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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Asian elephants display empathy

New scientific testing suggests that Asian elephants are able to express empathy for other elephants. Though there has b...

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Satelliti merges jazz with other genres

Though music has been a constant in human life for thousands of years, the means by which music has been created have co...

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‘Anatomy of a Moment’ highlights improvised art

Collaborations between improvisational artists are nothing if not unpredictable. That is, of course, the nature of the m...

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Google sells Motorola to Lenovo

Nearly two years ago, in May 2012, Google completed its $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility, one of the largest ...

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Hackers hit big targets around the world

In the wake of a massive breach of Target Corp.’s security, in which hackers compromised around 110 million credit car...

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‘Julia With Blue Jeans On’ highlights strong vocals and piano play

Wolf Parade was one of the better bands to emerge from the Montreal indie rock scene in the mid to late 2000s. Since it ...

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Coen Brothers’ latest captures the 1960s folk music scene

In the early 1960s, New York City played host to a hugely influential folk music scene, with urban clubs in neighborhood...

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Rising Star Expedition Finds Trove of Human Fossils

About one hour’s drive outside of Johannesburg, South Africa lies a cave where a group of scientists has found over 1,...

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Classic anime marks its 25th anniversary

Katsuhiro Otomo’s pivotal anime film “Akira” has reached the 25th anniversary of its release. In commemoration of ...

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Spectacular anime highlights complex themes

American television produces many works of exquisite craft but few possess any discernible personality. Our entire telev...