Opinion & Editorial

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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...

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Opinion: Easter and Suffering

The problem of evil is a common objection to Christianity and God’s existence. If God is all-knowing (foresees evil), ...

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Editorial: Storytelling shapes the way we see the world

Everyone has that one story, maybe about that time when you were six and you got lost in a department store, or when you...

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Editorial: Honors program an example of community of excellence

This Wednesday was Honors Convocation, an opportunity to recognize the achievements of students who have demonstrated ac...

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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 ...