Articles by Julia LaPlaca

Julia LaPlaca

Julia LaPlaca is a Chimes writer for the 2013-14 school year. She is a freshman at Calvin majoring in literature and art history.

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Students harvest syrup from Calvin’s campus

This year Calvin’s creation care and outdoor recreation floor embarked on an environmentally sustainable, rewarding an...

Cello Cabaret to showcase talent, dedication and community

This article has been corrected. The concert is at 3 p.m., not 3:30 p.m., as originally reported. Calvin’s own cellist...

The competition often features a capella groups.
Calvin’s Got Talent expected to impress again

Get ready to be wowed once again by your fellow classmates! This year’s Calvin’s Got Talent promises to be a spectac...

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Calvin accounting students rank sixth in nation among similar schools

Accounting students ranked sixth in 2012’s Certified Public Accountant exams according to the National Board of Accoun...

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Rangeela: study abroad without leaving campus

Rangeela, often one of the most highly-anticipated events of the semester, will take place on Feb. 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. T...

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Community care fund encourages students to give online

As many regular LOFT attenders know, the Community Care Fund (CCF) gives students an opportunity to, as Pastor Mary ofte...

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Philanthropy committee encourages thankfulness

This Thanksgiving, the newly-formed Calvin Philanthropy Committee launched a new way for students to say thank you — t...

CERF is designed to be a self-sustaining project.
Sustainability project good for environment, easy on budget

The Calvin Energy Recovery Fund, or CERF, is a sustainability project that saves Calvin College energy and money every d...

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Students aim to improve Calvin during Proposal Month

Is there something you want to change around Calvin? Do you have ideas for improving your dorm, dining hall, classroom o...