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Articles by Ryan Struyk

Ryan Struyk

Ryan Struyk was the Chimes editor in chief for fall 2013. He's a senior studying mathematics and political science. Being a journalist means being both student and teacher of the world, and that’s why his job is the best one out there.

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Paul Buursma offers friendly face at campus store

The ventilator droned gently near the bed, providing much more than background noise in the hospital room of Paul Buursm...

Committee votes to open library on Sundays, but future uncertain

The Hekman Library Committee unanimously voted to open the library on Sundays for a trial period this spring semester, b...

Saying goodbye: Editor-in-Chief Ryan Struyk and Managing Editor Jess Koster have their final words

Ryan Struyk was the editor in chief of Chimes for the fall 2013 semester and the online editor for the 2012-13 school ye...

Editorial: The Full Story

I’ve spent most of the last 18 months here at Chimes trying to get the full story: asking the tough questions, sending...

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Le Roy to talk about future of Calvin, higher ed at January Series

President Michael Le Roy is slated to give a speech on the sustainability of higher education and Calvin’s future ...

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Calvin fan collapses during rivalry game, leaves arena in serious condition

Update: Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 12:55 p.m. – We regret to report that the man who was rushed out of the rivalry game o...

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‘Love Does’ author Bob Goff comes to Calvin

Bob Goff, the author of the New York Times bestseller “Love Does” and founder of Restore International, will...

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January Series Preview: Journalist Isabel Wilkerson

When I assign stories to our top writers here at Chimes, I usually tell them to get three or four solid sources – but ...

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Start of classes pushed back one day to Thursday due to arctic blast

Chimes will continue to update this article as more information becomes available. The start of interim has been delayed...

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Faculty senate OKs strategic plan, sends to board of trustees

Faculty senate overwhelmingly approved a new strategic plan early Monday night, 41-2, leaving approval from the board of...