Articles by Lauren De Haan

Lauren De Haan

Lauren DeHaan is Editor in Chief for the 2014-2015 school year. She is a senior studying economics and English-writing with a Spanish minor. Lauren believes working for Chimes allows her to build relationships at Calvin by engaging the community in dialogue. She loves collecting, analyzing, and communicating information so that members of the community can understand and appreciate current issues and events at Calvin. In her four years at Chimes, Lauren has been a Staff-Writer, Local News Editor, Copy-Editor, and Online-Editor.

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Why getting my heart broken was the best thing that ever happened to me

We, at Calvin, love to focus on relationships. More specifically, we love to talk about relationships. I am no exception...

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Editorial: Create safe spaces for victims of sexual assault to speak up

Earlier this semester, we received a letter to the editor from a young woman who wanted to voice her concern about poste...

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Passover celebrations recall Israel’s salvation

Last week, as Christians around the world celebrated Holy Week, those from Jewish traditions were celebrating Passover. ...

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Documentary on masculinity challenges students

Wednesday night, Calvin’s gender equality organization showed a documentary titled “The Mask You Live In” to an au...

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Editorial: A tragically familiar story

_____, an unarmed black man, was shot and killed last week by _____, a white officer. This was the headline last week wh...

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CIT student worker named Employee of the Year

Last Monday in the Chapel Undercroft, a board of 11 faculty and staff members awarded David Dick, a senior, the Calvin S...

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Faculty senate approves ‘all-college goals’ for Calvin graduates

Last fall, the provost’s office began to seriously investigate, “What are the enduring characteristics or qualities ...

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Editorial: We mourn with those who mourn

Last week, 147 Kenyan women and men, most of them students, were slaughtered in the dormitory of their college. At our o...

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Editorial: College debt is generating change

It is no secret that Calvin College is in debt. However, in the past two years, Calvin has made significant steps toward...

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Sarah Visser announced as next vice president of student life

When she was a student at Calvin 15 years ago, working in student life was what made Sarah Visser feel most alive. She h...