Opinion & Editorial

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Student Senate Needs You

It’s about that time of the fall semester. Everyone who might have forgotten is now remembering all the tiny inconveni...

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Opinion: Why the Umbrella Revolution Matters

The massive civil disobedience campaign currently gripping Hong Kong is the largest show of resistance against the Chine...

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Opinion: Calvin Administration Should Rethink Zero-Tolerance Drug Policy

An open letter to all administration, staff and students at Calvin College; Every year, a number of students are permane...

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Opinion: Exfoliating face wash damages Great Lakes

Unless you are currently rebelling against hygiene standards, my guess is that you wash your face at least once a day. I...

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Editorial: Take a stand against discrimination

Sometimes we feel as though we do not have the authority to speak up. When we witness injustice, discrimination or haras...

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Opinion: The Hedges in the Olive Garden

Darden Restaurants Inc. has come under criticism from both powerful political and business figures over the last few ye...

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Opinion: Why I Won’t “Smile, Baby”

 It was another summer day walking home from my internship. I was sweating in my slacks and long-sleeved shirt, and the...

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Opinion: Calvin’s Problem with Dating

If you ask someone how many people they’ve dated at Calvin, many will answer with how many boyfriends or girlfriends t...

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Opinion: Johnny’s not a place for army recruitment

Johnny’s Café is great place to relax after a long day of classes, grab a bite to eat, socialize with friends, or enl...

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Editorial: Life as a “multi-tasker”

In my advanced oral rhetoric class, a student boldly stood up in front of the class and listed his two pet peeves: dirty...