Articles by Andrew Pruim

Andrew Pruim

Andrew Pruim is a Chimes staff writer for 2012-2016

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The simple facts of vocation: is vocation as simple as that?

My mother took a weekend trip recently and left me a simple note: “You know the house rules.” The note brought a smi...

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Advising week thoughts

Hang around a Calvin student in the next few days and it’s likely the conversation will turn to the topic of advising....

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Things to ask before you go, A short guide to preparing for off campus study programs

One of the great things about Calvin College is all the opportunities students have to learn in a variety of environment...

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Internet and Digital Citizenship

The Internet is a can of worms. My mother recently mail-ordered a box of shoes off of the Internet. She has done this se...

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A response to “The intellectual deficiencies”

Last week Chimes published an article titled “The intellectual deficiencies,” in which the author argued that we nee...

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Google transparency report reveals rising removal requests

With the growth of the Internet world wide, it is commonly thought that whether legally or illegally everything is avail...

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Piece of space history recovered from ocean floor

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landed the first men on the moon, one of humanity’s greatest accomplishments. While most p...

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NASA’s Voyager 1 approaches the edge of our solar system

“Space: the final frontier…to boldly go where no man has gone before.”–Star Trek Original series opening...

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Boeing Dreamliners grounded due to lithium-ion battery fires

Industry is always looking for ways to save money, and the airline industry is no exception. Two of the major factors in...

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$12.8 billion granted to European Space Agency

In a budgetary compromise last Wednesday, the European Space Agency (ESA) was granted 10-10.1 billion euros, the equival...