Opinion & Editorial

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The Bride’s man problem

I plopped down next to a couple of friends at LOFT in the back row of chairs before the sound booth and got my favorite ...

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Keep calm, “God’s in His Heaven”

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Most of us, even if we have not read Charles Dickens’ A Tal...

Woman’s greatest threat is man

In my opinion this is a reality. I do not have the luxury of choosing non-violence. When a man decides he wants to hurt me, I don’t get to pause, cool down the situation and have […]

Attention seeking Chimes?

Last week’s Chimes had what seemed to be an interesting cover story. A graph with eight data points showed a sharp decline next to the title “Lowest enrollment in decades.” The article was reasonable, explaining the […]

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Chimes stands against Trump

The following is the opinion of the Chimes editorial staff. It is not necessarily representative of the views of Calvin ...

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Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Truman’s decision

Even after many years of history and evidence, the viewpoint that Harry Truman’s decision to drop the atomic bomb ...

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The problem with the Peters projection

Dear Calvin College, I would like to comment on a certain map I have seen around campus in the history and sociology dep...

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In memory of Kevin Witte

“37-year-olds don’t belong in caskets.” One of the pastors at Kevin Witte’s funeral this past Monday, Oct. 3, sa...

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The occupational hazard of an Op/Ed writer

Last week I published an article about “Women in computer science.” I had intended it to be a commentary on society ...

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Reflecting on the VP debate

Over the past two weeks, we saw Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in what was hyped up to be a very vicious deba...