Opinion & Editorial

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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...

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Editorial: Discovering vocation in light of tragedy

Thirteen years ago this week our country experienced the tragedy of 9/11 when four planes were hijacked on American soil...

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Opinion: You Can’t Do it All (but you can do something)

Three years ago this week, I was an incoming first year student, and I was going to do it all. There was always somethin...

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Editorial: Let us speak the truth in love

Fact (n): Something that truly exists or happens; a true piece of information. There are thousands of things at Calvin t...

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Opinion: Advice to Calvin graduates

As students of Calvin College, we all know the word “community.” The concept of community is far from new to us, we ...

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Letter from the editor: think before you hit ‘post’

Dear Readers, This is not the letter I imagined writing at the beginning of the year. When I came on staff with Chimes I...

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Editorial: Extremely tentative plans for the future

There’s a peculiarity about human existence that we’re all familiar with, articulated best by Soren Kierkegaard: “...

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Opinion: the problem with student senate

Reflecting upon my year on senate, I have come to a resounding conclusion: if the student body wants to see change, sena...