Opinion & Editorial

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Letter to the Editor: April 18

Dear Editor, Calvin students are well aware of the virtues of voting in this year’s student senate election, but how a...

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Editorial: Plants and gardening are the seed of a peaceful, harmonious mode of existence

I have a longstanding argument with some chemists over whether plants or animals are better: I argue for plants, they th...

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Opinion: How I Met Your Mother finale provides logical ending

SPOILER ALERT: Each generation will have a particular show attached to it as it matures. “How I Met Your Mother” (HI...

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Opinion: Prospering Through Living Off-Campus

I regularly have the opportunity to speak at nearby neighborhood association meetings. Each November, I also am part of ...

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Editorial: man vs. nature

In his poem “Marginalia,” Billy Collins says, “If you have managed to graduate from college / Without ever having ...

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Opinion: World Vision policy change contradictory to biblical teachings

Last week, World Vision made a policy change which allowed the organization to hire employees who are in a legal homosex...

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Opinion: Giving should depend on an organization’s works, not its values

After learning about World Vision’s landmark decision to employ faithfully married gay individuals and the decision’...

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Opinion: Being single is fine

One unfortunate side effect of going to a distinctly Christian college is the subtle mindset that if you haven’t chase...

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Opinion: Food is never free

Sometimes people try to shuffle past me, eyes downcast. Sometimes they mutter something in response to my “have a nice...

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Editorial: Self-care critical in college

The chances that you, the reader, got more than eight hours of sleep last night is, at best, 50 percent. I’m going to ...