Calvin University Chimes

Joshua Polanski
Joshua Polanski is a senior studying religion and strategic communication with plans to study at the intersection of religion and culture at the graduate level. In addition to working for Chimes, Joshua also works for the Rhetoric Center. In his rare free time, he reads everything from comics to Marxist literary theory and loves to watch all sorts of movies. He is originally from Akron, Ohio.

Joshua Polanski, Managing Editor

May 17, 2020
The faux progressivism of “Scoob!” (Story)
May 06, 2020
CCW continues providing mental health support during pandemic (Story)
May 04, 2020
C.S Lewis’s message for our pandemic (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
I was presumed positive for COVID-19: here’s what Calvin did for me. (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
Survey to help find grad ceremony alternative (Story)
Apr 05, 2020
Calvin student’s company to raise bail out funds for inmates (Story)
Mar 26, 2020
Presumed positive COVID-19 case on Calvin campus (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
New book on decadence glimpses to its own failures (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
Calvin to suspend classroom instruction amidst COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 06, 2020
Scholarship system doesn’t reward improvement (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
How to vote in the Michigan primaries (Story)
Feb 28, 2020
Interim might move to May (Story)
Feb 14, 2020
Local United Methodist churches uncertain amidst possible schism (Story)
Feb 07, 2020
Chimes coverage of historical events (Story)
Nov 26, 2019
Why you should watch Knives Out this Thanksgiving (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
Calvin alumnus protests for democracy in Hong Kong (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Student life VP notifies campus about reported rape (Story)
Oct 20, 2019
Encountering an ancient saint in modern times (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Studio Park, Celebration Cinema to renew downtown Grand Rapids (Story/Media)
Oct 03, 2019
Decreasing enrollment, higher yield (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Changes to our op-ed page (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
Faith Perspectives: A Christian celebration of Labor Day (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
Editorial changes in coverage of Campus Safety reports (Story)
Aug 25, 2019
Calvin community loses senior student in motorcycle accident (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Faith Perspectives: Take Rel-243; it will make you a better person (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
Calvin cuts SAO, students uneasy (Media)
Mar 11, 2019
“Captain Marvel” happily avoids colonialism (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
Don’t be pretentious, read a comic book (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Why Protestants should care about the Catholic sex abuse scandal (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
CAS Oscar party encourages discussion, discernment (Story)
Feb 23, 2019
New columns to spark new dialogue (Story)
Feb 09, 2019
Religion department hires new professor (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
Who are the Calvin College Republicans? (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
Many factors considered for Calvin snow days (Story)
Jan 10, 2019
Review: ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ complicates history (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
Evolution debate continues amongst Christian biology profs (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Calvin students reflect on award winning short-film (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
First Man: the best film this year (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Local bishop discusses martyred saint (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
Op-ed comments (Story)
Oct 05, 2018
Calvin grad critiques evangelical pro-life movement (Story)
Oct 05, 2018
Calvin’s religion dept. experiences major decline in students (Story/Media)
Oct 04, 2018
Opinion: Modern evangelicalism is at odds with historic Christianity (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Calvin students attend interfaith dinner (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
SAO shows Solo: a not-so Star Wars story (Story)
Sep 15, 2018
Hidden gems in the Meeter Center (Media)
Apr 24, 2018
SAO’s year end concert intimate, moving (Story)
Mar 30, 2018
Professor emeritus discusses the downsides of Kuyperian theology (Story)
Mar 08, 2018
Calvin joins local schools for live-stream learning (Story)
Feb 21, 2018
Education department receives highest marks in Michigan (Story)
Dec 01, 2017
2029: Calvin’s reformed identity taking shape (Story)
Oct 27, 2017
Calvin’s identity continually changing (Story)
Oct 06, 2017
Professors and staff bring Christian perspective to sex ed (Story)
Sep 15, 2017
Geo prof predicts Irma’s potential damage (Story)
Apr 28, 2017
Students make cases for new org charters (Story)
Apr 21, 2017
Town hall tackles tough topics (Story)
Apr 07, 2017
Students share views on planned Calvin renovations (Story)
Feb 17, 2017
Refugees share stories at Noontime Series (Story)
Feb 10, 2017
Wheaton College professor speaks on Adam and Eve identity (Story)