Articles by Bethany Cok

Bethany Cok

Bethany Cok is a Chimes on-call writer for the 2014-2015 school year. She is a junior from Rochester, NY, and is studying writing and Spanish. She loves smoothies, playing violin, and tacky bumper stickers. She owns an Elven cloak, and her dreams include visiting the Shire (in New Zealand) and making friends with an alpaca in the Andes Mountains.

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CERF celebrates milestones with campus-wide events

Last week, the Calvin Energy Recovery Fund (CERF) sponsored a lights-out event, a poster session and a sustainability sc...

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Calvin tuition to increase by 3.49 percent

Every year, it seems that college tuition increases with the predictability of the changing seasons and the endless Knol...

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Barnabi reflect on the year’s challenges and rewards

It’s not a stretch to say that nearly every student on Calvin’s campus knows at least one person who has served as a...

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Q&A: KHvR custodian Nelly Jordan de Flores

Nelly Jordan de Flores is a Custodian in Kalsbeek Huizenga Van Reken, where she ensures that the dorm is clean and manag...

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Silent Observers allows anonymous crime reporting on campus

Every so often, rumors circulate about Calvin’s judicial process, sometimes rooted in fact but in other cases, purely ...

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Where are they now? Chimes alumni look back

Dr. Susan Bruxvoort Lipscomb—Features editor (1994-95), Editor-in-Chief (1995-96) After graduating from Calvin, Dr. Br...

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Pope Francis speaks out against ISIS

This past weekend, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) released a video showing the beheading of 21 Coptic Christ...

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Calvin College Professor receives cancer research grant

By now, it comes as no surprise to learn that another faculty member of the Calvin science department has received a gra...

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Calvin prepares for re-accreditation process

As an accredited college through the Higher Learning Commission, Calvin must undergo a process of re-accreditation every...

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Calvin hosts new chapter of Girls Who Code

For a nation striving towards gender equality, the United States still has a surprisingly large gender gap between men a...