Opinion & Editorial

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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...

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Opinion: Try a Little Tinderness

Most Calvin students would agree that dating rituals on our campus are a bit odd. Our strange practices of floor dates, ...

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Opinion: Ice Bucket Challenge raises concerns

If you’ve been on Facebook in the last three months, you’ve heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral fundraising c...

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Opinion: ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ prompts giving – and that’s a good thing

I’ll admit: I rolled my eyes when the barrage of videos hit my Facebook feed. It seemed like so-called ‘slacktivism...