Calvin University Chimes

2016-2017 Staff

Kelsey Powers

Kelsey Powers

Kelsey Powers is one of the opinion and editorial editors for the 2016–17 year, after serving the same position last year. She's a senior from Kalamazoo, Michigan studying English writing and literature, with plans to go into b...

Sadie Burgher

Sadie Burgher

Sadie Burgher is utterly tickled to be making her Chimes debut as the Science and Technology editor. She is a half-Ecuadorian native of Montgomery, Alabama, and is double majoring in Writing and Environmental Studies with a focus ...

Kathryn Post

Kathryn Post

Kathryn Mae Post is a junior political science and writing major who occasionally refers to herself in third person. She is passionate about worship leading, being from New Jersey and drinking hazelnut lattes. Additionally, she is h...

Brandon Schreur

Brandon Schreur

Brandon Schreur is the Arts and Entertainment editor this year. He’s a junior majoring in writing and film studies. He’s from Holland, Michigan, and this is his first year on the Chimes staff. Brandon has an intense love for all thing...

Carolyn Muyskens

Carolyn Muyskens

Carolyn is your local editor for the 2016–2017 school year. When in class, she studies language and people and how they’ve shaped one another throughout history — the disciplines formally known as linguistics and literature. Ou...

Mike Lentz

Mike Lentz

Mike isn’t sure if this bio is supposed to be in the first person or the third person, but he has decided to go with the third person even though he wrote it himself. Mike is a resident assistant on second Huizenga, a fresh c...

Courtney Zonnefeld

Courtney Zonnefeld

Courtney Zonnefeld is a co-campus editor for the 2016 year, having previously written for that same section. She is a junior writing major from Des Moines, Iowa (home of the nation’s best Farmers’ Market). Courtney can often ...

Julia McKee

Julia McKee

Julia is a co-campus editor for the 2017 spring semester. She is a junior literature major and business minor, hoping to someday go into the book publishing industry. She currently lives in Eastown and digs all the trendy coffee...

Claire Niemeier

Claire Niemeier

Claire Niemeier is the photo editor for Chimes this year. She is a senior from Wrightstown, Wisconsin, majoring in graphic design with minors in photography and Spanish. She loves hiking, taking photos and traveling (or even be...

Mark Peless

Mark Peless

Mark is the online editor this year, which means that he has control of everything that goes on the Internet. Last year he was the sports editor, so his expertise with hard-hitting journalism will now transcend final scores and sta...

Maddie Hughey

Maddie Hughey

Maddie Hughey is the print editor for the 2016-2017 school year after having been campus co-editor, on-call writer and staff writer in years past. She is a junior from the south of France and sometimes the southwest of Michigan...

Josh Parks

Josh Parks

Josh Parks is the Editor-in-Chief of Chimes this year after rising through the ranks as a copy editor, religion editor and then print editor. He’s a junior from Holland, MI, studying violin performance and English literature,...