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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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...

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Calvin promotes positive “welcoming traditions”

Many floor communities and sports teams at Calvin welcome new students with a community activity, generally called a “...

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Discussion about Sabbath extends beyond issue of library hours

Despite recent discussions about opening Calvin’s library on Sunday afternoons, there are no immediate plans to implem...

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Calvin recognized as top school for undergraduate research

Calvin has been recognized by the U.S. News and World Report as a top liberal arts college and an institution with top-n...

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Cello Cabaret promises unique concert experience

The Calvin Music Department has concerts nearly every week, but few are as unorthodox and entertaining as Cello Cabaret....

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Third-annual Calvin’s Got Talent competition will feature 19 acts

This weekend, Nite Life will be hosting its final event of the year, Calvin’s Got Talent (CGT). For the third year run...

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Iron Chef Africa showcases cooking talent, distinctive food

Last Saturday afternoon, teams of Calvin students demonstrated their cooking abilities while vying for the honor of winn...