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Articles by Abby Zwart

Abby Zwart

Abby Zwart is the editor in chief of Chimes for the 2012-13 school year. She is a senior secondary education and English major. This is her fourth year on Chimes staff and second as editor in chief.

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Editorial: Feb. 22 – The Oscars

It’s that time of year again — Oscar season. The Academy Awards air this Sunday night, and I’ll definitely be tune...

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Upcoming play explores intimacy and sexuality

“A universal desire to know and be known.” It’s a phrase that came up several times in Chimes’ interview with Ca...

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Editorial: Feb. 15 – On being a grownup

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” They used to ask us this all the time when we were kids. Preschool teache...

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Editorial: Feb. 8 – Tell your story

I was reading a textbook the other day. Big surprise, I know. It was a text for my senior seminar in English education, ...

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Editorial: Feb. 1

Transparency. Wait! Don’t stop reading! I know that word has lost almost all meaning in the hustle and bustle of gover...

Roberts’ gender-based solution to bipartisanship flawed

I didn’t attend Cokie Roberts’ January Series lecture, “An Insider’s View to Washington, D.C.,” because she is...

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Mouw and Millet move toward religious understanding

The year 2012 was dubbed “Year of Interfaith Understanding” in many communities around West Michigan.  Organized as...

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Editorial: Nov. 30 – Seeing

“I’ve been thinking about seeing,” writes Annie Dillard, renowned essayist, novelist, poet, and nature enthusiast....

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Editorial: Nov. 16

Thanksgiving break, in all its culinary, commercialistic, drowsy and familial goodness, is coming soon. Next week, in fa...

Calvin took out loans in order to build facilities like the CFAC.
Calvin plans for upcoming budget shortfall

Calvin is facing a 10 percent budget shortfall that must be accounted for in the next five years. Newly-inaugurated pres...