Articles by Laura Sheppard

Laura Sheppard

Laura Sheppard is the Chimes campus news co-editor for 2014-2015. She is a senior from Vassar, Michigan, and studying writing and studio art. Her hobbies include singing, running, telling bad jokes, and eating cheese. She also loves travel and adventure, and her spirit animal is a cat.

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In its 28th year, award-winning January Series continues to impress

Every winter at Calvin, it starts again. As the temperature outside drops, the posters go up, heralding big names and ev...

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International worship night celebrates many forms of worship

On Friday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m., Calvin will hold an international worship night to celebrate the different ways in w...

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Drop in usage prompts changes in staff dining

For more than 20 years, Calvin Dining Services has provided a separate lunch line for faculty and staff in the staff din...

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Student development office offers party grants to reimburse off-campus student gatherings

The student development office is awarding grants to students who host responsible parties at off-campus Calvin student ...

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Student senate appoints four new senators

On Friday, after two sets of interviews and hours of deliberation, student senate appointed four first-year students to ...

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Federal Work Study Program allows students to engage GR community

Approximately 1600 Calvin students are eligible for a program that few know exist: the Federal Work Study program, which...

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Record-breaking Michigan winter destroys roads but leaves crops mostly unaffected

It may not surprise Michiganders to learn that this winter was one of the coldest ever recorded for the region, with the...

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Grand Rapids healthcare program honored nationally

Last month, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) named Interconception Care, a Grand Ra...

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Grand Rapids Film Festival to show film by Calvin students

The Grand Rapids Film Festival is taking over downtown Grand Rapids from Thursday, April 10 to Sunday, April 13. One of ...