Articles by Grace Ruiter

Grace Ruiter

Grace Ruiter is the Chimes Head Copyeditor for the 2014 Fall semester. She is a senior from the exotic Grand Rapids, Mich. studying writing and linguistics. She likes words, singing and traveling. She also enjoys Buzzfeed quizzes and British things. She is sorry in advance for taking out all the Oxford commas; AP style made her do it.

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External reviewers evaluate Calvin’s commitment to diversity and inclusion

A new report issued by the Cultural Intelligence Center (CQC) found that, while Calvin has “some level of commitment t...

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Opinion: Grammar snobs should take a chill pill

Rather than sticking with just one English major, I signed up for a double dose of the English language by majoring in b...

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Four new members join board of trustees at recent meeting

Last weekend’s Board of Trustees meeting welcomed four new board members: Pedro Aviles of Berwyn, Illinois; William J....

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Calvin Art Gallery honors Native American History Month

In honor of Native American History Month, Calvin’s Center Art Gallery is showcasing “Tracing the Past: Edward Curti...

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Trigger warnings are unnecessary

When I was five, I saw “Titanic” for the first time — and by that I mean I saw about 30 percent of “Titanic.” ...

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Microplastics threaten Lake Michigan’s ecosystem

From invasive species to oil spills, the list of threats to the Great Lakes is a long one. The latest addition to that l...

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Commons dining hall introduces new concept dining

This fall, Commons Dining Hall unveiled a major redesign of the way it serves food. Rather than the traditional buffet-s...

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Kingmas sell Kingma’s Market after 70 years in the produce business

After over 70 years in the produce business, the Kingma family is selling Kingma’s Market. Current owners Robert and E...

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Frederick Meijer Gardens Concerts

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park’s summer concert series will feature a record-setting 30 different acts thi...

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Meijer installs new automatic checkout lanes

Meijer Inc. is hoping a new checkout system being tested out at its Jenison location will speed up the checkout process ...