Calvin College Chimes

Don’t collapse the arts

Josh Parks

December 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

At last week’s faculty senate meeting, the core curriculum committee (CCC) presented a “draft working model” of a new core to the senators for feedback. Provost Brandsen stressed that it was tentative and in-progress, and ...

Bronze Age of the Nineties Review

Michael Lentz

November 12, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music Reviews

“Bronze Age of the Nineties,” the debut album from Liance (musical vehicle of senior James Li), is an album about death. It is an album that claims life is a collection of interactions with death. It is an album that tell...

The dearth of non-pop

James Li

November 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

It’s an open-secret that the vast majority of billboard hits are written by a handful of middle-aged European and American songwriters. As Nathaniel Rich’s article for The Atlantic, “Hit Charade,” points out, if you turn on the ...

The Dearth of Non-Indie

Kelsey Powers

September 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Do you like Indie music? If you like attending concerts at Calvin (hopefully you do) a good majority of their concerts have indie music. If you’re not the biggest fan of indie... well, you’re left out in the cold. There’s...

The year’s ‘top three’ in entertainment

Christian Becker

May 14, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

An end of an era is upon us, folks. Not only are classes winding down but so is Chimes. As this is my final issue as Arts and Entertainment editor, I wanted to take this opportunity to compile a list of the some of the most m...