Opinion & Editorial

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Opinion: It’s the spirit of the matter

If you’re even roughly affiliated with Calvin’s quasi-subculture of people who get together to talk about faith, jus...

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Opinion: Icy sidewalks are a justice issue

Every time it snows, my heart sinks. All summer and fall, I biked everywhere, taking buses when the route was too far. N...

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Editorial: Student Life should not cut Dialogue

It recently came to our attention that Student Life was asked to cut $10,000 from the budget of student organizations an...

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Opinion: ‘Old-Fashioned’ an example of pseudo-Christian filmmaking

Before using my acid pen against the current crop of Christian films, I want to discuss why people create and patronize ...

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Editorial: A letter to the editor

Chimes makes dozens of decisions every week: What stories will make it to print? What makes a good article? What grounds...

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Letter to the Editor: Posters are inappropriate and trivializing

Letter to the Editor – Feb. 13, 2015 “We’re purposely trying to take a loving, non-political — as much as po...

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Opinion: Choose contentment over happiness

The other day, in a moment of pause between assignments and conversations and responsibilities, a question popped into m...

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Opinion: Cultural discernment should not extend to immorality

A couple of years ago I attended a comedy show here at Calvin, during which the performing comedian covered a wide range...

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Opinion: Skip the plastic

It’s a routine you know well: you load your groceries onto the checkout line, pay, grab your purchases, walk away. Don...

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Opinion: Policy-makers should tighten vaccine exemptions

Over the last century, widespread use of vaccines has almost completely wiped out contagious diseases such as measles, s...