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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Major renovation to Commons Dining Hall postponed to following summer

A decision to renovate Commons dining hall has been postponed until next summer, pending a lack of specifications in the...

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Student senate raises nearly $50,000 internally to renovate library lobby

An estimated $50,000 will be the price tag on the upcoming renovations in the library fireplace lobby, marking the final...

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Editorial: Chimes transformed my college experience

Around two years ago at this time I received an email from then editor-in-chief Ryan Struyk which would forever alter my...

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Class of 2015 votes Matthew Heun as Professor of the Year.

This year’s professor of the year award was given to engineering professor Matthew Heun, who was selected by the class...

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DeVries and Darmawan win student senate executive team race

Ethan DeVries and Andrew Darmawan have won this year’s student senate executive team race with 41 percent of the vote ...

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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...