Calvin College Chimes

Letter to the editor

Jonas Weaver, Guest Writer

October 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

It is unclear to me what, precisely, the authors of “Thoughts on Nashville” hoped to achieve. If it was dialogue, as they suggest in replies on the website to Peterson and Kuilema, they have successfully managed to shut fu...

Opinion: Let’s talk gun control

Purun Yeo, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

My heart goes out to all victims and families of victims of the Las Vegas shooting this past Sunday. I mourn for their pain and loss. With at least 59 people dead and 500 people injured at the time of writing, it breaks my heart...

Opinion: thoughts on Nashville

Jeffrey Karel and Jonah Luebke

September 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

As two students preparing to be ministers, we feel concern regarding the recent criticism of the Nashville Statement offered by sexuality series director Julia Smith and Chaplain Mary Hulst in the previous issue of Chimes and wo...

Editorial: cynicism and hope

Editorial: cynicism and hope

September 29, 2017

Letter to the editor: response from PATDI

Multiple Authors

September 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

The President’s Advisory Team for Diversity and Inclusion (PATDI) is grateful that Chimes provides a place for students to share with our community. PATDI is three years old and supports the college’s vision for diversity...

Opinion: Why does everyone hate millennials?

Julia McKee, Opinion Editor

September 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

I was born in the mid 90s, meaning that, for the most part, I grew up without a cellphone. I remember the days when being on the computer meant messing around on Microsoft Paint for a an hour or so before getting bored and goi...

What should an op-ed article look like?

Julia McKee, Op-Ed Editor

September 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

In order to talk about what an opinion and editorial article should look like, we must first discuss why such articles are worth writing in the first place. In the age of Facebook and Twitter, where you can hit a few buttons and s...

Editorial: new website

Editorial: new website

September 15, 2017

Dear Op-Ed readers

Victor Lynde

May 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Dear student body and Chimes’ dedicated readership, First and foremost, I want to thank you for an excellent year. All the emails I’ve received and the many conversations that I’ve had, printed or private, have encouraged m...

Is my God your God?

Michelle Hofman

April 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Christian is a word that envelopes a whole lot of different kinds of people. Here at Calvin, many of those people can be found. We may have a lot in common because of our religion, but there are some things we do not have in common. There...