Articles by Meg Schmidt

Meg Schmidt

Meg Schmidt is a Chimes guest writer for the 2012-13 school year.

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DisArt Festival seeks to change perceptions about disability through art

Friday, April 10, marks the start of the DisArt Festival, a 15-day event seeking to change perceptions about disability ...

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Opinion: Pangolins need more protection from poaching

Rhinos and tigers are nothing new in the poaching world, but a pangolin? What even is that? Plug it into a Google search...

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Opinion: Mare Nostrum migrant rescue program should be reinstated

The waters of the Mediterranean Sea are fierce waters. Here – when storms come – dark waves can stretch over 25 feet...

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Opinion: Is Beyoncé a Feminist?

Beyonce is known for glitz and makeup. She’s known for dancing in, well, next to nothing. She’s known as an incredib...

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‘Look Me in the Eyes’ told truth about sexuality

I raised my hand to ask a question during a play. It was a really small moment; I caught my hand and quickly corrected m...

Dorms hold service auctions to raise funds for local charities

For only five dollars; Calvin students could have held a paper plate, heaped with cold whipped cream, and, facing any CL...

The usually peaceful Fishouse was packed for Poetry Jam: Fearless.
Poetry Jam showcases fearless revelations

You walk in and don’t even recognize it. The Fishouse has changed, completely changed, from a comfortably spacious cof...

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ArtPrize artist builds kiln in downtown Grand Rapids

There are ArtPrize entries this year that defy gravity, that enchant and intrigue. There are pieces made out of paper b...

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Orientation ratings hit all-time high in 2012

Calvin’s orientation program earned record-high ratings this year, according to Calvin’s orientation board. The Calv...