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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Provost Office launches new faculty comment form for students

The Office of the Provost has launched a new online faculty comment form — available via Portal — for students to se...

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Bill Rasmussen, founder of ESPN to speak at January Series

Known as the ‘George Washington’ of ESPN and the Father of Cable Sports, Bill Rasmussen started the Entertainment an...

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January Series kickstarts the new year at Calvin

Featuring some of the biggest figures in the nation, including Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson, former U.S. Senat...

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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 ...