Articles by Carissa VanHaitsma

Carissa VanHaitsma

Carissa VanHaitsma is a Chimes writer for the 2013-14 school year.

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Student senate develops new church directory for students

Calvin College does not offer a school-run church service on Sunday mornings. Many students wish to attend a church serv...

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Grand Rapids .1k race raises money for muscular dystrophy

Many high school boys play golf and some may even play in a golf scramble. Not many high school boys start a golf scramb...

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Right to Life Michigan Files Lawsuit in Protest of Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act, most commonly known as “Obamacare,” is a controversial topic in politics and also for many ...

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G92 holds ‘Become the Stranger’ event at Calvin

It may not seem like it, but there is a movement happening in the United States right now: a movement lobbying for immig...

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Grand Rapids Public Schools holds 21st annual ‘Turkey Trot’

Many people plan to overeat, nap and watch football on Thanksgiving Day. However, more than 2,000 people in Grand Rapids...

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Buck Fridays takes students to Post Family Farms

Most Calvin students would not expect to spend their Friday night with goats, but that’s just what many students did a...

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‘Internet Cat Video Festival’ draws thousands downtown

On Sept. 27, thousands of Art Prize attendees gathered in Rosa Parks Circle to watch videos of cats. The “Internet Cat...

Encounter church moves into former fitness center

This past Sunday, Encounter Church held the grand opening service for its new building, located at the intersection of 4...