Articles by Jonathan Hielkema

Jonathan Hielkema

Jonathan Hielkema is a Chimes staff writer for Chimes for the 2013-2014 school year. He prefers to write about any and all of his main interests, which include jazz music, leftist politics, religion, film and gadgets. He is a history major and a Japanese minor and plans to pursue a graduate school degree after graduation. Anything to keep him writing.

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Nanoscopy pioneers win Nobel Prize

Three scientists have won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in honor of their contributions to the the development of micros...

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Review: Art Official Age

Last year, Prince appeared as a guest artist on Janelle Monáe’s album “The Electric Lady,” and at the time I took...

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Review: Moodymann

Moodymann’s new self-titled release centers around the artist’s city of origin. Of its 27 tracks, many are soundbite...

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Review: U2 – Songs of Innocence

As U2’s career lasts into another decade, it starts to resemble more a papacy than a typical tenure in the rock busine...

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‘Rising Son’ is an unqualified success

Though mostly known as the prime modern jazz label since the 1940s, the venerable company Blue Note Records has assemble...

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Facebook to acquire virtual reality startup company

Last Tuesday, Facebook announced that it would acquire virtual reality startup company Oculus VR, Inc. for $2 billion. W...

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Scientists find 30,000-year old virus in siberian ice

While it is far from the nightmare portrayed in the movie “The Thing,” it is still exciting news. Scientists working...

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Synthetic funk act Com Truise’s ‘Wave 1’ impresses

Though our culture is beginning to embrace the ‘90s as a source of nostalgia, the long reign of the 1980s over our col...

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Beck’s new ‘Morning Phase’ impresses

To call Beck a folk musician, you would have to make a point of clarifying what you mean. Someone more familiar with his...

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Opinion: Pro-choice at Calvin

Since learning about the founding of a new anti-choice group on campus, the Calvin College Students for Life, I have bee...