Calvin University's official student newspaper since 1907

Calvin University Chimes

Since 1907
Calvin University's official student newspaper since 1907

Calvin University Chimes

Calvin University's official student newspaper since 1907

Calvin University Chimes

2023-2024 Staff

Ethan Meyers
Editor-in-Chief

Ethan Meyers

Ethan Meyers is a senior studying international relations with minors in economics and French. Ethan will be Chimes Editor-in-Chief for the 2024-25 school year. He loves visiting the beach in his hometown of  Holland, Michigan....

Savannah Shustack
Editor-in-Chief

Savannah Shustack

Savannah Shustack, from the bustling city of North Adams, Massachusetts, where the downtown encompasses a whole 6 blocks, is a senior English major with a concentration in literature. She considers “nerd” to be a compliment...

Grace Buller
Managing Editor

Grace Buller

Grace is a junior from Jenison, Michigan studying writing and Spanish. When not covering campus events, she enjoys writing fiction and poetry, and she hopes to work in journalism full-time after graduation. Like many of her co...

Liana Hirner
Managing Editor

Liana Hirner

Liana Hirner is a senior from Aurora, Illinois, but always tells people she’s from Chicago so she sounds cooler. She is a writing major and gender studies minor. Liana first served as Op-Ed Editor in the fall 2021 semester,...

Celine Sidharta
Head Copy Editor

Celine Sidharta

Celine Sidharta, a senior majoring in English with a writing concentration, was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, but also grew up in China, Indonesia and Singapore. Her hobbies include cooking (badly), napping and writing.

Kim Anh Thu Nguyen
Engagement Editor

Kim Anh Thu Nguyen

Kim Anh Thu Nguyen is a junior from Vietnam studying Digital Communication and Finance. Kim is the engagement editor and will be managing Chimes' social media presence including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Chimes SNO's site...

Dillion Baumchen
Sports Reporter

Dillion Baumchen

Dillion Baumchen is a senior from Corunna, Michigan double majoring in linguistics and criminology with a minor in social work. Dillion is the sports reporter for Chimes and loves all things sports (especially the Cincinnati Bengals.)...

Ashley Hamons
General Assignment Reporter

Ashley Hamons

Ashley Hamons is a sophomore from Plymouth, OH, studying English and psychology with a minor in sociology. In her free time, Ashley can usually be found trying to complete her Goodreads yearly reading goal, attempting to focus...

Jacob Westra
Sci-Tech Reporter

Jacob Westra

Jacob Westra is a senior studying computer science from Holland, MI. Jacob is an avid enjoyer of the great outdoors, and spent this last summer as a camp counselor at Camp Roger. Jacob is this year’s reporter for sci-tech, and...

James Force
Video Editor

James Force

James Force is from Sycamore, Illinois, and he is a freshman studying Film and Media Production. He will be doing video/broadcasting work on the team.

Podcast Editor

Lauren Nyong

Lauren Nyong is a junior from Aurora, Illinois studying Politics, Philosophy, and Economics and minoring in English and Spanish. In her free time, Lauren is on Goodreads or Letterboxd looking for good books and movies. Lauren i...

General Assignment Editor

Maya Oeverman

Maya Oeverman is a sophmore from Grand Rapids, MI studying English with a minor in journalism. When not in class she can most often be found reading, working on her latest writing project in the library, or spending time outside.