Articles by Jon Gorter

Jon Gorter

Jon Gorter is a former co-campus editor for the 2015-16 school year. He's a senior environmental studies and english writing double major from Cutlerville, Michigan, and this is his second on Chimes staff. A few of his hobbies include: bird watching, cooking, biking, brewing kambucha.

“Father of environmental justice” declares climate change a human rights issue. Photo courtesy Sierra Club.
Robert Bullard declares climate change a human rights issue

Considered by many to be the Father of environmental justice, Robert Bullard presented on Monday in the chapel as the cu...

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Handlon students reach milestone

A year and a half ago, the first cohort of twenty students began the process of earning a bachelor’s degree in ministr...

Doomsday clock moved up

Board members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists met recently to make a prediction. Their subject? The end of the world. The board — comprised of renowned physicists, environmental scientists and experts of national and […]

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Student senate election winners hope to establish senate’s presence on campus

Students’ votes are in. As of Friday, April 29, the student senate team for next year has been confirmed. Even after a...

SAPT flag display present statistics

This April, students, faculty and staff of the Sexual Assault Prevention Team (SAPT) have worked to raise awareness of both the destructive results and surprisingly high frequency of sexual assault cases, particularly on college campuses. Last […]

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Switch to Microsoft Outlook after significant research

This summer, the student mailing system will switch from Google Gmail to Microsoft Outlook, following a decision made af...

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Since 2011, Calvin has hosted the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, one of the world’s largest film festivals. ...

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‘Challenges to the Next President’ discusses Christianity and public policy

As election season quickly approaches, the Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics at Calvin has orga...

Detail map of Kent County, the local mission field. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons
Professor maps mission work

Voice for Missions is a student organization that creates a space for fellowship, prayer and information for those seeki...

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Documentary features stories of sexuality and the church

At a christian college, it can be all too easy for discussions of sexuality and orientation to change from calm conversa...