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Articles by Sierra Savela

Sierra Savela

Sierra Savela is a Chimes guest writer for the 2012-13 school year.

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‘Elysium’ wastes an intriguing premise

What happens when the number of humans on earth exceeds the amount that can actually fit on the planet? What will we do ...

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‘American Horror Story: Coven’ is fantastic and horrific

It’s safe to say that the series “American Horror Story: Coven” lives up to its name. Undeniably horrific to watch...

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New website created for Calvin students to buy and sell textbooks

Ready to change the face of textbook buying at Calvin College, launched at the end of last month, spec...

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Joss Whedon brings Shakespeare to the big screen

“Much Ado About Nothing” is a quick-witted, low budget, independent film based on Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Di...

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City votes against building new Starbucks

It looks like the sweet scent of brewing coffee will not be replacing the uninhabited gray apartments on Medical Mile. L...

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Violent ‘Django Unchained’ worth watching

“Django Unchained” is exactly what you would expect from a Quentin Tarantino film: violent and well done. The film i...

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Sexual wholeness and healing groups continue on campus

Chaplain Aminah Bradford started a women’s group this fall focusing on finding sexual wholeness. Bradford has led this...

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Kishi Bashi returns to Calvin better than ever

His music takes you to another world. The songs are layered with the harmonious sounds of merely a violin and his voice....

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“Breaking Bad” and “Modern Family” take home top Emmy honors

This year’s show was hosted by “How I Met Your Mother’s” Neil Patrick Harris, who started off the night by attem...

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Student life division expands diversity offices

This past May the Calvin board of trustees met to approve a new budget while also approving the new position of dean for...