Articles by Kate Parsons

Kate Parsons

Kate Parsons is the Chimes Campus News Co-Editor for the 2014-2015 school year. She is a senior studying Writing and International Development.

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Student event discourages consumerism

Senior Kyle Luck doesn’t want you to buy anything this Christmas. Instead, this Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., he and ...

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Faculty senate approves Clean Water Institute of Calvin College

On Monday night, faculty senate approved the establishment of the Clean Water Institute of Calvin College (CWICC), a res...

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Senate’s proposals to support commuters on campus

After reading through over 65 student proposals, student senate has chosen to pursue six, including improving campus spa...

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Student video series to continue despite complaint

Last week, students in CAS 250, a film directing and editing class, posted “Calvin College News” online. Written, di...

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Opinion: Calvin should define expectations for ‘leaders’

At Calvin College, the word “leader” is applied to any student in a position related to residence life and anyone wh...

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Four new members join board of trustees at recent meeting

Last weekend’s Board of Trustees meeting welcomed four new board members: Pedro Aviles of Berwyn, Illinois; William J....

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Practice Silence

Put down your phone. Put down the books. Go into your room and face the terrifying prospect of your own company. Ask you...

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Student life looks to streamline student organizations

At a recent meeting for student organization leaders, John “JB” Britton, associate dean of campus involvement and le...

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Professional programs show increase in enrollment

Every year more students choose to major in professional or STEM programs, according to this year’s day 10 report. Ove...

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Retention rate for AHANA students reaches ten-year low

This year, Calvin’s retention of AHANA (Asian, Hispanic/Latino, African, and Native American) students dropped five pe...