Articles by Nathan Slauer

Nathan Slauer

Nathan Slauer serves as the editor of the opinion-editorial section of Chimes for 2014-2015. He is a fifth year senior from Grand Rapids, Michigan enrolled in the Secondary Education Program and majoring in Political Science, History, and Social Studies. Before serving as an editor, he worked as a Chimes staff writer from 2010-2014.

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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 ...

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Pestka challenges Amash for 3rd district representative seat

Last week Steve Pestka took some time out of his busy schedule to stop by Calvin and talk with a number of students rega...

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Write Michigan Contest offers venue for writers of all ages

As time flies and ArtPrize wanes, residents of West Michigan will undoubtedly seek out a new place to engage artistic ve...

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Organization raises human trafficking awareness through ArtPrize

For residents of the United States, the problem of human trafficking seems like an important, though distant, issue. How...