tuition has increased, spending must also have grown. Do students cost more to educate than in t...

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...

Opinion: You have so much to give

Peter Ford, Campus Co-Editor

November 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Many of us college students talk about changing the world after we get our international business and social work degrees. We often joke that we are poor college students with nothing to offer; however, there are some simple ...

Letter to the editor: Handlon student Jerry W. Lashuay

Jerry W. Lashuay, Guest Writer

November 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Recently Chimes offered an opinion piece wherein staff writer N. Stripp was advocating the righteousness of NFL players taking a knee during the playing of our national anthem. Rather than providing a new or compelling perspecti...