General Staff

Editor in Chief — Lauren DeHaan

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Lauren DeHaan is Editor in Chief for the 2014-2015 school year. She is a senior studying  economics and English-writing with a Spanish minor. Lauren believes working for Chimes allows her to build relationships at Calvin by engaging the community in dialogue and allowing her to collect, analyze, and synthesize information so that the community can understand and appreciate the important issues. In her four years at Chimes, she has been a Staff-Writer, Local News Editor, Copy-Editor, and Online-Editor.

Print Editor — Alden Hartopo






Alden Hartopo is the Chimes Print Editor for the 2015 Spring semester. He is a senior from Jakarta, Indonesia studying Economics and International Relations. Alden believes that campus journalism is key to maintaining transparency and communication between the college and its stakeholders. He has previously served as the Campus News Co-Editor for the 2013-2014 school year.

Online Editor — Kate Parsons

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Kate Parsons is the Chimes Online Editor for the 2015 Spring semester. She is a senior from Jackson, MI studying English Writing and International Development Studies. In her four year on Chimes, she has served as a Staff Writer, On-Call Writer, and Campus News Co-Editor, covering everything from campus events to faculty senate decisions.

Campus News Editor — Giselle Keena


Giselle Keena is a first-year student from Grand Rapids, MI studying Digital Communication.

Campus News Editor — Jeremy Smith


Jeremy Smith is a co-campus editor for the 2014-2015 school year. He is a senior studying Strategic Communication. Jeremy believes in inspiration and communication. Chimes allows him the space to both communicate and inspire on Calvin’s campus in a way that can quickly and consistently impact a large percentage of the community.

Sports Editor — Brian Exner

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Brian Exner is the Chimes sports editor for the 2014-2015 school year. He is a senior this fall majoring in Business with an operations concentration. Sports make his world go round but his interests are pretty well rounded. He want to make an impact on the world, one conversation at a time.

Local Editor — Emily Cole

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Emily Cole is the local news editor for the 2014-2015 school year. She is a sophomore studying Social Work.

Arts and Entertainment Editor — Christian Becker

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Christian Becker is the Chimes Arts and Entertainment Editor for the 2014-2015 school year. He is a senior from Wyckoff, New Jersey studying Film and Media Production. He has a passion for everything pop culture and is excited to share that love with you. When he is not making a fool of myself on the Improv team, you can usually find him in a movie theater.

Religion Editor — Josh Parks


Josh Parks is the editor of the religion section for the spring semester. He is a first-year student from Holland, MI, studying literature and violin performance, and he served as a copy editor for Chimes during the fall semester. He loves film music, Tolkien’s works and Walt Disney World.

Science and Technology Editor — Natasha Strydhorst

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Natasha Strydhorst is the Chimes Science and Technology editor for the 2014-15 school year. She is a junior Writing and Environmental Studies major from Calgary, Alberta (Canada). She enjoys reading, writing, the great outdoors, and virtually any combination thereof.

Opinion and Editorial Editor — Nathan Slauer

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Nathan Slauer serves as the editor of the opinion-editorial section of Chimes for 2014-2015. He is a fifth year senior from Grand Rapids, Michigan enrolled in the Secondary Education Program and majoring in Political Science, History, and Social Studies. Before serving as an editor, he worked as a Chimes staff writer from 2010-2014.

 Features Editors — Anna Delph


Anna Delph is the Features Editor for the spring semester. Previously an On-Call Photographer and Photo Editor for Chimes, she is a junior studying Communication Design.

Head Copy Editor — Becky Jen

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After a semester in China, Becky is returning this Spring to her previous job of Head Copy Editor. She is a junior studying Literature and Chinese.

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Faculty Advisors

Lynn Rosendale, Associate Director of Communications and Marketing, Calvin College

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Hi, I’m Lynn Rosendale, managing editor of Spark, Calvin’s alumni magazine, and feature journalism professor — basically, I’m a storyteller. My work gives me the opportunity to share the stories of Calvin alums from all over the world who are doing amazing things with their education. I also get to teach students creative ways to find and tell stories.

Donald Hettinga, English professor