Opinion & Editorial

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Editorial: Fail Beautifully

Technically, Chimes is a student organization. To put it simply, that means we are run by students, for students. We hav...

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Waging the food war

I have vivid memories of my mother’s cooking growing up in a home of four brothers and sisters. The race to the dinner...

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The simple facts of vocation: is vocation as simple as that?

My mother took a weekend trip recently and left me a simple note: “You know the house rules.” The note brought a smi...

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Why we need to change the way we register for classess

It’s 7:59, one minute before my registration slot opens. I’m hunched nervously in front of my computer, waiting for ...

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I didn’t want to write this

Chimes allows students to write anonymously on exceptional occasions. In this case, while the author had no qualms havin...

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You don’t need to heal alone

“It’s something that doesn’t really leave you,” senior Sierra Savela said of the rape she experienced almost two...

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Why you should come to ‘Car Care’

know, it seems easier to take your car in whenever the oil light or the check engine light comes on. But with some basic...

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Advising week thoughts

Hang around a Calvin student in the next few days and it’s likely the conversation will turn to the topic of advising....

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Ridiculousness in politics

When it looked like all hope was lost for the Republican party, Trump actually started to stumble. With the loss of Rubi...

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Why Love’s Labour’s Lost is worth your time

This Saturday is the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. It is certainly difficult – nearly impossible...