Articles by Geneva Langeland

Geneva Langeland

Geneva Langeland is a Chimes guest writer for the 2012-13 school year.

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Scientists to turn to plants for bed bug control

Bed bugs, beware — the scourge of homes, hotels and hospitals may someday be defeated, thanks to a group of U.S. unive...

Tree Campus USA recognized Calvin's commitment to fostering arboreal health.
Calvin College becomes third college in Michigan to be named tree-friendly

Calvin’s arboreal residents reached celebrity status earlier this month as Calvin College became Michigan’s third sc...

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Snakes pose threat to U.S. islands, officials respond

These are strange, dark days for the tiny tropical island of Guam. Thanks to an infestation of invasive snakes, this onc...

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Study: Cats linked to killing surprising number of birds, small mammals

Though few college students have the pleasure of sharing a house with a cat, surely many Calvin students grew up with fe...

Disorder causes problems for bee colonies

America’s honey bees are dropping out of the sky, and several recent studies claim that pesticides are the ones shooti...