Opinion & Editorial

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Opinion: Social media as a responsible community building tool

Technology has given people access to things that were once only possible in their dreams. Once we wondered what truly w...

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Opinion: Please vote!

College-aged students do not turn out to vote. Back in 2010, a mere 21 percent of people our age (18-24) voted. Even few...

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Letter to the Editor: John Ubels

I am in complete agreement with the decision of Calvin College to sell the Ladies Literary Club for financial reasons; h...

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Opinion: Calvin should define expectations for ‘leaders’

At Calvin College, the word “leader” is applied to any student in a position related to residence life and anyone wh...

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Editorial: BOT demographics

Last week, Chimes ran a story about last month’s meeting of the Board of Trustees and the four new members that were a...

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Opinion: Grammar snobs should take a chill pill

Rather than sticking with just one English major, I signed up for a double dose of the English language by majoring in b...

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Editorial: Sensationalism and Ebola

This week, a friend of mine from East Africa was asked whether or not he was worried about catching Ebola. This friend a...

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Opinion: The Other Side is still Greener

Calvin students hardly need to be reminded of creation care. Since our first visit, we have all been taught that we huma...

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Opinion: The risks of de-extinction outweigh its benefits

If you could build Jurassic Park in real life, would you? This question no longer belongs firmly in the realm of science...

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Trigger warnings are unnecessary

When I was five, I saw “Titanic” for the first time — and by that I mean I saw about 30 percent of “Titanic.” ...