All posts tagged opinion

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Opinion: It’s the spirit of the matter

If you’re even roughly affiliated with Calvin’s quasi-subculture of people who get together to talk about faith, jus...

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Opinion: Icy sidewalks are a justice issue

Every time it snows, my heart sinks. All summer and fall, I biked everywhere, taking buses when the route was too far. N...

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Opinion: Choose contentment over happiness

The other day, in a moment of pause between assignments and conversations and responsibilities, a question popped into m...

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Opinion: Cultural discernment should not extend to immorality

A couple of years ago I attended a comedy show here at Calvin, during which the performing comedian covered a wide range...

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Opinion: Tipping should be banned

When stepping into my local restaurant, I used to feel great about tipping. Handing out a few extra bucks on top of my b...

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Opinion: Calvin Administration Should Rethink Zero-Tolerance Drug Policy

An open letter to all administration, staff and students at Calvin College; Every year, a number of students are permane...

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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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Opinion: Building the body of Christ

One thing of many I have learned during my time here at Calvin College is that in order for a muscle to grow, it tears a...

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Calvin Revival started to encourage spiritual development

Calvin Revival was a movement started when a group of four guys felt the Holy Spirit lead them to organize a worship eve...

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Discrimination against teenagers pervasive and damaging

It had been a long day. My family and I had been in the hospital waiting room for six or eight hours, nervously anticipa...