Articles by Emily Cole

Emily Cole

Emily Cole is the Chimes local editor for the 2014-2015 school year. A Grand Rapids native, she is passionate about what’s going on in the community, whether it be an inspirational organization or a kooky event. Emily is a sophomore this year and is studying social work and international development.

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You don’t need to heal alone

“It’s something that doesn’t really leave you,” senior Sierra Savela said of the rape she experienced almost two...

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How can we prevent sexual assault?

This past week almost a thousand white flags stood in the center of Common’s lawn, representing the proportional numbe...

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Don’t be afraid to report

Sexual assault is one of the most underreported crimes around the world, and Calvin’s campus is no exception. Our indi...

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Challenging misconceptions about sexual assault

Last week, I wrote about the importance of addressing the reality of sexual assault on our campus, which we are doing du...

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Sexual assault happens here; what do we do about it?

“It doesn’t really happen here, does it?” is something I’ve heard either directly or implied so many times when ...

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Nursing students reflect on their community placements

Going beyond the classroom and hospital, Calvin nursing students invest in local neighborhoods through placements in the...

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Proposal 1 decisively rejected by Michigan voters

Proposal 1, the proposed constitutional amendment allocating funding for Michigan’s roads, received a decisive rejecti...

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GRCC to offer a degree in beer production

Beer enthusiasts rejoice. Grand Rapids now has an opportunity for amateur home-brewers to develop their skills through a...

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Michigan voters to decide on Proposal 1

Today Michigan residents will vote on whether the state will increase its sales tax by one percent to fund the repair of...

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Calvin joins YWCA’s national Stand Against Racism event

Amidst racial tension and upheaval across the country in cities from Ferguson to Baltimore, the YWCA is taking steps tow...