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Articles by Alden Hartopo

Alden Hartopo

Alden Hartopo is the Chimes campus news co-editor for the 2013-14 school year. He is a junior from Jakarta, Indonesia studying International Relations and Economics. He believes that all forms of journalism function as an indispensable third party to facilitate communication, transparency and dialogue for students, faculty and staff.

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Zachary Karabell to speak at January Series

Designated as a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” by the World Economic Forum in 2003, Zachary Karabell has emerged as on...

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Calvin grad Kevin Schut will speak on “games and God”

Kevin Schut will present on his book “Of Games & God” in tomorrow’s January Series. A 1996 graduate of Calvin Coll...

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Former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe to speak on bipartisanship at January Series

With Gallup reporting a 13 percent job approval rate for the U.S. Congress in 2013, the legacy of the America’s legisl...

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Faculty senate delays vote on strategic plan one week due to pushback

Faculty senate delayed a crucial vote to approve the new strategic plan one week to Monday, Dec. 16 at 4:45 p.m. after s...

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CAS professor Brian Fuller placed on leave

Brian Fuller, professor of media production at Calvin College, was placed on leave effective Monday, Nov. 11. The commun...

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The Life and Times of a Third Culture Kid

Not too long ago — at a dinner with friends — I was asked where I was from. I calmly responded that I am from Indone...

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Chimes triumphs over student senate 4-2 in first annual soccer game

It was an epic duel of the fates, destined to go down in Calvin College history. On Saturday, a soccer match pitted the ...

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Needtobreathe rocks crowds at Calvin and debuts unreleased songs

On Wednesday night Christian rock band Needtobreathe performed for their first time at Calvin College’s Covenant Fine ...

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Kenyan Calvin students respond to Nairobi terrorist attack

Last Saturday’s terrorist attack at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya left at least 61 civilians dead and has had reverb...

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Calvin jumps in national liberal arts college rankings

This year, Calvin ranked 100th in the U.S. News and World Report and 61st in the Washington Monthly College Guide’s li...