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Articles by Justin Vanden Ende

Justin Vanden Ende

Justin Vanden Ende is a Chimes on-call writer for the 2012-13 school year.

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David Kuenzi, Alicia Smit to focus on governance next year

“Changes are on the horizon, and we’re enabling you to step up.” That’s the message from juniors David Kuenzi an...

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Executive team running unopposed in spring senate elections

This spring’s student senate elections may be less of a “horse race” and more a horse trot. The executive team of ...

Calvin considers ‘much smaller’ core curriculum, changes coming to prelude

 Calvin’s Core Curriculum Committee is considering changes to the required core courses for the 2014-15 academic year...

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Students sound off over viral ‘Confessions’ and ‘Crush’ pages

UPDATED (12:23 a.m.): Calvin College Confessions was taken down by the page’s owner shortly after midnight, as pl...

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Shirley Hoogstra apologizes to faculty for financial situation

Shirley Hoogstra, vice president for student life and member of the president’s cabinet, apologized to faculty for her...

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Men’s basketball beats Hope for MIAA title, advances to NCAA tournament

The Calvin Knights men’s basketball team ruled the court at Van Noord Arena to defeat Hope College 77-57 and take home...

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The King’s Singers deliver moving and amusing performance

The Grammy-winning sextet, The King’s Singers, brought a sold-out crowd to its feet at Calvin’s Covenant Fine Arts C...

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Hope snaps Calvin’s 14-game win streak in Holland

In a fashionably close game for the historic rivalry, Calvin came up short against Hope College, falling 73-70 in front ...

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Calvin cuts Netherlands semester program

After a three-year trial period, Calvin’s planning and priorities committee (PPC) discontinued the Netherlands semeste...

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Knights lose national championship game to University of St. Thomas

They were close, but close isn’t good enough. The Knights were unable to claim the national title at Hope College’s ...