Articles by Gabe Gunnink

Gabe Gunnink

Gabe Gunnink is a Chimes staff writer for the 2012-13 school year.

Opinion: Giving should depend on an organization’s works, not its values

After learning about World Vision’s landmark decision to employ faithfully married gay individuals and the decision’...

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Stories of spiritual intimacy offer humor and hope

Imagine standing amidst an idyllic worship scene with your hands idly at your side. You don’t feel a connection — on...

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Critique of LOFT sermon missed central themes

Two weeks ago in Sunday LOFT, Pastor Mary offered students a sermon on Christian sexual ethics. Last week, the Chimes ra...

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The informed voter: true confrontation

Watch every existing episode of “Say Yes to the Dress,” fight a water buffalo, actually take the time to floss my te...

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‘SNL effect’ sways voters whether they like it or not

This article is part five of a series on informed voting The most memorable line spoken by Sarah Palin in the 2008 presi...

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The informed voter: newsletters

Today I opened my email for a daily check-up to find 21 new messages. “Wow! 21 messages in less than 24 hours! Gabe mu...

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The informed voter: volunteering

Being politically active isn’t always glamorous. In fact, it very rarely is. What we see of politics are potential can...

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The informed voter: registration

Registration. It is a word that college students are trained to fear. It means long meetings with advisors, frantic rear...

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The informed voter: an introduction

I am not a political science major. In fact, U.S. Government was probably my least favorite class in high school. Additi...