Articles by Alden Hartopo

Alden Hartopo

Alden Hartopo is the Chimes Online 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.

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Campus master plan addresses future of Calvin facilities

A major effort to establish a campus master plan is in progress under the guidance of the Facilities Task Force (FTF) as...

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Beets-Veenstra dominates with 11 point margin at 45th Annual Chaos Day

In a major comeback after coming in sixth at last year’s Chaos Day, Beets-Veenstra (BV) emerged victorious in this yea...

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Campus News: year in review

It has really been an exciting and eventful year.  We’ve brought you the latest reports and breaking news about the m...

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First year student votes discounted due to error in election ballot

Serious issues plagued the start of the student senate elections as students attempting to vote complained that they wer...

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83rd annual senate debate showcases competing executive teams

On Tuesday night, the DeVos Center was home to the 83rd annual student senate debate. The well-attended event featured t...

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Chimes staff prevents student senators from winning in any sport

Last Saturday, Chimes soundly defeated student senate 3-0 in a best of five series of dodgeball games. The victory comes...

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Feature: Calvin’s Center for Social Research

Located in 2041 Raybrook, Calvin College’s Center for Social Research (CSR) works to conduct social-scientific researc...

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Residence Life to launch new ‘wellness’ floor

A new floor, dubbed the “wellness” floor, is anticipated by residence life to be started as a pilot program at the b...

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Calvin’s Volleyball Coach Warners to work with US national coach Karch Kiraly

Coach Amber Warners, who led Calvin’s women’s volleyball team to win the 2013 national championship title, is set to...

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Faculty Senate passes revised changes to political science curriculum

On Monday night Faculty Senate unanimously passed a recommendation to revise the political science curriculum The propos...