Calvin College Chimes

Michelle Hofman

Michelle Hofman

September 14, 2017

Pete Ford

Pete Ford

September 14, 2017

Editorial: Hope in the dead of winter

Josh Parks

January 13, 2017

Barack Obama ran his 2008 campaign on hope. In his farewell address on Tuesday night, he repeated his basic hope in America and its citizens, despite setbacks and threats to democracy: “For every two steps forward, it oft...

Study uncovers the role of gut bacteria in the effectiveness of cancer treatments

Anna Michmerhuizen

December 4, 2015

How often do you think about the bacteria living in your intestine? Since these microbes, known as gut bacteria, play an important role in keeping our digestive systems healthy, we all might consider spending more time thinking abo...

Coming to terms with our past

Jacob Hartman

November 13, 2015

Vergangenheitsbewältigung. Fair gah-ng en heights beh velt i (as in “in”) goo-ng. Good. Now that we’ve gotten that monstrous word out of the way, allow me discuss its meaning.  The word comes from German and transl...

Letter to the Editor: UnLearn week does not need to address prejudices against white people

Alexis Bonnema

October 17, 2015

Kelsey Powers is right in saying that UnLearn Week isn’t about whitepeople. However, I disagree that this means UnLearn Week shouldn’ttalk about white people or the stereotypes directed at them. First of all, this stateme...

Student Organization Spotlight: Environmental Stewardship Coalition

Morgan Anderson

October 1, 2015

The Environmental Stewardship Coalition (ESC) is a student-led organization at Calvin that focuses on “discussing, learning and acting upon environmental concerns on campus and beyond.” Having been around since the 1990s, the ESC ...

Opinion: Why we should care about the Israeli elections

Ainsley Goh

April 10, 2015

You may or may not have read about the 2015 Israel election over the past three weeks. If you have, then you might have also read about how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict weaved into the elections. If not, that’s fine:...