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Articles by Nathan Slauer

Nathan Slauer

Nathan Slauer is a Chimes staff writer for the 2012-13 school year.

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HIV treatment for newborns nearing clinical trial

On April 23, 1984, Dr. Robert Gallo and a team of colleagues discovered that human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) contribu...

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Bring back the DAAC

The Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC) helped establish Grand Rapids’ thriving local culture. Unfortunately, the D...

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Grand Rapids gets in the Valentine’s Day spirit

Grand Rapids offers a number of activities for students looking to get involved with Valentine’s Day festivities this ...

Division Avenue Arts Collective announces fundraiser for new venue

Last year, the Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC), a local all-ages music venue, art gallery and do-it-yourself (DIY...

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U.S. Senate’s filibuster should be reformed

As major political issues such as immigration reform, health care and budget matters all vie for the spotlight in Washin...

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Al-Shabaab should not be forgotten

On Sept. 21, 2013, members of the Islamist group Al-Shabaab claimed the lives of 67 civilians and Kenyan soldiers and wo...

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Ex-convicts hurt by box option

Ex-convicts seeking to find employment after being released from prison must contend with “the box” on most job appl...

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Refugees in West Michigan

Everyday I act based on the assumption that I will be able to return to my home. Every time I drive to Calvin, work or a...

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Local organization hosts conversations on social justice

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, The Micah Center will host a public lecture discussing immigration reforms. The center, which meets ...

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Exploring masculinity in modern culture

When considering issues relating to gender, many make the erroneous assumption that the only real question that matters ...