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.

Chimes staff lays out the paper in 1959. Photo courtesy calvin.edu
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...

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MSDO moves forward with stabilized structure

After a year of transitions in the Multicultural and International Student Development Offices (MSDO), both offices are ...

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Calvin involves students in search for VP of student life

Calvin has begun its search for a new vice president of student life after Shirley Hoogstra left Calvin this fall, havin...

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Pope’s declaration on evolution actually not a doctrinal shift

There has long been a debate among Christians surrounding the idea of evolution, the Big Bang and the origins of life in...

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New intercultural lounge provides safe space for students

This past year has seen renovations across campus, including remodeling in Johnny’s and the Spoelhof Fieldhouse as wel...

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Loan Default Rate at Calvin Falls to 2.5%

According to data released by the U.S. Department of Education, Calvin students have a low loan default rate compared to...