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Calvin College Chimes

Letter to the Editor: we can be better

Nancy Meyer

November 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Last Thursday night we had an incredible turnout of students for MidKnight Madness and then another terrific student “Blackout” on Friday night for the Calvin-Hope volleyball matchup. Thank you for your strong support! We...

The real purpose of FYS

Peter Ford

November 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

As one of the 900-plus first-year and transfer students who participated in First Year Seminar (FYS) this semester, I’ve heard my share of grumbling and complaining. I was told I had to take FYS and “get it over with.” I...

The Bride’s man problem

The Bride’s man problem

October 28, 2016

Woman’s greatest threat is man

Michelean Case

October 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

In my opinion this is a reality. I do not have the luxury of choosing non-violence. When a man decides he wants to hurt me, I don’t get to pause, cool down the situation and have a conversation with him about his motives. When...

Attention seeking Chimes?

Zach DeCook

October 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Last week’s Chimes had what seemed to be an interesting cover story. A graph with eight data points showed a sharp decline next to the title “Lowest enrollment in decades.” The article was reasonable, explaining the rec...