Articles by Alden Hartopo

Alden Hartopo

Alden Hartopo is the Chimes Print Editor for the 2014-15 school year. He is a senior from Jakarta, Indonesia studying Economics and International Relations. Alden believes that campus journalism is key to maintaining transparency and communication between the college and its stakeholders. He has previously served as the Campus News Co-Editor for the 2013-2014 school year and the Online Editor in the fall.

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Three executive teams emphasize diversity, connection in senate debate

On Wednesday, about 150 students gathered in the CFAC Recital Hall for the annual student senate electoral debate. Three...

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Campaign week sets stage for student senate elections

Next Monday at midnight marks the start of campaign week where students running for student senate begin a week-long eff...

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Far From Home

Over 10 percent of the student body here at Calvin is considered international, and in many cases, the struggles of the ...

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Rangeela act addresses reconciliation between Indonesia and Dutch colonizers

Since its inception in 1995, Rangeela, the annual celebration of international culture and diversity, seeks to showcase ...

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Low student turnout at core town hall

This past Wednesday, student senate hosted a town hall for students to ask questions about potential changes to core. Ar...

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Senate takes new approach in directing senate

This year’s executive team Jona Eigege and Laura Sterenberg won last April’s election promising to refocus student s...

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Local robbery places Calvin College on lockdown

Calvin College was placed on lockdown last night as campus safety and the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD) worked t...

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‘Hands Up! Walk Out!’ demonstrators march on campus

As part of the ‘Hands Up! Walk Out!” national movement, members of the Calvin community were invited by the “We Ar...

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External reviewers evaluate Calvin’s commitment to diversity and inclusion

A new report issued by the Cultural Intelligence Center (CQC) found that, while Calvin has “some level of commitment t...

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Calvin to list Ladies Literary Club venue for sale

At their October session, the Board of Trustees approved a recommendation by the college to put the Ladies Literary Club...