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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Spectacular anime highlights complex themes

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

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Dialogue and C/O Exist collaborate for special event

Despite recent concerns — published in this very paper — about ongoing budget cuts, Calvin’s art, literature and c...

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India Launches Mars Probe Mission

On Nov. 5, the Indian government launched its first mission to the fourth planet from the sun. It hopes to both consolid...

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‘Black Radio 2′ makes for excellent music

Last year, accomplished pianist Robert Glasper put out “Black Radio,” an album that acted as a colorful and musicall...

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Arcade Fire’s ‘Reflektor’ derivative and dull

God bless U2. Perhaps the last rock band to achieve universal cultural relevance, they have spawned a veritable army of ...

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Sleep cleanses the brain of toxins

Sleep is considered a universal need among humans, which has suggested that it serves some kind of vital purpose. That p...

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A&E staff hail their favorite Halloween and horror-themed movies

In honor of Halloween and the context of fright and terror that surrounds it, our arts and entertainment staff came up w...

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C/O Exist highlights Middle Eastern culture

Thursday, Oct. 17 was the kickoff day for a special campus event put together as a “love letter” to Middle Eastern c...

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Shad’s ‘Flying Colours’ loses momentum

Shad has always had a flare for quiet and ornate production, using plenty of acoustic and electric instrumentation in ad...

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What to do about the government shutdown

Students of a certain political persuasion will no doubt see truth in this prophecy: “The question of the state is now...