Calvin University Chimes

Double-sided printers leads to wasted paper (and frustrated students)

Madalyn Buursma, Features Editor

November 5, 2018

Calvin College has both a commitment to environmental issues as well as academics; some printers automatically printing double-sided, however, puts these two in conflict. Recently, I was printing out a paper for one of my classes: ten ...

Opinion: Recent events necessitate a new definition for terrorism

Autumn Lau and Joshua Polanski, Op-Ed Editor and Religion Editor

November 2, 2018

Last week three different terrorist attacks took place, or were attempted on American soil: the MAGA (Make America Great Again) bomber, the anti-Semitic shooter at Tree of Life Synagogue and the white man who was denied attend...

Opinion: Bill Schuette is Wrong on Criminal Justice Reform

Daniel Pirkel and Mark Hartman

November 1, 2018

One of the hot topics in politics today is criminal justice reform. While President Trump has commented on a variety of topics, many people were surprised to learn he actually favored reform. But what exactly did he mean by this?...

Opinion: In response to the Oct. 12 response on Kavanaugh

Lauren Moose, Guest Writer

October 24, 2018

It appears you missed the points of the initial op-ed by responding to the article on modern evangelicalism by decrying the situation around Kavanaugh. Nevertheless, your response of "Even if the allegations are true, Dr. Ford ...

John Calvin University

Juliana Knot, Managing Editor

October 22, 2018

What’s in a name? That which we call Calvin College, by any other name would be just as liberal-artsy and Reformed? It’s uncertain whether the shift from a college structure to a university structure will just be a matt...

Re: Dining services jobs for students see high turnovers

Meagan Veldman, Guest Writer

October 19, 2018

The article, “Dining services jobs for students see high turnovers due to stress, moving on,” is a gross misrepresentation of the experience of many students who work within dining services. One location alone hosts 80 stu...

In response to Modern Evangelicalism is at odds with historic Christianity

Andrew Olson, Guest Writer

October 12, 2018

The recent Chimes Editorial article, “Modern American Evangelicals Contradict Historic Christianity,” offered a biased and inaccurate take on contemporary events. The author labels not merely President Trump, which most can...

CPI Restorative Justice Club

Eric Boldiszar, Guest Writer

October 11, 2018

Do you want to be a better person? Do you want the world we live in to be a better place? Do you want a unique opportunity to meet people from different walks of life? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the Re...

Op-ed comments

Joshua Polanski, Religion Editor

October 11, 2018

In last week’s Chimes, in both my op-ed and my article on Mr. Dudley’s critical appraisal of the pro-life movement, I referred to “rape allegations.” I apologize for my mistakes. In regards to the critical appraisa...

PERIOD: From Talking to Walking

Karolyn DeKam, Guest Writer

October 5, 2018

Sisterhood is fundamental to my life; it’s in my blood, so to speak. When I see women hurting, when women I know nonchalantly criticize their bodies or when women feel stigmatized and ashamed, it’s visceral for me. So when...