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Calvin College Chimes

2017-2018 Staff

Ben "Benson" Henson

Ad Sales Manager

Benson is the advertising sales manager for 2017-2018. He is a Senior from Shawnee, Okla., majoring in both theatre and business with concentrations in entrepreneurship and marketing. Any time he does not spend in the theatre i...

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Purun Yeo

Sports Editor

Purun Yeo is the sports editor for Chimes 2017-2018. He is a sophomore from Cairo, Egypt, and is currently double majoring in international relations and business. Purun loves to travel, and his favorite food is a chicken shawerma...

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Joshua Polanski

On-Call Writer

Joshua Polanski is a sophomore from Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He’s majoring in strategic communications and religion with a minor in journalism. Joshua has aspirations of being at the intersection of writing and politics. He is ...

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Jessica Zylstra

Layout Editor

Jessica Zylstra is the photo editor for 2017-2018. She is a sophomore from Grand Rapids, Mich., majoring in biology and art with a minor in French. Jessica is a member of Calvin’s Women’s Golf team. She enjoys sketching, a g...

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Molly Bruns

On-Call Writer

Molly Bruns is a junior from Holland, Mich. She is studying strategic communications and journalism. Along with classes and being an on-call writer for Chimes, she also works at the research desk in the library. In her spare time she likes to read,...

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Hannah Butler

On-Call Writer

Hannah Butler is a senior linguistics major from Texas. She had the privilege of being a McGregor Fellow this summer and hopes to continue her research in a graduate program next year. Hannah’s love of exploring characterizes...

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Kathryn Mae Post

On-Call Writer

Kathryn Mae is a senior English writing and political science major from New Jersey known for her love of scented candles, social justice and musical theatre. Although she is infamously terrible at spelling, she makes up for i...

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David Fitch

Sci-Tech Editor

David Fitch is a senior English literature major/Information systems minor and this year’s Science and Technology editor. David is a humanities guy who hails from the highly scientific/technological community of Ann Arbor, MI. Wit...

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Mark Peless

Multimedia Editor

Mark is the multimedia editor of Chimes for the 2017-2018 academic year. He is a senior from all over Grand Rapids, and graduated from The Potter’s House High School in 2014. Mark is a Writing major with aspirations in various fie...

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Josh Parks

Editor-in-Chief

Josh is the editor-in-chief of Chimes for 2017-2018. He’s a senior from Holland, Mich., studying English literature and violin performance, and this is his second year as editor-in-chief. He’ll seize any opportunity to add a pun, ...

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Morgan Anderson

Local Editor

Morgan is the local editor of Chimes for 2017-2018.  She’s a junior studying English-writing and strategic communication as a double major and Spanish as a minor. Hailing from the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, Morgan is an ...

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Katie Ulrich

On-Call Writer

Katie is an on-call writer for Chimes who is studying strategic communication and international development studies. She is a senior from Harrisburg, Penn., but Grand Rapids feels like home to her more and more each day. She’ll tak...

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Rae

Gernant

Rae, whose first name isn’t Rae, is head copy editor for 2017-2018. She is a senior from West Des Moines, Iowa and is majoring in English secondary education with minors in ESL and Spanish. When she is not adding stylistic com...

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Emily Joy Stroble

Campus Co-Editor

Emily Stroble is a senior studying English: writing. She hails from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado but loves the fall colors and December snows of Michigan. Emily enjoys engaging the diverse community of Calvin College, watching per...

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Brandon

Schreur

Brandon is the arts and entertainment editor and also a senior with a double major in writing and film studies. Please don’t bother asking him what he’s doing after graduation because he doesn’t know yet. Besides writing Chime...

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Courtney Zonnefeld

Religion Editor

Courtney Zonnefeld is a senior writing major and the religion editor for 2017-2018. She grew up in Des Moines, Iowa, and will happily chatter away about the city’s amazing downtown farmers’ market.  When not in class, th...

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Julia Mckee

Op-Ed Editor

Julia is the opinion and editorial editor for 2017-2018. Although new to op-ed, she is not new to Chimes. She’s been a volunteer writer, an on-call writer, campus co-editor, and is excited to add op-ed editor to the list. Julia ...

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Maddie Hughey

Managing Editor

Maddie Hughey is a senior classical studies/environmental studies major and no, that does not mean she can tell you about the climate of ancient Rome. Environmental law is an option, though she mostly likely will end up becom...

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Michelle Hofman

Features Editor

Michelle Hofman is the features editor for the second year running. She is a junior from the small town of Wyoming, Mich., and she enjoys reading fantasy books and practicing yoga. Her double major consists of writing and literat...

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Peter Ford

Campus Co-Editor

Pete Ford is a co-editor for the campus page for 2017-2018 and is a sophomore from the great city of Grand Rapids, Mich. He is majoring in literature and minoring in Greek. This past summer he took three road trips around the Uni...

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