Calvin University's official student newspaper since 1907

Calvin University Chimes

Calvin University's official student newspaper since 1907

Calvin University Chimes

Calvin University's official student newspaper since 1907

Calvin University Chimes

2021-2022 Staff

Harm Venhuizen
Editor-in-Chief

Harm Venhuizen

Harm Venhuizen is the editor-in-chief of Chimes for the 2021-22 school year. He has previously worked as a staff reporter, religion editor, and managing editor at Chimes, interned at Military Times, and is involved in a variety of e...

Abigail Ham
Managing Editor

Abigail Ham

Abigail (Abbie) Ham is a junior majoring in PPE (politics, philosophy, and economics) and writing with minors in classical studies and sociology. After working as a Staff Reporter and C&C Co-Editor last year, Abbie is excited...

Ezra Craker
Arts & Entertainment Editor

Ezra Craker

Ezra is a junior from Grand Rapids studying writing, political science and Spanish. As a longtime pop culture enthusiast, he is incredibly honored to be managing the arts and entertainment section of Chimes. When he's not running around campus hunt...

Hadassa Ribeiro
Features Editor

Hadassa Ribeiro

Hadassa is a junior from Brazil (yet calls many places home) majoring in International Relations with a minor in Journalism. She serves as the Features Editor for Chimes. Hadassa's favorite question is "what is your story?". In...

Michaela Giovannelli
Religion Editor

Michaela Giovannelli

Michaela Giovannelli is the religion editor of this year's Chimes. She is a sophomore from La Grange, IL, and, as everyone says, "it's a town right outside of Chicago." She is studying business finance and political science. She...

Jamison Van Andel
Sports Editor

Jamison Van Andel

After growing up reading the likes of Mitch Albom and Drew Sharp in the Detroit Free Press sports section, Jamison is thrilled to be serving as the sports editor at Chimes. A junior PPE (politics, philosophy, and economics) ma...

Head Copy Editor

Gwendy Soendjojo

Although an avid user of the Oxford comma, Gwendy is excited to serve as head copy editor at Chimes this year. She is a junior studying literature and writing from Bandung, Indonesia. When she’s not reading books and copyediting...

Katherine Benedict
Campus & Community Editor

Katherine Benedict

Katherine “Katie” Benedict is a senior who is excited to continue serving as a Campus and Community Co-Editor this year. She is majoring in environmental science, with a minor in international relations. Katherine has lived ...

Jocelyn Nuñez-Colón
Campus & Community Editor

Jocelyn Nuñez-Colón

Jocelyn Nuñez-Colón is a junior studying political science and journalism from Lorain, Ohio, and will be serving as a Campus and Community editor for the 2021-2022 school year. She is a freelance journalist and is involved in...

Isaiah TenHuisen
Staff Reporter

Isaiah TenHuisen

Isaiah TenHuisen is a junior and is interested in issues surrounding language and cross-cultural communication, majoring in English Writing, French, and Spanish. He is also an active member of the Calvin Improv team and loves...

Staff Reporter

Grace Toma

Grace Toma is an International Relations and Literature double major and has previously worked as a Calvin Academic Peer Tutor. She likes to spend her free time exploring the art of creative writing....

Timothy Lin
Staff Reporter

Timothy Lin

Timothy Lin is a staff reporter at Chimes for the 2021-2022 school year. He is in his junior year, majors in Philosophy and History, and works at the Rhetoric Center. When he is not drowning in philosophy readings, Tim goes on bike rides, ...

Faith Schultz
Ad Sales Manager

Faith Schultz

Faith Schutz is this year’s Advertising Sales Manager. She is a senior majoring in Marketing with minors in Graphic Design and Spanish. Faith enjoys going for long walks around campus, hoping that one of the squirrels won’t...

Lauren Vanden Bosch
Staff Reporter

Lauren Vanden Bosch

Lauren (also known as Lolo) has been an avid reader, writer, and runner for most of her life. When she's not reporting for Chimes, you can find her browsing Barnes and Noble, watching the latest MCU content, or cheering for the...

Liana Hirner
Op-Ed Editor

Liana Hirner

Liana Hirner is the opinion and editorial editor of this year’s Chimes. She is a sophomore from Aurora, Illinois, but always tells people she’s from Chicago so she sounds cooler. She is majoring in writing and also studying...

Lauren DeVries
Multimedia & Layout Editor

Lauren DeVries

Lauren DeVries is excited to use the things she’s learned in marketing classes and internships as she takes on the position of Multimedia & Layout Editor this year. This is her third year on Chimes. She is currently in her...

Sarah Gibes
Science & Technology Editor

Sarah Gibes

Sarah Gibes, Chimes’ Sci-Tech editor, is a junior from Gurnee, Illinois. She is majoring in biochemistry and writing and aspires to be a primary care physician in the distant future. Outside of Chimes and her homework, she enjoys...