Opinion & Editorial

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Coming to terms with our past

Vergangenheitsbewältigung. Fair gah-ng en heights beh velt i (as in “in”) goo-ng. Good. Now that we’ve gotten tha...

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The Furiosa Test developed from female presence in Mad Max: Fury Road

Have you ever heard of the Bechdel test? It’s a simple test that many people use when watching movies. Do two named wo...

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The dearth of non-pop

It’s an open-secret that the vast majority of billboard hits are written by a handful of middle-aged European and Amer...

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Vocation is not synonymous with career

Advising recess used to induce in me a state of panic matched only by the chaos of waiting in line for Uppercrust’s gr...

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Letter to the Editor: Response to Indonesia and Religious Intolerance

Last week, Chimes ran an article that targeted the Republic of Indonesia and offered what appears to be a critique of In...

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Replace ignorance with thoughtfulness: You don’t know ‘the ghetto Meijer’ like you think

Growing up in Kentwood and Grand Rapids, the epicenter of all consumerism for my family and me has been and always will ...

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Candy Company Conspiracy

If you’ve ever traveled to another country during October, or if you’re from another country, you might have noticed...

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Sesame Street and Autism

Did you watch “Sesame Street” when you were young? Do you still watch “Sesame Street”? Unfortunately, I can’t ...

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The Maximoff Erasure

Tonight, the second Avengers movie is being shown here at Calvin. Is it worth seeing? Maybe. I don’t think it’s as g...

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What makes you tick

Nearly a month ago, on September 25, Chimes published an article I wrote on the topic of indie music. Two sophomores wer...