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-planned conference attracts world development experts

In a small room tucked in the back of North Hall, sophomore Emily Lawson and junior Gabe LePage stand in front of a whit...

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Students concerned about anonymity in student evaluations

At the end of each semester, professors hand out paper evaluation forms and leave the room while students pencil in bubb...

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Kent County Program seeks volunteers to shovel pathways

A group of people wait in the cold for the bus to arrive. When it does pull up, they push through snow banks to reach th...

Sustainability Coordinator Emily Cole speaks during the Kill-a-Watt kick-off event. Photo by Rick Treur.
Kill-a-Watt encourages students to focus on sustainability

Students across campus are shutting off their lights, unplugging their room fridges and turning down meat in the dining ...

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Threatening letter prompts GRPD, FBI involvement

A threatening letter containing an unidentified powdery substance, which the letter claimed to be anthrax, prompted the ...

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KE apartments partner with refugee resettlement

Last week, a group of 15 Calvin students came together to help move furniture into an apartment for a Bhutanese refugee ...

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Students celebrate the release of Dialogue Magazine

Last Tuesday, the student body congregated in the Fish House over free coffee and music to celebrate the release of this...

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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...