Articles by Sierra Savela

Sierra Savela

Sierra Savela is the Chimes local news editor for the 2014-2015 school year. She is a junior from Huntington Beach, CA studying film and minoring in both journalism and gender studies. If you love equality, hummus or Bruce Springsteen, she believes you could be great friends.

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Crisis and intervention team assembled to help students

What do we do when we’re worried about a fellow student? Maybe he or she has shown signs of depression, has stopped go...

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Calvin gives student organization $1 million to invest

It’s the age-old question: what would you do with a million dollars? Maybe you would travel the world or buy a jet pac...

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‘Almost Human’ is almost worth watching

These days, it seems like all the cable channels have the good dramas while the commercial networks are constantly broad...

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Calvin Theatre Company’s fall play boasts magnificent cast and design

It is 1895 and London’s high society is gossiping and participating in political life. But when secrets are revealed a...

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City farmers bring fresh produce to the city

The brisk autumn breeze sends dry, crackling leaves through the rows of produce. The leaves make their way through the r...

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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, Joustforbooks.com 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...