Opinion & Editorial

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How can we prevent sexual assault?

This past week almost a thousand white flags stood in the center of Common’s lawn, representing the proportional numbe...

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Don’t be afraid to report

Sexual assault is one of the most underreported crimes around the world, and Calvin’s campus is no exception. Our indi...

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Things to ask before you go, A short guide to preparing for off campus study programs

One of the great things about Calvin College is all the opportunities students have to learn in a variety of environment...

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The value of experiencial learning

The passage is narrow and the stairs are steep, my claustrophobia is brewing under the surface and my legs are crying, l...

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Letter to the Editor: Kendrick Lamar

Dear editor,   This letter pertains to the music review, “Kendrick Lamar’s surprise mixtape unsurprisingly provocat...

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Challenging misconceptions about sexual assault

Last week, I wrote about the importance of addressing the reality of sexual assault on our campus, which we are doing du...

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Bring Syrian Migrants to Michigan

One million migrants filed asylum claims in Europe in 2015. Michigan has a total population count of one million. These ...

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Loneliness in the holidays

For many students on campus, this past weekend marked their first Easter away from home. For others, it is their second,...

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Letter to the Editor: Noise Level

Dear Sir/Madam, As a not-so-typical teenager who gets enough sleep every single night, I am dismayed by the complaints m...

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Sexual assault happens here; what do we do about it?

“It doesn’t really happen here, does it?” is something I’ve heard either directly or implied so many times when ...