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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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...

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Student Life approves method to eliminate student orgs

Last week Thursday, Calvin’s Student Life Committee unanimously approved a proposal to cut the number of student organ...

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Editorial: A letter to the editor

Chimes makes dozens of decisions every week: What stories will make it to print? What makes a good article? What grounds...

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Editorial: The end is near

Dear Seniors, Last Tuesday, as I was sitting in my final English course of my college career, I had a brief moment of pa...

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Editorial: Criticism should be constructive

This week, Kate Parsons, our online editor, wrote a story about student evaluations. She talked to a lot of people at Ca...

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Professor receives Champion of Diversity Award from Grand Rapids mayor

Last weekend Chris Smit, professor of communication arts and sciences, was awarded the Champion of Diversity Award by Gr...

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Editorial: Write it on your heart

Welcome back, everyone. Welcome back to the cold and to homework. Welcome back to pillow talks with your roommate and la...

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Calvin finalizes sale of the Weyhill office building

Last week, Calvin finalized the sale of the Weyhill office building. The final closing price has not been released to th...

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Editorial: Ferguson

Earlier this week, about 75 members of the Calvin community walked from the Chapel to commons lawn and stood in solidari...