Calvin College Chimes

Opinion: Tuition is too high

Juliana Knot, Guest Writer

October 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

In 1983, my mom and dad attended Calvin College. By working summers, receiving the denominational grant and earning several academic scholarships, they were able to graduate with no college debt, despite receiving little or no ...

Opinion: Response to ‘Semper Reformanda Part Two’

Luke Enders, Guest Writer

October 20, 2017

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In last week’s edition of Chimes, Professor Noe wrote a new article for his Reformation series in which he argued that one of the primary results of the Reformation was a restoration to the Biblical model of worship. This i...

Opinion: In defense of busy bulletin boards

Cotter Koopman, Guest Writer

October 13, 2017

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Chimes recently posted an article, and Calvin News & Stories another, describing and celebrating the newly renovated Hiemenga Hall. Arriving back on campus this fall, I too was floored by the study nooks and rich wood accents....

Opinion: The myth of Mrs. or missing out

Kelli Grimm, Guest Writer

October 13, 2017

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The scratching on the chalkboard stalled for a minute as my biology teacher offhandedly asked us — the unlucky sophomores who had biology fifth hour at South Christian High School — how many of us wanted to get married som...

Opinion: Go ahead, take a knee

Nathan Stripp, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Due to presidential tweets and extensive media coverage, there has been a renewed interest in the debate of whether or not players in the NFL should be allowed to kneel as a sign of protest during the national anthem. This issue...